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 A NEW waste disposal and recycling centre for Blandford, to replace the current site off Shaftesbury Lane, has moved a step closer following adoption of a new Dorset County strategic plan. The existing facility, in the midst of residential development, has long been considered inadequate to serve the area. The new plan includes provision of a new waste transfer station and recycling centre south of the Sunrise Business Park, on a 3.55hectare site with access from the Blandford bypass.     Read more…


Bryanston School Loyalty Card

A NEW loyalty card to support independent businesses in Blandford has been launched by Bryanston School to consolidate its increasingly close relationship with the local community. The move follows a successful pilot scheme involving local retailers, food outlets, boutiques and service providers and all 600 members of staff at the independent school in the run-up to Christmas. Building on the positive results and feedback, the loyalty programme has now been formalised and extended to include the parents of all 687 pupils at the School and former pupils living locally.       Read more…

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