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Young Racer Left Without A Car After Arson Attack In Dorchester

It's emerged one of the cars destroyed in an arson attack in Dorchester in the early hours of yesterday morning was a race car for a local 10-year-old boy.

Duck Shot With A Crossbow Making A Good Recovery

A duck shot with the bolt of a crossbow in Weymouth has now been operated on by a local vet and looks set to make a good recovery.

Upwey Cancer Patient Raises Thousands Of Pounds For An Animal Charity Close To Her Heart

Bonnie Christopher who's been struck down with cancer has raised £6,000 for an animal charity in just a few weeks, despite being seriously ill.

More Ladies Needed To Sign Up For The Midnight Walk

Organisers of Weldmar's annual Midnight Walk, which is in its ninth year, are looking for more women to take part in this year's event and raise money for patients and their loved ones.


Alleged Robbery In Weymouth Cemetery

Police are hunting for a man who allegedly stole a mobile phone from a group of teenagers in Weymouth Cemetery last Friday night.


Find The Best Fishing Spot

The Environment Agency is urging anglers old and new to go fishing and discover the best angling spots in the South West.


Business Support Event Tonight In Dorchester

A special drop in event is taking place at the Dorford Centre this evening, and runs from 4.30pm until 7.30pm.


Hundreds More Blood Donors Come Forward In Dorset

Hundreds of new blood donors have come forward in Dorset in response to a campaign mentioned on Wessex FM.

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Job Losses At Universal Engineering in Weymouth

The company have confirmed to Wessex FM 28 people have been made redundant and more may follow.


Young Women In Dorset Risking Their Lives By Not Going For Cervical Screening

Young women are putting their lives at risk by not having a simple cervical screening test at their local GP surgery; a test that detects small changes in cells that could later develop into cancer.

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