A PLATOON of extras has marched through Weymouth and onto the set of an eagerly awaited blockbuster.
Firefighters have been called to a vehicle that is ablaze on Portland.
JAY Lelliott absolutely romped to victory in the 19-and-over 1,500 metre freestyle in his third event of the British Summer Championships in Sheffield.
WEST Dorset District Council says a "fresh approach" is needed to delivering a shopping development in Dorchester town centre.
PORTLAND United manager Gary Bailey insists that places are still up for grabs for players to cement their spots in his starting XI for the opening game of the season.
CAR LOVERS- here's some news bound to get your engine revving.
DORSET'S biggest music festival is slowing motorists to a crawl as revelers arrive to set up camp.
WEYMOUTH'S star-studded week has continued today with a sighting of Peaky Blinders actor Cillian Murphy on the Esplanade.
DORCHESTER’S James Dunham is looking to keep his impressive campaign with the ball going for the rest of the summer.
A WEY Valley School student battled wind and waves in Worthing for a windsurfing national slalom event.
A ONCE in a lifetime experience was had by one lucky Weymouth Sailing Club member.
A MOTORCYCLE and a car have collided on the road between Dorchester and Weymouth.
MOTORISTS are queuing on the A35 after a skip lorry broke down on the carriageway.
A CAT was left with "horrific" injuries after being shot three times with an air gun.
There are reports that former Prime Minister David Cameron is Weymouth this morning.
FILMING will continue today for war epic Dunkirk in Weymouth.
JASON Matthews is set to bolster his squad even further for the upcoming campaign with the addition of trialists Dan Thomas and Tiago Sa.
LLOYDS Banking Group is set to axe 3,000 jobs and close 200 branches, but there's no word yet on whether Dorset branches will be affected.
A CAR ended up on its roof after a crash on Weymouth Relief Road.
THE 33rd RAF Careers Weymouth Beach Classic starts this evening, with more than 10 courts set for action on Weymouth Beach.
'MARY Poppins goes to Vegas' will be part of a rock 'n' roll circus in Dorchester beginning today. (28)
A TRIO of internationally renowned artists – two veteran painters and a ceramicist, all with connections to America but now living in England, have been brought together for the first time in a unique exhibition and retrospective called Expression.
ARTISTS are collaborating to provide an insight into the world of arts and crafts, and inspire a new generation of creative souls.
DEDICATED to the blues and telling stories through song, Debbie Bond has toured the world to help enthuse others about the music she calls ‘medicine for the soul’.
A MUSICIAN who has opened for Jools Holland is bringing her rural tour to Bradford Abbas Village Hall on Friday August 12.
FRIENDS from Dorchester who attended every England game during the 1966 World Cup have shared their memories for a TV documentary.
THE countdown is finally over as Camp Bestival blasts off today.
ELECTIONS due to take place in Dorset next year may be scrapped in a bid to save £800,000.
THE clock was turned back 100 years for a First World War commemoration event in Dorchester.
ONE of west Dorset’s most innovative and successful small charities is looking for a new home as they have to leave their current base by the end of October.
POLICE believe youths could be behind a spate of nine ‘egging’ attacks.
A STRIKING Weymouth bus driver claims he received a letter from his employers informing him he was not entitled to sick pay just a day after leaving hospital for cancer treatment.
DORSET Police have released a list of the silliest calls made to their 101 service.
A FAMILY tribute has been paid to a motorcyclist who died in a fatal collision.
VINA ETHEL GERTRUDE Peacefully at Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester aged 95 years of Beaminster. Widow of Harry Stoodley, a dear mother of Kevon, grandmother of Cheralyn and Sallyann, great grandmother to Chloe and great great grandmother to Mia…
BARNETT NORMA Passed away peacefully in hospital on the 24th July 2016, aged 85 years. Wife of the late Reg. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Many thanks to the staff at Fortuneswell Ward DCH for their care and support. Funeral…
FRASER JESSIE SYLVIA Has passed away peacefully at home, aged 94 years. Her funeral service will take place at St Aldhelm`s Church on Wednesday 3rd August at 10.00am, followed by a committal at Weymouth Crematorium at 11.30am. Family flowers only…
MEAKIN NINA Passed away peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on 25th July 2016, with her family by her side, aged 93 years. Beloved Wife of the late Joe, much loved Mum to Pauline, Arthur and Kathleen and an adored Nana Nina / Nanny and Great…
HAMPTON JOHN Passed away peacefully at home, on 26th of July 2016. A devoted Dad, Grandfather and Great grandfather. Funeral arrangments to be annouced later.
CRAWSHAW MICHAEL RICHARD (Mike) Passed away peacefully at home on the 23rd July. Much loved husband to Helen, Dad to Sam and Josie. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. A celebration of Mike’s life will be held on Tuesday 2nd…
BRYDIE MacDONALD Congratulations on achieving a Degree in Acting at the School of Performing Arts (Bath Spa University) We are so very proud of you and Love you very much. With our very best wishes for your future. Granny and Grandad. xxx
A crackdown on the supply of drugs in Weymouth has led to four men being arrested