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Victoria McManus

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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Celebrate Wimbledon in style with Pimms

Victoria McManus 06/23/14
After England's sorry exit from the World Cup, our hopes are now firmly pinned on Andy Murray to cheer us all up. But if all else fails, there's always a nice jug of Pimms! We have it on special offer …
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Win an X-Box 360 Kinect Bundle worth £199!

Victoria McManus 06/14/14

We have a brand new X-Box 360 Kinect 250GB Bundle to give away, thanks to our friends at Jim Beam.
One lucky customer will be going home with this fantastic prize, which also includes 2 games, Dance Central 3 and Kinect Adventures, when we draw it at random on Friday 27th June. 

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WIN AN OFFICIAL WORLD CUP FOOTBALL WORTH £120!

Victoria McManus 06/02/14

WIN an official WORLD CUP FOOTBALL worth £120 in our new prize draw!

Simply buy a bottle of Champagne Taittinger on special offer at £29.99 (instead of the usual £40.25) and put your receipt in Camilla's milk churn to enter the draw, which takes place on Friday 13th June, the day before the first England match. 

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Send some Dorset Love for Easter!

Victoria McManus 03/31/14

Our sparkly new Wines & Hampers Website is packed with Lovely & Local produce to post off in a basket to someone you love this Easter! Or for a traditional chocolate gift, choose from our Premium Range of luxury chocolates, maybe paired with a bottle of Dorset Langham sparkling white to give it a thoughtful, local touch.  

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15th Birthday celebrations for Crewkerne shop

Victoria McManus 03/13/14
Our Crewkerne Shop celebrated its 15th year of being open recently! Congratulations to all the team that work there, especially Lesley Harwood the manageress, and Carol Hill who have both been there s …
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We have won a 'Rural Oscar' for Local Food!

Victoria McManus 03/07/14

WE are delighted to say that we have been named local champions in the Countryside Alliance Awards this week.

The full title is South West Champion 2013 in the Local Food Award supported by DEFRA. Our next stop is a trip to the grand final at the Houses of Parliament next month, where we will be going up against other regional winners for the overall UK & Ireland Champion for Local Food title.  

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