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Iron Man Donates Red Carpet Prize To Help Julia's House

Hollywood star Robert Downey Jnr has donated a once-in-a-life-time auction prize to raise funds for Dorset's children's Hospice, Julia’s House.

Local Football: Weymouth To Meet Dorchester In Senior Cup Final

It's a Weymouth v Dorchester final in the Dorset Senior Cup after both teams were victorious last night.

Man Treated After Swanage Flat Fire

A man has been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at his flat in Swanage.

Speed Networking Business Breakfast At Sailing Academy

Grow your list of business contacts FAST with a speed networking event at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy this month.


Fuel Stolen From Bin Lorry

Up to 75 litres of diesel were taken from a lorry belonging to Dorset Waste Partnership when it was parked up at the depot in Poundbury last week.

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New Funding Announced For The Tank Museum

The Tank Museum has been successful in securing £100,000 of funding from the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund.

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Give A Pound In Dorchester Today For Cancer Unit At DCH

A local cancer charity needs your help to raise £10,000 towards a new isolation suite at Dorset County Hospital.

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Dorset Waste Partnership Director Temporarily Suspended

The Director of the Dorset Waste Partnership has been temporarily suspended while the County Council carries out a formal independent investigation into what went wrong with the service.

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'Use Of Force' By Dorset Police- Review Ordered

Martyn Underhill says,' I am told only 50% of forces appear to record this properly in all areas'.


Negotiators Talk Down Woman From Cliff Edge

Police, ambulance and coastguards were present as the woman was persuaded to come down after about three hours.

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