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    Ridgeway Today – in DCH…

    On radio channel 1 of the Hospedia bedside unit in Dorset County Hospital. Now and upcoming…

    BBC Radio Solent
    6.00 BBC Radio Solent from Southampton 6.30 BBC Radio Solent Breakfast in Dorset from Dorchester 9.00 BBC Radio Solent The Big Conversation from Southampton

    Purbeck Big band
    our resident band

    Music Sweet and Easy

    Ridgeway Magazine
    with John Shepherd and a guest presenter.

    Legal Eagles
    an edition from the Ridgeway Radio Sound Library. Presented by Barry White.

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      Latest News

    • Ridgeway Magazine 21st June 2017
      • You can go on a Hard Hat Tour of the Shire Hall in Dorchester which will reopen as a heritage centre next year. We report on progress.
      • The Decadettes give us a tune or two resplendent in their Poppy Dresses while they collect money for the Royal British Legion.
      • We talk to Poppy Butcher, organiser of Weymouth’s Military Vehicle Parade, now in her eighties and just as well organised as the young secretary she once was on D Day.
      • Do pets look like their owners? Ridgeway Magazine’s vet Malcolm Welshman tells us.
      • Railway trivia – some stories from life on the lines.
      • Lisa Bond from Poundbury Garden Centre takes us to her allotment for the third time.
      • Dorset Police with a serious warning about fraud – don’t let it happen to you.

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      Ridgeway Magazine 7th June 2017

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    • Listen to our commentary of the Dorchester Carnival 2017

      A commentary of the procession by Jim Davis and Andy Senior

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      Dorchester Carnival 17th June 2017

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    • Ridgeway Magazine 7th June 2017
      • We have an interview with antiques expert Eric Knowles, of Antiques Roadshow fame, who was recently in Dorchester.
      • Travelling abroad? Check if you need a Visa as well as your passport, a Dorchester travel agent advises.
      • Should old men wear shorts not to mention back-to-front baseball caps?
      • We look at the history of trousers and how a Royal accident became a trouser fashion.
      • The new Friends’ shop in the hospital has something for everyone.
      • Weymouth’s Colwell Centre reopens as the School Street Shopping Plaza – we pay a visit.

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      Ridgeway Magazine 7th June 2017

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