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Jail For Lyme Regis Man Who Assaulted Woman On Christmas Eve

A man has been jailed for three years with an extended licence period of a further two years for a vicious Christmas Eve assault on a woman in Lyme Regis.

EXCLUSIVE - Wessex FM Talks To Inspector Pete Browning About The Fight Against Crime In Weymouth

Burglaries in the town have reduced by a quarter and vehicle crime has been cut by half, by violent crime is still a challenge according to Inspector Browning.

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.

Anita Hansford, 31 May 2015

Missing Weymouth Woman Found

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

Carers Moving Forward

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.

Dorset Fire And Rescue Engine 3

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.

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