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  • Basketball: Cup success for Raiders Dorset Echo:

    LEAGUE leaders Weymouth Raiders earned an epic Exeter & District Cup victory over Exeter University Seconds. read more

  • Table tennis: Big names fall in Handicap Cup upsets Dorset Echo:

    THE Weymouth & District Table Tennis League’s Handicap Cup saw no fewer than seven teams from Division One fall at the first hurdle against sides from further down the league ladder. read more

  • Football: Dorothy smash Arms for a Baker's dozen Dorset Echo:

    DOROTHY showed league leaders New Star they mean business this season with a 13-0 demolition of Bakers Arms. read more

  • With video: Netball: Reduced Waikiki fall to Removals Dorset Echo:

    WAIKIKI were disadvantaged from the off with only six players available. read more

  • Football: Counter on the mark again as Town topple Castle Dorset Echo:

    PORTLAND Town made it four wins on the spin in Dorset League Division Two as they overcame bottom team Corfe Castle. read more

  • Creative calendar to showcase artists work Dorset Echo:

    CREATIVE members of an arts and craft group for people with learning disabilities are inviting people to make a date with their latest collaborative effort. read more

  • Netball: Oasis and WeySports agree new sponsorship deal Dorset Echo:

    WEYSPORTS Netball Club have secured a new sponsor for the 2014/15 winter season. read more

  • Rugby: Dorchester in cup adventure Dorset Echo:

    HE may have missed out on the chance to walk on the hallowed turf at Twickenham but Dorchester starlet Angus Bradley insisted he had still loved every minute of his Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup experience. read more

  • WITH VIDEO: Portland family on Children In Need raise awareness of brain tumour symptoms Dorset Echo:

    THE FAMILY of a seriously ill Portland toddler is hoping to raise awareness of brain tumours in children after their story appeared on national television for Children In Need. read more


    FREDDIE PATRICK LLOYD Ash and Katie Lloyd (née Burt) are proud to announce the safe arrival of Freddie Patrick. Born on 14 November 2014 weighing 8 lbs 4oz. A little brother for Henry, Amy and Alfie. Thank you to all our families and the midwives at DCH. read more


    MALCOLM BLUES Passed away peacefully on 16th November at Dorset County Hospital. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary; loving Dad of Katrina and Martin, Robin, Kathryn and Chris; Grandad of Clare, Alex, Sarah, Laura, Kezia, Nathaniel and Millie. His Funeral Service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Monday 1st December at 1.00 pm. Family flowers only please, but of desired donations for ‘Julia’s House’ may be sent to Cotton & Son, Milton House, 1 Milton Road, Weymouth DT4 0AZ Enquiries Tel; (01305) 76 76 76 read more

  • RICHARD (Ritchie) McDONALD

    RICHARD (Ritchie) McDONALD Ritchie, at the going down of the sun and in the morning we will never forget you. You will always be in our hearts and minds. From Ellames family, Australia x x read more

  • RICHARD (Ritchie) McDONALD

    RICHARD (Ritchie) McDONALD Loving memories. Rest in Peace, Ritchie. Forever in our hearts. From brother Harry, Rita, Christine and Kenny, Australia. read more

  • RICHARD (Ritchie) McDONALD

    RICHARD (Ritchie) McDONALD Loving brother of Irene. Sunshine fades, shadows fall loving memories out last all. Sleep peacefully and goodnight & God Bless, Ritchie. Sister Irene x x Australia read more


    PHILIP EADY My dear brother Phil passed away on Friday 21st November. He was my gardening “guru”. From his loving sister Carol. read more

  • malcolm house

    MALCOLM HOUSE Thank you to all who attended Malcolm's funeral. The collection amounted to £818.85 and will be divided between The British Heart Foundation and Weldmar Hospicecare Trust. Many thanks to you all - Pamela read more


    ALAN BROWN Dorothy, Madeline and Albert would like to say thank you for all the cards and messages of condolence received on their sad loss. They would also like to thank all who attended Alan's funeral and to the Rev'd Brian Ellis for conducting such a lovely service. Thanks to those who made donations in Alan's memory for "Help For Heroes", which are still being received by Woods Funeral Services, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW. We would also like to thank all the staff of Lulworth Ward (D.C.H) and the staff at Avon Lea Nursing Home, who lovingly cared for Alan in the last few weeks of his so precious life. Finally we would like to thank Mr Allan Quartermaine and all his colleagues at Woods Funeral Services for their support and attention to detail. read more


    FRANCIS WALTER GALLIE ‘FRANK’ Linda, Dane, Paul and family would like to thank everyone who attended Frank’s funeral. We were overwhelmed by the amount of cards we received. Again, we would like to thank the Cardiology Dept at Dorset County Hospital, especially Tracy Dane, Royal Manor Health Care, Dr Morris and Liz Stewart. Sincere thanks to Revd Geoff Hebbern for the lovely service; the Royal Naval Association for the Guard of Honour and to Jane Cotton of Cotton & Son for her care and compassion. read more


    MICHAEL JOHN GOODYEAR Passed peacefully to rest at the Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester on 23rd November 2014 aged 76 years. Beloved husband of Barbara, loving father of Sarah and Malcolm and a treasured grandad of Andrew, Kerry and Beverley and great-grandad of Zac. The funeral service for Michael will take place at the Weymouth Crematorium on Thursday 4th. December at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, may be given to Dorset County Hospital Charitable Fund (Renal Unit) c/o. Abbott & Rees Funeral Directors, 247 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, DT4 0LY. Tel; 01305 766711. read more


