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Sailor Gets Into Trouble Off Portland Race

A sailor who got into trouble off the Portland Race yesterday was monitored by the coastguard after her asked his partner back home to call for help.

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The loss of a coastguard station, bucking the national trend for A Level results, barn fires and more in Dorset this week.

Weymouth RNLI lifeboat Helps Yacht In trouble In Portland Race

Volunteer lifeboat crew went to the aid of a Dutch yacht yesterday, caught in the vicious currents of the infamous Portland race.

Slow Loris Confiscated In Drugs Bust

Monkey World are now looking after a Slow Loris which had been confiscated in a drugs raid by authorities in The Maldives.

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Land Needed In Dorset For Jobs and Housing

Local landowners and developers in Purbeck are being asked to help identify land that could be used for housing and employment.

Father And Son Get Lost In Undergrowth

Father And Son Get Lost In Undergrowth

A search was launched for a man and his 15-year-old son yesterday who'd become lost in undergrowth on a Dorset cliff top.

A-Level Pass Rate Rises At Weymouth College

A-Level Pass Rate Rises At Weymouth College

Students and staff at Weymouth College are proudly celebrating another year of A-Level success, as course results are published across the country today.

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Tell Us Your Vision For Weymouth Town Centre

Today's your first chance to tell council bosses in Weymouth how you'd like to see the town centre develop over the next 10 years.

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Electric Palace Up For Sale

The owner of Bridport's Electric Palace, Peter Hitchen has decided to call it a day and is putting the venue on the market for £550,000.

Safety of Weymouth's Roads to be Reviewed

Safety of Weymouth's Roads to be Reviewed

A plan to imporve Weymouth's transport network gets one step closer. This time they're looking at how safe the town's roads are.

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