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Dorset Vodka gets into the Canadian spirit

Black Cow Vodka are taking advantage of a new trade agreement between the UK and Canada

High levels of violence at Portland Prison

HMP/YOI Portland has declined from what was a 'fundamentally safe' jail in 2014 to one where safety was poor in 2017.

Do you recognise this man?

Dorset Police have issued CCTV images of a man they'd like to speak to after a series of high value thefts.

UPDATED: Health services shake up approved

The CCG governing body voted unanimously in favour of all proposals.

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Can you slim your bin?

Recycling is good - but reusing is better

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UPDATED: Missing woman found

Mary Harper has now been found safe and well

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Mapperton House to get a £140,000 makeover

The money will go towards converting a 17th century coach house into a new wedding venue.


£50,000 donated to local good causes

The money has been given out as part of Special Community Awards by Dorset Freemasons

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Double tractor theft

An investigation is underway by Dorset Police's rural crime team after two tractors were stolen near Dorchester.

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How Gas Safe are you?

There've been 21 deaths and over 800 gas-related injuries in the last three years

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Missing Weymouth man safe and well

Concern had been growing for 75-year-old John Chamberlain, last seen at his home in Gallwey Road in the early hours of this morning.

Dorset PCC warns of cuts to police services

Martyn Underhill says the Government is to blame.

Alcohol Education Trust reveals plans for a new community space

It's going to be at The Great Field in Poundbury.

Be proud of your local NHS

Major providers of services in Dorset have been rated GOOD.

Free parking in Dorchester for Christmas shoppers!

A number of dates have been revealed by the town's BID.

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