Victoria McManus

Would you like to feature in our 2018 Calendar?

Victoria McManus 08/04/17
We're looking for lovely landscape shape pictures of rural life, landscape, architecture, 
the seasons, wildlife, farming, countryside traditions 
or crafts, festivals and fairs. You can …
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Try a Dorset Detox!

Victoria McManus 01/10/17
If you're feeling a bit sluggish after the excesses of Christmas, why not start your day with one of Primrose's Kitchen's delicious naturopathic smoothies? And for a healthy breakfast, try low fat str …
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Christmas Tastings

Victoria McManus 11/30/16
We've got almost a whole month of tastings coming up in our drinks department, giving you the chance to try lots of new products to stock up with for Christmas. The vast majority of them are local. We …
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We're the Best Retail Experience in Dorset!

Victoria McManus 11/25/16
And that's official!  Last night's Dorset Business Awards took place at a glittering gala dinner at Bournemouth BIC, where we were finalists in two categories, Investing in Dorset Award sponsored …
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Save up to £30 off your Christmas shopping bill!

Victoria McManus 11/14/16
Starting today, every time you spend £10 in store or online, you will receive a sticker in the shape of one item you'd find on your Christmas Dinner plate. Fill up the plates on our Christmas Dinner S …
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Dorset Magazine Food, Drink and Farming Awards

Victoria McManus 09/12/16
We're delighted to announce that we are finalists in the Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards! Thanks to all who nominated us, we're up for 'Best Independent Food Shop of the Year'. Some o …
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Countdown to the Oak Fair!

Victoria McManus 08/22/16
The Stock Gaylard Oak Fair takes place this coming weekend 27 & 28th August and we're going to be there with Camilla, our milkable cow, and her new calf, Arthur – and we will also be raffling a hu …
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Win Tickets to the Oak Fair!

Victoria McManus 08/03/16
The Stock Gaylard Oak Fair takes place on the 27 & 28th August (the bank holiday weekend) and we have some Family Tickets to give away! We are very proud to be main sponsor of the fair, whi …
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We want your photos!

Victoria McManus 07/29/16
Would you like to feature in our 2107 Calendar? We're looking for lovely landscape shape pictures on the theme of "Our Local World", which can be anything from the rural landscape, architecture, 
the …
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Calling all local cider makers!

Victoria McManus 07/01/16
We are delighted to again be sponsoring the Best Cider Producer category in the Blackmore Vale Media Taste of Dorset Awards 2016.   It’s now open for entries online at …
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Pick up our new Lovely & Local recipe cards!

Victoria McManus 05/16/16
We're very proud of our newly printed recipe cards, created in collaboration with top local chefs and local food and drink producers. 
The wipe-clean cards, which are free for customers to c …
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Spring is here at last!

Victoria McManus 03/28/16
... and it's time to get out into the garden again. We've got a huge range of Unwins seeds – both flowers and veg – to get you started. And we also sell compost! Happy Gardening!
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Victoria McManus 02/19/16
We're offering all our customers a whopping £25 off your shopping when you spend £100 online! Just enter "SHOPLOCAL" at the checkout. And you can enjoy this discount EVERY time you shop online until 2 …
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We're hiring!

Victoria McManus 02/16/16
Dike's Kitchen is looking for a very special person to join a small team preparing fresh sandwiches, wraps, salads, home-cooked lasagnes, pizzas, quiches and puddings for our shop, as well as creating …
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The Dike & Son 2016 Calendar

Victoria McManus 01/15/16
A huge thank you to all who sent in photographs for consideration in our Calendar Competition – we had almost 300 to choose from and it was a hard job selecting a shortlist from those, let alone the f …
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We're hiring!

Victoria McManus 01/13/16
We have the following positions available for smiley 
people with a passion for good food, who’d like to be part of an award-winning team here at the biggest independent 
supermarket in the West Count …
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Flood alert!

Victoria McManus 01/03/16
If you'd rather not venture out in your car during this exceptional weather, you can order online for local delivery – we will make every effort to get y …
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Enjoy a truly Local Christmas at Dike & Son!

Victoria McManus 11/27/15
Did you know that you can ask us to mail a hamper of goodies to anywhere in the UK mainland? What nicer present than a basket of Dorset Love? Have a look at our mail order website, …
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Save up to £30 off your seasonal shopping!

Victoria McManus 11/12/15
This little Penguin can help you cut the cost of Christmas – pick up one of our Saver Cards and start collecting! Every time you spend £10 or more on your shopping, we will give you a Playful Peng …