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Wet Weather Making Access to Steam Fair Difficult

Organisers of Dorset Steam Fair are appealing for tractor drivers to help with access to the site after a couple of days of wet weather.

Report on Portland Prison Still Finds Problems

The report into Portland Prison praises staff and recognises the difficultes they face, but criticises the regime which means prisoners go without regular activity or education.

Search for Whereabouts of Warmwell Tractor

Crossways Parish Council are searching for a Fordson tractor, which was originally used to transport bombs to planes during World War 2.

Firefighters Come to the Rescue of Two Animals in Trouble

Dorset Fire and Rescue rescued two animals during Bank Holiday Monday, indluding a dog who had fallen into a quarry and a cat who was trapped after trying to shelter from the rain.

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Steam Fair Visitor has some Large Requirements

A performer at Dr Haze's Freak Show at Dorset Steam Fair is flying in from Poland, but organisers didn't consider his extra large needs!


Weymouth v Dorchester Result

The spoils went to Weymouth who beat Dorchester at the Bob Lucas.

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Rockfall On Portland

Coastguards were called to reports of a slipage at Cheyne Cliff.


Monday Night Is Firework Night

Local businesses have joined forces with Weldmar Hospicecare Trust to stage a firework spectacular tonight (Monday 25th August) at 9.30pm.


Weymouth v Dorchester

Weymouth are expecting their biggest crowd of the season so far, today when they host Dorchester.


Head Shaves To Support Friend With Cancer

Fiona James and Heidi Keyworth told their friend that if she lost her hair during treatment they would lose there's as well.

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