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Campervan Destroyed In Bovington Arson Attack

A campervan has been destroyed in what Dorset Fire & Rescue think was an attack of arson in Bovington.

Arsonists Set Fire To Weymouth Woodland

A crew from Weymouth and an off road vehicle from Maiden Newton were called to a fire at Teddy Bear Woods last night.

Carers Getting A Break

Dorset's cabinet's agreed to offer carers short break services without fees

Warm Homes Programme Providing Jobs Boost For Dorset

It's claimed a programme which makes homes across Dorset warmer by "retrofitting" them with new energy measures has contributed over £13M to the local economy.

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Vandalised Weymouth Skatepark Thanks Community For Support

They were the victim of thieves and vandals, but tonight the Front Skatepark in Weymouth is holding a celebration.


New Police Awards Aim To Build Better Relations With Young People

Dorset Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner have launched a new awards scheme to publically recognise outstanding behaviour, contributions, commitment and innovation by local youngsters.


Tree Hits Car On The A37

A tree's come down and hit a car on the A37 near Dorchester this morning.


Tough New EU Beach Clean Standards Coming In

That's despite all bar one of our beaches in South and West Dorset being ranked 'good' or 'excellent'

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Cruise Business Booming At Portland Port

More than 4,000 went through during the Mayday Bank Holiday, and they're now on course for a record breaking 26,000 passengers calling during 2015


Purbeck Rail Line:Glowing Example Of Civil Engineering

Volunteers at Swanage Railway are working to upgrade the branch line and to reinstate passenger train services back to Wareham.

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Man jailed for causing crash which claimed the life of Stratton mum

24 year old Mathew Vater from Broadmayne will spend 10 months in prison.

Body found in search for missing Weymouth man

The discovery was made at Radipole Lake Nature Reserve.

Dorchester Town and Weymouth learn Southern League Cup opponents

Both Weymouth and Dorchester have been drawn against local rivals.

Dorset man given Criminal Behaviour Order for committing rural crime

Lewis Longstaffe, of Sandy Lane, Upton, Poole, appeared at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

Campaigners in West Dorset say Brexit could scar NHS permanently

They said there are 2000 unfilled nursing vacancies as a result of foreign workers leaving after the referendum.

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