TWO goals in the last 10 minutes saw struggling Swanage record their first league win in 14 games over second-from-bottom Whitchurch at Day's Park.
STEVE Bendall's promoter Dave Lewis believes the Bournemouth southpaw will be challenging for a World title shot within the next 12 months.
BRIDPORT 3, BRISTOL MANOR FARM 0 BRIDPORT at last laid the home bogey that had kept them without a win at St Mary's Field since April.
ANTHONY Willmington, from Godmanstone near Dorchester, suffered heartache when he retired on the final stage on the Network Q Rally of Great Britain which finished in Cardiff last night.
DES Bulpin had to settle for a point on his debut as Weymouth's new director of football.
CORBY became the latest victims of Dorchester's amazing home run as goals from Matt Groves, Justin Keeler and Marcus Oldbury took them to their ninth league win of the season in front of the Avenue faithful.
TERRAS director of football Des Bulpin was a satisfied man after seeing his new side earn a share of the Dr Martens Premier Division spoils after a 2-2 draw at Cambridge City.
AS Dorchester's injury toll mounts, manager Mark Morris says its "ridiculous" that his players are being forced to play their third game in six days away to St Leonards tonight.
THE Pirates' 2002 Elite League title challenge starts here.
PIRATES supporters must still be wondering how their side failed to win the Sky Sports Elite League title after another compelling season of racing at Wimborne Road.
A TASTE of Christmas is on offer in the west of the county on December 1 when Beaminster Singers perform a concert of Advent and festive music in Beaminster Church.
WEYMOUTH Arts Centre continues its drive to become a leading venue for community events with a performance of Personal Columns on December 1.
COOL hand Luke Beckett certainly lived up to his nickname.
Poole Council for Voluntary Service has won a special Green Apple Award for its innovative recycling ideas.
HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE (PG)
Widely regarded as one of cinema's enduring masterpieces, Francis Ford Coppola's devastating war opus returns to the big screen in a new version, 55 minutes longer than the original.
Sandra Goldbacher chronicles the changing faces and fashions of the 1970s and 1980s in this bittersweet drama, about two friends growing up in the London suburbs.
Singing superstar Mariah Carey must regret making her bid for Hollywood glory with this rags-to-riches drama with faint echoes of her own life.
Why do big-screen criminals waste their time concocting elaborate plans for robberies, when they know that failure is just around the next corner?
CUH, some people have all the luck. Let's take 70s disco disseminators Full-Tilt Boogie (Beaminster Town Hall, Saturday, 8.30, £6) by way of example.
A CRIME-free festive season is top of the Christmas list for Poole police.
A TEENAGER who tried to kill himself while awaiting sentence has been locked up for a year for stamping on a man's head outside a pub.
A MAN had to be removed from a park after staging a lone protest against the construction of a shelter for teenagers.
DO THEY know it's Christmas? - that was the question from churchgoers after hearing the council planned to block their access road for most of December.
A PUBLIC conference is to be held in Poole to let residents know how the NHS is working in the town and its future plans.
classical sounds will be heard in Dorchester next week, with the County Music Society hosting a recital on Wednesday and Dorset Chamber Orchestra playing in St Mary's Church the following Saturday.
TOURING theatre is enjoying something of a revival.
ACTRESS Liza Goddard is keeping good company these days. In fact she can often be found out and about sightseeing with Jesus Christ no less.
ENGLISH Youth Ballet are looking for young dancers from across the region to appear in a major new performance of The Nutcracker.
Miracle at Blaise/Mid-Autumn Madness - Angel Players, Lilliput
Annie, Swanage Choral & Operatic Society Juniors, Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
CHRISTCHURCH goalkeeper Chris Edmonds played through the pain barrier during the whole of the second half against Wimborne Town on Saturday after sustaining a broken left hand.
UPBEAT Verwood manager Terry Richens is confident his side can claim a top-six finish despite losing to Division One rivals Micheldever.
MOTOR neurone disease sufferer Diane Pretty has replied to the Dorset woman who wants her legal action to fail.
RECRUITMENT firm director and wildlife photographer David Nichols is having his work displayed by Abbey Life.
ACCIDENT victims who gain large sums in personal injury compensation are being left to fend for themselves with little or no advice on how to make their money last, it is feared.
CONCERNED Cherries star Steve Fletcher faces an anxious wait to discover if his injury jinx has struck again.
RICHARD Hughes is convinced Cherries were denied a blatant penalty during their 2-1 defeat at Chesterfield on Saturday, reports Neil Perrett.
THE Royal Bournemouth Hospital has been given the passport to a healthier future thanks to the fund-raising efforts of Christchurch Lions.
THE new chief of New Forest police is to introduce a special crime-busting unit for the area.
DIGITAL technology is set to save New Forest taxpayers thousands of pounds when the long-awaited CCTV town centre system comes on line next year.
A CAMPAIGN is being launched to name a new warship HMS Dorsetshire - nearly 60 years after the people of Dorset raised more than £3m to have her rebuilt.
WEYMOUTH town centre erupted into a glittering show of seasonal colour when Christmas lighting was switched on.
A TAXI driver claims he was assaulted by a passenger following an argument over a fare.
AN ESCAPED convict from the Verne prison has become the world's most successful fugitive.
The boarders, skaters and BMXers of Bridport were out in full force at the official opening ceremony of the town's new skatepark.
BIKER Susan Chester found out just how fast her machine could move - when it was stolen less than a minute after she parked it.
ORGANISERS of a new children's project in Dorchester are hoping for an early Christmas present - a doll's house to bring estranged families together.