THE public mobile library service in Dorset is to be closed.
A BLAZE at a business park on Portland brought out three crews of fire fighters.
THE weird and wonderful of the carnival will be dazzling crowds at Dorset’s most popular festival this summer.
POLICE and ambulance are on scene at a one-vehicle crash in Dorchester.
PORTLAND United are back in training ahead of their Sydenhams Wessex Premier League campaign, which starts in August.
BOSS Gary Bailey believes the inclusion of Portland’s Carl Mutch in a full coaching capacity next season will “bring something different” to the Blues’ set-up.
ADULT teams at Shipton Gorge have been taking part in the Weymouth & District League for a number of years with considerable success – but this year saw a fresh change of approach from the club.
CHEERS from the beers! A Dorchester beer festival raised thousands to help a friendship club.
THERE’S been a buzz on Portland and Weymouth recently. The sun is shining, music is playing and there’s some of the world’s best athletes sailing the blue waters for their last competitive stop on the road to Rio.
A TEENAGE fundraiser is saddling up for another charity ride in support of the hospital unit that helped her retain her sight.
YOUNG people affected by meningitis are being invited to a weekend of adventure later this year in Dorset.
WEST DORSET MP Oliver Letwin took the opportunity to learn first-hand about the work of local family support charity Home-Start West Dorset when he visited their base in Poundbury.
COASTGUARDS and ambulance crews had a race against time to airlift an injured man.
AN ASSOCIATION of guest house tenants is keen to get back around the table with councillors, saying there is “no value” in 60-year leases.
A WALKING instructor based on Portland took her love for the outdoors abroad when she completed an intrepid challenge in Africa.
Peter Fricker Mary and dave would like to thank everybody who ahve supported the family, on the tragic loss of our darling peter, for the wonderful turnout at godlingston swanage and thanks to rob hazel for a lovely send off for peter, also many…
TURKEY'S prime minister has called a suicide blast at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul a "heinous planned attack" as the Foreign Office said it was "urgently seeking further information" about possible British casualties.
FIVE people have been arrested after an incident in Weymouth.
FIVE people arrested after an alleged assault have been released on bail.
SOME of Dorset council's senior managers could be in line for a pay rise if proposals are given the green light.
A backpacker from Dorset plunged 80ft to his death off a cliff in a freak accident in Sri Lanka.
SO, HAVING voted for Brexit I’m a xenophobic, selfish bigot according to Keith Townsend.
CAN YOU help light up the night?
ENJOY a three course meal with Fanny & Johnnie Cradock as they cook up a storm in the acclaimed dinner show, Fanny & Johnnie Cradock Cook the Great American Songbook at The Kitchen in Poole Park from July 26-28.
A DORCHESTER school is looking for former students to help inspire the next generation.
A CHAMBER choir from London is returning to Weymouth to give a special performance.
THE community in Upwey have come together to recall memories made at the heart of the village in St Laurence Church.
ANYONE for tennis? Or how about a trip down memory lane?
THE DORCHESTER community is being urged to show its support for the armed forces as veterans prepare to go on parade in the town this weekend.
TEACHERS could be set to strike across the county next week.
WEST DORSET MP Oliver Letwin will lead a government Brexit unit, it has been revealed
A MUSICIAN who has performed at concerts with stars including Connor Maynard and the Wanted helped a group of Weymouth students explore issues surrounding discrimination, radicalisation and British values.
DEVELOPMENT sites in Weymouth and west Dorset are being sought.
DORCHESTER Town Council has stressed its commitment to providing affordable housing for young people in the town as it strives to make progress with a scheme for at least 20 flats.
GEORGE Piper insists it was special to be back as a winner with Weymouth, and claimed ‘whatever the Wildcats throw at me, I will take’ as he continues his return to the shale sport.
STEVE Boore insists he has learnt a huge amount since he arrived at the Bob Lucas Stadium while working under boss Jason Matthews and the Terras’ coaching staff.
Bryan Stephenson Margaret and family would like to thank everyone for their support following the loss of Bryan, and donations of £1000 for the two nominated charities. Many thanks to Rev'd Claire McClelland, Rev'd Jane Culliford and Grassbys.
JESSICA LOUISE HANKEY Happy 18th Birthday Have a great day! Lots of love ~ Mum & Pete, Christopher & Jess, Rosie & Chloe, Katie, Callum & Imogen XXXX
COWLEY RODNEY Passed away suddenly, aged 87, on 20th June 2016 at Dorset County Hospital following a car accident. Dearly loved Father of Angela and Martin; Grandfather of Lewis, Tahlia and Claire; He will be sadly missed by all. There will be a…
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/16/001102…
Bridport Mayor Ros Kayes has apologised for a Facebook post which was inadvertently seen by users of the social media site.