Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Pioneer of digital photography is recognised in New Year’s Honours

A DORCHESTER man, one of the pioneers of digital photography, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year honours. Peter Noble is credited...

Helping out troubled teens

A CHARITY is appealing for Dorset hosts to help make a new life in the New Year for young people who are suffering a...

Water testing for Christmas Day Swim!

LIONS club members have been testing the water for the annual Weymouth Harbour Christmas Day Swim. The group were assisted by Muddles, the Court...

It’s a Fire Cracker!

WEYMOUTH fire station attracted hundreds of visitors for their annual ‘cracker’ event on Saturday. The afternoon event included fire-fighting and rescue demonstrations, displays by...

Santas galore in pursuit of a pudding

MORE than 200 Santas took part in the 10th anniversary of the famous Chase The Pudding event on Weymouth Beach in aid of the...

Festive cheer for veterans

LOCAL veterans joined the Mayor and Mayoress of Weymouth & Portland Councillor Kevin and Anne Brookes at the RAFA Club in Maiden Street for...

Primary school pupils solve the ‘pignapper’ mystery

YEAR three Scientists and crime fighters from local schools congregated at the Wey Valley School to solve a fiendish mystery straight from the casebook...

Entertainment for Dorchester Strollers

GEOFF Mills, a musician from Weymouth, has given a concert for the Dorchester Strollers. The event, at the United Church Hall, was arranged by...

Amnesty ‘Tree of Hope’

MORE than 270 cards were signed when Dorchester and District Amnesty Group held its annual “Tree of Hope” in Cornhill. Members of the public...

Strictly and X-Factor stars come together in Weymouth

FORMER Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff and former X-Factor contestant Christopher Maloney are bringing their new dance show to Weymouth as part of...

Sophie in training for honey monster walk

A WEYMOUTH carer is planning to walk from the town to Lyme Regis in a honey monster costume. The madcap adventure is to honour...

Students in a celebration of equality and diversity

WEYMOUTH College has hosted an Equality and Diversity Fair which was visited by the borough Mayor. The event was organised by the Year 2,...

Get behind that pudding!

THE 10th anniversary of the annual Weymouth Chase the Pudding beach event takes place this weekend. Dozens will line up for the Sunday (17th) race,...

Credit card from robbery used

DETECTIVES investigating a reported burglary in Dorchester are appealing for the public’s help. Sometime between midnight and 2.40am on Sunday, December 3rd it was...

Former public toilets to become a private home

FORMER public toilets on the corner of Bond Street and Weymouth Esplanade are to be converted into a home. The toilets, previously owned by...

It’s a cracker for fire fighters

WEYMOUTH firefighters will be holding their Christmas Fire Cracker event at the weekend. Taking place at the Community Fire Station in Radipole Lane, Weymouth...

Record cruise ship year for Portland Port

PORTLAND Port says that 2017 has been a record breaking year for cruise business, with the port receiving its greatest number of cruise ships...

No significant finds under Dorchester car park

DORCHESTER’S Fairfield long stay car park should be back to normal this week after three areas were cordoned off for an archaeological dig. An initial...

Festive fun in Dorchester

LAST week’s Dorchester Cracker has been described by BID chairman John Fiori as “the best yet.” The annual late-night shopping event saw the High...

Jamie’s tribute to his gran

A WEYMOUTH man has run between Weymouth and Dorchester in less than an hour to raise money as a tribute to his grandmother. Jamie...

Awards for all grant to help more people get online in Weymouth

ONE hundred people in Weymouth and Portland can learn how to get online thanks to a new project run by Weymouth Area Development Trust...

Budmouth College appoints a new principal

BUDMOUTH College, in Weymouth, has appointed a new principal to take over from September 2018. Richard Jacobs, 52, pictured, brings with him a wealth...

Skyline tower to stay for another five years

WEYMOUTH’S iconic Jurassic Skyline Tower is expected to stay in the town for another five years – re-opening in the spring. Borough councillors were...

Future of Maumbury House children’s home still unclear

THE future of staff and young people at Maumbury House in Dorchester is still unclear following a council cabinet meeting this week when a...

Community playing field could be developed for new housing

A COMMUNITY playing field on Dorchester’s Victoria Park estate could be re-developed for housing. But the move has upset local councillor, Gerald Duke, who...

Adapted bungalows for former arts centre site

DISABILITY adapted bungalows are to be built on the site of the former Dorchester Arts Centre which has been empty since 2015. The East...

Town must be a unique destination says forum

A GROUP set up to ensure Dorchester’s survival has rejected what it says is the ‘simplistic view’ of building more shops. It says that...

Residents call to clean up ‘squalid’ and ‘run down’ rail bridge

RESIDENTS living near Damers Road rail bridge in Dorchester have called for a clean-up. They say that it was bad enough that the bridge walls...

Women join the Race for Life in memory of loved ones

ORGANISERS of this weekend’s Dorchester Race for Life are hoping to raise £40,000 from the event to help the fight against cancer. Runners who took part...

Secret wartime unit honoured with memorial

A MEMORIAL has been unveiled to a secret wartime unit at Stratton and tributes paid to the men who, had the UK been invaded, would...

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