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Recovery and Regeneration of Town Centre

Have your say on how to help the recovery of Blandford town centre. Complete the survey at www.blandfordtown.co.uk/survey

BOLLARDS and pavement widening in Salisbury Street in the middle of June were only the start of what could be seen as the ‘recovery’ and ‘regeneration’ phases in the town and wider area following the Covid-19 emergency.

Continuing restrictions have forced online a number of consultations into future major development near the town, including the 600 homes which are being considered for land north of the bypass, and an extension to the solar farm at North Farm, Spetisbury. Read more…

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Girls walk a marathon

TWO sixteen year old girls on Monday June 22 walked a marathon 26.2 miles in nine hours to raise money for local care home Castleman House.

Paige Bryant, whose great nan has been a resident at the home for a number of years,  and her friend Eve Masters, wanted to do something for the home which has this year been unable to hold the annual fete which pays for residents’ amenities, such as entertainment in the home and trips out. Being in the vulnerable group during the Covid-19 emergency, the residents have spent months in isolation with the home in lockdown, and family members unable to visit their loved ones.    Read more…

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