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ELECTION UPDATE: Counting Still Underway In South & West Dorset

We are still waiting for results from South and West Dorset this morning as counting continues in the 2015 General Election.

Dorset Goes To The Polls

The Polls are now open for the 2015 General Election and will close at 10pm tonight.

Dorchester Fights Back Against Fraud

Dorset Police, Barclays Bank and Dorset Trading Standards teamed up for a special awareness event to educate people on how not to become a victim of telephone fraud.

Huge Cigarette Haul Found Near Wareham

Nearly 34,000 cigarettes have been recovered from a layby near Wareham.

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Weymouth To Get A Real Ice Rink

Weymouth BID has announced they're putting a real ice rink in Weymouth this Christmas.

Charminster Flooding

Road To Close In Charminster For 5 Months

East Hill Road in Charminster is going to be closed from Monday (11 May) for 5 months, while work's being carried out to replace a listed bridge.

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Scooter Rider Taken To Hospital After Accident In Weymouth

A Weymouth man's been taken to hospital after having an accident on his scooter this morning at Lodmoor Hill.

Former Cerne Abbas Care Home

Cerne Abbas Care Home To Reopen Under New Owner

The former Cerne Abbas Care home which closed last year before being rated inadequate by the Care Quality Commission is being given a new lease of life by a new owner.

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New Wildlife Play Area To Open In Weymouth

Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is launching new opening hours and a new wildlife play area for the spring and summer season at its conservation centre at Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve, Weymouth.

Yacht Sunk Portland

Yacht Sinks Off Portland

A yacht has broken free from its moorings and sunk in the breakwater off Portland.

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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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