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Monday, 29 October 2007
The fort, which was built in 1860 as part of the defence of Portland Harbour, has been ranked fourth best place for ghost hunters in a survey by the National Lottery.
Source: Dorset Echo Monday 29th Oct 2007
Saturday, 27 October 2007
Hidden traces of Weymouth's medieval history have been uncovered at Chapelhay.
Sections of 400-year-old stone steps have been revealed by volunteers clearing undergrowth in Chapelhay Gardens.
The Chapelhay Community Partnership is removing vegetation which began to thrive after a German land mine flattened much of the area in 1941.Source: Dorset Echo Saturday 27th October 2007
Thursday, 25 October 2007
Footsteps on an empty stage and sightings of a woman in a bonnet are some of the ghostly reports by staff at Bournemouth's Pavilion.
Some say it is the spirit of Emily, an actress who died on stage in the 1930s.
Two Dorset monuments have been daubed with paint by activists claiming to be from Fathers4Justice.
Hardy's Monument and the Nine Stones at Winterbourne Abbas were both daubed with graffiti saying "Read family court hell" and "F4J".
The attacks have been condemned as mindless vandalism by landowners and people who use the sites.
Wednesday, 24 October 2007
The ancient Nine Stones circle, beside the A35 at Winterbourne Abbas, near Dorchester, was targeted overnight.READ MORE - Source: BBC News Wednesday, 24 October 2007
Monday, 22 October 2007
Pumpkins at the ready, witches! Around Dorset this Halloween there's spooky goings-on galore, and here are just a few of them...........
Source: BBC - Dorset - Entertainment - Halloween 22/10/07
Source: BBC Dorset - Features - Sacred Sites 22nd October 2007
Thursday, 18 October 2007
The latest of Kit Berry's series of novels - Solstice At Stonewylde has been released this month after worldwide critical acclaim about her books set in a hidden community in Dorset.
There will be a double signing on Saturday, October 27, starting off at A Littlemore Hardware, Littlemoor from 9.45am to 11am and then heading to The Pickled Witch Market at the Corn Exchange, Dorchester, from midday until 2pm.
Her fifth book, Solstice at Stonewylde, is available locally and in national bookshops this month.Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 18th October 2007
Monday, 15 October 2007
Mysterious footsteps, an opening and slamming door - and a cry for help from a phantom woman are disturbing the lives of two Boscombe residents.
Source: Bournemouth Daily Echo Monday 15th Oct 2007
Wednesday, 10 October 2007
Witches will be topping up their stocks of wands and other little essentials at the Pickled Witch Market in the Corn Exchange this month.
Organiser Chris Walsh said the event followed a successful witch market in Dorchester a year ago.
Wednesday, 3 October 2007
One reference she makes is the The legend of the screaming skull