ABSEILING down a tower would be enough of a challenge for most people but for the team at Battens Solicitors they will also face dodging smoke and water jets.
A LONG-AWAITED play park has opened its doors to youngsters in west Dorset.
A DUO of string performers will perform classic numbers in West Bay this weekend (17).
POLICE patrols have been stepped up in Littlemoor after reports of criminal damage to three cars and two houses in the area.
A TWO-YEAR appeal to raise funds to help rebuild a lifeboat station in Dorset has more than doubled its target.
THE COMPANY behind a major new holiday home development at Crossways has made a potentially life saving donation to the local community.
A DORCHESTER auction house is gearing up for a flurry of bids as an iconic Second World War Jeep goes on sale.
THE electricity operator for central southern England is urging the public to nominate overhead power lines – running across officially designated beauty spots – that they would like to see go underground.
YOUNG Esme Skevington is a published author – at the age of six.
RESIDENTS are being urged to be safe online in a new warning from Dorset Police.
A 30ft long tube has washed up on Greenhill Beach in Weymouth.
ORGANISERS of a vintage car club say they are "delighted" to hand over more than £2,300 to charity following their summer events.
THE Weymouth Relief Road has been closed after a crash between a car and a lorry.
JOANNE PARK Today is your birthday, Happy Birthday from us all, We love you as high as the sky and back, Night night have a good one see you in the morning, all our love and hugs your Mum, Stephen and Kevin and all your lovely family and Ted x x x x…
MULTI-PLATINUM recording artist Bryan Adams is returning to Dorset as part of his new tour next year.
SOME hard-hitting, fast-shooting physical theatre is coming to Dorset this week.
A WEYMOUTH School has unveiled its new IT suite, which was funded with money raised from two music festivals.
“WE are very proud of the fact we are from Dorset” – Six years and 13 restaurants later, The Stable restaurant founder Richard Cooper talks to Taste about the recipe for success.
ONE man was rushed to hospital after a two-car crash near Dorchester.
MOTORISTS are facing delays after a two car crash on the Chickerell Link Road.
ANGLICANS and Methodists in Broadmayne have come together to sign a historic three year deal.
WHAT has happened to our one-time ‘friendly’, door-to-door mail service?
RECENTLY I had to attend DCH and was fortunate enough to have hospital transport.
FOR THE past six years I have been very pleased to represent the residents of Weymouth & Portland as a Patient Elected Governor at Dorset County Hospital I recently spent four days as a patient on Ilchester Ward and Prince of Wales Ward.
WE HAVE a first class hospital but parking is a nightmare, I am a lover of all growing things shrubs, trees, flowers.
THE Fox is back. Actually he never went away but he now looks and feels a little different. He's even dog friendly too.
JOHNNY Coppin, one of the founder members of the folk band Decameron, will bring his legendary sound to the Sunray Folk Club at Broadmayne Village Hall, Broadmayne, on October 22.
AN INDEPENDENT producer of quail eggs has launched a new pickled product.
Shop-bought might be tastier than ever, but preparing your own is always more fun. TASTE takes a Christmas pudding masterclass
A WEST Dorset restaurant has been given a gold award by judges for Taste of the West.
MEMBERS of the Weymouth and Portland Chamber of Commerce raised more than £2,000 for the organisation’s nominated charity at a glitzy event.
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SAND flew and engines revved as riders took on the Weymouth Beach Motocross challenge.
AN ELDERLY man has died and a biker has been seriously injured in a crash in Weymouth.
A PENSIONER targeted by telephone fraudsters is warning other residents to be on their guard.
DOWNTON Abbey creator Julian Fellowes found himself in the spotlight when he became the subject of a clay sculpture for a charity fundraiser.
WITH the world's largest garden wildlife survey fast approaching, Dorset resident are being urged to start preparing their gardens to encourage birds and other wildlife.
DYMOND SHEILA Sadly passed away peacefully at The Macmillan Unit, Christchurch on Saturday 3rd October 2015. Loving Wife to Reg, Mum to Rose and Chris and Grandma to Hannah, Mike, Claire and Becky. Now at peace with her Lord after much suffering…
DIANA PREDDY Peacefully but unexpectedly at her home on 4th October 2015 aged 78 years. Beloved widow of Len, much loved mother of Sarah, Gaye, Helen and the late David and a dear grandmother. Funeral Service at Moreton Church on Friday 16th October…
PETER BRYANT (PETE) Happy Birthday With our Best Wishes and Love from Rosie, Ian, James and Charlie, Shirley, Claire, Darren and Eva, Sara and Callum
DORA EVELYN BARNES Treasured birthday memories of a special Mum & Nan. Born 100 years ago today. Missing you always. Love Roger, Sue and family xx