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Bomb hero’s life work on display

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A PENSIONER who plotted the location of every bomb which fell in Dorset in the Second World War is celebrating now his work is on display in Dorchester.

Simply the breast for helping mums

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

DOZENS of mums and babies piled into a Dorchester pub to celebrate breastfeeding.

Gardens awarded highest points possible

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Sunday 24th August 2014

SANDSFOOT Gardens has claimed the highest marks possible during judging for Keep Britain Tidy’s prestigious Green Flag 2014 awards.

Plastic cups washed up on Chesil Beach cause environmental alarm

Dorset Echo:

8:00am Friday 15th August 2014

HUNDREDS of plastic cups have washed up on Chesil Beach in the past week.

Weymouth garden gets highest mark in Keep Britain Tidy awards

Dorset Echo: Sandsfoot Castle

4:39pm Thursday 14th August 2014

SANDSFOOT Gardens has claimed the highest marks possible during judging for Keep Britain Tidy’s prestigious Green Flag 2014 awards.

Getting set for a bit of fun in sun at Littlemoor Fun Dat

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

LITTLEMOOR Fun Day is set to live up to its name this weekend.

Help and advice for older people

Dorset Echo:

12:02pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SINCE a former Dorchester mayor spotted two elderly men on a bench with nowhere to go, there has been a service for older people in the county town.

Support plea for parking scheme

Dorset Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Councillors have urged residents’ to drum up more support in order to address parking issues in a Dorchester neighbourhood.

Parking to become easier with live feed

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A PARKING project is set to make visiting Dorchester easier than ever before.

Good citizen teens transform waiting room at Dorchester’s Children’s Centre

Dorset Echo:

10:02am Monday 11th August 2014

DEDICATED teenagers helped to transform a waiting room at Dorchester’s Children’s Centre as part of a national citizenship scheme.

East meets West!

Dorset Echo:

5:29pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

EASTENDERS stars Ricky Groves and Cliff Parisi got the crowds going at this year’s West Bay Day.

Hundreds turn out for Hardy

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

HUNDREDS of delegates from across the world flocked to Dorchester for the 21st Thomas Hardy Conference and Festival.

Row breaks out over 'screaming' children playing in fountain

Dorset Echo:

10:07am Wednesday 6th August 2014

ANGRY parents in Dorchester have hit out at Brewery Square bosses in a row over ‘shrieking’ children playing in the fountain.

Calls made to clean up Weymouth's streets

Dorset Echo:

7:10am Wednesday 6th August 2014

CALLS are being made for immediate action to tackle Weymouth’s litter problems.

Motorists warned after Dorchester vehicle thefts

Dorset Echo:

10:19am Monday 4th August 2014

POLICE are urging motorists to secure their valuables after a spate of vehicle thefts in and around Dorchester.

Residents urged to ride or stride to help maintain historic churches

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

DORSET residents are being urged to ride or stride to raise money for the maintenance and repair of the county’s historic churches.

Thousands go along to enjoy the fare at Dorset Food and Arts Festival in Poundbury

Dorset Echo:

7:00am Monday 4th August 2014

THE QUEEN Mother of all food festivals proved a hit with thousands of people at Poundbury.

Coastguards and police called after woman walks in sea in Weymouth

Dorset Echo:

10:06am Saturday 2nd August 2014

COASTGUARDS were called after a woman walked into the sea in Weymouth.

Motorists warned as heavy rain hits Dorset

Dorset Echo:

9:36am Saturday 2nd August 2014

MOTORISTS are being urged to take care as heavy rain hits Dorset this morning.

Thieves target shoppers in Weymouth and Dorchester

Dorset Echo:

4:14pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SHOPPERS in Weymouth and Dorchester have been targeted by thieves today.

Leading restaurant set to open in Dorchester's Brewery Square

Dorset Echo: PLACE TO BE: The fountain at Brewery Square in Dorchester

1:31pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A TASTE of France will soon be on offer at Brewery Square in Dorchester.

Anglican churches set for war memorials

Dorset Echo:

1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

ANGLICAN churches in Dorchester will look to their war memorials and remember in August.

Ecover Blue Mile sees stars and families have fun on Weymouth Beach

Dorset Echo:

7:01pm Sunday 20th July 2014

WEYMOUTH proved it is a top spot for watersports over the weekend.

UPDATE WITH PICTURES AND VIDEO: Martyrs remembered with rally and performances at Tolpuddle

Dorset Echo:

12:51pm Sunday 20th July 2014

VISITORS and union representatives from across the country attended this year’s Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival.

Jurassic rockin - first island music festival a success

Dorset Echo:

12:36pm Sunday 20th July 2014

MORE than 3,000 families and revellers flocked to a music festival which aimed to put Portland on the map.

COASTGUARD ROUND-UP: Two divers in difficulty and man injured in Weymouth Harbour fall

Dorset Echo: Woman survives fall from 40ft Kilve cliff

9:30am Sunday 20th July 2014

THE Portland Coastguard rescue helicopter was scrambled twice yesterday to help two divers who had made a rapid ascent near Portland and Lulworth Cove.

