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West Dorset farm mentioned in Domesday Book goes up for sale for £4million

West Dorset farm mentioned in Domesday Book goes up for sale for £4million

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Emergency fire service calls routed to Wiltshire ahead of fire service merger next year

Emergency fire service calls routed to Wiltshire ahead of fire service merger next year

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PLAN: What the pier could look like

Plans for growth at Portland Port as it links up with firm to bid for wind farm project base in move that could create hundreds of jobs

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Police appeal after man breaks into two houses in Bovington

DO YOU KNOW HIM? Man who broke into Bovington houses scared off by "incredibly brave" child, say police

Heart attacks kill 1,700 each year in the South West, new BHF figures show

Heart attacks kill 1,700 each year in the South West, new BHF figures show

ON DRY LAND: Boat blocks road in Dorset village

ON DRY LAND: Boat blocks road in Dorset village

IMPORTANT FIND: Archaeologist Nancy Grace with some of the removed fragments © National Trust / Martin Papworth

Ancient bones found in West Dorset dig are 'significant find'

Crime rises 12 per cent in Dorset

Crime rises 12 per cent in Dorset

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Percy the peacock

A peacock walks into a garden... and likes it so much it decides to stay

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Little Molly who was thrown over a wall

RSPCA investigation launched after Molly the dog dumped in garden 'on the verge of death'

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Lazy Lizard venue, Weymouth seafront. Family fun day in memory of Lexi Brown and to support family, 23/08/2015, PICTURE: FINNBARR WEBSTER/F17564 (36565711)

Fundraising day to support Alexys Brown's family raises £18,000

Figures reveal councils use of debt collectors

UPDATED: Figures reveal councils' use of debt collectors

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Flooding at Weston Street, Portland after the heavy rain. PICTURE BY: DORSET MEDIA SERVICE16 MALLAMS, PORTLAND, DORSET DT5 1NJTEL: 07815 100648 / 01305 822382 (36682330)

Flood alerts in place as bad weather set to return

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Tom Caulfield. Picture by Dazma Photographic

Tom Caulfield: Inquest

Coastguards called to struggling kite surfer in Portland harbour

Coastguards called to struggling kite surfer in Portland harbour

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Seven things not to miss at Purbeck Valley Folk Festival this weekend

Seven things not to miss at Purbeck Valley Folk Festival this weekend

Share your views on UK's minimum wage

Share your views on UK's minimum wage

Vote for your favourite park in Keep Britain Tidy survey

Vote for your favourite park in Keep Britain Tidy survey

Open invite to meeting in Wyke Regis

Open invite to meeting in Wyke Regis

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Portland Camera Club's seasonal snaps in focus

Portland Camera Club's seasonal snaps in focus

Insect life is buzzing in Knoll Gardens

Insect life is buzzing in Knoll Gardens

Federation of Small Businesses says councils could be charging small house builders too much

Federation of Small Businesses says councils could be charging small house builders too much

Dorset residents urged to make their voices heard on hearing loss

Dorset residents urged to make their voices heard on hearing loss

Rings by Ted Toop. (36478461)

Camera club host exhibition of photographic prints

Claire Gordon, regional manager at Diabetes UK South West. (36503946)

Diabetes UK want to hear about your experiences of diabetes and pregnancy

Group on electric bikes at Portland Bill (36484295)

Join in an electric bike demo day and see Dorset

Community groups urged to grab a share of £1million community fund

Community groups urged to grab a share of £1million community fund

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Pic: Denisons/BNPS

Room with a view...

A beach hut on a remote sandbank has been put up for sale for £215,000 - the same price as a family home in many parts of Britain.

This timber hut is one of the most expensive on the des

GRABBA THE HUT: Get hands on beach hut for £215,000

Creative youngsters urged to enter art competition

Creative youngsters urged to enter art competition

Youngsters set to bop in Bridport

Youngsters set to bop in Bridport

Diary farmers sought for advice and support scheme

Diary farmers sought for advice and support scheme

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Grandmother backs campaign to leave a legacy for cancer research

Convoy to ride across Dorset in support of kidney patients

Convoy to ride across Dorset in support of kidney patients

95-year-old Chris' birthday gesture for Benevolent Fund

95-year-old Chris' birthday gesture for Benevolent Fund

Picture by Richard Crease  - 22/4/13    - pJulietteAstrup1 -   Staff pic -    Daily Echo Reporter Juliette Astrup.
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Majestic ospreys a treat for Purbeck birders

Wave of break-ins

Wave of break-ins

Jewellery was stolen

Jewellery was stolen

Soldier's son publishes forgotten war journal

Soldier's son publishes forgotten war journal

Melcombe Regis Rotary Club Dragon Boat Racing event Weymouth, Dorset, 2014 PICTURE BY: DORSET MEDIA SERVICE16 MALLAMS, PORTLAND, DORSET. DT5 1NJ.TEL: 07815 100648 (36602057)

Dragon Boat racing returns to Weymouth this weekend

Enjoy a free recital

Enjoy a free recital

Mum and son in dock on drug charges

Mum and son in dock on drug charges

Radipole Lake at sunset - taken by Echo photographer Graham Hunt

Thursday LIVE: News traffic travel and weather

Have say on centre

Have say on centre

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Foood Rocks Festival comes to West Dorset

Food Rocks Festival comes to West Dorset

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Activities to try out this September

Activities to try out this September

Meditation day at church

Meditation day at church

Handmade gifts on sale at market

Handmade gifts on sale at market

Coffee morning for Christian Aid

Coffee morning for Christian Aid

Ring in the changes with bell ringing group

Ring in the changes with bell ringing group

Puddletown Street Fayre this weekend

Puddletown Street Fayre this weekend

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