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Invite us to your Wedding!

Victoria McManus 11/11/15
...or any other event! We can cater for your party, christening, seminar, wake. Whether it is a few canapes for a drinks party or a full wedding buffet, or indeed a proper afternoon tea, you can trust …
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We now do big bags of pet food!

Victoria McManus 08/14/15

We are now offering a huge range of pet food, including bulk bags of dog mixer and complete dry food for dogs and cats.

Brands include all of the popular ones, such as Royal Canin, James Wellbeloved, Bakers, Burns, and Iams, as well as specialised food for pets on diets, such as gluten free, sensitive and senior, as well as types of dog, eg greyhound or working dogs. Click here to see the range  

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Father's Day – 21st June

Victoria McManus 05/31/15

Father's Day is looming! Here are our top 5 ideas to suit all ages and pockets:

1. Real Ale! We have 3 for £5 on many of our ales. Buy a selection and pop them into one of our sturdy jute bags.

2. A slap up farmhouse breakfast in William's Cafe. 

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Free delivery all this month!

Victoria McManus 04/13/15

We are the first independent supermarket in the UK to offer their customers a complete weekly shop online! To celebrate, we are offering free local delivery this month (normally £4.50). And free Click & Collect, too! (Normally £2).  

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Dike & Son launches online shopping website

Victoria McManus 03/17/15

As much as we love you visiting our shop, we realise it is sometimes it's more convenient to do your shopping at your desk in your lunchhour, in your kitchen or even lying on the lawn, sipping Pimms! So are delighted to announce that you can now order your shopping online! We would love you to have a browse around our new shopping website, www.dikes-direct.co.uk, and please do tell us what you think! 

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Disabled riders get funding boost!

Victoria McManus 01/13/15

Voters in our online poll have chosen Henstridge RDA to benefit from a £600 funding boost. The 9th Making a Difference Locally vote saw the disabled riding charity beat the two other contenders, The St Mary's Templecombe Bell Restoration Project and Age Concern North Dorset to scoop the top prize.  

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Christmas Opening at Dike & Son

Victoria McManus 12/09/14

Tuesday 23 December: 8am to 10pm              
Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm              
Christmas Day: Closed                
Boxing Day: Closed              
Saturday 27 December: 8am to 6pm               
Sunday 28 December 10am to 4pm               
Mon 29 & Tues 30 December: 8am to 6pm                
New Year’s Eve: 8am to 6pm  
New Year’s Day: Closed   
Friday 2 January: 8am to 8pm   
Christmas Eve: 7am to 6pm  
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: Closed  
Saturday 27 December: 8am to 6pm   
Sunday 28 December 10am to 4pm   
Mon 29 & Tues 30 December: 8am to 6pm
New Year’s Eve: 8am to 6pm  
New Year’s Day: Closed   
Friday 2 January: 8am to 8pm   

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OVER £700 RAISED FOR CHILDREN IN NEED!

Victoria McManus 11/28/14

Our kind hearted customers helped us raise £776.85 for Children In need this year. The team held a fancy dress Friday and got into the spirit, with nuns, builders, bees, punks all turning up to help raise money fro this very worthy cause. Thanks to everyone who donated. 

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Dorset Food Week

Victoria McManus 10/24/14

Local growers, makers and bakers are coming in all next week to let you try their lovely stuff, including Liberty Fields' Apple Balsamic Vinegar, Honeybuns cakes, Blackmore Vale Cider, From Dorset With Love chutneys and many, many more. For a full list of days & times see 

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We have won 3 retail industry awards!

Victoria McManus 09/26/14

We are chuffed to bits at winning 3 awards last night at the 2014 Retail Industry Awards in London.

We picked up Best Independent Drinks Retailer and Independent Retail of the Year, but the biggest surprise of the night was an award we hadn't even entered – the Beer and Cider award, which was chosen by the judges from all the drinks finalists, including Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury's.

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Stalbridge Cricket Club wins £300 in online poll

Victoria McManus 07/24/14
Stalbridge Cricket Club scooped a handy £300 in our recent Making a Difference Locally (MADL) online vote. Junior Co-ordinator Colin Moore and two young players, Scott and Thomas, popped in this week to collect the cheque from Adam Vincent. The Club is fundraising to purchase new sightscreens and the money will be a welcome boost.  

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