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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.

Accident On Portland Involving Motorbike And Van

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

Mobility Scooter Users Mowing Down Pedestrians

They've been clipped by mirrors or hit on the back of their legs - a new awareness event hopes to stop pedestrians in Weymouth and Portland being injured by people using mobility scooters.

LISTEN - Dorchester Beerex Is Back - So All Hail The Ale

Over 80 real ales and ciders are on offer at the Corn Exchange in Dorchester this weekend - as the town hosts its 27th Dorchester Beerex. Listen here to our interview with Rich Gabe.

Samantha Henderson, 24 January 2015

Fund Set Up For Murdered Samantha Henderson's Children

Friends of murdered mother of four Samantha Henderson have set up a web page to help raise money for her children.

Thomas J William

Thomas J William Double Staff In New Move

Dorchester salon, and Wessex FM New Business Of The Year winners - Thomas J William are moving to the new shopping street in Brewery square and doubling their staff.


Dorset MEP Joins Fight For Fairer Deal For Dairy Farmers

Dorset MEP Clare Moody is backing plans to give more powers to the industry watchdog, called the Groceries Code Adjudicator, so they can take action to make sure farmers are getting a fair price for their produce.

Be Safe Be Alive Outside by Charlie

Winning Poster Chosen For Road Safety Campaign

A road safety poster competition for schoolchildren in Weymouth and Portland has been won by 10-year-old Charlie.

Weymouth & Portland Events 2015

250 Events On Offer In Weymouth & Portland This Year

You won't be short of things to do in Weymouth and Portland this year. From the Wessex Folk Festival to the Half Marathon Run, over 250 events will be on offer in the Borough for local residents and tourists to enjoy.

Portland Councillor Speaks Out Over Campsite Proposal

Portland Councillor Speaks Out Over Campsite Proposal

Councillor Sue Lees who represents Tophill West has been telling Wessex FM why she doesn't want a new camp site pitching up on Portland.

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