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Mum Thanks Hospital Staff

Fern Grimshaw from Weymouth has paid tribute to the work of staff at Dorset County Hospital after her baby son was born two months early.

Local Photographer's Storm Pictures Go Viral

Weymouth photographer Daniel Roads says he's overwhelmed by the response he's had to pictures he took of Friday night's electrical storm.

Riding School Pleas For Drivers To Show Patience To Horses On The Road

South Coast Equestrian are urging drivers to be tolerant to horses on the road after a an alleged incident where a woman in a car shouted abuse at a rider.

FREE Diabetes Checks In Weymouth

People in Weymouth are being invited to a Healthy Living Roadshow at the Kings Statue today to find out if they're at risk of Type 2 Diabetes.

Corfe Castle & steam train

Archaeologists Start Dig At Corfe Castle

Time Team fans can watch a real life dig unfold at Corfe Castle as part of the Festival of Archaeology which starts today. (21st July)

Sir David Attenborough  Butterfly Conservation

The Big Butterfly Count Needs You

Sir David Attenborough is calling on Dorset residents to become back garden wildlife detectives this summer by taking part in the world's largest butterfly survey.


76 People Charged So Far As Part Of Summer Drink Drive Crackdown

The number of people being caught as part of Dorset Police's Summer Drink Drive crack down continues to grow with 76 people now facing court dates.

Whiskey Bravo Coastguard helicopter Portland

Diver Airlifted To Poole

A man diving in Weymouth Bay had to be airlifted to Poole yesterday by the coastguard after he started to show signs of decompression sickness.

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New War Memorial For Beaminster

The dedication to the town's fallen soldiers has been built in the square - the same location of the original tribute - a captured German gun from World War 1.

pathology support stand

Call for Path Lab Supporters

Dorset Health Campaign fears a private company doing testing will increase the length of time cancer patients have to wait for results.

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