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Bridport Patients Response 'Encouraging'

Bridport health services say they're "encouraged" by the number of patients who've taken part in a recent week of feedback.

Dorset Cancer Patients Face Agonizing Wait For Benefits Payments

A leading charity has warned too many cancer patients are having to wait for months before getting disability benefits.

Charity For The Blind Say They're On The Brink

The Dorset Blind Association say they have just 8 days left to save their club for young blind people which is under threat because of a loss in lottery funding.

Top Honours For Dorset Fire Fighters

Off duty fire fighter from Dorchester who tried to save the life of a car accident victim was one of 33 crew members honoured for their bravery at Lulworth Castle last night.

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Get On Your Bike From Portland To Dorchester

A new cycle path costing hundreds of thousands of pounds now means you can cycle all the way from Portland to Dorchester without taking on the traffic on the road.

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Abby's Weekly Round-Up

Catch up on why a Dorset charity could lose an important service, what's driven some villagers off the rails and more...


High Hopes Grass Tennis Courts Will Be A Smash

Its hoped new grass tennis courts in Dorchester will be ready to use next week - just in time for Wimbledon.

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Subway Stores Creates 11 New Jobs In Bridport

A brand new SUBWAY store has opened its doors to the public in Bridport’s town centre, creating 11 new jobs.

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Alan Carr Sells Out In Hours

Staff at Dorchester Arts say tickets to see Alan Carr at the Corn Exchange sold out in hours on the day they were released.

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LISTEN - Wessex FM Talks To Legendary Dorset Driver Win Percy

It tells the story of how a boy born in Tolpuddle went on to become a legendary figure in Touring Car and Sports Car racing around the world. Win Percy has been speaking to Wessex FM about why he's finally decided to put his story down on paper.

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