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Update On Jurassic Project On Portland Tonight

It's a project that will allow visitors to walk back through time and take in millions of years of the Earth's history - The third community presentation on the Jurassic Project is being held tonight on Portland.

Dorset Police Supports 50th Anniversary Of Drink Drive Campaign

Fifty years on from the first anti-drink-drive campaign, nearly all motorists would be ashamed to be caught over the limit. Dorset Police have released research into how attitudes towards drink driving have changed.

Poppy Collection Box Stolen In Dorchester

Shop keepers are being urged to make sure their collection tins are secure after callous thieves stole a poppy donation box from a town centre shop in Dorchester.

Locals Launch Action Group Against Travellers Camp

Locals are putting up a fight against plans to turn the old Army camp at Chickerell into a temporary site for travellers.

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Hardy's Birthplace To Sell Booze?

A request by the new visitor centre at Hardy's Cottage to sell alcohol will be considered today.


Mobility Scooter Driver Has His Bag Snatched In Weymouth

A vulnerable man in Weymouth on a mobility scooter has had his bag stolen as he drove along the Rodwell Trail.

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Gas Supplies Reconnected To 400 Homes In Preston

Around 400 homes in Preston in Weymouth now have gas again. Engineers say they’ve visited every property affected but will be going back to homes today where no one was in last night.

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HMS Portland Due To Dock Today

A very special guest is making itself at home for five days in Dorset, as HMS Portland docks at her namesake port today.

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Get Ready For Quad Bike Beach Event In Weymouth

Quad bikers from the age of 6 to 70 will be roaring across the sand this month as Weymouth International Beach X returns for its second year.

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Healthy Eating On The Menu In Dorset

Its National School Meals Week and The Deputy Prime Minster has been highlighting just how far school meals have come since the days of lukewarm liver and bacon and lumpy banana custard.

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