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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

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

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

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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UPDATED - Cash Injection Agreed To Help Weymouth Harbour Balance The Books

Weymouth and Portland Borough Councillors have agreed to make a one off payment of £300,000 to reduce the impact of the loss of Revenue from Condor Ferries.

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Dorset Firefighters Announce New Strike Date

Dorset Firefighters will be walking out for 24 hours on the 9th of December in an ongoing pension dispute with the government.

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Football - Weymouth In Cup Action Tonight

Weymouth take on Hamworthy Recreation tonight in the Dorset Senior Cup.

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A303 Funding Good News For Dorset As A Whole

Dorset’s economy is set to be boosted following the announcement of major government funding to improve the A303 transport corridor north of the county.

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