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  • Terras' clash at Braintree called OFF

    WEYMOUTH'S Vanarama National League South clash at Braintree Town has been postponed to due a frozen pitch. Braintree and Weymouth confirmed the news via social media this evening. The call has been made early given the Terras have a 390-mile

  • Martin Clunes to switch on Christmas lights TONIGHT

    A famous face will flick the switch on another spectacular Christmas display at a festive Bridport home. Doc Martin star Martin Clunes will head to 2 White Close in Bradpole tonight to switch on its display at 6pm. The owners of the house,

  • CCTV appeal: Takeaway window damaged after being punched

    Damage has been caused to the window of a Weymouth town centre takeaway after it was punched by a man. Dorset Police have now issued CCTV images of a man they wish to identify after a window of Surfside Diner in New Street was damaged. It happened

  • Arrest after police called to 'disturbance' in Weymouth

    A person has been arrested on suspicion of assault in Weymouth.  Police were called to a property in Dorchester Road opposite the Hotel Rembrandt in Weymouth this morning (Friday, December 1) about a disturbance involving two people. One person

  • Dorset wins national award for custody scheme

    Dorset has been recognised nationally for the exceptional quality of its custody visiting scheme.  The Scheme, overseen by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, sees trained volunteers from the local community, known as Independent Custody

  • Popular beer festival tickets go on sale

    Tickets for a popular Dorchester beer festival are now available to buy. The 35th annual Beerex festival is now selling tickets for £11, which includes a free pint, souvenir glass and programme with a full beer menu and tasting notes. Tickets

  • Trainee chef follows dream at popular Weymouth restaurant

    A dedicated trainee chef is following his culinary dreams after landing an apprenticeship at a popular restaurant in Weymouth. Adam Bentley, aged 18, felt disinterested in his academic studies and subsequently decided to pursue a more creative

  • Christmas hero backs Toy Appeal for 24th year in a row

    A Dorchester car enthusiast once again donates to support our Christmas Toy Appeal, a cause he has supported every year since it started more than two decades ago. Alan Old, who used to own the Broadmayne Carriage Company before retiring, has generously

  • Thousands of domestic abuse offences recorded in Dorset

    There were almost 8,500 domestic abuse offences recorded in Dorset last year - although it marks a drop on the previous year Women's Aid said urgent changes are needed to improve police responses to domestic abuse as many survivors are still hesitant

  • Top award for town school

    A Dorchester school has received accreditation for its mental health and trauma services.  Dorchester Learning Centre (DLC), which caters for children who are outside the mainstream school system, has become the first school in the county to be

  • 'Clear it completely' drivers warned as temperatures fall

    DRIVERS have been issued with safety advice as temperatures plummet this week.  Dorset Fire and Rescue Service is urging motorists to ensure they can see out of their vehicle's windscreen before setting off on their journey. A spokesman says

  • Festive bingo for a good cause

    A CHRISTMAS bingo event is being held to raise money for Breast Cancer Research UK. Hays Travel Dorchester is hosting the bingo session at the Corn Exchange in Dorchester on Thursday, December 7. The 'Crimbo Bingo', from 7pm to 10pm, is being

  • Performing arts students set for showcase

    TALENTED students will entertain an audience in their 2023 Showcase Spectacular. Weymouth College's performing arts and music students will perform at the Bay Theatre on Thursday, December 7 at 1pm and 7.30pm.  The action-packed showcase at

  • Dorchester aim to topple leaders Sherborne

    AFTER a two-week break, Dorchester take the short journey to The Terraces at Sherborne, to lock horns with the Counties One Tribute Southern South league leaders tomorrow. With only one loss so far this season, the home side will be favourites

  • How big would a Terras win at Torquay be?

    TORQUAY United away is almost as big as it comes for Weymouth these days. Only when travelling to arch-rivals Yeovil Town in the cauldron of Huish Park could the Terras perhaps claim to have a bigger match in the National League South. The

  • Third time lucky for Dorch Sports against Merley?

    DORCHESTER Sports renew their rivalry with old adversaries Merley in the Dorset Premier League tomorrow (2pm). Sports travel to east Dorset looking to take their first win of the season against Johny Bines’ men, who have beaten the county town

  • Blues aiming to 'shock' Stoneham

    PORTLAND United are aiming to “produce a shock” at Velocity Wessex League Premier Division favourites AFC Stoneham tomorrow (3pm). Kyle Critchell’s men may be sixth in the table but the Blues are already 15 points behind the Purples, who have only

  • Magpies expect Rams to perform despite poor form

    TOM Killick insists his Dorchester Town side will not be tricked by Beaconsfield Town’s poor form ahead of their meeting at the Avenue Stadium tomorrow (3pm). Beaconsfield have lost four of their past five Pitching In Southern League Premier South

  • Terras tackle play-off chasers Braintree

    WEYMOUTH are tackling head on the challenge posed by Braintree Town away tomorrow (3pm), manager Bobby Wilkinson insists. Much has been made of Braintree’s formidable home results in recent seasons and the Essex outfit are once again raking in

  • Police campaign offering free soft drinks to drivers returns

    A police campaign offering free soft drinks to designated drivers over the festive is returning this December. In a bid to tackle drink and drug driving, Dorset Police has announced the return of its popular drink drive campaign, Lift Legend; an

  • Weymouth trailblazer in poet's tribute to women's football

    A TRAILBLAZING star of sport from Weymouth features in a powerful sonnet on women's football by the UK's first female poet laureate. Pat Dunn, the world's first woman referee, is referenced in the stirring poem by Carol Ann Duffy. We See You