Stalbridge author Hilary Townsend is coming into Dikes on Saturday 4th May 10am-12 noon to sign copies of her latest book, Silk Hay.
We are delighted to announce that Graham Furlong is the lucky winner who will get to watch tomorrow's FA Cup Final on a brand new 40' Hitachi Flat screen TV with a case of Budweiser. Well done Graham and congrats from all the Dike's team!
We are supporting The Children's Trust through National Doughnut Week 11th-18th May. Our variety boxes of doughnuts will be on sale all week and for every pack of three doughnuts sold we will donate 9p to the Trust. So get your tastebuds ready for these combinations: Chocolate, Custard and Toffee or Apple, Lemon Curd and Raspberry jam.
To celebrate the new season we are giving away 4 tickets for the Hampshire v Canterbury Match on Monday 15th July, at Kent County Cricket Club, all thanks to our friends at Shepherd Neame.
Congratulations to Lisa Woolford, who wins 4 tickets to the Hampshire v Canterbury cricket match on Monday 15th July, thanks to Shepherd Neame Ales, and also to Holly Heaton, who is the winner of our WiFi Kindle competition.
Our opening hours over the Bank Holiday's for 2018 are:
New Year's Day - Closed
Good Friday (30th March) - 8am to 6pm
Easter Sunday - Closed
Easter Monday (1st April) - 8am to 4pm
Early May Bank Holiday (7th May) - 8am to 4pm
Spring Bank Holiday (28th May) - 8am to 4pm
Summer Bank Holiday (27th August) - 8am to 4pm
Christmas Eve - 8am to 6pm
Christmas Day - Closed
Boxing Day - Closed
New Year's Eve - 8am to 6pm
Ok, so it may be a bit nippy out there, but it's time to summon up some of that good old British resolve and drag the barbecue out of the shed.
We have a fabulous offer on Heritage Milk (whole, semi or skimmed): Buy 2 x 2 litres for only £2.20 (normally £1.49 for 2 litres).
Do you have any foreign currency or obsolete money lurking at home that you don't know what to do with Children's hospice Julia's House is collecting anything from old French francs and Spanish peseta notes to half-pence pieces. If you would like to donate your coinage, you can bring it to the store where we have a special collecting box by the kiosk. Alternatively you can drop your currency off at any of their shops, see here: juliashouse.org/shop
Thanks to our friends at Blackacre Farm Eggs, we have a meal for two with a bottle of wine up for grabs at Sienna in Dorchester, where you can enjoy three delicious courses cooked by Dorsets only Michelin Starred Chef Russell Brown.
We have a winner! Kathryn Jackson was drawn out of the hat today and is going to be enjoying a slap-up meal for two with a bottle of wine at Michelin starred restaurant Sienna in Dorchester, thanks to our good friends at Blackacre Farm Eggs.
The Making a Difference Locally Online Vote ended today with Stalbridge Pre-School as clear winners with two thirds of the votes.
To celebrate the start of England's biggest tennis tournament, we have Pimms on offer at just £10.99! That's both varieties (No.1 and the new Blackberry and Elderflower) We also have great deals on strawberries & cream, of course and many other great offers starting on Monday, so don't forget to check our offer leaflet!
Pssst! Now they're all safely locked in at Glastonbury, we can announce that we are giving you 25% off a whole range of meat this weekend!
This poor barbecue set is sitting sadly in a dark corner of our stockroom waiting to be set free by YOU! Please, help it feel the warm sunshine on its lid before the weather changes.
How you can help
Give this lonely BBQ the loving home it deserves by buying a refreshing bottle of Schloer and popping your receipt into the milk churn with your name and contact details on it... the winner will be drawn randomly this Friday!
Camilla, our milkable cow, is guest of honour (well, one of them) at Lydlinch and Babger Village Fete tomorrow (Saturday 13th July). The fete starts at noon with fun and games including welly throwing, a tug or war and lots of stalls.
This fabulous bike could be yours! Simply buy a can of Monster Energy drink in-store (if you are 16 or over) and put your till receipt into our milk churn with your name and contact number clearly written on it.