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Temproary Travellers Site Approved

Proposals for a temporary traveller's site near Dorchester have been approved by Dorset County Council's Planning Committee.

'Skip' To Bridport's Rope Heritage Celebrations

The first ever event celebrating Bridport's rope and net industry is launching this weekend, and it's looking to be something you won't want to 'skip'!

Anti Badger Cull Protesters To Visit Dorchester

Andrew Butler from Dorset Badger and Bovine Welfare says next weeks (Saturday 17th May) event through the town and into Borough Gardens has a clear message;

Sports Memorabilia Auction To Help Fund School Trip To India

Ben Billington and John Young, who're 16 and 15 years old, are from All Saints School are trying to raise about £5,000 between them for a school trip to India in July next year (2015).

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Weymouth Opening Home League Game Cancelled

Overnight rain has left the pitch at Redlands unfit for play

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Ben Ainslie and Fellow Olympians Open Sailing Centre in Memory of "Bart" Simpson

Sir Ben Ainslie and Olympic sailing champ Iain Percy have paid an emotional tribute to their friend, Andrew Simpson, in Dorset today (Friday 9th May).

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School Children Told To Take Off Their Shoes To Improve Learning

IPACA on Portland are getting young pupils to take off their shoes in class to make them more relaxed and improve concentration.

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Bus Company Says Problem Service Is On The Road To Recovery

First Dorset has apologised for previous problems with their Number 8 service in Weymouth, and says punctuality is now over 90%.

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Sailing School To Open In Memory Of Local Olympian

A sailing school, set up in memory of Dorset Olympian Andrew Simpson, officially opens at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy today (Friday 9th May).

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