The not for profit, volunteer run, Community
Radio Station from Dorchester, covering Central-Southern Dorset

The not for profit, volunteer run, Community
Radio Station from Dorchester, covering Central-Southern Dorset

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Local World 09.07.21

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Today Jenny looks at the problems which lockdown has created for those newly acquired dogs and experts give tips on how to relax them. Also we hear about methods of measuring emotion in animals and a vet is worried about the potential of importing disease along with Romanian rescue dogs • And there’s an additional item about Jonathan Marshall’s terrific horseback falconry display


 

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Local World 02.07.21

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Exotic food, exotic locations, special trains, Dorset holidays for children and keeping fit. All in this edition Local World


 

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Local World 11.06.21

Today: The story of a crustacean which lies below the surface of the Pacific off the coast of Chile • We hear about the central character Ondine from a theatrical performance due to take place at Abbotsbury • Sir Christopher Coville talks about Sherborne Castle Estate’s alternative plan for the town • and we look back at a past country fair there

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Local World 04.06.21

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Are potatoes good for you? We find out in this programme • Mike Burks from the Gardens Group also talks spuds and how Sir Walter Raleigh might even have brought some to Dorset • We hear about the treats in store at the forthcoming Sturminster Newton Literary Festival • and Sir Christopher Coville gives his view on the Government’s house building policy and its effect on Dorset

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Local World 21.05.21

Today: With arts events beginning to appear again we hear about performance poet Luke Wright’s ‘The Ballad Seller’ • Also some tips for gigging musicians with Taff Martin from his recently published book • there’s a very topical interview with Charlotte Seymour-Smith about a trip she made to Gaza some years ago • and news from Adam Bergen about some great plans to re-vamp Yeovil’s Octagon Theatre.


 

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Local World 14.05.21

Celebrity chef Lesley Walters, well known for various TV appearances, runs a successful cookery school near Halstock and in the programme today she talks about her life, her choice of music, what she loves to cook and how she became a chef and live in Dorset

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Local World 07.05.21

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Today: Two scientists from Kew Gardens talk about how drought resistant crop plants are being developed to cope with climate change • farmer and Chairman of Dorset County NFU, George Hosford, goes into detail about the challenges of growing food crops here • and we hear from Nigel Short, director of the world-class choral ensemble, Tenebrae

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Local World 30.04.21

Today: Cheering news of a summer choral retreat at Sherborne’s Leweston School • We hear that regular exercise can help fight off infectious diseases like Covid-19 • We delve in to the issue of factory-farmed chickens • and a newly discovered coffee plant could replace the threatened Arabica and Robusta varieties we know and love

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Local World 23.04.21

Today: What’s trending in holidays this year (pandemic permitting)? • we explore the important issue of rural transport in Scotland • there are views on expanding and improving our rail network • so why not stay local and enjoy a glass or two of Noddy’s cider


 

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Local World 16.04.21

Which bird would you put with which musical instrument – the author of a new book for children has been inspired by listening to birdsong during lockdown • Mike Burks talks about good spring plants to be putting in the soil now • Do fish have much in common with humans? The answer is a definite “Yes” apparently


 

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Local World 09.04.21

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Today: Is Bitcoin environmentally friendly? No, we discover • Steven Moss, president of Somerset Wildlife Trust, talks about the book he wrote about his local patch with which he became intimately associated • We look back, and hopefully forward, to the making of the Beltane Brew at what was the Cerne Giant Festival, until the pandemic hit! • And we hear the evocative sounds of the hammered dulcimer from Dorchester’s Damien Clarke


 

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Local World 02.04.21

Are you a minimalist, what is a minimalist and could it be a good idea to be one? We find out • Jenny visits a local butterfly reserve and hears the glorious song of the nightingale • We hear about the ethics of not getting sick in a pandemic • and Mike Burks has advice about planting seed potatoes at Easter…


 

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Local World 26.03.21

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Today: Weldmar Hospicecare’s Director of Nursing, Caroline Sweetland, talks about their new Home Appeal and the difference it will make to the community! • This edition is full of song – nightingales, thrushes and news of a song for Dorset. We hear from the folk who had the idea for this national music project • The Dorset Wildlife Trust has just turned 60 with Brownsea Island and Kingcombe their crowning achievements so far • Plus a look back at the world’s toughest foot race with runner ...

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Local World 12/03

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Today: Alistair Chisholm coordinator of STAND expresses his concerns over the Dorset Council Local Plan • On a lighter note Peter Baker invites you to take part in the online play ‘Murder at the Circus’ • Classical guitarist Samantha Muir extolls the virtues of the ukulele • Luke Mouland from Sherborne Museum tells us of a 19th century member of Dorset’s Drax family…


 

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