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  • Weymouth F

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  • Tom Haevls and Georgina Wilson - Sk8ing

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  • Sk8ing

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  • Peter Dillistone - Lights

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  • Reporters - Group Photo

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  • Lucy Gosling - Drama

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  • John Simpson - Rev Up the Engines

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  • Joe Morris and Reece Knell - Making a Shovel

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  • James Mcquillan and Richard Tampin-Copp - Motor Mad

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  • Bradley Davis - Hit and Hope

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  • Alice Bowker - Wicked Writing

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  • Pupils show off their musical talents at Pavilion

    STAR pupils from Budmouth Technology College took to the stage to present their one-night-only summer showcase. read more

  • Student appeals for vital monitor

    A SCHOOLGIRL with a heart condition is appealing for the return of a monitor that went missing while she was in class. read more

  • Relief road protest lodged

    GREEN campaigners fighting to halt the building of the Weymouth relief road have officially launched their High Court challenge. read more

  • Teenager denies bat attack on boy of 16

    A TEENAGER has denied hitting another youngster with a baseball bat. read more

  • Youngsters are in their element in arts week

    YOUNGSTERS drew on the elements for their second creative and performing arts week in Weymouth. read more

  • Driver crashed then aimed at man

    A MAN was forced to fling himself into a hedge after a driver who smashed into his car deliberately drove at him. read more

  • Fetes and fun days

    SUMO-wrestling and music by the Durnovaria Silver Band were just some of the attractions at Cattistock Fete. read more

  • Island test for buoyant Wildcats

    WEYMOUTH Doonan Wildcats skipper Karl Mason has admitted his side faces a "tough" task tonight at Premier League outfit the Isle of Wight Islanders. read more

  • It looks Dyer for Bridport after defeat

    A TOP-CLASS century from Swanage batsman Dave Dyer plunged Bridport deeper into relegation trouble in Dorset Funeral Plan League Division One. read more

  • Dorset gearing up for a run chase on final day

    DORSET'S batsmen will need a significant improvement today after a topsy-turvy second day left their Minor Counties Championship clash with Cheshire hanging in the balance. read more

  • Scheme to ban cars attacked

    PLANS to close the esplanade to summer traffic as part of West Bay's regeneration have come under fire. read more

  • Power play on court

    UKAEA Winfrith is helping to power Wimbledon hopefuls in Dorchester by providing sponsorship to get more children playing tennis. read more

  • Wakely sits top of his European class

    DORCHESTER'S British Husqvarna rider Simon Wakely sits top of the European Enduro Championship after two second place finishes in round two of the series held in Cered, Hungary. read more

  • Major step towards futuristic rail station

    THE country's first solar powered railway station has moved a step closer. read more

  • Spin-king Mathias is through

    THE Weymouth Town Tennis Tournament got underway last night in almost winter-like conditions at Greenhill Gardens but at least there was no rain to spoil some entertaining men's singles clashes. read more

  • Ex-Spurs man set for Avenue

    DORCHESTER Town will today capture the signing of former Tottenham Hotspur academy player Nathan Peprah-Annan. read more

  • The lottery of NHS treatment

    A CANCER sufferer who was refused a new kidney treatment from the Dorset Primary Care Trust is the victim of a postcode lottery, a patient support group said today. read more

  • Why did you ruin our camp?

    YOUNGSTERS have spoken of their heartbreak after vandals set fire to their school's beloved Iron Age roundhouse. read more

  • New school for trainees

    ENGINEERING company Global Marine Systems Ltd has opened a new training school at its Portland base. read more

  • Your kids will be in their creative element

    BEING bored just isn't an option this summer, with Artsreach offering a range of activities for young people aged three to 16 over the holidays. read more

  • MALC'S

    MALC'S HALF A CENTURY All customers and friends are welcome to the DUKE OF ALBANY SATURDAY 14th JULY 8pm onwards to celebrate Malc's 50th 

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    BARNETT - Marion (nee Benbow). 2 years have passed since you left us. You're missed and always in our thoughts. Love - Eric, Theresa & Maisy. 

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    HANNAFORD - Lily. Dearest Mother, 3 years have passed now, reunited with Husband Ron. In our thoughts today and everyday. Love you always. Adrian, Brenda and Linda xxx. 

