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Police Operation Sees Crime Fall In Weymouth

Overall crime has fallen 20% in Melcombe Regis, Chapelhay and the Nothe in Weymouth and Police say they've made significant progress in their fight against illegal drugs.

Blandford Nursery Safe for Now

A Blandford Nursery that was threatened with closure is to remain open until at least the end of the 2014.

Hospital Makes National News Over Patient's 999 Call

Dorset County Hospital has made the national papers over the story of a pensioner who called 999 from his hospital bed to get pain relief.

Broadchurch Writer Cuts Ribbon At Charity Shop Opening

Chris Chibnall, the writer of TV series Broadchurch which was filmed in West Bay has officially opened Cancer Research UK's new shop in Bridport.

Bridport Museum

Bridport Museum Displays Monster Creation

A Dinosaur has gone on display at Bridport Museum, but this one's particularly unusual as it's made of Lego.

Ridgeway / Maiden Castle

Landscape Lovers In 17 Mile Trek

A team from the Landscape Partnership have trekked 17 miles along the South Dorset Ridgeway to celebrate the launch of 25 new projects to protect the local landscape.

Blue Pill

Two Bridport Teens In Intensive Care After Taking Illegal Drug

Two teenage girls in Bridport have ended up in intensive care after taking a highly dangerous Class A drug called 2C-I.

Weymouth Harbour

Free Harbour Parking Could Still Be Removed

Plans to remove free parking around the harbour in Weymouth could still go ahead.


Broadchurch Nominated for Prestigious BAFTA's

The TV BAFTA nominations are out and West Bay Drama Broadchurch has been nominated 4 times!!!

Sandy West

Portland Councillor Invited To Number 10

Portland Councillor Sandy West has a date at number 10 today. She's been summoned to Downing Street to meet the Prime Minister as a thank you for the part she played when the Island was battered by gales.

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