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Dorset Mental Health Worker Jailed For Sexual Activity

A mental health support worker has been jailed for 21 months for sexual activity with a vulnerable inpatient.

Mental Health Crisis Line Branded "Disastrous"

A Bridport campaign group for mental health says proposed changes to services in the county are long overdue.

Bus To Be Converted Into Mobile Homeless Shelter

A Dorset charity has come up with a revolutionary idea to end the need for people to sleep rough in the county.

Flood Warning Issued For Chiswell

Strong winds are forcecast and the Environment Agency say the causeway between Portland and Wyke Regis may be impassable due to dangerous waves overtopping.

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£320K To Improve Health Through Nature

The Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) teams celebrating a £320K award from the Big Lottery Reaching Communities Fund for a project that helps people with dementia to improve their health and wellbeing through nature.

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Crime Reporting Website Launches New Features

Dorset Police has relaunched the Dorset Alert service with valuable new features for people to explore.

Red Squirrel on Brownsea Island

Why Not Give A Squirrel On Valentines Day...

Instead of red roses and boxes of chocolates, you can now adopt your very own seahorse and/or red squirrel from the Dorset Wildlife Trust.

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Two Tractors Stolen In 24 Hours

Farmers in Dorset are being urged to keep their vehicles securely locked after two tractors were stolen in the space of a day.

South Street Dorchester Town Centre

Charles Street Alone Won't Meet Dorchester's Retail Needs

West Dorset District Council will consider a report next week to secure Dorchester's future as a thriving regional shopping centre.


Appeal after two lambs decapitated near Dorchester

Police are investigating after two lambs were found decapitated on a farm near Dorchester.

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