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8 Arrested So Far In Summer Drink Drive Crack Down

Dorset Police have told Wessex FM 8 people have been charged with drink driving related offences in the last days.

Did You Take Car Keys From A Suspected Drink Driver On Portland?

Police are trying to trace two men who took car keys from a man at the Co-Op in Easton Square, who they'd suspected had been drink driving.

Man And Children Resuced From Sinking Boat

A man and two children were left clinging to the floating seats of their boat which sunk at Ferrybridge near Weymouth on Saturday.

A31 Re-Opens After Car Hits Road Sign

Part of the A31 was closed last night at Corfe Mullen after a car hit a road sign near the Coventry Arms.

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Warning Notice For Landlords

Landlords in Dorset are being urged to get their house in order before a shake-up in the law covering deposits comes into effect.

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Raffle Raises Vital Funds To Test For Prostate Cancer In Weymouth

The New Man Prostate Cancer Group are getting £3,500 raised through a charity raffle to fund vital cancer checks.


Dorset Police Team Up With BT To Fight Fraud

Dorset Police have been working with telecoms operators in the area to prevent fraudsters catching out unsuspecting elderly and vulnerable victims, by reducing the amount of time a line stays open after the recipient has tried to disconnect the call.

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Police Renew Appeal After Serious Accident In Swanage

Police are still looking for witnesses to an accident in Swanage on Friday when four pedestrians were injured.

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LOCAL FOOTBALL - Victory For Young Bridport Footballers

Bridport Under 11's team won the 6 a side football tournament in Weymouth with some style on Saturday.

Dorset County Hospital A&E survey results dec 2014

Dorset County-One Of The Best Hospitals In Britain

It follows a survey by CHKS, a provider of healthcare improvement services to the NHS.

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Nothe Fort promising scares for Halloween!

'Nothe of the living dead' will plunge participants into an immersive zombie experience to escape the tunnels beneath the fort.

Dorchester police drugs swoop

They've seized thousands of pounds worth of drugs and cash.

Weekend Local Sports Results

Dorchester made the trip to Devon to take on Tiverton Town for a place in the 3rd qualifying round of the FA Cup.

Charity run for Hangers Heroes

The new 10k challenge starts and finishes at West Fleet Touring Park in Weymouth.

Portland's MEMO project won't have living dinosaurs

But they do want your thoughts on their plans

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