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Police Investigate Series Of Purse Thefts

Dorset Police are trying to track down two women who they think may have information about a series of purse thefts in Dorchester, Weymouth and Bridport.

UPDATE: Accident on A354 Causes Tailbacks on Weymouth Way

Weymouth Way was closed for a short time this morning following a collision. Traffic is now moving slowly as the vehicles are recovered.

High Demand on Dorset Police Non-Emergency Call Centre

Dorset Police say they're struggling to keep up with the amount of calls to 101, but say emergency calls to 999 are not affected.

Magna’s Help Is Breath Of Fresh Air To Community Shop

Community shop staff, volunteers and customers at Broadwindsor are no longer sweltering in the heat, thanks to a donation from Magna Housing Association.


Troubled Families Helped In Dorset

Local authority teams have been praised by the Government for turning around the lives of more than 200 troubled families in Dorset.

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Warning Against Lighting Fires on Dorset Heathland

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service have urged people enjoying the summer on a heath not to light camp fires or BBQs.

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Council Looking For New Crossing Patrols

Dorset County Council is looking for cover staff to help children across the county cross the roads.

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Convoy of WW1 Vehicles Planned for Great Dorset Steam Fair

A group of vehicles used in World War One will make their way from Bovington Tank Museum to Tarrant Hinton next Saturday.

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Weymouth Student Competes in Taekwondo International Tournament

Wey Valley School student Libys McGuiness is travelling back to Ireland after competing there at international level.

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Fancy Being a Sooty Box Collector?

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is asking for anyone interested in helping to enpty their collection boxes to get in touch.

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