Buzzcocks’ Hardy connection

Buzzcocks frontman Steve Diggle has revealed that he was inspired by Thomas Hardy’s tale of Jude the Obscure. He was speaking after headlining the Barnstomper Festival in Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Unseen du Maurier poems found hidden

Two previously unknown poems by literary giant Daphne du Maurier have been discovered hidden inside a photograph frame. They are being sold by Rowley’s of Ely, Cambs.

Steel firm driving up industry standards

A Dorset steel decking firm has explained why it is happy to share technical data with clients, the construction industry – and even rival businesses. Poole-based SMD has now published its latest concept design guide that includes design look-up tables for floor decking. The company that is shaping Britain’s skyline has issued a new White Book, the brainchild of Technical … Read More