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Dorset News headlines - Page 1431

Home Made Christmas Cakes Enjoyed At County Hospital

Dorset County Hospital’s patients and staff are enjoying home-made Christmas cakes and puddings this year thanks to the sterling efforts of chef Su Foot.

Members of the Public Tried to Save Female Driver in Weymouth

A woman has died after falling ill behind the wheel of her car whilst sat waiting at traffic lights in Weymouth yesterday (Thursday 20th December).

Anxious Wait for South Dorset's Fishermen

Major cuts to fishing quotas in the UK have been avoided, but the future Weymouth and Portland's fleet’s remains uncertain.

Floods Force Road Closure and Drivers Rescued from Cars

4 people have been rescued from their vehicles in Grimstone, Wool and West Stafford after flood water causes major problems on Dorset's roads.

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Shock Campaign To Warn Against Binge Drinking

Bus stops, phone booths and high streets across Dorset are going to be emblazoned with hard hitting messages this Christmas to warn us of the dangers of drinking too much.

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Dorset County Council Welcome New Director

Dorset County Council has appointed a new Director to lead Adult and Community Services.

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Wessex FM Speaks To Dorset Navy Crew In The Gulf

Wessex FM has linked up with crewman on board a Royal Navy ship currently serving in the Arabian Gulf.

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Heroes At Dorset County Hospital

Staff at Dorset County Hospital have been honoured in a national scheme to recognise NHS employees who go the extra mile for their patients.


1500 Will Be Jobless In Dorset This Christmas

More than 1500 people in Dorset are going to be spending their second successive Christmas on the dole, according to the latest TUC research published today.

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Daniels Fish And Chips Get Dragon's Den Backing

Daniel's Fish and Chips has won recognition from Ex Dragons Den Star Theo Paphitis who's named them in a competition on Twitter.

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Drax delight at £4 million flood relief in Weymouth

The £4 million in funding was awarded after intensive lobbying by Drax and local councillors.

Crime is on the rise in Dorset

Police say its down to the way its recorded but also reflects a national trend.

Mother hits out at council over home schooling checks

Rachel Hayball says the council need to have more faith in home educators.

Anger over farms to make way for housing

There are plans to build new homes on Redlands Farm and Wyke Oliver Farm in Weymouth.

New hubs for school children with additional needs

£3M is being spent on creating bases that will allow them to go to school closer to home.

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