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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.

Up periscope! Nuclear submarine sails in

Dorset Echo:

5:40am Friday 4th July 2014

A NUCLEAR-powered submarine will sail into Portland next week for a six-day visit.

Village mourns sudden closure of pub

Dorset Echo:

6:30am Friday 4th July 2014

ANOTHER popular Dorset country pub has shut its doors.

Nuclear powered submarine to visit Portland

Dorset Echo:

4:08pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A NUCLEAR-powered submarine will sail into Portland next week for a six-day visit.

All on board in RNLI week

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

DISPLAYS and family fun are among the events taking place during this year’s Weymouth Lifeboat Week.

'Sign up for Weymouth Barrel Challenge'

Dorset Echo: Teams are wanted for the barrel roll in Weymouth

2:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

TEAMS are being urged to sign up to a charity barrel challenge in Weymouth.

Skater girls set to ramp up the action at Front Skate Park in Weymouth

Dorset Echo: HURRAY!: Skaters, scooterists and BMXers at The Front skate park

11:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A COMMUNITY fun day is set to ramp up the numbers of girls and women heading to the skate park.

Petition in place to allow cycling on seafront

Dorset Echo: PEDAL POWER: Jason West and his bike on the Esplanade

9:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A PETITION to get cycling allowed along Weymouth seafront is set to bring the long-running debate back to the council agenda.

Missed hospital appointments cost Dorset County Hospital more than £8m

Dorset Echo: COST: Dorset County Hospital

5:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

PATIENTS who miss hospital appointments have cost the NHS in Dorset more than £8 million pounds in the last three years, the Echo can reveal.

Motorcyclist taken to hospital following Dorchester crash

Dorset Echo: The victim and another man were walking along Dorset Avenue when they were both struck by a dark-coloured BMW at around 10.15pm last night.

2:40pm Monday 30th June 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital after colliding with a car on Weymouth Avenue in Dorchester.

COASTGUARD ROUND-UP: Dog rescue, missing yacht and windsurfer in difficulty

Dorset Echo: Woman survives fall from 40ft Kilve cliff

8:00am Monday 30th June 2014

COASTGUARDS rescued a dog which had fallen over the cliff at Charmouth in West Dorset.

Dog rescued from slurry pit at West Dorset farm

Dorset Echo: CONFIDENT: Dorset Fire and Rescue Service

7:38am Monday 30th June 2014

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a dog that had become stuck in a slurry pit at a farm in West Dorset.

Police investigate anti-social behaviour claims at Weymouth school

Dorset Echo: Police are investigating a metal theft in Ross-on-Wye.

11:18am Friday 27th June 2014

Police were called after two teenage boys allegedly approached children at a school and behaved in an antisocial manner.

Raising awareness of bowel cancer

Dorset Echo: TABOO: Bowel Cancer survivors speak out about one of the last cancer taboos – Paulette and Patrick Gill with Elaine Gardner

11:00am Friday 27th June 2014

MANY people are too embarrassed to talk about bowel cancer.

UPDATE: Woman injured after Weymouth moped accident

Dorset Echo: Police are investigating a metal theft in Ross-on-Wye.

10:16am Friday 27th June 2014

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after she came off her moped on the Chickerell Link Road in Weymouth.

Weymouth half marathon to launch next year

Dorset Echo: Weymouth half marathon to launch next year

2:48pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A WEYMOUTH half marathon is set to launch in the town next year.

ECHO INVESTIGATES: Poverty stricken Dorset uncovered

Dorset Echo: THANKS VERY MUCH: Celia Canter, Jane Nicklen, Rev Chris Briggs, Cllr Colin Huckle and representatives of the organisations who successfully applied for the grant with the cheque for £16,397.44

6:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

THIS week an article on Weymouth in the Observer newspaper sparked a debate on the state of the town and seaside towns in general.

The baby chicken that was hatched by seagulls

Dorset Echo: Syd Blackmore with the chicken hatched by seagulls in their nest in Bath Street

5:10am Wednesday 25th June 2014

CAW blimey – this little chicken has a lot to crow about.

Brave little Max back at school

Dorset Echo: REAL CLASS: Max Price back at school

6:00am Tuesday 24th June 2014

IT’S back to school for Weymouth youngster Max Price after months spent recovering from his second kidney transplant.

Cross decorated in bible at Weymouth church

Dorset Echo: The Cross at The Prayerhouse decorated at Easter

2:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A NEWLY-decorated cross covered in extracts from the bible has been erected outside a Weymouth Church.

Where there really is no place like home

Dorset Echo: Echo reporter Emma Walker appeals for donations during the sleep-out

1:00pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

MANY people believe that homelessness is a lifestyle choice and others don’t even notice that it’s a problem in Dorset, a seemingly affluent part of the country.

Make a pilgrimage

Dorset Echo: SONGS OF PRAISE: Salibury Cathedral

3:00pm Monday 16th June 2014

HUNDREDS of choristers from parishes across Dorset will unite to sing at Salisbury Cathedral.

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