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Man Rescued After Portland Cliff Fall

A man was airlifted to hospital yesterday after falling from a cliff on Portland.

Dorchester And Bridport TIC Under Threat

West Dorset residents, businesses and visitors are being asked for their views on the future provision of the tourist information service in the area.

Missing Weymouth Woman Found

Dorset Police say 55-year-old Anita Hansford has now been found safe and well.

Carers Week Starts In Dorset

It's the start of Carers Week - and Wessex FM has been speaking to a Dorset pensioner who set up her own support group.

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Boat Destroyed By Fire On River Frome

A 35ft boat's been destroyed in a fire on the River Frome near Wareham.


8 Arrested So Far In Summer Drink Drive Crack Down

Dorset Police have told Wessex FM 8 people have been charged with drink driving related offences in the last days.


Did You Take Car Keys From A Suspected Drink Driver On Portland?

Police are trying to trace two men who took car keys from a man at the Co-Op in Easton Square, who they'd suspected had been drink driving.

Sinking Boat Ferry Bridge

Man And Children Resuced From Sinking Boat

A man and two children were left clinging to the floating seats of their boat which sunk at Ferrybridge near Weymouth on Saturday.

Road Closed

A31 Re-Opens After Car Hits Road Sign

Part of the A31 was closed last night at Corfe Mullen after a car hit a road sign near the Coventry Arms.

Jacqui Swann of Battens Solicitors

Warning Notice For Landlords

Landlords in Dorset are being urged to get their house in order before a shake-up in the law covering deposits comes into effect.

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