Derek Collins

Derek Collins is an egg producer from a smallholding near Maiden Newton, Dorset. With the help of his son John, he supplies local outlets with superb eggs from traditional breeds of bird. Derek’s hens live in comfortable barns, with access Read more »

Up Front 11/03

Students at the University of Exeter played a role in a piece of research recently that earned the researcher a Queen’s Prize. The prize, an annual award established in 1965 by Queen Elizabeth II, for research excellence in the field of English studies, went to Ruth-Maria Roth, a student of English language and literature at the University of Bonn.

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Patience Budden

Patience Budden, was born in Ghana and has lived in England for nearly 20 years – 7 in East Devon.  She is a student at Southampton University, studying Nursing, and planning to study Midwifery. Her interests are gardening, cooking, walking Read more »

Angus Carmichael

Angus Carmichael was first drawn to Dorset 33 yrs ago as a boy and never got away. He still loves it, along with its surviving character. “Let the bells ring,” he says. He’s always loved the outdoors and making things, Read more »