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Blood Donation

blood-logoOn 24 September 2018 the blood donation service will be at the Milborne Port Village Hall, Springfield Road, Milborne Port, Sherborne. DT9 5RE. They are still trying to rebuild blood stocks and still have lots of appointments available at  session times: 12:55 to 15:30 and 16:30 to 19:00

Please book an appointment today and save someone’s life by calling 0300 123 23 23 or visit It is also easy to book through mobile apps for Windows, Android and Apple devices. To download the app, search ‘NHSGiveBlood’ in the app store.

Roadworks in September


We have been advised of the following roadworks in late September in Milborne Port where Wessex Water are cleaning and inspecting sewers. Some of this may cause disruption to traffic.


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Tudor Banquet

news-800pxMost folk in Milborne Port know of the strong relationship between Sir Walter Ralegh and both Sherborne Castles. In this 400th year after his death, we are presenting a fantastic Tudor Banquet at the Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. Doors open at 7:30 for an 8pm start on 6th October.

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Book Review - The Commitments by Roddy Doyle

image039The Commitments by Roddy Doyle (winner of the Booker Prize for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha).

First published in1987 The Commitments is an energetic musical journey through 1980’s Barrytown (Northside Dublin), and is a novel of hope in a time of heroin and hopelessness.

The story begins in Derek’s bedroom where three late teenagers are trying to emulate the likes of Depeche Mode, Roxy Music and The Human League despite only having access to a small Casio keyboard a borrowed guitar and a borrowed glockenspiel!

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