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Fire Service Issue Bonfire Safety Advice Ahead Of Walkout

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service are reminding those who are organising bonfire night displays or having fireworks this Halloween to do it safely, ahead of a walk out by FBU members tomorrow.

Slope Stabilisation Work To Take Place At Wyke Road Tunnel

Work to stabilise a slope and re-open a footpath next to the Wyke Road tunnel in Weymouth will start at the beginning of November.

Dorchester Chamber Of Commerce React To Pay On Exit Parking U Turn

Alison Moore, President of Dorchester Chamber of Commerce has been speaking to Wessex FM about news that pay on exit parking in the county town has now been put on hold for a year.

Dorset Police To Increase Patrols On Halloween

Ghosts, werewolves and vampires may not have manners but Dorset Police are asking people enjoying Halloween to remember theirs.

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Superfast Broadband Rolled Out Further Across West Dorset

More than 4,500 residents and businesses in West Dorset will benefit from faster, more reliable broadband in early 2015 as part of Superfast Dorset’s third phase of the multi-million pound rollout of fibre broadband.

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Battens Sponsor The Tiny Terras

Young Weymouth footballers will now be kicking off in style thanks to new sponsorship from a local law firm.

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Weymouth Sealife Visitors Asked To Keep It Down Around The Piranhas

Weymouth Sea Life Park is asking its visitors to go quietly when viewing the 7-strong shoal of piranhas in Amazon.

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Former Dorset Care Home Up For Sale

What was Purbeck Care Home in Wareham has gone on the market for £2.5M.

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Purbeck Marathon Increases Charitable Donations

The Purbeck Marathon is celebrating more records in 2014 as the success of this year’s event means that we are able to increase our charitable donations to £6,000, a 50% increase on 2013.

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Chideok Post Office To Open On Sundays

New plans to modernise Chideock Post Office have been given the stamp of approval, with the branch now to open seven days a week.

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