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Abbotsbury Swannery Gets First Glimpse Of Cygnets

Heavy rain and high winds have been causing problems for cygnets hatching at Abbotsbury Swannery, but the new borns have now been caught on camera. Deputy swanherd Steve Groves said: 'Over the weekend it was the worst weather for hatching that I can remember, and I've been working here for 23 years.

Town Bridge Closure Killing Trade In Weymouth

A Weymouth shop owner says the closure of the town bridge is crucifying her business. Kirstin South run's Fish 4 Feet on Trinity Road and says she's seen a drop in customers since the bridge was shut for repair work.

New Cancer Ward Opens Today

Dorset County Hospital's opening its new cancer ward to patients today. The Fortuneswell Ward will have 14 beds for Adult inpatients and specifically care for patients with cancer and malignant haematology disease.

A Royal Welcome For The Queen In Sherborne

Thousands of people lined the streets to welcome the Queen and Duke Of Edinburgh to Sherborne yesterday (1 May) Crowds which had gathered since early morning despite the wet weather conditions, waited for a glimpse of the Royal party and cheered and waved union flags to greet them.

Final Touches To New Dorchester Supermarket

Final Touches To New Dorchester Supermarket

Drivers are being advised to avoid the area around the new Lidl store in Dorchester for the next few days. Works are taking place to resurface the area around the Loders junction.

Giant Aussie Crabs Escape Cooking Pot

Giant Aussie Crabs Escape Cooking Pot

They're an Australian delicacy, and were almost certainly destined for the dinner plate - but now three gigantic Tasmanian King Crabs are making their home in Dorset. A scout from Weymouth Sea Life Park spotted the creatures as they were about to be sent to the market, and struck a deal to bring them back here instead.

Couple in Hospital after their Car Crashes and Lands in River near Dorchester

Couple in Hospital after their Car Crashes and Lands in River near Dorchester

An elderly couple are in Hospital after their car crashed through a bridge railing and fell into a river near Dorchester.

Holiday Cabin For Severely Disabled Veterans Opens In Swanage.

Holiday Cabin For Severely Disabled Veterans Opens In Swanage.

The cabin is at Herston Leisure Park in Swanage with its own landscaped grounds, and will be available for 50 weeks a year from the 12th of May

Wessex FM Reveals This Year's Panto Stars

Wessex FM Reveals This Year's Panto Stars

A TV star from Home and Away, an X Factor winner and a 90's pop sensation will all be starring in this year's Weymouth Panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.

Children's Hospice Opens New Shop In Dorchester

Children's Hospice Opens New Shop In Dorchester

Dorset's Children's Hospice is opening a new charity shop in Dorchester this morning (Friday 20th April).

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Flooding in Portesham

The village was tough to pass through yesterday (20th January) due to excess water on the roads.

Woman in a serious condition after her car rolled several times in Bridport

Firefighters had to cut her free after the vehicle stopped in a precarious position down an embankment.

Weekend Local Sports Results

The Terras and The Magpies were looking to bounce back.

New Wyke Regis pump track 'first of it's kind' in the UK

It's the first free, outdoor pump track in the country.

25 years of Weldmar Hospicecare in Dorchester

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