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Avoid taking your children on holiday in term time

Parents in Dorset are being reminded if they take their children out of school without permission they will be fined.

Jeremy Hunt visits Dorset County Hospital

The Secretary of State for Health dropped in yesterday afternoon to hear how the hospital is putting patient safety first.

WATCH: Weymouth pupils learn how to 'Swim Safe'

Pupils from St Andrew's primary have been learning techniques for survival at sea.

Traffic chaos Weymouth and Lyme Regis

Three separate incidents are causing major delays on our roads tonight.


Book launch showcases Dorset's finest craftspeople

'50 Dorset Makers' was launched at Wolfeton Riding House in Charminster last month


'Horrific act of cruelty' as hedgehogs set on fire

The hedgehogs were found burning in a cardboard box in Christchurch

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Local Football: Magpies in latest pre-season friendly

Dorchester make the trip to Melksham Town tonight.


£1M Porsches roll into Weymouth tonight

If you've ever dreamed of owning a Porsche costing a million pounds - well tonight's your chance to get a little bit closer to one.

Sir David Attenborough

A critical summer for butterflies

Sir David Attenborough is asking people in Dorset to take part in the Big Butterfly Count.


Magna Housing gets green fingered with local community

Winterbourne Steepleton's asked for help with brightening up their village

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