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Its the battle of the ploughs

The College has stepped in to keep the tradition running.

Naked man knocks on woman's window

The incident happened in Charminster.

£4M of funding set aside to build new homes in Dorset

The money is being given to a new Housing Company launched by WDDC.

Portland businesses urging visitors to come despite traffic

The Lobster Pot says visitors are what keeps local communities thriving on the island.

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Bridport is one of the Best Places to live in Britain

The Dorset market town has made it onto a list compiled by The Sunday Times.

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Ban on feeding seagulls in West Dorset

The new rules come into force in April.


Second Dorset location investigated in Russian poisoning

The military has joined emergency services in Alderholt.

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Dorchester man jailed for controlling behaviour

Gary Saunders' victim sustained injuries in the incident in November. He's been given 18 months.

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Portland arts organisation receives £10K Lottery boost

The money's going towards a project exploring the island's footpaths.

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Celebrating 100 years of the WI in Dorset

And what better way then to have tea and cake in Charminster this weekend.

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