The Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) team, hosted by Dorset County Council, is celebrating a £320K award from the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund for a project that helps people with dementia to improve their health and wellbeing through nature.

Site Seeing Photo Competition winners announced ... read on to see some stunning images from around the AONB.

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The new Dorset Food & Drink 2017 guide will be out soon but meantime you can still use the 2016 Guide to find some of the best tastes of Dorset!

The Guide with 160 food producers, distributors, specialist shops, events and more, be sure to get your hands on a copy


The landscape can have a positive impact on your health and well being. We would like to hear from older people,  those living with dementia and their carers to find out how we can help you make the most of your landscape in the future. Click here to fill in our short survey.




Communities Living Sustainably in Dorset were thrilled to have attracted more than 100 delegates to the Square Meal Debate at Kingston Maurward. You can view the film, read the report and find your place in the partnership of farmers, food businesses, activists and policy makers setting out their inspiring ideas to make a food revolution here in our county. Find out more

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