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Time To Quiz Top Council Officials

Senior Execs from Dorset County Council will be in Dorchester this morning to find out what public services YOU value the most.

Travellers Pitch Up In Weymouth

A group of travellers have pitched up again at the Swannery Car Park in Weymouth, next to the nature reserve.

Dorset Police Admit 101 Call Service Needs Improvement

If you want to call Dorset Police for a non-emergency, this advice is steer clear of peak after the force admit they need to improve call waiting times.

Missing Grandmother Could Be In Weymouth

The family of a missing 74-year-old woman from Milton Keynes have told Wessex FM they think she could be in Weymouth.


Thieves Steal Haul Of Valuables During Portland Break In

Thieves used a ladder to get into a house on Portland through an upstairs window, stealing jewellery, cash and even a safe, Police have told Wessex FM.

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West Dorset Publicans Know How To Pull A Perfect Pint

Tracey and Steve Brady of The Marquis of Lorne at Nettlecombe have won Palmers Brewery's first Master Cellarman of the Year award.

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Fears Over Hospital's Plans To Move Pathology Services Out Of County

Plans by Dorset County Hospital which could see their pathology services move to Taunton have been met with concern by local health campaigners.

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Dorset's Barn Owls Under Threat

One of Dorset's much loved, nocturnal birds of prey, is in serious danger after their worst breeding season in 30 years.


More People with Mental Health Issues Needing Advice in Dorchester

A charity has told us their Dorchester office needs a mental health advisor to meet growing demand in the County Town.

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Flu Jab Pensioners To Be Offered Heart Checks

Elderly people in Dorset getting the flu jab are to be tested to see if they have an irregular heartbeat in a new screening project.

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