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The Statue Of Liberty Comes To Weymouth

An iconic New York landmark has taken up residence in the front garden of a house in Preston in Weymouth.

Will You Give £1 To Weymouth Carnival?

The organisers of Weymouth Carnival have launched an urgent appeal to fund this year's event by asking everyone who normally goes to the carnival to donate £1.

Kings Arms In Dorchester Up For Sale

Dorchester's historic pub, The Kings Arms has been put on the market for £1.7M.

Monkey World In Bid For Chart Success

Monkey World is moving into the music industry with the release of its new charity music video 'I Say, Save Orang-utans.'

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Drivers Seen Speeding Near Dorset Schools

3 out of 5 parents across Dorset have witnessed drivers speeding around their child's school according to new research by Road Safety Charity Brake and Churchill Insurance.

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Two Tone Legends 'The Beat' To Play Tolpuddle

Two Tone legends The Beat, Dorset's Billy Brag, and folk singer Seth Lakeman are just three of acts taking to the stage at this year's Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival.

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Music Industry Week comes to Weymouth

The lead vocalist from folk rock band The Levellers and Wessex FM's very own head of news and presenter Maria Greenwood will both be speaking at Weymouth College's Music Industry Week.

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Firefighters Called To Accident At Winterborne Monkton

Paramedics called in firefighters from Dorchester last night to assist them with a car accident on the A354.

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UPDATED: Three Injured In Crash Near Beaminster

Three people have been injured after an accident involving three vehicles on the A3066 Tunnel Road near Beaminster.

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Dorset's PCC Writes To The PM Over Cost Of Firearms Licencing

Martyn Underhill has praised a move by the Home Office to put up the cost of firearms licences, which he says were being subsidised by Dorset taxpayers.

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Weymouth RNLI in the spotlight

A week of activities to raise money for the service is underway.

£4,000 boost for Dorset County Hospital Charity

Bags of Help is a project run by Tesco and sees funds raised from the sale of carrier bags awarded to thousands of local community projects every year.

Durlston Country Park set for landscape facelift

£900,000 will fund the Durlston Pleasure Grounds project.

Brace yourselves!

More roadworks could be on their way across Dorset!

Funding joy for Dorchester cancer specialists

The 2 year project will provide specialist therapy.

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