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Surfers Against Sewage Praise Dorset Beach Clean Volunteers

One of the best attended clean ups earlier this month was at Chesil Beach where around 60 people picked up a range of items.

50% Of Fire Engines Available During Strike

Dorset Fire and Rescue say that's the level of incident cover they can provide while the FBU's industrial action continues.

Driver Climbs Out of Car After Crash

Firefighters used wedges and an airbag righted the vehicle enough for the occupant to climb out near Lulworth Camp.

Cup Action For Dorset's Top Football Teams

In the FA Trophy Weymouth host Shortwood United while Dorchester welcome Wimborne Town. It's the FA Vase for Bridport, who are away to Calne Town.

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Dorset School Host Genocide Expert

Dr Carl Wilkens stops off at Dorchester as his lecture tour forms part of Thomas Hardye School's Holocaust Memorial Week that's taking place next March.


Local Author Storytelling On Tall Ship In Weymouth

Adrian Beckingham known as The Man from Story Mountain signs his new book on the London Pelican after his storytelling,this weekend.


Dorset Fire Fighters To Start 4 Day Strike

Firefighters in Dorset are walking out at 6pm tonight for four days of industrial action in a row with the government over changes to their pensions.

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Record Visitors To Monkey World Causes Long Delays On The A31

Monkey World in Wareham had to close its car parks after thousands of visitors in fancy dress queued to get in for free.


9 In Court Following Telephone Scams In Dorset

Nine people appeared at Westminster Crown Court in London, charged with fraud and money-laundering offences following telephone scams in London and Dorset.

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Wessex FM Helps To Save Lives On Dorset's Roads

Thanks to an appeal on Wessex FM, Dorset Road Safe has a scooter given to them by South Coast Motorcycles, for their new educational scheme, teaching young riders about potential dangers.

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