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11:12am

A serial fundraiser will push himself to the limits as he spends seven days and nights in a life raft in Portland Harbour.

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10:02am

A brand new inn named after the Duchess of Cornwall is being built in Poundbury.

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8:36am

Councillors heard efforts are constantly being made to recruit more female firefighters in Dorset after it was announced just two of Dorchester’s retained crew of 30 were women.

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7:54am

Weymouth Carnival may just live to fight another day with organisers ‘optimistic’ it will go ahead after they extended their fundraising deadline.

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7:26am

Work to stabilise a tunnel on the Rodwell Trail is complete – just in time for Easter.

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6:26am

There is disruption at Chalky Road Broadmayne.
A352 Dorset to A352 Broadmayne is closed in both directions at the Chalky Road junction because of a fallen tree, fallen power cables and emergency repairs.

6:23am

Looks like this morning will be dry and sunny, although a bit chilly with expected cloud and outbreaks of rain this afternoon. 

6:21am

Good morning!

Click here to read today's front page about a police hunt after two masked men pull out a gun-shaped object at Ringstead Bay car park.

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