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Plans Withdrawn To Build 70 Houses Near Hardy's Birthplace

Kingston Maurward College has withdrawn plans to build 70 houses on parkland at Lower Bockhampton.

Police Dog Section Victim Of Cuts

Wessex FM has learnt that Dorset Police's Dog Section has seen a dramatic cut to its numbers since 1991.

Dorchester FC Manager Resigns

Dorchester's manager has resigned after a poor run of form saw the Magpies slip into the bottom three in the league.

Condor Ferries Sell Two Vessels

Condor has sold two of its ferries to make room for a new super vessel.

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Dorchester Launches Top Of The Shops Competition

Dorchester Chamber of Commerce and Dorchester BID are putting on the first Independent Retail Awards for the county town.

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UPDATED: Bin Lorries Crash In Dorchester Now Cleared

Two recycling lorries crashed in Dorchester blocking off part of Poundbury Road.


800 Children In Dorset Still Without A Reception School Place

Wessex FM has learnt that over 800 Dorset children still haven't had their applications for their reception school places submitted - with just one day left until the deadline

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"Broadchurch Fever" Sees Holiday Park Bookings Soar

A holiday park near West Bay are putting "Broadchurch Fever" down to a huge surge in year to date bookings.


Local Football - Bad Night For Weymouth And Dorchester

Weymouth lost 4-2 to Paulton Rovers last night and Dorchester were beaten 2-1 by Chippenham Town.

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Family Card Business in Dorchester Closes

Top Drawer in Dorchester has closed its doors to customers after 28 years.

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