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  • 'Spot it and win it' in great new Echo competition

    A GREAT new competition starts in the Daily Echo on September 4... and readers not only have the chance to win a prize every day, but stand to scoop £1,000 worth of fantastic Debenhams products! read more

  • KENWAY OFF BUT TULLY'S ON THE SPORT TO SAVE TERRAS

    WEYMOUTH 3 BATH CITY 3 TEN-man Weymouth threw away the chance to go top of the Dr Martens Premier Division after Bath City grabbed a point from a bruising six goal thriller last night. read more

  • STAR TUBBS SO CLOSE TO A WINNER FOR MAGPIES

    WESTON-SUPER-MARE 1 DORCHESTER TOWN 1 read more

  • QUALITY HOLMES IS A MAGPIES WONDER

    MARK Morris was raving about Matty Holmes' 56th minute wonder goal after Dorchester got their first away point of the season in a cracking game at Weston-super-Mare last night. read more

  • KENWAY OFF BUT TULLY'S ON THE SPOT TO SAVE TERRAS

    WEYMOUTH 3 BATH CITY 3 TEN-man Weymouth threw away the chance to go top of the Dr Martens Premier Division after Bath City grabbed a point from a bruising six goal thriller last night. read more

  • CLARIDGE; NAIVETY COST US THE GAME

    STEVE Claridge blamed a lack of discipline by ten-man Weymouth for surrendering a two goal lead in a fiery 3-3 draw with Bath City last night. read more

  • Kasprzak sidelined

    PIRATES have again been hit by the injury-jinx as Krzysztof Kasprzak has had to undergo emergency treatment following damage to his ankle sustained in a track crash in Poland. read more

  • Museum makes lottery cash bid

    RAMSHACKLE outbuildings will be replaced by educational facilities at an award-winning attraction if a £750,000 lottery bid is successful. read more

  • Fans out in force for Danny boy

    Daniel O'Donnell - BIC read more

  • Cash crisis tax pledge

    FAMILIES in Weymouth and Portland look set to see rises in their council tax bills limited to below 10 per cent next year. read more

  • Temporary truce agreed for quarry

    MOTORCYCLE enthusiasts have reached a temporary agreement with nature groups over the use of a Portland quarry. read more

  • Rescue boy dies in mother's arms

    THE seven-year-old boy plucked from the sea in a dramatic rescue bid off the Dorset coast died in his mother's arms in hospital. read more

  • A purr-fect end to the tale of Bella and Tessa

    DORCHESTER animal campaigners have thanked the Dorset Echo for helping to home kittens with an amazing literary heritage. read more

  • DORCHESTER'S YOUNG TAKES OPEN CROWN

    DORCHESTER'S Eddy Young flew the flag for Dorset when he won the singles title at the 44th Weymouth and Portland Open Bowls Tournament. read more

  • Oaks' lofty ambitions

    HIGH-FLYING Oakmeadians kick off their South-West Division Two (East) campaign on Saturday at Salisbury, with the aim of establishing themselves as the premier rugby club in the region, writes Keith Fairbank. read more

  • Bournemouth man charged with murder

    A SECOND man has been charged with the murder of millionaire businessman Amarjit Chohan and four members of his family, police said today (Sept 3). read more

  • Violent crime rising but fewer burglaries

    VIOLENCE, sex offences, robbery and theft continue to rise in Dorset, according to figures released this week. read more

  • Graduate killed in bomb horror

    A GRADUATE from Bournemouth University was murdered on her first day in her dream job at the United Nations in Baghdad. read more

  • WHAT AN IDIOT!

    MOTORISTS had a miracle escape after a van driver sped up the Bournemouth Spur Road the wrong way. read more

  • Search on to name county's top firms

    THE SEARCH for stars in the Echo-backed Dorset Business Awards is well under way with entries already being received from firms vying to be KPMG Company of the Year. read more

  • Appeal to safeguard access to riverbank

    A PUBLIC appeal is being made to safeguard an access point to the River Frome at Wareham. read more

  • Outdoor art exhibition

    ARTISTS are exhibiting their outdoors compositions at Compton Acres until the autumn. read more

  • Pottery could be sold within days for £1m

    POOLE Pottery could be sold to new owners within days, safeguarding 88 jobs and part of the town's treasured history. read more

  • Poppies FA Cup hopes crushed

    BOURNEMOUTH Poppies crashed out of the FA Cup last night in their Preliminary Round replay against Dr Martens Western League Taunton Town in an emphatic 5-0 reverse at Victoria Park. read more

  • Professional job by 'Bodie' and Doyle

    THE Professionals were on patrol at Cuthbury on September 2 as Warren Doyle notched a hat trick and "Bodie" Barnes weighed in with a brace to take the Badgers out in style. read more

  • Swans reap Cup reward

    SWANAGE AND WAREHAM eased into the first round proper of the Powergen RFU Senior Cup with a convincing 35-10 victory over Clevedon - exacting revenge on the Bristol outfit who beat Swans in the promotion play-off to South West Division One at the end of last season. read more