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  • BENBOW -

    BENBOW - Marion.
    Still missing you after two years. Love ~ Ali, Aaron and children. 

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    BARNETT - Marion. 2 years have passed, still the tears. Love you always ~ Erica & Steve 

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    PRESTON - Bob, Andrew and family would like to thank all who attended Audrey's funeral and all who sent cards of sympathy. A special thanks to the staff of Ilchester Ward at DCH and the nurses at Abbotsbury Rd Surgery for their kindness & professional care of Audrey. Finally to Joy Parsons and David, they were just wonderful as were Sam Wilding and staff of Rose Funeral Service. 

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    FRAMPTON - Colin. Farewell to a good friend. You won't be forgotten - Pat & Paddy 

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    COLIN JOHN FRAMPTON "FRAMMO" Passed away suddenly but peacefully on the 8th July 2007 aged 75 years. A loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be sadly missed by his wife Edna his children Michael, Tina, Jackie and Terry and grandchildren. Also by his brothers and sisters and by all the family and his many friends. (Only in the next room darling). Funeral Service at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 18th July at 4pm. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance c/o Woods Funeral Service, 132 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth DT4 0JY. Tel 01305 759812. 

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    WILLIAM S. WALLIS (BILL)  Loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday 8th July, 2007.  He will always be loved and never forgotten. Grateful thanks from all the family to everyone who cared for him. His funeral service will take place at St John's Church. Portland, on Monday 16th July at 2.30pm, followed by Cremation. Family flowers only please, but if desired, donations can be made for Marie Curie Nurses c/o Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, DT4 9LY. Tel 01305 785832 

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    PETER ROBINSON Of Wyke Regis passed away peacefully on July 7th 2007 aged 81 years, at Avon Lea Care Home. Loved husband of Muriel, father of Allan and David, father-in-law to Sue and Jane, also a dear grandad and great grandad. His funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Monday 16th July at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations can be made for the Alzheimers Society c/o Rose Funeral Service 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, DT4 9LY. Tel (01305) 785832  The family would like to thank Avon Lea Care Home and the staff of Chalbury North for all the kindness and care shown to Peter over the years. 

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    ANDREW PATERSON Passed away peacefully at Bridport Community Hospital on 6th July 2007 aged 89 years. Dear husband of Peggy for 62 years, brother-in-law to Audrey and Pat and uncle to Andrew, Adrian and Robert, will be sadly missed. Funeral service will take place at St Mary's Church, Litton Cheney on Friday 13th July at 3.00pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Portesham Surgery c/o A J Wakely & Sons, 91 East Street, Bridport. DT6 3LB 

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  • FRED

    FRED BOWDEN Passed peacefully away in his sleep at home on Friday 6th July after a long illness bravely borne at the age of 73 years. Dearest husband of Joan, much loved dad of Les, Kevin and Debbie, father-in-law to Deborah, grandad of Adam and Emma and brother of Joy.  Will be greatly missed by all the family and friends. Fred's funeral will take place on Friday 13th July at Weymouth Crematorium at 2,30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations may be made for Alzheimer's Society c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street, Dorchester, DT1 1TW. Tel: (01305) 262338 

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    MARTIN COWARD & RACHEL TAYLOR Are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their gorgeous baby son FREDDIE JOHN Weighing 8lb 12oz On the 5th July 2007 A welcome and much loved brother for our little darlings EBONY & ALFIE Thanks to all at Maternity 

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    COWARD & TAYLOR Thank you Martin and Rachel for another lovely Grandson - Freddie John. Lots of love - Mum and Dad Coward xxxxx. 

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    arrived on July 5th 2007.
    A beautiful daughter for
    Charlotte and Jon,
    sister for Alexa and Ethan, granddaughter for Kim and Steve,
    great granddaughter for
    Vera and David 
    Love to you all 

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    BRUCE BUIK  Tracy, Jack and family wish to thank the overwhelming number of family and friends who attended Bruce's funeral. Thank you for the many messages of sympathy and to all who sent donations for Wyvern School, which are still being received c/o A J Wakely. Thank you to Rev'd Turnock for his moving and fitting service. Also to Matt Lucas of A J Wakely for making such a terrible time a little easier to bear. Please accept this as our personal message of thanks.  

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