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South Dorset MP says Lloyds decision "deeply regrettable"

Richard Drax, MP for South Dorset, has described the decision of Lloyds Bank to close their Portland branch on July 3 as "deeply regrettable".

Census officers out and about in Dorset

Census staff will now be knocking on doors to encourage households randomly-selected for the test to fill in their questionnaires.

"Good" rating for Dorset Police

That's the latest finding from a report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary.

Warning issued to parents on Portland

Police are concerned children are getting into derelict sites and building sites on the Island.

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Local Football: Good Friday fixtures

It's a busy Good Friday for our top local football teams.

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Is this your drone?

It was found in Dorchester Town Centre yesterday.


Video shows dangers of speeding through roadworks

One person dies working on roadworks every year.

St Osmunds church Osmington

Service to remember fallen Osmington soldier

It's to mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Private Wilfred Burden.

David Akers, 13 April 2017

Former Weymouth head jailed for indecently assaulting pupil

David Akers befriended his victim while deputy heateacher at Budmouth School.

Dorchester Carnival 2016

Dorchester Carnival under threat

The carnival won't go ahead this summer unless more helpers come forward as marshal.

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