A WOMAN has gone missing from her home in west Dorset sparking a police appeal.
WEYMOUTH-based Giles Scott advanced to the top of the leaderboard on a truncated second of day of Finn Gold Cup racing in Takapuna, New Zealand.
A DORSET business park has gained Enterprise Zone status in a bid to bring business to the county.
IT WAS a trip down memory lane with a difference when members of Age UK Dorchester's Evergreens Social Group were transported back in time on a virtual visit to the 1940s Heritage Village in Canada.
THE A30 has re-opened from Ludwell following a two-vehicle collision.
TOLPUDDLE is leading the way with a new way of delivering superfast broadband now available in the village.
HUNDREDS of less fortunate children will be getting a Christmas to remember this year thanks to floods of generous donations from the public.
A LYME Regis care home shut down after being placed into special measures by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has been put up for sale for more than £1.6m.
WEYMOUTH played hosts to Aldershot & Farnham last Saturday and earned their fifth consecutive win in Hampshire Area Division One.
A NEW independent ladies group in Dorchester is keen to offer a warm welcome to new members.
THERE are now no sides left in the Weymouth Sunday League boasting a 100 per cent record following the 3-3 draw between Snookes Stags and Famous Old Spa.
HARRY Fry is looking forward to unleashing Grade One-winning hurdler Bitofapuzzle over fences.
A MAN was arrested for possession of class A drugs following an incident that saw police called to reports of two men in a road near Dorchester.
THE DORCHESTER Disabled Club is getting crafty as it embarks on its latest fundraising drive.
SWANAGE Pier is at risk of collapse – with 41 of its timber piles in a critical condition, a survey has revealed.
A COUPLE who served together in the RAF have been shortlisted for a national award after switching planes for parcels.
DORCHESTER’S carnival committee needs you!
IT’S TIME to get bidding on a special watch – as long as you have between £40,000 and £60,000 to spare.
AN ALLEGED killer got engaged to her boyfriend hours after he stabbed her ex-partner to death in their flat, a court heard.
A MAN charged with murder has pleaded not guilty.
NOW, I read Mike Joslin’s comments (Your Say, Nov 20) as I usually do with a touch of guarded scepticism.
THE TEAM running Dorchester Foodbank is keen to reach out to as many people as possible this Christmas.
CONCERNS over the future cost of housing in Dorchester will be raised at a public meeting tonight.
A MERRY Christmas message from Dorchester BID.
AN UNUSUAL duo of violin and guitar will join forces for the last Sunday concert of 2015 at Weymouth Bay Church.
A FESTIVE treat is in store in West Dorset with Buddy Holly and the Cricketers set to entertain the crowd.
FIRE crews were called a fire in a house in the early hours of this morning in Weymouth
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FOUR Weymouth youngsters are set to star in the new Teletubbies TV show.
DORSET County Council is under “significant pressure” when it comes to finances but should use its resources efficiently and prioritise its spending, according to one councillor.
A DRUG dealer from Weymouth was taken to prison kicking and screaming after being jailed for two years for supplying class A drugs.
TERRAS’ goalkeeping coach Paul Maitland has explained further the club’s decision to bring in AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Jordan Holmes in place of injured boss Jason Matthews on Saturday.
DORCHESTER drew a blank in front of goal at the Avenue again last night as visitors Hitchin claimed the spoils with a battling 1-0 win in the county town.
JOHN GORDON Died tragically on 17 November 2015, aged 60 years. Beloved husband of Theresa, loving dad to Alex, he will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service will take place at The Bridport United Church on Thursday, 3…
FRANK SHEPPARD Peacefully at Wareham Community Hospital on 18th November 2015 aged 81 years. Much loved husband of Rickie, father of Janet, Brian, Linda, Alan and Keith, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral service will take place at St…
KENNETH HARRY OVENS 'KEN' Passed away peacefully at Trafalgar Care Home, Weymouth on the 20th November 2015, aged 92 years. Devoted husband of the late Pam, much loved dad of Hazel and Linda, grandad to Tracey, Sarah, Rebecca and Daniel and pop's to…
RITA IRENE MITCHELL Passed away peacefully on the 23rd of November. Reunited with her husband Andy after a short illness. Loving mother to Steven and Paul, Mother in law to Gabrielle and doting Grandmother to Oliver, Charlotte and Benjamin. Funeral…
VAL WILSON Of Portland, passed away peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on the 18th November 2015, aged 61 years following an illness borne with great dignity. Loving wife of Paul, caring mum of Rich, Liz and Dave, dearest nana to her wonderful…
JOHN LOCKHART CHALMERS Ruth and family would like to thank everyone who attended John’s funeral, and for all the cards, letters of sympathy and donations to the RAF Benevolent Fund. Special thanks for all the care John received during the past…
Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 Notice is hereby given that the following applications have been received: WEST DORSET DISTRICT COUNCIL APPLICATIONS ABBOTSBURY WD/D/15/002598 &…
A FAMILY has paid tribute to an ‘irreplaceable’ father and husband who was killed in a crash with a car on the A37 near Dorchester.