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A new spate of money scams is targeting elderly and vulnerable people in West Dorset. Read more here.

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Concerns have been raised over the height of a new planned retirement home. Read more here.

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Scrap cars, horse boxes and boats have been turned into £25,000 cash for Weldmar. Read more here.

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Group 'had a ball' at Cinderella performance

OH NO they didn’t - oh yes they did! Muntsy’s and Strictly Fun! have put on a performance of Cinderella.


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Damning report on waste service 

A LACK of financial controls and the pressures placed on staff led to the controversial Dorset Waste Partnership failing to comply with legal requirements, it has been claimed.


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Man arrested over race hate remarks

A MAN has been arrested over another racially-aggravated incident in Bridport town centre.


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Gasworks End reunion for Terras fans

WEYMOUTH Football Club fans from the 1970s are hosting a reunion.

Organised by avid Terras fans Billy Short and Hazel Hardy, the get-together will be held at Weymouth Angling Society in Commercial Road next month.


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26 jokes in one minute: Dorset's punslinger Clive breaks World Record

IT’S a laugh a minute for Dorset’s newest world record holder.

Comedy magician Clive Greenaway has scooped the Guinness World Record for most jokes told in a minute.


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6:53am Thu 5 Mar 15

lala1965 says

Sorry Rob, you need to go to Specsavers !!


Spring has srung! Or has it? Read of guide to the seven signs Spring is in the air.

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Weymouth Town Centre Masterplan moves step closer

AN AMBITIOUS plan to reinvigorate Weymouth town centre has moved one step closer after councillors approved a draft vision for public consultation.


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Today's Dorset Magic picture was taken by Rob Vincent at Pleasure Pier in Weymouth.

Rob believes he captured a kingfisher in this photo. Can you spot it?


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We're being told we can expect a cloudy day with some sunny spells.

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