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Sea Rescue After Rhib Overturned Off Portland

Two men were rescued, elsewhere coastguard rescue teams helped sick and injured people in Weymouth, Chesil Beach and a motorised wheelchair user stuck in sand at Burton Bradstock

24 Jobs Lost As Hotel and Spa Closes

Portland's Ocean Hotel and Spa owner Verna Herry's closing it because she can't guarantee peace and quiet for guests, while building work at the Portland Academy's taking place.

Witness Appeal For Westham Burglary

The incident happened between 12.45am and 8am on Sunday 20 July 2014 at premises on Shirecroft Road.

Weymouth Home, Dorchester Away In FA Cup

Terras host either Tiverton or Bideford but Magpies have to travel to Abingdon Town in the 2nd qualifying round.


Prison Sentence For Cattle Farmer

A Dorset cattle farmer has been given a prison sentence following an investigation into his failure to register his animals and ensure their movements could be traced as part of animal disease controls.

Lighthouse Theatre Needs Your Vote

Lighthouse Theatre Needs Your Vote

Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, is mobilising its legions of supporters throughout Dorset and beyond as it bids to win the My Theatre Matters! Most Welcoming Theatre Award at the annual UK Theatre Awards.


Challenge Weymouth Triathlete Attempts British Record

Joe Skipper, one of youngest professional triathletes, is looking to finish in under 8 hours.

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Dorset Charity Appeal For Public Support

Autism Wessex are hoping to get enough votes to be among the four top causes in the South West, which would win them a grant of £3,000.


Hundreds Expected To Run Purbeck Marathon Today

Starting at the Downs above Swanage Pier, the course goes over to Tyneham village round Corfe Castle, and back to finish at Swanage.

'Grass-Free Lawn' For Borough Gardens

'Grass-Free Lawn' For Borough Gardens

The Dorset Wildlife Trust are one of the groups supporting the project.

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