  • Swans reap Cup reward

    SWANAGE AND WAREHAM eased into the first round proper of the Powergen RFU Senior Cup with a convincing 35-10 victory over Clevedon - exacting revenge on the Bristol outfit who beat Swans in the promotion play-off to South West Division One at the end of last season. read more

  • Cracker attracts more stalls

    SHOPPERS may be able to browse around extra stalls if new suggestions succeed for the Caster-bridge Christmas Cracker in Dorchester. read more

  • Pits operation is set to carry on in village

    THE life of a gravel and landfill site looks set to be extended. read more

  • Nature boom as Dorset swelters

    BARBECUES, beer and bottled water were sold by the thousand. Those on holiday wandered around in shorts and no shirts, while those at work loosened their ties and wafted paper at their faces as Britain's stiff upper lip melted in the heat of a sweltering August. read more

  • Some-fin huge seen just feet from shore

    STILL fancy dipping your toe in the sea? read more

  • What choice is this?

    HERE'S one more thought prompted by the arrival of those confusing new directory enquiries services. read more

  • Fletch injury threat

    ANXIOUS Steve Fletcher looks set to face a make-or-break training session to prove his fitness ahead of Cherries' eagerly-awaited Sky-televised clash against Division Two rivals Bristol City on Saturday. read more

  • Victim's fury over pervert's sentence

    A PAEDOPHILE'S 12-month jail sentence for sexually abusing four boys has been slammed by a victim. read more

  • Police recover £30,000 vans at steam fair

    DORSET Police recovered five stolen caravans to the value of £30,000 from the Great Dorset Steam Fair. read more

  • Killings no deterrent to Iraq mission, says MP

    MORALE among British soldiers serving in Iraq is still high despite the wave of casualties hitting their ranks, says New Forest West MP Desmond Swayne. read more

  • Speed camera plan shelved

    PLANS for a speed camera on a busy Dorchester road were shelved today after concerns raised by town councillors. read more

  • WAY

    WAY - Margaret Amy. Passed away 22nd August 2003, aged 89 years. Her funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 10th September at 10.45am. Flowers and enquiries to Stockting Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth, DT4 7BX. Tel: (01305) 785915

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  • SAXTY

    SAXTY - Reginald Walter. Peacefully in Dorset County Hospital on 28 August. Adored husband of Peggy. Beloved father of Alan and Linda. Loving father-in-law of Rachel. Loving granddad of Mark, Jo, Adam and Shaun. Loving great granddad of Leanne, Luke Alicia, Jack and Amy. His funeral service will be held at St Ann's Church, Radipole, on Monday 8 September at 2.15pm. followed by interment in the Melcombe Regis Cemetery, Goldcroft Road. Floral tributes may be sent to Cotton & Son, Milton House, 1 Milton Road, Weymouth. Enquiries Tel: (01305) 76 76 76.

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  • PORTER

    PORTER - Ida. Formerly of Southdown Road, Rodwell. Peacefully in Malvern on 31st August aged 104. Beloved wife of the late Les, loving mother of Ken Savage and Nana to Gregory and Kerry. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday 9th September at 2.30 pm at Worcester Crematorium. Enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare. Tel: 01684 574733.

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  • DAVIE

    DAVIE - William John (Bill). Passed peacefully away on 1st September 2003. He will be sadly missed. Funeral Service at Weymouth Crematorium on Tuesday 9th September at 1pm. At Bill's request no flowers please, but donations can be made for the RNLI, c/o Mrs Cleverton, Weymouth Lifeboat House, Nothe Parade, Weymouth DT4 8TX. All enquiries to Stockting Funeral Service. Tel: 01305 785915.

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  • MANNING

    MANNING Chris and Alice are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their son Callum George. Born 30th August 2003 weighing 7lb 8ozs.

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  • BROWN

    BROWN SUE & STEVE Congratulations on the birth of Caitlin Louise. A lovely great granddaughter, granddaughter, niece and cousin. Love to you all ~ Mum & Dad Barrett and family.

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  • BROWN

    BROWN (Nee BARRETT) Sue and Steve are pleased to announce the arrival of their daughter, Caitlin Louise, born on August 30th, weighing 9lb 3½oz. Thanks to everyone at DCH.

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  • TAYLOR

    TAYLOR (Nee KENDERDINE) Bonnie and Ty are proud to announce the arrival of Lily, 6lbs 14oz on Friday 29th August. A beautiful little sister for Teddy, in Darwin, Australia.

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  • BENJAMIN

    BENJAMIN RICHMOND Happy birthday Champ. Love ~ Nanny, Grandad, La-La and Charlie XXX.

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  • BENJAMIN

    BENJAMIN RICHMOND Have a lovely birthday. Love ~ Mum, Phoebe and Kev XXX.

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  • SOPHIE

    SOPHIE ROSSER Happy 1st Birthday. Love ~ Mummy, Daddy, David, Jordan and family x x x

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  • JAMES,

    JAMES, ASHLEY & OWEN ROBINSON Happy 21st. Wishing you every happiness. Love from all the family xxx

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  • MATTHEW

    MATTHEW FARWELL Happy 21st birthday. Love ~ Courtney, Liam and Catherine xxxx.

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