Thursday, September 21, 2017
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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...

New mayor sworn in

COUNCILLOR Kevin Brookes was sworn in as Mayor at Weymouth & Portland Borough Council’s Mayor Making ceremony last week. Councillor Brookes was handed the robes...

‘Disgusting’ – Council criticised over state of disabled toilets

WEYMOUTH'S drug and alcohol abusers have turned their attention to public toilets for people with disabilities near the main beach after the borough council closed...

Carnival plea for volunteers

DORCHESTER'S June carnival will be cancelled this year – unless enough volunteers come forward by Monday, May 22nd. The volunteer committee behind the carnival met this...

Reward offered after trailer stolen

A WEYMOUTH business is offering a reward for information about four thieves who stole a large trailer. They used a short wheelbase Land Rover with distinctive...

Helping hand from Kitchen Craft

WEYMOUTH firm, Kitchen Craft, has become the latest local business to support the Bus Shelter project. The Granby Estate company has helped fit out the double-decker...

Buses go green

FIRST Wessex launched a fleet of high-spec green buses at Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt on Friday. The 14 buses will operate on the 2 and...

Yellow Welly Relay arrives in style

LOCAL RNLI lifeboat crews have helped a special Yellow Welly on its way to Harwich. The welly had been brought to the Pelican tall ship by...

Dorchester tennis club throws open its doors

DORCHESTER Tennis and Squash Club hosted an Open Day at their Sawmills Lane headquarters on Sunday. Players of all abilities and those who are interested...
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Police report rise in bike thefts

POLICE in Dorchester are issuing advice to members of the public after a series of bike thefts in Dorchester.
 At least 10 bicycles have been...

Turning back the clock for vintage car display

VISITORS to Weymouth seafront on Sunday found an unusual car park – of classic cars. The static display was organised by the local Transport Of Yesteryear...

Enjoy Random Acts of Wilderness next month

DORSET residents are being invited to take part in Random Acts of Wildness’ during June. The challenge comes from the Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT). The charity is...

New shop opens at Dorset County Hospital

A NEW shop has opened at Dorset County Hospital this week. The shop, run by the Friends of DCH group, is near the South Wing...

Nun on the run at Lions 10k race

THERE was a surge in entries for the 10km race at this weekend’s Dorchester Lions Fun Runs. More than 200 lined up on the Middle...

Cineworld sponsorship for community radio station

WEYMOUTH and Portland community radio station AIR107.2 has been celebrating its fourth birthday. The community station is run entirely by volunteers and relies on sponsorship to...

Parkinson’s dance group receives cash boost

A DANCE class specifically for people with Parkinson’s has received a cash boost from local housing provider, Magna Housing. Designed to be fun, stimulating and...

Council raise concerns over homeless bus shelter project in Weymouth

WEYMOUTH'S Bus Shelter project could be in danger of failing at the first hurdle – after borough councillors rejected a request for the project to...

Landslip causes footpath closure

ACCESS to part of the coastal path has been closed on Portland after a landslip. The route, at East Weare, near the prison, was shut...

Riverside reserve make-over unveiled

DORCHESTER'S Riverside Nature Reserve has been given a make-over – including new boardwalks, a picnic area and a pond. The £18,000 improvement scheme was officially opened...

Happy birthday Betty

STAFF and residents at Care South’s Buxton House care home in Weymouth, enjoyed a very special day at the home recently, when resident, Betty...

Problems facing residents of Melcombe Regis explored

PUBLIC service leaders have visited Melcombe Regis to examine how they can improve the lives of people who live and work there. Council, police, health...

Fundraisers add a splash of colour to Weldmar’s big weekend

WEYMOUTH'S Lodmoor Country Park was awash with colour at the weekend. One of the town’s biggest fundraising events, The Colour Run, was on Saturday with a...

Dorchester concert to support CAB mental health project

A DORCHESTER concert later in the month will help recruit and train another mental health caseworker for the local Citizens Advice service. It will feature the...

Weymouth art students get a taste of uni life

ARTS University Bournemouth (AUB) hosted an inspiring three day spring art school for students from across the Dorset region. AUB welcomed 125 participants from 12...

Twinning links remain strong nearly 60 years on

OLD photographs from the 1958 charter between Weymouth and Louviers feature on a new website set up by the twinning association. Among them are photographs...

Get fit with health walks at Lorton Meadows

DORSET Wildlife Trust is running a series of Monday “health walks” at its Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve, Weymouth. The walks take place on Monday’s at 10am...

Prince’s Trust programme comes to an end at college

THE latest group to finish the 12-week Prince’s Trust programme at Weymouth College have been celebrating their success with tutors, family and friends. Weymouth College...

Dorset studios are Open For Art

MORE than 80 artists and 40 venues will feature in the “Open For Art” open studio event for Dorchester and South Dorset. The new event...

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