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The Wessex FM App already has the latest local news built in, but now an update means that, when a big story breaks, you will automatically get updated.

Hundreds Sign Petition To Save Dorchester TIC

The consultation may now be over, but the fight to save Dorchester Tourist Centre Information goes on.

Increase In Rape Cases Reported In Dorset

Dorset Police have welcomed a rape monitoring report, which has shown a national increase in incidents of rape and serious sexual assaults being reported.

Islanders Community Bus To Continue

A bus service that connects Portland residents with the commercial bus route to Weymouth will continue to run for a further six months.

Comfort Mitts

FREE Comfort Mitts For Dementia Patients

Staff at Winterborne Hospital in Dorchester have been creating special comfort mitts for people with dementia.

Top Gear Bridport

The Stig Helps Top Gear Bridport With A New Venture

The original Stig from the Top Gear TV show is helping a Bridport company with a new business venture.


Kayakers Rescued Near Swanage

A group of kayakers were rescued on yesterday after getting into difficulties near Swanage.

Night Lifeboat Moon

Broken Down Boat Towed To Safety

Weymouth RNLI all-weather lifeboat was alerted by Solent Coastguard to go to the aid of a broken down 21' motorboat with 2 persons on board.


Youngsters Turn Super Slueth in Dorchester

Shops in the town ran a detective competition in conjunction with the BID and the Chamber of Commerce.

West Stafford bypass flooding

Work Starts Today On West Stafford Bypass

Improvement work has started on installing a new drainage at a flooding hotspot near Dorchester.

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