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Body Found In Search For Missing Man

A body has been found at woods near Blandford in the search for missing Dorset man, Alan Allgood.

Concrete Falls From Hardye Arcade

Businesses in Hardye Arcade in Dorchester are calling for the owners to take urgent action over the upkeep of the building.

Major Funding Boost For Dorset Schools

Dorset will get an extra £3.1M from the Government for local schools after a review from the Department of Education.

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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.

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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.

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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".

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