Archive

  • Cold callers alert: What to do

    TRADING Standards advise residents to call the Consumer Direct helpline with any concerns about cold callers. Ivan Hancock, divisional Trading Standards manager for Dorset County Council, said: “If residents are concerned about any of the trading

  • Cold callers alert: Dorset police warn residents

    PENSIONERS are being targeted by pushy doorstep sellers and cold callers. Dorset Police are warning residents not to pay for any services being offered by salesmen who ring up or turn up at the front door uninvited, after a spate of complaints

  • Wryneck 'snake bird' spotted in Weymouth garden

    A rare ‘snake bird’ has been seen in Weymouth. Patricia Beavis reported seeing the wryneck in her garden in Lodmoor. It has dark brown wings and tail with a brown stripe around the eye and beige underneath. She said: “I’ve never seen

  • Your chance to enter 2011 Star Sensations

    Unsigned singers are being urged to sign up now for the 2011 Star Sensations singing competition. The winners of this year’s competition were decided at the competition finale held in Bournemouth last month. Keira Rhomes of London won the under-16s

  • Terras frustrated again

    LEAMINGTON 1 (Batchelor 20) WEYMOUTH 0 WEYMOUTH’S frustrating start in the Zamaretto Premier Division continued as they failed to break down an organised Leamington side on Saturday. The Terras were blown away by Bashley last