A hotel, a fun park, a museum, campsite and bigger shop were among ideas by children from Marshwood primary school about what the village needs for the future.
Pupils of all ages took part in the Neighbourhood Plan (NP) consultation and added their thoughts to the process.… Read more
At the annual general meeting of Marshwood Community Land Trust, David Hitchcock, the chairman, summed up their successful campaign to bring affordable homes to the community with a list of problems solved and faults found. Only one problem remained – what to do with the CLT’s ground rent.… Read more
A brief meeting where the main topic was funding for repair of fingerpost signs. David Hitchcock, chairman of the Marshwood Community Land Trust, outlined the costs and approach. As this meeting was held before the CLT AGM, Mr Hitchcock said he would come back to the council and seek members’ support if the CLT board agreed to spend some of its funds on fingerposts.… Read more
Teasel the tawny owl was one of the stars at an open day in Little Giant Wood in Stoke Abbott. Xtrme Falconry brought along four of their owls as part of an event organised with Dorset Wildlife Trust and the Dorset AONB.… Read more
The Bottle Inn at Marshwood has been declared Wessex Regional Pub of the Year by the Campaign for Real Ale. The unpretentious hostelry has been judged one of the 16 best pubs for real ale in the whole of Britain.
The photo shows landlords Nigel and Chrissy Blake receiving their award from Rich Gabe of CAMRA’s West Dorset branch.… Read more