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Snap general election welcomed - as Dorset candidates line up

ANNOUNCEMENT: Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in Downing Street, London, announcing a snap general election on June 8   Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

POLITICIANS have welcomed news of an early general election.

6:00am Wednesday 19 April 2017

New hope for Western Route relief road as high profile businessmen say: "Let's get it BACK on the agenda"

New hope for Western Route relief road as high profile businessmen say: "Let's get it BACK on the agenda"

THERE’S new hopes for the Western Route relief road after it was revealed that a number of high profile businessmen and town leaders are calling for it to be put back on the agenda.

7:00am Saturday 22 April 2017

'The loss of the bank would mean a loss to our community': Petition to save Portland bank rapidly gains support

LAST BANK ON PORTLAND: Lloyds will close this year

A PETITION to stop the closing of Portland’s only bank has already received 200 signatures.

7:02am Friday 21 April 2017

New seafood bistro thrives in first month of opening

Adam and Lauren Foster

A NEW seafood inspired bistro has launched in Weymouth and is already thriving in its first month.

7:01am Tuesday 18 April 2017

UPDATE: MP Richard Drax ‘delighted’ as Marine A could be freed within two weeks

Sergeant Alexander Blackman

A ROYAL Marine who fatally shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan could be freed from prison within weeks.

11:05am Tuesday 28 March 2017

"We're open!" World’s biggest cruise liners set to dock at Portland Port as new berth completed

OPEN: Christopher Langham and MP Richard Drax cut the ribbon at the berth

“WE’RE open for business” – that was the message from the Portland Port team as the extension of the main cruise berth was officially opened.

6:40am Wednesday 12 April 2017

14 minutes off your train time to London . . . and a new route to Portsmouth too

Travel disruption on the trains - Trains stand empty at Weymouth Station - 281013, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG11334.

FASTER Weymouth-Waterloo trains and direct services to Portsmouth are promised as a new operator takes over the rail franchise – ending a 20 year operation by South West Trains.

7:01am Tuesday 28 March 2017

MP Richard Drax: Spain's stance on Gibraltar was unnecessarily aggressive

MP Richard Drax: Spain's stance on Gibraltar was unnecessarily aggressive

COULD we see another Falklands-style conflict as Spain casts a covetous eye over Gibraltar?

6:00am Friday 7 April 2017

MP Richard Drax: Leaving the EU will not be easy - but Wednesday was a truly historic day

MP Richard Drax: Leaving the EU will not be easy - but Wednesday was a truly historic day

ADDRESSING the Commons after Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday, Theresa May presented her vision of our country outside the EU.

7:00am Friday 31 March 2017

Marine 'A' Alexander Blackman due to be sentenced after murder conviction quashed

Marine 'A' Alexander Blackman

A Royal Marine who shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan will be sentenced today for diminished responsibility manslaughter, after his murder conviction was quashed by leading judges.

11:46am Friday 24 March 2017
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