Officers are appealing for witnesses after a fail-to-stop collision left a coach damaged.
TRAINS on the Weymouth to Bristol line should be back to normal tomorrow after the line is cleared of a derailed freight train.
A MAN who "caused misery to residents" has been banned from entering a host of shops in west Dorset.
JASON Matthews revealed he is likely to step back in goal for the Terras during the remainder of the season, starting with tomorrow's clash at home with Kings Langley (3pm).
REDLANDS Rebels were the big winners as they achieved a spectacular 16-1 victory against Verwood at the Dorset Girls’ County Cup Finals day to win the Under-12s’ Plate.
A Royal Marine who shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan will be sentenced today for diminished responsibility manslaughter, after his murder conviction was quashed by leading judges.
ARMED police swoop twice in an area of Weymouth in one night, seizing a knife and air weapon from a vehicle in one incident.
IT’S ALWAYS good to catch a young band on the way up. Not only because they’re hungry for success and play every gig like it really, really matters, but you also get that smug feeling of being able to say: “Of course, I saw them when they…
A MAN who punched a woman in the face and injured a police officer who came to arrest him has been jailed for 42 weeks.
FORMER Dorchester Town defender Matt Oldring has been snapped up by Southern League Division One South & West Wimborne Town.
IT took a heart attack to make Bridport poacher Jimmy Gay take stock of his life.
FAMILY tragedy was the spur that led a west Dorset man to dedicate more than 30 years to raising money for a blood cancer charity.
COASTGUARDS were dispatched to assist a small boat that had suffered engine failure.
WHILE medics fought valiantly to save a fatally wounded policeman after Wednesday’s attack, they were also working on the terrorist who’d stabbed him.
SCHOOLS have blasted ‘morally reprehensible’ plans to slash funding for special needs pupils – as the county council looks to plug a £5.2m hole in the budget.
There was major disruption on rural roads once again after a serious injury crash led to the closure of part of the A35 east of Dorchester.
CONFIDENT Portland captain Lewis Whyton insists the position the club are in at present, on and off the field, is “the best I have ever known it to be”.
A PENSIONER recovering from serious injuries decided to combine her rehabilitation exercises with a fundraising effort for Comic Relief.
WEYMOUTH Reserves go into Saturday’s trip to Ringwood Town (3pm) feeling confident following a run of seven games without defeat.
DORCHESTER’S first and second team return to action with two local derbies against Sherborne and Bridport respectively.
A SEPSIS survivor from Weymouth who was told he had one hour to live is now taking on a brutal three-day marathon challenge in aid of charity.
A PORTLAND museum designed to plunge people into the sights, sounds, atmosphere and experience of D-Day on the island is ready for its first visitors.
A BRAVE 10-year-old boy who suddenly became seriously ill wants to give something back to the staff on the ward that saved his life.
DORCHESTER Town boss Craig Laird is hoping to give some of the club’s young stars a chance to prove themselves in Saturday’s game at Biggleswade Town (3pm).
SMITH Bernard Alfred Samuel (Bernie) Formerly of Handborough Park, passed away peacefully at his home Swannery Court, aged 87 years, on 14th March 2017 He leaves behind daughters, Ann and Jane; grandchildren Safari, Levi, Bradley and Lewis;…
HITCHINGS Phyllis Doreen Passed away peacefully on 18th March at Queen Charlotte Nursing Home aged 91. Devoted mother of Tim, Liz, Caroline, Sara and Veryan. Much loved Granny, Great-Granny and Great-Great-Granny. Her funeral service will take place…
BULL Steven Richard Passed suddenly to rest on 25th. February 2017, aged 56 years. A treasured father, brother and friend. The funeral service for Steve will take place at the Weymouth Crematorium on Friday 31st March at 10.45. a.m. Family flowers…
SAMWAYS Pamela Thank you to everyone who attended Pamela’s Funeral Service and who made Donations in her memory, also to Rev Pete Legg, Grassby & Stockting Funeral Service and the staff at Kingsley Court Care Home.
BOOKER Kath A special wife, mother and grandmother. Taken from us 16 years ago today. You gave us many things in life, Memories great and small, But most of all you gave us love, The greatest gift of all. We miss you so very much. Love Sam, Stephen,…
RATCLIFFE Austin Bernard The funeral of the late Austin Bernard Ratcliffe will take place at Weymouth Crematorium 11.30pm 3rd April.