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Dorset PCC Launches Campaign for Fair Gun License Pricing

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Martyn Underhill says he doesn't believe Dorset Police should be subsising gun licenses, which haven't seen a price increase since 2001.

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Residents Urged to Keep Watch Over Bonfires

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service say they have been called to a number of incidents with unattended or out of control bonfires overnight.

Condor Departure - Hoteliers' Reaction

Following the announcement that Condor Ferries will be leaving Weymouth next year, Wessex FM spoke to one B&B who says the change of port is a bad move for the firm.

Councillor Urges Magna Housing to Sell Responsibly

Councillor Ros Kayes says any land Magna wants to sell off should be sold to other affordable housing providers.

Children Hunt for Flags around Dorchester

Shops in Dorchester are hiding flags, as children travel around town in the hope of collecting all 115, with the chance to win money to spend in the county town.

Your News - Old Hardyeans Win The New Colin Lucas Cricket Cup

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The Old Hardyeans XI yet again won the annual cricket match against a Thomas Hardye School XI, this year by only ten runs.

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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.

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.

Fast And Furious Pirate Jailed For 33 Months

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A computer programmer who filmed Fast & Furious 6 from the back of a cinema then uploaded it to the internet has been jailed for almost three years.

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Boy Arrested After Reading Festival 'Rape'

A 14-year-old boy is one of two people arrested on suspicion of rape at Reading Festival.

Managers' Boss Under Fire In Mackay 'Banter' Row

Cardiff City have called for chief executive Richard Bevan to resign after the League Managers Association (LMA) defended Malky Mackay's use of racist texts as "friendly banter".

Football Ground Standing Pledge By Lib Dems

Fans of football clubs in England's top two divisions would be able to stand at games under plans put forward by the Liberal Democrats.

Current Account Exodus At Troubled Co-op Bank

The troubled Co-op Bank has revealed it lost almost 30,000 current account customers in the first half of its financial year.

Fast And Furious Pirate Jailed For 33 Months

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A computer programmer who filmed Fast & Furious 6 from the back of a cinema then uploaded it to the internet has been jailed for almost three years.

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Bryan Singer Accuser Wants Abuse Case Dismissed

A former child model who accused X-Men director Bryan Singer of sex abuse has said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit because he is unable to find a new lawyer to represent him.

Jackie Chan 'I'll Still Do Own Stunts At 60'

Jackie Chan has said he is still prepared to risk his life by doing his own stunts at the age of 60.

India Bans Indira Gandhi Assassination Film

The release of a controversial film about the assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi has been blocked by Indian authorities.

Lucy Director 'Seduced' By Scarlett Johansson

French film-maker Luc Besson has said it was Scarlett Johansson's work ethic which seduced him into casting her for his new film.

Samaras Makes Move To West Brom

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Georgios Samaras has signed for West Brom on a two-year contract.

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Hamilton Fastest In Belgium Practice

Lewis Hamilton laid down the gauntlet for his latest likely battle for victory with Nico Rosberg at this weekend’s Belgian GP by setting a dominant pace in Practice Two at Spa.

Rosberg Sets Early Pace In Belgium

Mercedes picked up where they left off in opening practice at the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday morning, with Nico Rosberg fastest ahead of Lewis Hamilton.

LMA Apologises For Mackay Statement

The League Managers Association has apologised for the wording of its press release on Thursday in relation to Malky Mackay.

Mackay To Cooperate In FA Inquiry

Malky Mackay says he will co-operate fully with a Football Association investigation into Cardiff's text message dossier.

German 'Cannibal Cop' On Trial For Murder

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A German policeman has gone on trial accused of murdering a man he met on a cannibalism fetish website and making a gruesome pornographic video at his B&B home.

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Israel Threatens 'Heavy Price' As Child Killed

A mortar bomb fired from the Gaza Strip has killed a four-year-old child in Israel, according to emergency officials.

Nigeria Confirms First 'Secondary' Ebola Cases

Ebola fears in Nigeria have heightened after two more people tested positive, despite having no contact with the man who brought the virus into the country.

Swiss Mosque Shooting Leaves One Dead

One person has been found dead after a shooting in a mosque full of worshippers at Friday prayers, police have said.

Malaysia Mourns As MH17 Bodies Flown Home

Malaysia has observed a day of mourning as the bodies of MH17 plane crash victims arrived home to the country.

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