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New Home Birth Team For Dorset

A NEW team of five midwives dedicated to supporting homebirths has named itself after some of the area’s most famous babies – the cygnets that hatch every year at Abbotsbury Swannery.

5 Seriously Injured In Accident On Salisbury Plain

Up to five people are said to have suffered life-changing injuries in a crash between three troop carriers on Salisbury Plain.

16 Now Charged In Summer Drink Drive Campaign

16 people have now been charged with drink or drug driving related offences in Dorset this month.

Dorset Mencap Embrace Learning Disability Week

Volunteers have been in Dorchester raising awareness of their work, promoting the town's charity shop and recruiting new members to its board.

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Children Shine A Light On Solar Farm's Wildlife

Pupils from local schools have been looking for plants and wildlife at Dorset's newest solar farm.

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Sailing Academy Welcomes Young Portlanders At The Sailing World Cup

The Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) welcomed children from the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) to enjoy front row action at the recent ISAF Sailing World Cup Weymouth and Portland.

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Dorchester School Pupils To Help Experts Track Ticks

Academics and undergraduates from the University of Exeter are set to work with school pupils from Thomas Hardye School in Dorchester on a new study to explore the distribution of Lyme disease in the region.

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Chickerell Steam & Vintage Show Returns

What started as a fete to raise money for a church on Portland is celebrating its 15th birthday in July.


Still Time To Enter The Tourism Awards

If you run a business related to tourism in Dorset - you still have time to enter the tourism awards for the South West.

Bartle Frere, 17 June 2015

West Dorset Man Sentenced For Child Sex Offences

A former British Airways pilot has been jailed for 12 and a half years for a string of child sex offences.

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