Gillingham carnival canceled after ‘careful consideration’

The GILLINGHAM carnival will not take place this year after a “careful consideration” by its committee. Carnival, scheduled to take place on Saturday 9 October, is an annual event that sees carts and entertainers line the streets of Dorset town along with a funfair, children’s procession and duck race. His …

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Bridport woman kicked police officer

A WOMAN kicked a police officer after being arrested for spitting in a man’s face, a court has heard. Hephizibah Elspeth Watts, 29, confronted a group of people in Beaminster on New Years Day, where she coughed in their face and spat in the face of one of the victims, …

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How the Dorset brewery went green with its unsold beers

As pubs were closed across the UK, thousands of gallons of beer that had already been brewed passed their expiration date – meaning in many cases they were simply thrown away. But independent regional brewer Hall & Woodhouse has found a more sustainable solution to what to do with unsold …

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