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Royal Baby Receives Gift From Dorchester Jewellers

The Royal Baby has received a special gift from a Dorchester jewellers

First Baby Swans Of 2015 Hatch At Abbotsbury

The first fluffy baby swans have hatched at Abbotsbury Swannery this year and if legend is to be believed, the arrival of the first cygnet marks the start of summer.

Thousands Embrace Knob Event In Cattistock

This years Dorset Knob Throwing and Food Festival in Cattistock is being hailed a HUGE success.

Wine And Dine To Raise Cash For Earthquake Victims

The Hive Beach Cafe at Burton Bradstock's hosting a Fish and Chip Supper and there's a Pizza evening at the Watch House cafe, West Bay between 6 and 8 in the evening on a first come, first served basis.

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Dorchester Town Announce Season Ticket Prices

Magpies say prices are coming down if you book early for next season.

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Maiden Newton Family Help Earthquake Victims

Natasha Hope has set up a Virgin Giving account and fundraising event called the 8848 Everest Challenge.

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Royal Baby's Name Announced

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced that their baby daughter will be called "Charlotte Elizabeth Diana".

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Fires At Homes In Bridport And Broadwindsor

Dorset Fire and Rescue stopped the blazes spreading to nearby properties in both cases.

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More Artists Named For Camp Bestival

Rock and Rollers the Dub Pistols and a new country duo called The Shires will be taking to the stage at the end of July.


Dorset & Wilts Rugby Win 50-5 At Middlesex

Swanage and Wareham player Charlie Parish scored a hat trick of tries. Fellow 'Swan' Matt Roberts was also among the try scorers.

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