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UPDATED: The community coming together in these difficult times

We’ve put together a compilation of recent interviews which demonstrate the community spirit in these times of uncertainty.

Track 1 Sinead from Dorchester Community Kitchen who are supplying food boxes to those who need them on a pay what you can basis

Track 2 An update from Izzy on the community help provided by the Volunteer Centre Dorset

Track 3 Ian Ventham tells us about Bere Connect, a recently formed group of around 40 who are supporting those in their community who are unable to get out due to self-isolation.

Track 4 is Sammie McFarland from The Breathing Space in Brewery Square who are …

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Commonwealth Day ceremony at County Hall

Monday 9th of March, was Commonwealth Day and a flag raising ceremony was held outside County Hall in Dorchester. The ceremony included the Commonwealth Affirmation plus a message from Her Majesty the Queen and another from the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, The Right Honourable Patricia Scotland. Children from St Mary’s Catholic First School attended and joined in with the response to the affirmation.


Dignitaries who attended the ceremony included –

  • Mr Angus Campbell, Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset,
  • Petty Officer Harry Harris, Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet,
  • Mr Philip Warr, High Sheriff of Dorset,
  • Cllr Richard Biggs, Mayor of Dorchester
  • Cllr Val Pothecary, Vice-Chairman of Dorset Council
  • Mr Matt Prosser, Chief Executive of Dorset Council
  • Year …

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Thomas Hardye School Carol Service 2019

The Thomas Hardye School Carol Service was recorded in St Peter’s Church, Dorchester, on 19th December 2019

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West Gallery Carol Concert + Going the Rounds 2019

The West Gallery Carol Concert by the Ridgeway Singers and Band was recorded in the Dorford Centre, Dorchester, on 20th December and Going the Rounds in Stinsford Church on 21st December. Introduced and recorded by Andy Worth

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Dorchester’s Christmas Cracker 2019

Another successful Christmas Cracker was held in Dorchester on 5th December and KeeP 106 was there once again broadcasting live from the event. Rob Mott, assisted by Emily Downes, spoke to many of the participants and below are the highlights. The tracks will play continuously, or select them one by one as desired.

Click a photo to enlarge. Photos of Dorchester by Mike Streeter.


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Dorchester and Weymouth Remember – 2019

Here you can listen to some of the Remembrance Ceremonies which have taken place locally.

  1. Dorchester Remembers which was broadcast live on KeeP 106 from the War Memorial in South Walks. Commentator Rob Mott.
  2. The County Hall ceremony at the Council and Kohima memorials. Introduction by Cllr Pauline Batstone, Chairman of Dorset Council; Minister, Revd Peter Clark, URC Minister of the Bridport and Dorchester Joint Pastorate; Exhortation read by Angus Cambell, Lord-Lieutenant; Kohima Plea spoken by Major Daniel Tanner, Royal Dragoon Guards; Bugler, Elizabeth Carter, MD Durovaria Silver Band.
  3. The Thomas Hardye School ceremony held at the Memorial Gates. Led by Headteacher Mike …

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Note, the audio archive covers approximately the last three months

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