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Dragon Den Star Gives Business Tips To Students In Dorchester

Known for his"Reggae-Reggae Sauce" and his acoustic strumming antics on TV's The Dragon's Den - Levi Roots has been showing off his talents to Dorchester students.

Christmas Cheer To Fill Bridport Tonight

Roasting chestnuts, a snow queen parading on a reindeer pulled sleigh and - of course - Santa giving out presents in his grotto are all part of the festive fun at Bridport's Christmas Cheer today (3rd December).

Lottery Fund Question Business Plan For Shire Hall

The Heritage Lottery Fund are asking questions about a business plan put forward by West Dorset District Council for Dorchester's Shire Hall.

Dorset Police Look At How Best To Use Stop And Search

Dorset police is to work more closely with the local community to make sure there's a better use of stop and search powers.

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Camp Bestival Picks Up Prize For Best Family Festival

Camp Bestival has triumphed yet again at the UK Festival Awards. The Lulworth Castle based event claimed the Best Family Festival Award for the second year on the trot, and for the fourth time in the festival’s six year history.

Dorchester House Searched For Drugs

Dorchester House Searched For Drugs

A house in Dorchester has been searched by police for illegal drugs after they received information from members of the public.

UPDATED: Leader Of Dorset County Council Quits Ahead Of Trial

UPDATED: Leader Of Dorset County Council Quits Ahead Of Trial

Dorset County Council will elect a new Leader today after Spencer Flower stepped down yesterday with immediate effect.

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Habitat Destroyed On West Dorset Nature Reserve

Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) says its shocked and disappointed to discover extensive deliberate damage to its Hendover Coppice nature reserve, near Hillfield in west Dorset.

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Crossways Residents Vow To Fight New Homes And Slurry Lagoon

More than 70 residents in Crossways turned out for a parish council meeting to voice their concerns over fresh plans to build a slurry lagoon and a housing development near the village.


Man Attacked By Dog On Portland

Dorset Police are trying to trace the owners of a dog that bite a man on Portland.

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