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Weymouth Chamber And BID Hit Out At Plans To Put Up Parking Charges

The former President of Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce says the council should stick to their guns and keep parking charges low in the Borough.

Overcrowding At Portland YOI

South Dorset MP Richard Drax has called for capacity at Portland Young Offenders Institute to be increased to tackle the growing problem of overcrowding.

Five Arrests Made After Drugs Investigation

Five people have been arrested for alleged money laundering after an ongoing Dorset Police investigation into alleged drugs supply in Blandford Forum.

Dorset's Chief Fire Office To Take Joint Role

Dorset's current Chief Fire officer, Darran Gunter will head up the new service when it merges with Wiltshire.

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HMS Portland Arrives This Week

HMS Portland will be sailing into her namesake port this week, with a chance for you to get on board.

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Chimney Fire Blaze In Bridport

We're being warned to make sure our chimneys are properly swept before starting a real fire, after a blaze in Bridport.

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New Funding To Help Children In Weymouth To Read

A grant of £1,500 is to give pupils at Radipole Primary School in Weymouth access to the accelerated reading programme that has already given students at Wey Valley and St Nicholas & St Laurence Primary schools a new enthusiasm for reading.


Dorset Police In Joint Rural Crime Attack Plan

They've joined forces with officers from Hampshire and Wiltshire to target rural crime this month.

PCC Martyn Underhill

PCC Underhill's Mental Health Plea

He's written to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg asking him to back a scheme which could improve the experiences of victims suffering from mental health conditions.

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Dorset Mum Of The Year At Awards At London's Savoy Hotel

Louise Fetigan from Bovington set up My Daddy is a Solider Adventures in 2011 when her daughter began struggling to cope with her father being away on duty for long periods of time

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