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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.

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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'Angel of the North' Creator Makes Dorset Coast Sculpture

Visitors to Clavell Tower at Kimmeridge Bay will not only be able to get in free today - but they can also see a life size sculpture on the shoreline.

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Teenage girl sexually assaulted in Dorchester

It happened last night along Bowling Alley Walk.

Rulebook “ripped up” as Dame Kelly Holmes made Honorary Colonel in Bovington

She's the first to be given the role outside of the Royal Family.

What now for Camp Bestival?

Organisers admit to "Financial Challenges"

Councillor calls for congestion charge for Dorchester

Cllr Gerald Dukes thinks too many heavy lorries are coming through the town.

Meet the winners of Ironman Weymouth 70.3

They battled rain, wind and testing conditions.

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