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Weymouth Mayor Launches Her Christmas Fund Appeal

People living in Weymouth and Portland are being asked to get into the festive spirit and give generously after the launch of this year's Christmas fund appeal.

Police Appealing For Public Footage Of Incident In Weymouth

The police are asking anyone who filmed an incident on their phones in Weymouth town centre to get in touch with them.

St John's Primary In Weymouth Closed Due To A Power Cut

St John's Primary school say they will be back open tomorrow (9th December) after a power cut forced the school to close today.

Fears For Future Of Affordable Housing In Purbeck

We could see less affordable homes being built in Purbeck after a major change to national planning policy.

Dorchester Prison

EXCLUSIVE - Talks Held With Potential Buyer For Dorchester Prison

Wessex FM can reveal that commercial negotiations are taking place between the Ministry of Justice and the possible new owners of Dorchester Prison.


Spate Of Dorset Burglaries Could Be Linked

Dorset Police have told Wessex FM they're keeping an open mind as to whether a series of burglaries in North and West Dorset are linked.


Outstanding Childcare Honoured In Dorset

Dorset County Council's Early Years and Childcare Awards have recognised the excellent standards of those who've been given the highest Ofsted grade.


Weymouth Students Celebrate GCSE Results With Inspirational Speaker

The world's fastest blind man, Steve Cunningham has given an inspirational talk to students at Wey Valley School in Weymouth.

Veterans Festival Launch

Christmas Celebration For Weymouth Veterans

Mince pies and Christmas cakes will be on the menu for local veterans as they're being invited to a special festive treat.


Saturday Sports Results

Dorchester were involved in a goal fest at St. Neots Town, and Weymouth beat Banbury at the Bob Lucas. Brdiport lost away in Bristol and Portland Utd enjoyed a win at Tintinhull.

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