10 stories you won't want to miss from last week

10 stories you must not miss this week

10 stories you must not miss this week

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Been away on holiday and want to catch up on all the stories this week? Well look no further! Or if you are on holiday in Dorset, why not find out a little more about the local area with our handy guide to all the news you should not have missed this week.

1. A ‘Twister’ was spotted looping across the Ridgeway.

See some amazing pictures and read all about it here.

2. Weymouth Football Club looks set to get a new stadium if plans get the green light.

Read more about the plans here.

3. Dorset Fire and Rescue Service has launched a ‘Foodbanks and Fire’ partnership in a bid to help families across the county who are struggling to feed themselves.

Read more

4. Weymouth fireworks will be back for the Bank Holiday weekend.

Read how Weldmar Hospicecare got business together to support the event.

5. A survey of Weymouth traffic system will take place this autumn.

Have your say here.

6. A vicar went from couch potato to cycling star for a charity challenge.

See how he got on here.

7. The Electric palace in Bridport went up for sale.

Read more about the plans here.

8. Eddi Reader headlines Friday night at the Purbeck Folk Festival on August 22.

Find out more about her here.

9. Scallops caught off the Dorset coast are still showing signs of being affected by toxins

10. Students celebrated an outstanding set of A Level results.

Thomas Hardye School in Dorchester celebrated record results while there was a 100 per cent pass rate at Woodroffe School in Lyme Regis.

More Budmouth College students than ever before are going to university while Weymouth College saw an 11 per cent increase in passes.

See all our coverage here.

 

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