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200 Hens Looking For Homes

It may sound hen-credible but RSPCA inspectors are looking for new homes for over 200 hens in Dorset in time for Christmas.

Charity Urges Shoppers Not To Buy Pets As Presents

The Margaret Green Animal Rescue Centre in Dorset is pleading with people not to buy animals this Christmas as they say the number of unwanted pets they take into care always goes up this time of year.

Gas Works To Cause Traffic Problems In Dorchester

Drivers in Dorchester are being warned to expect major delays around Weymouth Avenue in the New Year.

Chippy Treats Care Home Residents To Free Lunch

Care South's Buxton House care home in Weymouth will be treated to a complimentary Christmas lunch today, thanks to local restaurant Alf's Fish & Chips on Lynch Road.

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New Recommendations To Stop Young People Being Held In Cells

Dorset's Police and Crime Commissioner is backing new Government recommendations to try and stop young people and those suffering from mental health problems being held in police cells.


13 Charged For Drink Driving

The number of people who've now been charged for drink driving in Dorset this December stands at 13.

Life Education Bus Dorchester Middle School

Magna Supports Local Children's Charity

Health-promoting children’s charity, Life Education Wessex, was presented with a cheque for £3,000 from Magna’s community initiative fund (CIF) at Dorchester Middle School.


Work Out In Front Of The Telly

We can work out while watching our favourite TV shows or burn off calories during a game of Candy Crush now a Dorchester Gym has reopened following a major refurbishment that cost more than £200,000.


Dorset School Returns To Normal After Shots Fired

A man has been arrested for firearm related offences after there were reports of an airgun being fired at a Dorset school.


Wessex FM Talks To The Cast Of Broadchurch

After Wessex FM encouraged Broadchurch lovers to join the TV crime drama's twitter campaign to release the new trailer for the second series - today we're bringing you an extra sneak peek.

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