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Overall Crime Down In Dorset

Overall crime has fallen in Dorset, but there's been an increase in sexual offences in the last year.

Growing Class Sizes In Dorset

There's been a staggering rise in the number of school children in Dorset being taught in classes with over 30 pupils, according to figures released by the Labour Party from the Department For Education.

LISTEN - Wessex FM Talks To A Dorset Carer About The Assisted Dying Bill

The House of Lords debates a Bill today which will make it legal for adults in the UK to be given assistance to end their own life. We've talked to Colin Hart who was a carer for a woman with Spina Bifida who wanted to take her life for 10 years, and who then changed her mind.

Dorset Tax Credit Claimants Urged To Act Now

Tax credit customers in Dorset are being urged by HM Revenue and Customs to renew their claims before the looming deadline on the 31st July.

LISTEN: Abby's Weekly Round Up

LISTEN: Abby's Weekly Round Up

Who's raised £10,000 for charity in Weymouth? What are some locals on Portland getting excited about? And what piece of Dorset history could return?

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival

Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival Gets Underway

Thousands of people are expected to descend on a Dorset village this weekend for the Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival.

Village Pub Pulls Together To Buy Life Saving Equipment

Village Pub Pulls Together To Buy Life Saving Equipment

Staff and drinkers at the White Horse at Litton Cheney are raising money to buy a defibrillator which they think could save lives because of the pubs remote location.

Free Reading Scheme For Adults In Dorchester

Free Reading Scheme For Adults In Dorchester

If you live in Dorchester and struggle with your reading, you're being encouraged to take advantage of a FREE help service.

Follow The Treasure Trail Around Dorchester

Follow The Treasure Trail Around Dorchester

A unique treasure trail has been created around Dorchester as part of a special summer fun day tomorrow afternoon.

Weymouth Harbour

Campaign Group Hopes To Bring Back Trams To Weymouth

Network Rail is being asked to get on board with an idea to bring Weymouth Tramway back into use.

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