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News and Articles about Wiltshire, Hampshire, Somerset, and the South of England

For more than 50 years, Dentons has been serving the local community and providing a free and friendly service to help businesses reach thousands of new customers.

Our directory listings cover over 50 locations in central and south west England so wherever you are, you will always be able to find the things you need whether you want the low-down on local restaurants or info on pubs and clubs; it’s all in dentons.net.

Beyond business listings, we also like to showcase cultural events in Wiltshire, Hampshire, Somerset, and the South of England.

If you want to know what’s going on in the South West then you’re in the right place. We cover everything from wild swimming locations to Christmas markets.

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Charity Shop Guide – Shepton Mallet

This is a guide to all the wonderful charity shops in Shepton Mallet! Supporting local charities reduces waste and saves you money. There’s a variety

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Charity Shop Guide – Devizes

Find a charity shop: There are many charity shops in Devizes, so you can easily find one that is convenient for you. You can use the

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Guide to Independent Cinemas

If you’re a lover of independent films, you’ve come to the right place. This is a round-up of all the local cinemas tucked away in cities and towns in the south west of England, across our Dentons Directory areas, that are carefully curating and sharing the offerings that independent cinema lovers hold dear. These include documentaries, foreign language films, the indies and even some high quality mainstream movies.

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National Trust & English Heritage Days Out in Berkshire

Berkshire is designated a “Royal County” because within its borders lies the famous royal residence of Windsor Castle, which is obviously a great draw for tourists from near and far. The great castle – the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world – is not the only must-see sight in Berkshire, however. There is plenty more to experience in this varied county which hugs the M4 motorway, making it extremely easy to access for days out.

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Guide to Shopping in Swindon

If you’re in need of some retail therapy while visiting north Wiltshire, or travelling along the M4 between Bristol and London, join the lucky local shoppers in Swindon who have a feast of shops and stores available to indulge in on their doorstep.

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Guide to Wild Swimming in Berkshire

If you fancy a dip in Berkshire, you’ll find there’s no shortage of places to go, whether you’re a seasoned wild swimmer or a novice. If you’re new to swimming in open water its wise to have someone experienced along with you when you first try it out, and don’t forget to check the area carefully for hazards both above and under the water.

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Days Out In Hampshire

The county of Hampshire does, literally, have it all. Whether you’re into the countryside, a city slicker or crave the coast you’ll find somewhere to suit in Hampshire, and plenty to see and do.

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Guide to Wild Swimming in Hampshire

Across Hampshire more and more people of all ages are discovering the freedom and health benefits of wild swimming. With plenty of outdoor bodies of water to choose from in the county, both on the coast and inland on rivers and lakes, it’s easy to take the plunge.

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A Vegans Guide to Bath

The Heritage city of Bath not only has history and spa waters to keep everyone happy and healthy – it boasts loads of treats for vegans too. If you love your veggies, you’ll adore Bath!