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Investigations continue into 'suspicious' fire

Emergency crews were called to Parnham House in Beaminster early on Saturday morning.

Broadchurch screening at Bridport Electric Palace

Bridport Electric Palace is to screen the final episode of Broadchurch live tonight (Monday, 17 April.)

Record number of partners for Chamber of Commerce

The top tier of Dorset's chamber of commerce has hit record high numbers.

Local Football: Easter Monday fixtures

In local football, the busy Easter programme continues for most of our top local sides.

Crab  Angela Thomas

Dorset Wildlife Trust issues crab warning

They say using hooks, mistreating crabs and littering are serious problems and can easily be avoided.


Easter Football Results

Weymouth started the weekend with a win but there was defeat for Bridport.


Crews battle major fire at Beaminster stately home

Fire crews are battling to save Parnham House in Beaminster.

Tim Russ - Lambs

Fears over illegal meat trade in Dorset

Police want to hear from anyone who has information about an illegal meat trade in Dorset after six sheep vanished from Bridport.

Richard Drax

South Dorset MP says Lloyds decision "deeply regrettable"

Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, has described the decision of Lloyds Bank to close their Portland branch on July 3 as "deeply regrettable".


Census officers out and about in Dorset

Census staff will now be knocking on doors to encourage households randomly-selected for the test to fill in their questionnaires.

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