UPDATE: A352 in Wool reopened after collision

Dorset Echo:

3:45pm Saturday 19th July 2014

THE A352 in Wool is back open after an earlier crash.

UPDATE WITH PHOTOS, VIDEO AND LIST OF PARTICIPANTS: Hundreds of women turn out for Weldmar Midnight Walk

Dorset Echo:

12:30am Sunday 20th July 2014

MORE than 800 women took to the streets of Weymouth for the county’s eighth Midnight Walk.

Coastguards alerted to man in sea near Swanage

Dorset Echo: Woman survives fall from 40ft Kilve cliff

9:36am Saturday 19th July 2014

COASTGUARDS were called following a report of a fully clothed man in the water off Ballard Cliff near Swanage.

Missing Dorchester man found safe and well

Dorset Echo: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

5:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A DORCHESTER man who went missing in January has been found safe and well in Glastonbury.

Road re-opened after two vehicle crash on A31

Dorset Echo: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

3:34pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE A31 has been re-opened following an accident involving two vehicles on the A31 at Stag Gate, near Sturminster Marshall.

Supporters rally to help mum after memorial bench vandalised

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A MUM who is facing a hefty bill to replace her daughter’s memorial bench says she has been ‘overwhelmed’ by community support.

Paralympian Maxine Moore scoops Student of the Year award at Weymouth College

Dorset Echo:

2:26pm Monday 14th July 2014

A TEAM GB Paralympic athlete is celebrating her latest win after she scooped the Student of the Year award at Weymouth College.

Thousands gather to taste the fruits of the sea

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 14th July 2014

TENS of thousands of people had a whale of time at a festival celebrating the bounty of the sea.

Delays after three vehicle crash on A354 near Dorchester

Dorset Echo:

3:56pm Sunday 13th July 2014

MOTORISTS are facing delays following a three vehicle crash in Dorchester.

Bradley and family say thank you to generous Echo reader's after campaign success

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

‘THANK YOU’- that’s the message from the family of five-year-old Bradley Webber to generous Echo readers who have kindly raised more than £1,700 for the youngster.

Join skater girls on Midnight Walk along Weymouth seafront

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

THERE’S still time to sign up for this year’s Midnight Walk.

Dorset Seafood Festival continues today

Dorset Echo:

8:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

TENS of thousands of people had a whale of time at the first day of Dorset Seafood Festival.

Firefighters tackle West Dorset barn fire involving 100 tonnes of hay

Dorset Echo: CONFIDENT: Dorset Fire and Rescue Service

7:33am Friday 11th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called after a fire sparked at a West Dorset barn containing 100 tonnes of hay.

Distraught mum faces hefty price to replace vandalised memorial bench

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 11th July 2014

A GRIEVING mum is facing a hefty bill to replace her late daughter’s memorial bench after it was destroyed by vandals.

COASTGUARD ROUND-UP: Man in 40ft cliff fall and sailing boat in difficulty

Dorset Echo: Woman survives fall from 40ft Kilve cliff

7:54am Thursday 10th July 2014

A MAN fell approximately 40ft from a cliff at Hengistbury Head yesterday afternoon.

Firefighters tackle shed fire sparked by chemical reaction near Dorchester

Dorset Echo: CONFIDENT: Dorset Fire and Rescue Service

7:43am Thursday 10th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a shed fire caused by a chemical reaction near Dorchester.

Rescue helicopter called to diver in difficulty off Portland

Dorset Echo: UNDER THREAT: The Portland Coastguard helicopter

11:46am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A DIVER has been airlifted by the Portland Coastguard rescue helicopter after making a rapid ascent off Portland.

Family fundraiser for poorly baby

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE family of a baby who was born with his intestines on the outside of his body are appealing for community support.

Fundraiser set to help poorly baby Keo

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE family of a baby who was born with his intestines on the outside of his body are appealing for community support.

Brave Jackie baldly goes

Dorset Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A WOMAN who has been diagnosed with a condition her beloved sister died from took on a sponsored head shave.

A31 blocked due to accident

Dorset Echo:

7:19am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Motorists faced delays on the A31 following a crash between two vehicles.

COASTGUARD ROUND-UP: kayaker in difficulty and two swimmers call for help

Dorset Echo: Woman survives fall from 40ft Kilve cliff

7:49am Monday 7th July 2014

COASTGUARDS were called to help a kayaker in difficulty between Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door.

VIDEO AND PICTURES: Thomas Hardye Year 13 Leavers' Ball

Dorset Echo:

1:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

STUDENTS at Thomas Hardye School had a night to remember at their Year 13 prom.

Stefan has a ball after major operation

Dorset Echo:

1:30pm Saturday 5th July 2014

LIFE is good for a Bosnian teenager who recently underwent a major operation thanks to the help of generous Echo readers.

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