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Win Cycling Into The Unexpected in our book competition (CLOSED)

Cycling Into The Unexpected, Memoirs Publishing (£12.99)

Win a hilariously honest travel guide by entering our latest book competition. Cyclist Fran Adams has written an account of her experiences on the road with her family – and best-selling novelist Katie Fforde describes it as, "Entertaining and inspiring – full of courage and comedy".

Cycling Into The Unexpected

Verdant Leisure Launches Its Unique UK Photography Competition

Verdant Leisure, the UK’s bespoke holiday park operator, is offering budding amateur photographers the chance to have their images published in the company’s 2018/2019 brochure with its unique scenic photography competition. Winners will also be awarded holidays at Verdant Leisure parks of their choice.
The competition launch follows Verdant Leisure’s 2017 survey showing that the UK’s coastline and countryside is so stunning, it led Brits to think they were looking at photos of exotic foreign climes!

Swap veg for a veg at Franco Manca

Neapolitan sourdough pizzeria exchanges vegetables for FREE veg pizzas to celebrate National Vegetarian Week

To celebrate National Vegetarian Week, Franco Manca is inviting guests to exchange vegetables for a complimentary veg pizza on Wednesday 17th May 2017, from 12pm – 3pm, across all its pizzerias.

All vegetables provided by customers will be donated to The People’s Fridge in partnership with local food banks and charities.


Mr Bloom will visit Brewery Square for an ‘eggstra’ special Easter

The younger generation’s favourite gardener, Mr Bloom, is coming to Brewery Square in Dorchester on Good Friday, 14th April.

Mr. Bloom, the gardener who helps children get involved and inspired by nature, is inviting youngsters to get their squiggle on from 11am. The set will last for 40 minutes, all for free.

brewery square screen on the square

South West holiday parks set to open for busiest season ever on 01 April 

While some people will be riding unicorns and playing pranks on their friends, on 01 April the South West Holiday Parks team will be welcoming the first of thousands of guests through their doors as the 2017 season gets underway.

Over the past three years, the growing family business has invested over £2 million pounds to update their parks and now offer the very best in self-catering holidays on home soil.

sea view

20% off Family & Friends Railcard this half term

National Rail has announced 20% off its Family & Friends one year Railcard from 3-20 February – perfect for fun trips this February half term.

The sale means that the Railcard, which saves a third off most adult rail fares and 60% off kids’ fares, will be available for just £24, for a year’s unlimited usage – helping family and friends enjoy fun-filled trips, without breaking the bank.

To take advantage of the sale visit: and use code: FEB17

Family & Friends Railcard

Let the KidZania Games Commence!!!

KidZania London is celebrating the 2016 summer of sport by hosting the City’s very own KidZania Games.

Children visiting the 75,000sq ft. child-size City can take part in a series of specially crafted games that are broadcast live throughout the City’s child-sized radio station and television studio.