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Yetminster Headteacher Named As Cyclist Killed In Dorchester

46 Year Paul Miller, who was head of St Andrew's Primary School, was cycling home when he was struck from behind on the B3147 approaching Dorchester.

West Dorset District Council Has A New Leader

Councillor Anthony Alford was voted in today (9th Janary) after Robert Gould stepped down to become leader of Dorset County Council.

Wessex FM EXCLUSIVE - Historic Dorchester Hotel Goes Into Receivership

Wessex FM can reveal that the Kings Arms Hotel in High East Street in Dorchester has gone into receivership.

Fishermen Warned To Test Scallops For Toxins

Fishermen and merchants selling scallops in Weymouth are being reminded it's their legal duty to test what they catch for dangerous toxins.

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Woman From Bridport Air Lifted To Hospital

A woman from Bridport has been air lifted to Dorset County Hospital after collapsing this morning.

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1,000 Children In Dorset Still Without A Reception School Place

Over a thousand children in Dorset still haven't had their applications for reception school places submitted by their parents - with just one week left to apply.

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Arts Services In Dorset To Be Run By A CIC

Radical plans could see better funding for arts services in Dorset despite savage government cuts with the creation of a Community Interest Company.


Thieves Steal Village Post Boxes

FOUR post boxes have been ripped off the wall and stolen from villages across Dorset.

Flood Watch

Flood Warning Issued For West Dorset

A flood warning is being issued for West Dorset by the Environment Agency after up to 20mm of rainfall across the area.


Victim Trapped After Car Accident

Fire fighters and paramedics worked to free a person who was medically trapped after a car accident in Wareham yesterday. (7th January)

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