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Dorset PCC Launches Campaign for Fair Gun License Pricing

Martyn Underhill says he doesn't believe Dorset Police should be subsising gun licenses, which haven't seen a price increase since 2001.

Residents Urged to Keep Watch Over Bonfires

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service say they have been called to a number of incidents with unattended or out of control bonfires overnight.

Condor Departure - Hoteliers' Reaction

Following the announcement that Condor Ferries will be leaving Weymouth next year, Wessex FM spoke to one B&B who says the change of port is a bad move for the firm.

Councillor Urges Magna Housing to Sell Responsibly

Councillor Ros Kayes says any land Magna wants to sell off should be sold to other affordable housing providers.

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Children Hunt for Flags around Dorchester

Shops in Dorchester are hiding flags, as children travel around town in the hope of collecting all 115, with the chance to win money to spend in the county town.

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Digital Insight into the Life of a Portland WW1 Soldier

The diaries of Regimental Sergeant-Major George Beck have been published in an online blog.


Taste Of France Comes To Dorchester

A French market is back in the county town for Bank Holiday weekend, thanks to the Chamber of Commerce.

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Weymouth Beer Festival Selling Fast

A range of beers, ciders and perries from the South West will be available at the Weymouth Beer Festival in October.

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Werymouth Girl Looking to Become Face of the Globe

11-Year-old Darcy Lane has been invited to attend the regional heats of a global beauty pageant.

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Seminar for Local Weymouth and Portland Businesses

Employers are being invited to a seminar, being run by Battens Solicitors, looking at the rules around expanding a workforce.

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