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Red Arrows Confirmed For Weymouth Carnival

It's one of the highlights of Weymouth Carnival and Wessex FM can confirm the Red Arrows will be making an appearance this year.

The Future Of Dorset Fire And Rescue Up For Consultation

Between now and 20 October, you will be able to have your say on options for Dorset Fire and Rescue including closer working with local authorities and the police through to a possible merge with Wiltshire and Swindon Fire Authority.

Dorset Widower Awarded £650K In Damages

The husband of a Dorset mother of three who died after years of exposure to asbestos at Guys Marsh Prison in Shaftesbury has been awarded nearly £650,000 in damages from the MOD.

Catch Of The Day! GB Aquathon Star vs Black Tip Reef Shark

Local Aquathon bronze medallist and Sport Lecturer Tom Priest visited Weymouth SEA LIFE Park on Saturday 19th July to lend a hand to busy Aquarists cleaning the large ocean tank.


Heath Fire Started By Fireworks

Kids setting off fireworks are being blamed for starting a heath fire at Studland last night.


Glowing Report For Sunninghill

Sunninghill School in Dorchester has received a glowing report from inspectors, who say staff "inspire excellence".

UPDATED - Fatal accident on A31 at Wimborne

UPDATED - Fatal accident on A31 at Wimborne

Wessex FM can confirm there's been a fatality after a serious accident on the A31 at Wimborne between a lorry and a camper van.

Babies And The Elderly Treated For Dehydration

Babies And The Elderly Treated For Dehydration

Dorset County Hospital's A&E Department has been treating people for dehydration during the hot weather with the elderly and babies particularly affected by the heat.

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Anger Over Magna's Plans To Sell Off Land

There's anger at plans by Magna Housing to sell off some of its land in West Dorset to reduce its debt.

Weymouth and Portland CAB Back Open On Thursdays

Weymouth and Portland CAB Back Open On Thursdays

Weymouth and Portland Citizen's Advice Bureau will be back open on Thursday afternoons for the first time in years after a successful campaign to recruit more volunteers.

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