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Dorchester Man Jailed For Causing Fatal Crash

A Dorchester man has been jailed for four years for causing an accident which killed a woman who was on the way back from her sister's funeral.

Bus Drivers Suspend Strike Action

Drivers for First Bus in Weymouth and Bridport have suspended their strike action ahead of fresh talks with company bosses this Friday.

One Week Left To Have Your Say On Council Shake Up

There's just one week left to have your say on a shake up to local Government which could see major changes to the way services are delivered in Dorset.

Farming Students Get Mock Accident Training

Farming has the poorest safety record of any occupation in the UK - but today agricultural students at Kingston Maurward College will be trying to change that.


Harley Davidson Stolen Near Wareham

Police have issued a photo of a Harley Davidson Motorbike which has been stolen from Morden.

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Light Aircraft Makes An Emergency Landing

A light aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing on Saturday near Wareham.

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Hundreds Sign Petition To Save Dorchester TIC

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

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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.

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