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Extra 800,000 Watch Broadchurch Series Opener Live!

7.6 million saw last night's show, compared with 6.8 million who watch the original Broadchurch Series 1 in 2013

Horse Killed On A31

Police say it was in colission with a lorry just before half past six this morning at Stag Gates.

Dorset Police Recruiting For Officers

The online pre-assessment tool will run until 23:59 hours on Wednesday 7th January and will be remaining open 24 hours a day.

Magpies Add To Their Squad

Dorchester confirmed the signing of former midfielder Lewis Morgan from Sherborne.

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Gritters Out On Dorset's Roads Tonight

Gritters will be out on our roads tonight (6th January) as temperatures drop to 3 degrees.

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Roy Adam MBE Dies Aged 91

Tributes are being paid to the former Chairman of the Dorset Society For Men who died on New Years Eve.


Local Football: Dorchester Reserves In Action Tonight

Dorchester Reserves welcome Porchester Reserves to the Avenue Stadium tonight. (6th January)

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Disruptive Passenger Delays Train

The train provider told Wessex FM that a passenger had boarded the 3:20pm train at Moreton without a ticket and was initially refusing to buy one or leave the train.


'Make Tobacco History' Campaign

Public Health Dorset are using success stories to show smokers quitting during January that even though it's hard, giving up is worth it.


Birdwatching Courses Starting With RSPB

Courses are being held in Weymouth and at the RSPB's Arne nature near Wareham on Friday 16th January and run for three consecutive Fridays.

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