COUNCILLORS have voted in favour of a public consultation on a controversial proposal to get rid of free deckchairs for older people in Weymouth.
HARRY Fry reports American on course for the RSA Chase at Cheltenham next month, ground permitting.
COLIN Tizzard is bracing himself for a “nervous” three weeks after Cue Card’s tremendous display in Saturday’s Ascot Chase all but confirmed the Dorset handler will saddle Britain’s three biggest hopes for next month’s Cheltenham Gold…
BALTI boss Marco Nott admitted that hosts Mere Town got under his side’s skin, as they could only muster a 1-1 draw on Saturday.
WEYMOUTH & Portland may not have been at their fluent best against struggling Sherborne Seconds, but they did enough to record a victory in Dorset & Wilts One South.
A FIRE crew helped release a man with disabilities who was stuck in a car seat earlier today.
DORCHESTER extended their winning run in Dorset & Wilts One South by the narrowest of margins, as they overcame Bournemouth Thirds at Coburg Road.
A NATIONAL survey has revealed you can't put a price on enjoying the beauty of Dorset.
A MAJOR scheme to renew water mains in Weymouth has been completed ahead of schedule.
THREE men were arrested near Dorchester over a reported scam involving second hand cars.
DORSET Police’s No Excuse and camera teams will be out patrolling the county’s roads again this week.
ENGLISH netball has been going from strength to strength, and with the news that the sport has been granted £16.9million in funding from Sport England, it is certainly an exciting time to be involved in the game.
BUDMOUTH A put a dent in Park District’s Division One title hopes with a 24-16 win over the current table-toppers.
DORCHESTER Town manager Craig Laird has confirmed that defender Gary Bowles has suffered a broken ankle and is to miss the remainder of the season.
Police have been called to a two-car crash on the A35.
THERE are queues on the B3157 Hampshire Road and Granby Way in Weymouth this morning due to roadworks.
A LATE night search was carried out following reports of a woman going up the path at the cliffs at West Bay.
A CHARMING and hilarious collection of short comic plays by Anton Chekhov will entertain an audience at Dorchester Arts this week.
SO we know Shrove Tuesday and a day of pancakes is still a week away, but this recipe for blueberry pancakes with maple syrup and hazelnuts is too tempting to resist for a week.
A HISTORIC town in Dorset is celebrating the introduction of a very special biscuit to mark its connections with Elizabethan explorer and Queen Elizabeth I’s beloved courtier, Sir Walter Raleigh.
ONE of the world’s greatest tenors, Ian Bostridge, is to sing the role of the Evangelist in Bach’s choral masterpiece St Matthew Passion at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil on March 8 as part of a UK tour.
IN RECOGNITION of Fairtrade Fortnight Weymouth parishioners will be taking part in a Big Brew.
ROYAL Manor Workshops is hosting an open art exhibition on Portland on Saturday, March 18 from 10.30am to 3.30pm.
A “CUT-OFF” community now has access to an important bus route again after a company stepped in to provide the service.
A MOTHER diagnosed with a serious heart condition is hoping her story will inspire donations and support for vital research.
THE number of unexpected deaths of mental health patients in Dorset has risen by almost 50 per cent in three years, data reveals.
ARR me hearties! Which young scallywags want to take on the challenge of being captain of the cove?
GROWING chilli plants at home has become an increasingly popular pastime for gardeners and chilli fans alike.
THE next generation of movie animators could come from Weymouth, after a group of year six pupils got to make their own film.
THERE were prizes up for grabs as students from Budmouth College competed in a series of challenges run by a local technology firm.
MOTORISTS are being warned about the dangers of animals on the road after a car overturned when the driver swerved to avoid a deer.
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