SIMON Jones produced another great innings as Beaminster recorded a 72-run victory over Bournemouth Thirds in Dorset League Division Two.
BRIDPORT’S bowling attack ripped through Kingston Lacy in devastating fashion to continue their side’s impressive start to the season in Dorset League Division Four.
MEMBERS of Blandford RFC gathered for an extra special annual dinner/dance and awards presentation.
GREAT Britain bobsleigh star Serita Shone dished out the awards at Weymouth St Paul’s Harriers’ AGM and presentation night.
WORLD Cup-winning England flanker Neil Back was on hand to give out the awards at Bridport RFC’s annual end-of-season presentation even-ing.
DAVE Blackman and Andy Jarvis both scored half-centuries in a stubborn rearguard action against Parley Seconds at Redlands in Dorset League Division Three.
COACH Alan Willows admits Dorset’s chances of progressing to the MCCA Trophy quarter-finals are “not looking good” following a shock defeat at the hands of previously winless Staffordshire.
BEAMINSTER Tunnel will now not re-open until the end of July, according to Dorset County Council.
LIGHT up your half term with Star, a twinkling treat from London-based family theatre company Goody and Storey.
IT'S DORCHESTER, but not as we know it.
FOLLOWING the sellout success of On Golden Pond last October, Dorchester director Mel Hooley is returning to the town arts centre with Somerleigh Players and another American classic, Steel Magnolias by playwright Robert Harling.
Celebrity chefs will be cooking up a storm at the Bridport Food Festival from June 9 to 16.
To celebrate Bridport Food Festival and following Sladers Yard’s popular Norway evenings last September, the Nordics are coming back on Friday, June 14 at 7pm.
A MUCH-LOVED childhood tale of canine friendship and adventure comes live to the stage later this month courtesy of second year performing arts students at Weymouth College.
A POPULAR children’s story will be brought to life this half-term.
THERE will be a fundraising afternoon tea on Saturday, June 1.
CHURCH leaders from around Dorset donned aprons to bake bread and raise awareness for Christian Aid.
PORTLAND coastguard was called to help a broken down jet ski on Saturday afternoon.
A COASTGUARD rescue helicopter found the source of an open microphone which was blocking radio traffic.
ST PETER'S Church, Dorchester, will hold a flower festival from July 6 to 7.
THERE will be a choral performance at St George’s Church, dORCHESTER on Saturday, June 29.
PARENTS, babies, toddlers and children are invited to the Baby Group at St George’s Church Hall, Fordington.
DORSET Echo reporter Catherine Bolado will be reporting from Cyprus this week on a major Territorial Army (TA) exercise.
GREEN campaigners have expressed their fears that shale gas fracking may take place in Dorset.
SCORES of families and visitors had fun in the sunshine with bank holiday festivities.
AN INJURED man was airlifted to hospital after a dive boat fell off a trailer at Kimmeridge.
A SEARCH was due to resume this morning for a dog believed to have gone over cliffs near West Bay.
Take up the Chesil Challenge and solve clues while finding out about wildlife.
AN INMATE at a Portland jail has admitted possessing drugs in his cell.
Get lost in Dorset’s secret gardens.
Get active on the seashore.
The Women’s Fellowship will be hosting a number of events in the coming months at St Nicholas Church, Buxton Road.
Coastguards and lifeboat crews helped a motor boat with engine failure.
STAFF at a Weymouth store are gearing up for a fundraising walk to help others.
Rail passengers on the Weymouth to London Waterloo line were delayed after a person was hit by a train at Hinton Admiral.
THE curtain has come down on the Weymouth Pavilion.
Echo readers should be aware that more and more companies and organisations are charging telephone callers 10p a minute.
I went to the meeting held at Dorchester Town Football Club by Dorset HealthCare and NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group who were explaining how the new Dorset Community Pain Service will work.
PORTLAND’S Megan Pascoe celebrated gold in the 2.4mR Paralympic class – her fourth straight podium finish of the year – at the Delta Lloyd Regatta in Holland.
In recent year I have heard many complimentary remarks about Dorset County Hospital. Now, having just undergone a spell as a patient, I am pleased to say that the accolades were more than justified.
MAUREEN GAGE Happy 80th birthday to a special Mum & Nana with love from us all xxx
RON BUCKLAND Our wonderful Dad and Grandad. Missed so much every day, our true inspiration. You live on in all of us. With all our love ~ Julie, Richard, Keith, David, Jane, Ryan, Thomas and Molly XXXX
TIMOTHY WILLIAM WHITTLE Passed suddenly but peacefully to rest at home in Puddletown on 19th May 2013, aged 68 years. Much loved father to Mig and son of the late 'Betty' E.M. and 'Mike' W.M.C.Whittle he leaves behind his brother Andrew and sister…
BERYL CHRISTINE BASCOMBE Passed away peacefully at her home on 21st May 2013, aged 81 years. Dearly loved mum of Caroline, Alyson and Bernie and a loved nan, nanny B and bigger nanny to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her Funeral Service…
BETTY INGRAM (27.5.1998) Like falling leaves the years go by, But love and memories never die. Love Ted and all the family