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World War One Brought Back To Life At Wey Valley

Students at The Wey Valley School in Weymouth have learned how the First World War affected every aspect of life with a special day themed around the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of war.

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival Already Underway for Group

The first ever Tolpuddle pilgrimage has started from Plymouth in remembrance of 6 farmers that created the first ever trade union in Britain in 1834 - The Tolpuddle Martyrs.

Ofsted Recognise "Improving" IPACA on Portland

It's almost top marks for IPACA Portland. The school's been rated good by Ofsted after a two day inspection.

West Dorset Business "Surprised" by Big Win

A family-run business in Bridport and Beaminster have been voted top of the crops across the whole UK.

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Weymouth Tourism Students Generous Donation

Students at Weymouth College have raised £1,000 in a day for The Teenage Cancer Trust.

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Police Drama on Broadchurch Set in West Bay

There's been a major disturbance on the set of Broadchurch in West Bay.


Listen To Our Report - Mass Walkout Across Dorset

Up to 2,000 Dorset County Council staff could be out on strike today. Wessex FM was at the rally in Bournemouth - you can listen here to Adam Miyanji talking to the regional secretary of UNISON Joanne Kaye.

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Dorset Man takes Up Prestigious Royal Post

A former soldier living in Dorset has taken up residence in her Majesty's Royal Fortress.


Driver Could Hold Vital Information About Fatal Accident At Winfrith

Dorset Police are trying to find the driver of a blue car that could be a vital witness to yesterday's fatal accident at Winfrith.

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Burns Victim Warns Campers To Use The Right Equipment

A young woman who suffered major burns after an accident involving a gas stove at Camp Bestival at Lulworth Castle last summer is warning other people to make sure they follow the safety guidelines.

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