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Former Dorset Care Home Up For Sale

What was Purbeck Care Home in Wareham has gone on the market for £2.5M.

Purbeck Marathon Increases Charitable Donations

The Purbeck Marathon is celebrating more records in 2014 as the success of this year’s event means that we are able to increase our charitable donations to £6,000, a 50% increase on 2013.

Chideok Post Office To Open On Sundays

New plans to modernise Chideock Post Office have been given the stamp of approval, with the branch now to open seven days a week.

Shock U-Turn Over Pay On Exit Parking For Dorchester

Pay on exit parking won’t be coming to Dorchester for another year.

Cruise Conference Portland Port

Local Attractions Show Tour Operators What They Have To Offer

Portland Port is trying to encourage more cruise liners to make sure passengers docking here know what Dorset has to offer.

Grey Phalarope  © Steve Smith

New ponds On DWT Reserve Attract Rare Wildlife

A rare inland sighting of an arctic breeding wading bird, the grey phalarope, has been recorded on the largest of six new ponds which have recently been created on Dorset Wildlife Trust’s (DWT) Tadnoll and Winfrith reserve.

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Former Dorset School Boy Donates To Cancer Charity

A Dorchester school boy turned American businessman is making a six figure donation to help local people suffering with cancer.

Dorchester Fire Station Demo

Dorset Votes To Merge Its Fire Service With Wiltshire

Dorset residents want their fire and rescue service merged with Wiltshire's according to the outcome of a public consultation.

Doctor listening to patients heart

Dorset GPs Can Bid For Share Of £100m

GPs in Dorset can now bid for a share of £100m in the second wave of The Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund, improving access to GP services for patients.


Annual Big Guy Fawkes Event on Weymouth Seafront

Residents and visitors are invited to come down to Weymouth Seafront for a night of fun at this year's free Big Guy Fawkes Event on 5 November.

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