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Save One Of Dorset's Rarest Butterflies On Portland

Hundreds of Silver-studded blues used to be seen at the Butterfly Conservation's Broadcroft Quarry reserve but that number's dropped to just over 60.

Saturday Sports Results

Defeat for Weymouth, Dorchester and also Bridport. In rugby, there was a convincing win for Weymouth & Portland who beat Bridport.


That's how local councillors are describing Dorset Waste Partnership going nearly three million pounds over budget.

Car Hits Tree In Netherbury

At 12.05am on-call crews from Beaminster and Bridport were called to a car which had hit a tree.


Top v 2nd Battle For Terras

League leaders Weymouth look to stretch their lead over Poole.

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Bridport Community Fair Today

There'll be stands representing everything from the Bridport Camera Club to Dorset Wildlife Trust in the Town Hall

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Tall Ship Marks Anniversary Of Tragic Sinking

Students from Thornlow Prep School and the Dorset Studio School were invited by the Portland Museum to learn about life on board the ship T.S.Pelican

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Body Of Missing Man From Portland Found In Oxfordshire

The body of a missing man from Portland has been found in Banbury in Oxfordshire.


Dorset Facing A Shortage Of GP's

New figures from the Royal College of General Practitioners shows at least 100 new GP's will need to be recruited in Dorset by 2020 to meet the growing demand of the population.

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Accident On Portland Involving Motorbike And Van

There's been a road accident on Portland involving a motorbike and van.

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