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Mapperton Residents In Solar Farm Protest

Developer Good Energy invited Mapperton residents to view revised plans for a solar farm in the village.

Portland Mum Warns Parents To Learn Brain Tumour Symptoms

Sam Tucker has been talking to Wessex FM to raise awareness of brain tumours in children after her little girl spent years being wrongly diagnosed.

Police Telephone Scammers Trying New Tactic

Two victims in Dorset have been conned into handing over cash to fake couriers after receiving phone calls from people posing as police officers yesterday.

Travellers Leave Link Park

Travellers who've pitched up at Link Park in Chickerell have now moved on.


Scrap Car Recycling Raises £25,000 For Hospice

Weldmar Hospicecare’s scheme to recycle unwanted cars and other items has so far raised almost £25,000 in the last 18 months, thanks to the support of Dorset residents.

Acid Drums Washed Up On Chesil Beach

Acid Drums Washed Up On Chesil Beach

Barrels containing acid washed up on Chesil Beach are said to be low risk to public health.


Trailer Stolen In Weymouth

A trailer's been taken from Lodmoor Avenue in Weymouth.


School Paperwork Not Destroyed By Portland YOI

The Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy (IPACA) has ended its waste disposal partnership with Portland Young Offenders Institute (YOI) after confidential student information was found in the prison.

Mickey Jones Link Park

Travellers Causing Problems At Link Park

Travellers have set up camp outside business units on Link Park in Chickerell, causing some businesses to temporarily close.


Parking Charges Going Up In Weymouth & Portland

Drivers in Weymouth and Portland will have to pay more to park their car after councillors approved an increase in charges, nearly a year after they were reduced.

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