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Dolphins Join Rowers Off West Bay

Bridport Gig Rowing Club's members were rewarded last week when rowing offshore when they were joined by bottle nosed dolphins!

Bus Boss Slams Council Over Road Works

The closure of North Quay in Weymouth from Monday 6 July to Thursday 9 July will result in some First bus services being diverted.

Walk For Wards Day

Hundreds are donning their walking boots and stepping out to help their favourite ward at Dorset County Hospital.

New Conservation Project To Stop Decline In Wildflowers

Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is aiming to raise £20,000 to ensure this vital work can go ahead.

Vintage Steam Show Rolls Into Chickerell

Vintage Steam Show Rolls Into Chickerell

Seven full size and 25 minature steam engines will be among the exhibits at Moor Farm, along with trade stalls, arts and crafts and entertainment.


Man Rescued After Becoming Trapped Under Boulder

He was 300 feet below the cliff path on Emmets Hill near Worth Matravers..Emergency services spent up to 4 hours at the scene

Fewer Dorset Kids Play Outdoors

Fewer Dorset Kids Play Outdoors

Almost half of the parents said their children spend after school time watching TV. 37% of them said their children play outside 2 times a week or less.

Veterans To March Through Dorchester

Veterans To March Through Dorchester

It's Armed Forces Day in the town. After a service, the Mayor of Dorchester will present veterans badges and there's 1940's music from the bandstand.


RNLI Rescue Stranded Crew From Broken Down Cruiser

A 21 foot motor cruiser had broken down just off of Church Ope Cove, Portland approximately 100m from the beach.


Dorset Police Officer Sacked

Former Police Constable Allan Smith has been dismissed without notice after he was found guilty of discreditable conduct at a hearing in Winfrith.

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