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Dorset To Mark The Anniversary Of The Death Of T E Lawrence

A memorial service for Lawrence of Arabia is being held in Bovington today to mark the 80th anniversary of the First World War hero's death.

Weldmar Hospicecare Trust celebrates International Nurses Day

Weldmar Hospicecare Trust celebrated International Nurses’ Day on Tuesday 12th May by inviting Professor Elizabeth Rosser to give a talk on leadership to staff and external colleagues.

Ice Creams Back At Evergreens Cinema

Ice creams are back at the top of the bill at the Evergreens Cinema at Age UK Dorchester, thanks to the generosity of a couple from Sherborne who ordered a brand new fridge freezer in answer to the charity’s appeal.

Dorset County Hospital Will Keep Its A&E

New major healthcare services for Dorset could all be based in the East of the county, but Dorset County Hospital would keep its A&E Department.

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Photo Of Giant Crack At Cliffs Near West Bay Goes Viral

A picture taken by a Bridport photographer Doug Chalk showing a huge crack in the cliff near West Bay has now had 2,000 shares on social media.

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Scams Forcing Pensioners Into Care Homes Early

Shocking statistics released by Age UK Dorchester show that over half of people aged over 65 have been targeted by fraudsters.


UPDATED - Man Critical But Stable After Being Crushed By Cows

A man's being treated at Southampton General Hospital after being crushed by a herd of cows in Crossways.

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New Badge Being Made For Portland Mayor

Portland's lost mayoral badge is being recreated by a Weymouth Jewellers, Good as Gold.

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Campervan Destroyed In Bovington Arson Attack

A campervan has been destroyed in what Dorset Fire & Rescue think was an attack of arson in Bovington.

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Arsonists Set Fire To Weymouth Woodland

A crew from Weymouth and an off road vehicle from Maiden Newton were called to a fire at Teddy Bear Woods last night.

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