    Philip Stuart Eady (Phil) Passed away peacefully at home on 21st November 2014, aged 88 years. Devoted husband of Irene, father of Paul, father-in-law of Linda, loving grandad to Stuart and Chloe and great-grandad to Lacey Louise. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. Funeral Service at St Mary's Church, Puddletown on Monday 8th December at 11.00 am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Puddletown Surgery and St Mary's Church Fabric Fund may be sent by cheque payable to Woods Funeral Services, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW. Tel: 01305 250425. Smart casual clothes please. read more


    RICHARD (Ritchie Mac) McDONALD Passed away peacefully in Somerleigh Court Nursing Home after a courageous and brave battle fought with great dignity, on 21st Novmeber 2014. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Richie's funeral will take place at St Joseph's Church on Tuesday 2nd December at 10.00am followerd by a private cremation at Weymouth Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, can be made to Seafarers UK c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 31 Great Western Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UF. Tel: 01305 266888. ~ Goodnight, God Bless, Richie. I will miss you so much. Your loving Niece, Maureen x x ~ Sleep tight with the Angels Nunc. Always in our hearts. Lisa, Steve and Declan x x x ~ Forever in our thoughts, forever in our hearts, you will be sadly missed, but always loved. Kevin, Kara & Freya x x x read more

  • Elder & Froy

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  • Bank donates £3,000 for counselling and psychotherapy services

    THE Dorchester branch of Santander has donated £3,000 to the Dorchester Trust for counselling and psychotherapy. read more

  • Fundraising pair take pride of place at Lord Mayor’s Show Dorset Echo:

    TOP Dorset fundraisers Carla Oliveira and Matt Lloyd won a place at this year’s spectacular Lord Mayor’s Show in recognition of their efforts. read more

  • Old Hardyean’s celebrate Christmas lunch Dorset Echo:

    FORMER students of the Dorchester Grammar School, Hardye’s School and the Thomas Hardye School will be holding a festive get together in Dorchester. read more

  • Royal visitor drops in to electric bike shop Dorset Echo:

    A SHOP selling electric bikes in Poundbury welcomed a royal visitor. read more

  • Thanksgiving party boost charity funds

    A THANKSGIVING party held at Dorset County Museum to celebrate the historic transatlantic friendship between the two Dorchesters raised more than £1,400. read more

  • Quiz night to be held at hall

    DORCHESTER: A quiz night will be held at Brownsword Hall in Poundbury. read more

  • Artist hosts open studio

    A Dorchester artist who recently featured on television is holding an Open Studio event. read more

  • Yuletide fayre Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

    Sydling St Nicholas Village Hall is hosting the St Nicholas Fayre from 2.30pm on Sunday, December 7. read more

  • Market at the CornEx

    Get fresh produce at a country market. read more

  • Warning on toy guns

    Anyone thinking of buying a toy gun as a Christmas present is urged to be ‘mindful’ by the police. read more

  • Fowl quiz at library

    A Famous Fowl Quiz will be held by the Friends of Weymouth Library at 7.15pm on Thursday at Weymouth Library on Great George Street. There is a cash prize of £60 for winning team. Entry costs £1.50 per person, and the event is open to teams of up to six people. read more

  • Panto time, oh yes it is!

    Have a laugh at a pantomime performance of Robinson Crusoe. read more

  • Christmas concert from male voice choir

    WEYMOUTH: The Casterbridge Male Voice Choir will be performing in a Christmas concert. read more

  • Talk on making good medical choices

    DORCHESTER: Professor Roger Higgs will be giving a talk on making good medical choices. read more

  • Coffee morning for a good cause

    DORCHESTER: A coffee morning will be held in aid of charity Mercy Ships. read more

  • Christmas market to take place on Saturday

    COUNTY: Sherborne’s annual Christmas market will take place on Saturday. read more

  • Cancer self-help group to meet

    BRIDPORT: The Living Tree cancer self-help group is meeting this Friday from 2pm to 4.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, 95 South Street. Call 01308 427851 or visit read more

  • Art session to be run by club

    DORCHESTER: A ‘Hands from Observation’ art session is being run by Dorchester Art Club tomorrow from 2pm to 4pm at St George’s Hall, in Fordington High Street. Attendees can complete work in any medium but will need to bring a glass, mug or something else to hold. The class costs £1 and will include tea or coffee and chocolate biscuits. For more information call 01305 264568 or 01305 262625. read more

  • Managing habitats

    Join the Dorset Wildlife Group in a volunteer task to manage habitats. read more

  • Santa Claus is coming to town

    WEYMOUTH: Father Christmas will be paying a visit to St John’s Primary School Christmas Fair. read more

  • A festive lunchtime recital at Hall

    COUNTY: The students of Sherborne School will give a lunchtime recital at the Tindall Recital Hall at the school from 1.30pm on Friday when there will be mulled wine and mince pies. read more

  • Dementia diagnosis rate makes headway

    DORSET’S dementia diagnosis rate is improving, latest figures show. read more

  • Unclaimed Premium Bonds prizes of up to £1k owed to Dorset people Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

    THE SEARCH is on for winners of cash prizes in Dorset. read more

  • Fill up the donation bins for the Dorset Echo's Christmas Toy Appeal Dorset Echo:

    A WEYMOUTH store is urging its customers to fill up their donation bin for this year’s toy appeal. read more

  • Power tools are stolen

    A Freelander containing power tools was stolen from outside the owner’s home. read more

  • UPDATED: Anger as children's centre allowed to stay open until today despite E coli virus case reported days ago Dorset Echo:

    A CHILDREN'S centre at the heart of an E coli outbreak has been allowed to open up until today, sparking anger amongst those affected. read more

  • Dorchester residents get their skates on in the square Dorset Echo:

    SKATING has got off to a flying start at Brewery Square. read more

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