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Wimborne town crier to play DJ set at Banksy's Dismaland

Wimborne town crier to play DJ set at Banksy's Dismaland

© Illustrated London News Ltd by Alastair Barford

Bridport artist paints The Queen for first comissioned portrait

Great Dorset Steam Fair 2015: your essential guide

Great Dorset Steam Fair 2015: your essential guide

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Residents have say on quarry plans for 'T.E Lawrence village'

Residents have say on quarry plans for 'T.E Lawrence village'

Rosie Matthews-Wood, 8, stumbled across this pink grasshopper while out picking blackberries on Portland.

TICKLED PINK: Rare coloured grasshopper spotted on Portland

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CHARLES STREET: Developers admit scheme may not be viable

CHARLES STREET: Developers admit scheme may not be viable

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Badger cull underway in Dorset

Badger cull underway in Dorset

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Dorset County Show preview, Miss Dorset Alice Hall, 030910, Picture: FINNBARR WEBSTER F10794 (37215262)

YOUR GUIDE TO THE WEEKEND: Have a jolly mari-time at Waterfest, horse around at Dorset County Show and brim over with excitement at Bridport Hat Festival

A pheasant wanders through the wildflowers at Parnham House near Beaminster. Photo Finnbarr Webster

Live Friday LIVE: News traffic travel and weather

OUT OF THE PICTURE: Plan to cut CCTV cameras in Weymouth sparks outrage

OUT OF THE PICTURE: Plan to cut CCTV cameras in Weymouth sparks outrage

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Portland Port set to welcome biggest ever cruise ship

Portland Port set to welcome biggest ever cruise ship

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The Modern Barbers in St Mary St, Weymouth. Hairdresser Stacey Jones, 27, doing sponsored head shave for still birth charity on Sept 5, 28/08/2015, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17579 (36879290)

Hairdresser set for a close shave for Genesis Research Trust

Former school set from transformation into homes in Puddletown

Former school set from transformation into homes in Puddletown

Lock taken from store

Lock taken from store

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A HUNGRY KINGFISHER WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA - ENJOYING A RIVERSIDE FEEDING SPREE.THE COLOURFUL BIRD WAS SPLASHING AROUND FOR HOURS IN A BID TO FIND SOME TASTY FISH TO EAT.AMAZED WALKERS WATCHED THE LITTLE KINGFISHER DEVOUR A RANGE OF SLIPPERY LITTLE FISH BEF

Keep an eye out for kingfishers at celebration event

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Sport

IN CONTENTION: Full-back Ashley Wells is hoping to keep his place in the Weymouth side

Terras: Positive reaction is a must for Weymouth chief Matthews

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SOLID: Nathan Walker, right

Magpies: Walker's presence reassures Dorchester defence, says Jermyn

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ON THE CHARGE: Rod Thorne

Motorsport: Dorset drivers revved up for final rounds at Wiscombe

LOOKING TO QUALIFY: Elisabeth Hood

Triathlon: Dorset star Hood is eager to impress

RETURN: Balti skipper Charlie Kenderdine

Football: Sports return for Nott after wedding dash

READY FOR BATTLE: Chickerell manager Steve Coward has prepared his side for their Dorset Senior League opener against Portland United Reserves at the Stalls

Football: Chickens and Blues in derby showdown

AVAILABLE: Adam Linaker has shaken off an illness and is expected to return tomorrow

Football: Blues braced for historic occasion

FLASHPOINT: Matt Oldring goes in on Adam Kelly

WITH VIDEO: Terras: Kelly insists Oldring should have seen red in derby

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TOUGHT TEST: Coach Ian Loke

Volleyball: Weymouth women set for biggest ever test

ALL ABOARD: Youngsters on board Pelican

Afloat: Cadets enjoy memorable trip on tall ship Pelican

IN ACTION: Jack Cookson

Afloat: Jack’s fine finish at world sailing event

ALL SMILES: Cadets on board the tall ship Pelican

Afloat: Youngsters treated to cruise on tall ship

KEY SAVES: Shane Murphy

Magpies: Boss Browne gets off the mark with shield success

CUP HERO: Gary Bulman

Bees: Late Bulman strike gaves Bridport cup joy

National Sport

Aaron Ramsey, centre, says Wales qualifying for a major tournament will fulfil a career ambition

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey aims to fulfil career ambition against Israel

England's Wayne Rooney, centre, during a training session at St George's Park

Wayne Rooney trains with England team-mates ahead of San Marino trip

Lewis Hamilton, with his newly blond hair, set the pace in first practice for the Italian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton dominates first practice for Italian Grand Prix

Mitch Marsh is determined to 'beat England in England'

Mitch Marsh: England's attacking style could mean wickets for Australia

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