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Students in Dorset Open GCSE Results

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Wessex FM were at Thomas Hardye School finding out how students got on. Although the national pass rate for English fell, the school saw a significant rise in C grades or higher.

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Condor Will Keep An Open Dialogue With The Borough Council

The CEO of Condor Ferries has told Wessex FM they still plan to hold discussions with Weymouth and Portland Borough Council, despite yesterday announcing sailings will move from Weymouth to Poole in Spring 2015.

Stolen Kayak Leaves Family Heartbroken

A much loved family kayak has been stolen from the garden of a house in Preston Road, in Weymouth.

Club and Developers Refuse To Comment Over Stadium Saga

Both Weymouth Football Club and the developers behind plans to move the club's stadium are staying quiet over a decision by councillors to reject the planning application.

Large Rockfall At Charmouth

A large rockfall has been reported at Charmouth between Evans Cliff and Cains Folly.

Club and Developers Refuse To Comment Over Stadium Saga

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Both Weymouth Football Club and the developers behind plans to move the club's stadium are staying quiet over a decision by councillors to reject the planning application.

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Slam Down In Weymouth Tonight

Weymouth's Robbie Nitro is returning to the ring tonight with a summer wrestling show.

Portland's Jay Lelliot Misses out on Medal in 1500m Swimming

Swimmer Jay Lelliot came 5th in the 1500m freestyle at the European Championships in Berlin.

Local Football Results From Tuesday 19th August

Dorchester suffered defeat at the hands of Chippenham Town last night, but it was wins for Bridport and Portland.

Portland Swimmer Jay Lelliot Through to 1500m Freestyle Final

After bagging a bronze medal yesterday afternoon, Portland's Jay Lelliot has now secured a place in the 1500m Freestyle finals.

House Building 'Back To Pre-Recession Levels'

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House building has returned to pre-crash levels, according to the Government.

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MH17 Victim Liam Sweeney's Funeral Held

Grief-stricken relatives have said farewell at the funeral for the first of 10 Britons killed onboard the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17.

Wrong-Way Motorway Smash Captured On Video

Dramatic video footage of a police car smashing into a vehicle being driven the wrong way down a motorway has been released.

James Foley's 'British' Killer: What We Know

As intelligence officials scramble to identify the black-clad killer of James Foley, few details have emerged.

Roy 'Chubby' Brown Fined For Reading At Wheel

Comedian Roy "Chubby" Brown has been fined for reading a newspaper while driving.

Blanchett And Bale Cast In Jungle Book

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Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett are among the stars to complete the line-up for Andy Serkis' upcoming Jungle Book film.

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Roy 'Chubby' Brown Fined For Reading At Wheel

Comedian Roy "Chubby" Brown has been fined for reading a newspaper while driving.

Emma Stone To Make Broadway Debut In Cabaret

Emma Stone is stepping into Michelle Williams' shoes to make her Broadway debut in Cabaret.

Robin Williams' Ashes Scattered By Family

Robin Williams was cremated the day after he died and his family scattered his ashes in San Francisco Bay, according to reports.

Jackie Chan's Playboy Son Detained Over Drugs

Jackie Chan's son has become the latest celebrity to be detained on drug-related charges in one of China's biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.

Chilton Dropped By Marussia

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Max Chilton will be replaced by Alexander Rossi at Marussia for the Belgian Grand Prix while 'contractual issues are resolved'.

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Liverpool Agree Fee For Balotelli

Liverpool have agreed a £16m fee with Milan for striker Mario Balotelli.

Spencer Calls Time On Racing Career

Jamie Spencer has revealed he is to quit riding at the end of the season in order to take up a management role at Qatar Racing.

Wenger Keen To Boost Arsenal Defence

Arsene Wenger admits he would like to strengthen his Arsenal squad defensively before the end of the transfer window.

Moody Quits As FA Investigate Dossier

Iain Moody has resigned from his role as sporting director of Crystal Palace with immediate effect as the Football Association continue their investigation into allegations made by Cardiff City

Wife Accessed Abuse Images To Frame Husband

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A woman has been convicted of downloading child abuse images in order to frame her estranged husband.

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IS Demanded £80m For Journalist's Release

Islamic State (IS) fighters who beheaded American journalist James Foley had demanded £80m ($132.5m) for his release, according to AP news service.

Giant Crack Appears In Earth In Mexico

Video footage has emerged of a kilometre-long crack thought to have been triggered by an underground stream in northwest Mexico.

Ukraine 'Captures Russian Armoured Vehicles'

Ukrainian forces have seized two Russian armoured vehicles from an elite army paratrooper unit fighting in the east of the country, officials said.

Robin Williams' Ashes Scattered By Family

Robin Williams was cremated the day after he died and his family scattered his ashes in San Francisco Bay, according to reports.

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