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Friday, 15 August 2008

Tourists learn history in taxis

Taxi drivers in Dorchester have been brushing up on their history to impress the tourists.

Five drivers have completed the Welcome Host courses as part of an initiative by West Dorset District Council and the Dorchester and District Chamber of Commerce.

Roy Christopher, who is chairman of the West Dorset Hackney Drivers' Association, said: "I have learned more about the history of the town attending these sessions than in 40 years of living here.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Friday 15th August 2008

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