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MP's battle to save stabbed officer in Westminster terror attack

MP Tobias Ellwood (with glasses) tending the stricken police officer in Westminster

A DORSET MP battled in vain to save a stabbed police officer in the Westminster terror attack which brought carnage to the streets of London.

6:00am Thursday 23 March 2017

UPDATED: South Dorset MP tells of 'lockdown' in Parliament after Westminster terror attack with at least four dead

Police outside the Palace of Westminster, London  PA picture

SOUTH Dorset MP Richard Drax has told he is among the MPs on 'lockdown' in the Houses of Parliament after shock attacks in Westminster which has left at least four dead and others badly injured.

3:31pm Wednesday 22 March 2017

Best of Dorset for MP Drax

Farms from across the South Dorset constituency present a hamper to MP Richard Drax

THE focus was on Dorset produce as farms joined forces to give a hamper to South Dorset MP Richard Drax.

6:05am Tuesday 14 March 2017

MP seeks assurances for Dorset farmers in Brexit talks

MP seeks assurances for Dorset farmers in Brexit talks

SOUTH Dorset MP Richard Drax has asked DEFRA Minister George Eustice for assurances that food and farming are top priorities for the government during Brexit negotiations.

6:00am Monday 13 March 2017

MP accuses Nicola Sturgeon of leading Scots 'over a cliff like lemmings' in move for second independence referendum

Richard Drax

Nicola Sturgeon is potentially leading the people of Scotland "over a cliff like lemmings to economic ruin" by calling for a second independence referendum, according to a Tory MP.

3:30pm Tuesday 14 March 2017

'Marine A' has murder conviction reduced to manslaughter by appeal court

'Marine A' has murder conviction reduced to manslaughter by appeal court

A ROYAL Marine who shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan has won an appeal against his murder conviction.

6:19pm Wednesday 15 March 2017

WHERE'S OUR SHARE? Council leaders will go to London to demand fairer slice of LEP funding

An artist's impression of what flooding on the seafront could look like

‘OUTRAGED’ civic leaders will lead a delegation to London to demand a fairer slice of funding – as a stark warning is issued over the impact of a lack of investment.

6:00am Wednesday 8 March 2017

College awards rising apprenticeship stars

College awards rising apprenticeship stars

HARDWORKING apprentices were honoured in an award ceremony at Weymouth College as National Apprenticeship Week drew to a close.

6:30am Friday 17 March 2017

'Regret' as last day of operations for Portland Coastguard Helicopter is confirmed

GOING: The Portland Coastguard Helicopter

THE last day of operations for the Portland Coastguard Helicopter will be June 30, the Dorset Echo can reveal.

6:00am Tuesday 7 March 2017

MP Richard Drax: "Alexander Blackman is a man who's no longer alone, and will hopefully soon be free"

South Dorset MP Richard Drax

THE Royal Courts of Justice are an imposing place and nowhere more so than Court 4.

7:00am Friday 17 March 2017
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