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  • Man airlifted to Poole Hospital after accident at Harmans Cross

    THE A351 Valley Road has reopened after being closed both ways due to an earlier crash. read more

  • Magpies: Dorchester end poor run with Chesham stalemate

    DORCHESTER Town ended a run of three straight defeats with a point against Chesham United in the first game of the post-Phil Simkin era at the Avenue. read more

  • Terras: Yetton winner seals win over Cambridge City Dorset Echo:

    WEYMOUTH sealed their first away win in the league this season in a solid victory over Cambridge City at Bridge Road. read more

  • Traffic queues after car hits lamppost

    A CAR hit a lamppost on Preston Road. read more

  • 'Brew for the Few' fundraiser for RAF Association

    LORD Julian Fellowes and his wife Lady Emma lent their support to members of RAF Association at a spe- cial ‘Brew for the Few’ event in West Bay. read more

  • Football: Magpies and Terras live updates Dorset Echo:

    Dorchester host Chesham United at the Avenue, while Weymouth travel to Cambridge City. read more

  • Woman completes what could be world's longest corn dolly Dorset Echo:

    Good golly… a woman from Dorset has just completed what could be the world’s longest corn dolly measuring more than 65 feet. read more

  • Plaque made and 4,000 homing pigeons to be released for birds' wartime effort

    A COMMEMORATIVE plaque will be installed and 4,000 homing pigeons released on Portland this weekend to commemorate the role played by the birds during the world wars. read more

  • Magpies: Cann: We owe it to the fans Dorset Echo:

    MAGPIES’ striker Dan Cann will be using the Dorchester Town fans’ recent frustration as fuel to repay the Avenue faithful, as his side host Chesham United this afternoon (3pm). read more


    GERALD AMBROSE LILWALL (GERI) Passed away peacefully at home on 25th August 2014, with his loving wife Barbara at his bedside. Geri's Funeral Service will take place at St Ann’s Church, Radipole on Friday 5th September at 2.15pm, followed by a short Committal Service at Weymouth Crematorium. No flowers by request please, donations may be given to Cancer Research UK c/o Dennis Mould at Stockting Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7BX Enquiries Tel: (01305) 785915 read more

  • Ben & Zoe Stacey & Gibson

    Ben Stacey & Zoe Gibson Congratulations on your Wedding Day. Wishing you a happy marriage and exciting future. Lots of love from both families xxx read more

  • Jack White

    JACK WHITE Happy 90th Birthday Congratulations and love from Eileen and ALL the family for your special day tomorrow and always XXX read more


    JACK WHITE Congratulations on your 90th Birthday tomorrow Dad, have a lovely day and enjoy your party Lots of love Julie & John, Sally & Steve, Simon, Judy, Emma, Tim, Vicky, David, Russell, Charlotte, Amy, Mark, Darren, Siobhan, Cameron, and all your lovely great grandchildren xxx read more


    SPENCER BATES 3 years ago you left us Spence and changed our lives forever. But everyday we miss you so and we always will remember. We never could forget you, Your special place with our hearts that keeps us close together, even though we are apart. Till we meet again Love from - Mum, Dad and all the family read more


    PATRICIA JOLLIFFE (PAT) 13/12/39 - 31/8/09 Missed everyday, loved by Peter and all children & grandchildren. Your memory lives on in all who knew you. read more


    SIMON BIDDLECOMBE ~*~ 13.05.64 - 31.08.04 We know you are somewhere over the rainbow way up high. Ten long years without you but our love for you will never die. Love Mum, Dad and all your Family xx read more


    ANTHONY LEGG (Tony) Aged 82, has passed away in Brisbane Australia. Much loved brother of Cynthia and Gwen. read more


    KATHLEEN ELISABETH BARFOOT "KATH” Passed away peacefully on Thursday 21st August 2014, aged 84 years. Wife of the late Gerald Barfoot, sister of Joan, Freda and the late Marie, particular friend of Joy and Alan. She will be sadly missed. Her Funeral Service will be held at Weymouth Crematorium on Friday 5th September at 11.30am. All enquiries to Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis DT4 9LY. Tel (01305) 785832 or email read more

  • Enjoy a day out at a Dog, Sausage and Cider Festival

    A VILLAGE pub is hosting its first ever Dog, Sausage and Cider Festival. read more

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