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Social Care Costs Going Up?

The County Council is asking for our views on how much people are charged for certain services and finding new ways to finance carers' 'Short Breaks Service'.

Fancy Getting Your Hands On A Chalet At Greenhill?

The waiting list has been scrapped and we are all being invited to bid for a Greenhill Chalet in Weymouth this summer.

Man Rescued From Mud At Lulworth Cove

A man's been rescued after getting stuck waist deep in mud at Stair Hole yesterday afternoon.

Bridport Primary Shows Improvement

OFSTED says Bridport Primary School which was downgraded after an inspection in November, has since made positive changes.


Abbotsbury Phone Mast Gets The Go Ahead

It divided the community but a mobile phone mast will now go up in the picturesque village of Abbotsbury.

Raising the Flag

Flags To Be Raised In Dorset To Honour The Commonwealth

West Dorset District Council and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council to host second annual ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’ event on the 9th March.


Reading Scheme To Help People With Dementia

Dorset libraries have launched a new campaign to help people suffering from dementia and their carers with the challenges they might be facing.

Richard Sands

Local Care Home Chef Enters National Competition

The talented Head Chef at Care South’s Maiden Castle House care home in Dorchester, Richard Sands, has entered a national cooking competition.

Jerry Thompson

Basketball: Tropic's Storm On The League Continues

Solent Junior Basketball Association Solent Kestrels U15 35 – 65 Weymouth College Tropics. Winchester 30 – 90 Weymouth College Tropics.

Bridport Town Hall

Bridport Museum Plans Unveiled

Around a hundred and fifty people crowded into Bridport Town Hall to find out more

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