THE CLOSURE of Dorchester Crown Court has been confirmed.
DON’T miss out on the chance to have your say on Dorset Police.
COUNCILLORS in West Dorset have voted for the system of governance that could replace the existing cabinet-style structure following a referendum in May.
A BATTLE in Weymouth that changed the course of England's history will be remembered this month.
DYNAMO'S first live tour has come to Dorset and will continue at the BIC until Sunday.
A FAMILY fundraiser in support of a little boy with a rare condition raised more than £1,200.
BROADCASTER and presenter Angela Rippon has welcomed an alliance that hopes to transform the lives of people with dementia in Dorset.
A PROJECT to get young people into work has been recognised with an award.
ICONIC wooden scrolls that "disappeared" from an historic Bridport building are busy being replaced by a local joiner.
A BLUES band will stop off in Bridport tomorrow (12) as part of a 25th anniversary tour.
A SPECIAL friendship bench built in memory of Alexys Brown has been unveiled.
A LUCKY escape immortalised in the shape of a dented cigarette case has been discovered by a Dorset auctioneers.
IN an effort to improve communications within the club, Weymouth & Portland Cruising Association members spent last Tuesday evening learning about social networking and in particular, Facebook. Peter Anderson gave an excellent presentation to an…
A JUNIOR windsurfing prodigy has excelled in his speed sailing, beating his personal best.
A PARTNER at Humphries Kirk in Dorchester was fortunate to take part in the Clipper Round the World Race.
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PURBECK DISTRICT COUNCIL PLANNING (LISTED BUILDING AND CONSERVATION AREAS) ACT 1990 NOTICE IS HERE BY GIVEN that applications have been received as follows: 6/2016/0011 Demolish existing dwelling and erect two-storey replacement dwelling.…
Notice under Section 27 Trustee Act 1925 DEREK ARNOLD (Deceased) Late of 3 Laburnham Close, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9UQ Died on Twentieth January 2016 If you have a claim against this estate please write to us with details before 8 April 2016. When…
TRAFFIC delays are expected on West Bay Road between the A35 and West Bay due to a gas leak.
A CAR has overturned on the A351 between Warehman and Furzebrook roundabouts.
The B3092 in East Stour is now re-opened following earlier "hazardous" driving conditions which forced it to be closed.
WEST Lane in Stoborough is now re-open following a multi-vehicle accident between the A351 and Holme Lane.
After spending five years in government displaying only a faint interest in investing in ordinary people, David Cameron has suddenly demonstrated his caring side with prison reform.
THE A357 Newton Hill has now re-opened following a two-vehicle collision near the B3092 Bridge Street.
FIREFIGHTERS were called to reports of a small fuel spillage on Ilchester Road in Weymouth.
FIREFIGHTERS were alerted to an alarm sounding at a property in Shaftesbury.
A THRILLING new production featuring storytelling, music, dance and drama is coming to Dorset.
BRITAIN'S Got Talent winners Collabro are on their way to Dorset.
A WOMAN is appealing for the public’s help in finding new homes for up to 3,000 hens destined for slaughter.
BRIDPORT ace Ryan Dovell believes the Bees will have the strength to cope with what is looking like a hefty fixture pile up at the end of the season.
NINE out of 10 homes and businesses in Dorset can now get superfast broadband.
SNOWBOARDERS, quad bikers and councillors have gathered to launch the Weymouth Motorcycle Beach race – one of more than 250 events to be held in the town this year.
TRIBUTES have been paid to the ‘dedicated’ and ‘enthusiastic’ Jurassica founder Michael Hanlon who has died following a heart attack.
DEFENDER Pat Baldwin is determined to demonstrate that the Terras have a strong mentality and wants to banish any thoughts of last term’s collapse during the final third of this campaign.
DRAGE - Alan. Loved and remembered everyday. Forever in our hearts. Your loving sister Pat and families xxx
ALAN DRAGE 07.02.1941 - 11.02.2009 In loving memory of my dear Alan who sadly passed away 7 years ago. Even though you are no longer in my life, you are in my heart and I will never stop loving you. All my love for always She XX
PILE DOREEN PHYLLIS Of Chickerell Passed peacefully away on February 8th 2016 Aged 79 years. Much-loved Mum of Derek and the late Philip (Pip) and Gerald. A loved Mother-in-Law of Kim and Sue, and a much loved Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.…
BRIAN MICHAEL JOHN 'MIKE' Passed away peacefully in Dorset County Hospital on the 3rd February 2016, aged 75 years. Loving husband, dad and grandad. Mike's funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Thursday 18th February at 3.15 pm.…
ROGERS STEVE (Dodger) Suddenly taken from us on 4th January 2016 aged 56 years. Loving husband of Jules and proud Dad of Dan and Laura. Desperately missed by all his family and friends. His funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on…
DORSET Police’s approach to treating people fairly has been graded as ‘good’.