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Portland prison officers refuse to open cells after attacks

PRISON officers on Portland have refused to open cells after space of attacks by inmates. Staff protested against opening cells after being attacked a number...

Tributes paid to Crewkerne headteacher after sudden death at school

TRIBUTES have poured in for "inspirational member of the community" David Carter following his sudden death. Mr Carter was headteacher at St Bartholomew’s First School...
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Portland prison officers refuse to open cells after attacks

PRISON officers on Portland have refused to open cells after space of attacks by inmates. Staff protested against opening cells after being attacked a number...

Lib Dem candidate pulls out of general election

LIBERAL Democrats in South Somerset are looking for a new parliamentary candidate after Daisy Benson made the shock announcement that she wouldn’t be standing...
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Gutsy cup final fightback falls agonisingly short

AFTER a long hard campaign the young Weymouth Raiders Basketball team had battled their way to the Exeter & District League cup final after...

Portland United crowned champions

PORTLAND United have been crowned Sydenhams Wessex Premier Division champions following the FA’s decision to reject Moneyfields' appeal against playing an ineligible player. Portland finished...

Big win for Newtown, but it’s Honiton’s title to lose

NEWTOWN ensured the Devon & Exeter League Premier Division title race goes to Saturday’s final round of matches with a 9-2 drubbing of Bow...

Hawks claw back deficit while Halstock head for promotion

HAWKCHURCH United took another step towards playing in the Perry Street League’s top division for the first time ever next season with a 5-3...

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Punchy ‘Dakhla Brass’ to play Bridport

DAKHLA BRASS weave glittering brass threads into intricate musical tapestries like no other band, and they will be performing at the first of two special...
Rhodri Miles as Richard Burton

A look at the life of the great Welsh actor Richard...

THE life of the late, great Richard Burton is brought to life by leading Welsh actor Rhodri Miles in his one-man show, Burton at Dorchester...
Ayesha Hazarika

Ayesha Hazarika talks politics, power and how we lost the plot

AYESHA Hazarika, MBE, started her career as a stand-up comedian playing clubs across the country. She then took what she thought was a natural diversion into the...
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X Factor Star Sam Bailey set to wow Weymouth

THIS year, former X factor winner and gold-selling artist Sam Bailey is delighting fans up and down the country on her ‘Sing My Heart Out’...

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Portland-prison

Portland prison officers refuse to open cells after attacks

PRISON officers on Portland have refused to open cells after space of attacks by inmates. Staff protested against opening cells after being attacked a number...

London Marathon challenge complete

RUNNERS from the Dorchester area were among those who competed in the London Marathon at the weekend. Still smiling even after 26.2 miles, four hours 32...

Police appeal after road rage incident

OFFICERS are appealing for information after a road rage incident involving a motorist and two cyclists in Dorchester. The incident happened at around 2.30pm on Friday,...

St George’s Day fun in the sun

ST George’s Day Fair in and around the church and on Fordington Green, Dorchester, lived up to its reputation on Saturday. The event, which started...

Mayor opens new changing rooms

MAYOR of Weymouth, Councillor Richard Kosior, and his partner Caroline, cut the ribbon to open Castle Cove Sailing Club’s upgraded changing rooms. The event was held...

Rise in motorcycle thefts reported

OFFICERS in Weymouth and Portland are appealing for information after a series of motorcycle thefts in the area. There have been at least three reported...
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Police look for good samaritan who helped woman in distress

DETECTIVES investigating reports of an assault on a Poole woman are appealing for a person who helped her to contact them. A woman was reportedly assaulted...

Pupils move into new school

IT was a BIG day at Damers First School on Monday – as pupils attended their new school in Poundbury for the first time. The...

Hospital ‘working hard’ to improve bowel cancer screening waiting times

ALMOST a third of patients waiting for bowel cancer tests at Dorset County Hospital are waiting longer than the maximum six weeks. The claim comes...

New plans submitted for 300 homes

NEW plans have been submitted for more than 300 homes on a controversial site off Nottington Lane, Weymouth. West Dorset-based CG Fry has put in...

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