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Town Crier to start Dorchester Marathon

Alistair Chisholm will ring his bell for runners taking part in the county town's first ever marathon.

Birthday celebrations for Cygnet Homebirth Team

They'll be holding a picnic in Borough Gardens in Dorchester next week.

Wanted man found in Weymouth

24-year-old convicted robber, Leon James Russell was wanted for breaching the conditions of his licence.

Occupants "lucky to be alive" after chip pan fire in Weymouth

The occupants of a flat in Weymouth are lucky to be alive following a chip pan fire in the property.

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Hunt across Dorset for man who ignored bail for drug offences

A man hunt is underway in Dorset for a man who is wanted after failing to answer police bail for drug offences.

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Malicious emails and texts classed as stalking

Dorset Police warn this is a crime - as part of National Stalking Awareness Week.

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Concern grows for missing man who could have come to Dorset

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 59-year-old man who has gone missing from hospital in Lancaster and has links to Dorset.

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VIDEO: Healthcare staff reach for the charts

They've recorded their own version of S Club 7's "Reach" to raise awareness of medicine safety.


Petition calls for £9.7M to be spent on affordable housing

400 people have signed the document which West Dorset District Council will consider this afternoon.

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Be safe around water

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service are backing a national campaign aimed at preventing drownings.

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