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Cerne Giant Forced To Cover Up In Comic

Award-winning publisher Eco Comics has today agreed to reach a compromise on the controversy surrounding the nudity of the Cerne Giant who stars in its new series, Englishman.

Men's Shed Project Launched On Portland

Island Community Action have officially launched their "Man Shed" at Chiswell today - It's a workshop where men can meet, share skills and work on a practical project, while socialising at the same time.

Tumble Dryer Starts Flat Fire Near Dorchester

An electrical fault involving a tumble dryer is being blamed for starting a fire at a flat near Dorchester this morning.

Fire Safety Warning Issued Ahead Of VE Celebrations

Dorset Fire and Rescue have issued some advice on how we can stay safe if we are planning on using fireworks or having bonfires to celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE Day this Friday.

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Crossways Villagers Honoured

The community of Crossways has been honouring individuals, groups and businesses who've made an outstanding contribution to village life.

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Mayor To Open New Cafe In Wyke Regis TODAY

The Shack Café in Portland Road will be officially opened this afternoon at 3pm by the Mayor.

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Frustration For Castle Cove Campaigners

Dorset County Council decided that the footpath was too dangerous to allow work by volunteers, and the Prince's Trust Team Programme have been advised not to start on the project.

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UPDATED: Fallen Tree In Beaminster

Strong winds have brought down a tree in Beaminster. We are also getting reports of a tree down near Athelhampton House.

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Yacht Runs Aground Outside Weymouth Harbour

Weymouth Lifeboat went to the aid of a yacht which got into trouble while taking part in a racing event over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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UPDATED: Flood Warning Lifted For West Bay

The Flood Warning for the West Bay Harbour is no longer in force.

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