Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Weymouth

Pop-up shop in Bridport for designer

DESIGNER Rex Johnson is putting the finishing touches to his new pop-up shop in Bridport's East Street. Rex Design Shop will open on Friday, November...

Parents’ fears over the future of maternity and paediatric services

FOLLOWING the approval of recommendations for the future of Dorset’s healthcare by Dorset Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) governing body, the question of which maternity...

The blood bikes riding into Dorset and Somerset

THE Devon Freewheelers - commonly known as the Devon Blood Bikes, who have been operating a lifesaving service in their county since 2009 -...

CCTV image released after Weymouth assault

POLICE investigating an assault in Weymouth town centre have released CCTV images of the suspect. At around 5.30am on Saturday, September 30th, the victim -...

Dorset NHS winners and losers

HEALTHWATCH Dorset say there are “winners and losers” following the decisions made by members of Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) governing body on the...

Health bosses vote in favour of changes to Dorset’s NHS services

THE Linden Unit in Weymouth is to close, maternity and paediatrics in the west of the county will be shared between Dorset County Hospital...

Devon and Dorset police forces leading the way with ‘digital’ sniffer dogs

DEVON & Cornwall Police – along with their counterparts from Dorset – are once again leading the way in investing in cutting edge ways...

Public appeal to find wanted woman thought to be in West Dorset

A WOMAN who has breached the conditions of her licence is being sought by officers. Rebecca Mary Lings, 28, was released from prison on Friday,...

UPDATE: Public appeal to help find missing teenager.

Officers searching for missing teenager Miley Porritt are pleased to say he has been located. He was located in Exeter in Devon yesterday, (Tuesday, September...

Witness appeal following road traffic collision near Dorchester

OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses to a road traffic collision near Dorchester to come forward. At around 5.20pm on Saturday, September 9th, a blue Yamaha...
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Man dies after sea rescue off Portland

AN INVESTIGATION is underway following the death of a man who was pulled from the sea off Portland. At 12.45pm today (Sunday, September 10th) Dorset...

Bridport and West Dorset Open Studios event starts this weekend

BRIDPORT’S renowned annual Open Studio event launches this coming weekend and runs for nine days with new dates from September 9th to 17th. Now in...
The Jurassic Skyline Tower in Weymouth

Drama at Weymouth tower as 14 are winched to safety

FOURTEEN people had to be winched to safety from Weymouth's Jurassic Skyline Tower after they became trapped yesterday afternoon (Tuesday). Thirteen visitors, including an 11-week-old...

Public appealing to find missing teen last seen in Bridport

DORSET Police is searching for a missing teenager, who was last seen in Bridport on Saturday (September 2nd). Miley Porritt, 19 and of no fixed...

Driver crashes through kitchen wall before fleeing scene

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a driver crashed through the wall of a house in Weymouth before fleeing the scene. The incident occurred at...

Child struck by car in Weymouth is airlifted to hospital

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision between a car and a four-year-old boy in Weymouth. The incident happened at around...

Witness appeal following alleged assault on Portland

DETECTIVES investigating an alleged assault on Portland are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. At 4.40am this morning Saturday, July 22nd)...

Boost for your favourite local papers in Devon, Dorset and Somerset

New owner sees View From titles join Independent THE future of local newspapers in the West Country received a massive boost this week when the...
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Body of missing fisherman found off Weymouth

THE body of a missing spear fisherman has been found in the water off the coast of White Nothe, in Weymouth. Police received reports of...
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Witness appeal following reports of a rape on Weymouth beach

DETECTIVES investigating reports of a rape on Weymouth beach are appealing for a potential witness to come forward. At around 4.15am on Tuesday, July 4th...

Family tribute following fatal road traffic collision on Portland

THE family of a man who died following a road traffic collision on Portland are paying tribute to him. At 11.25pm on Wednesday, June 28th...

Second recruitment drive this year for hard-pressed West Dorset NHS

A MAJOR initiative is under way to recruit healthcare workers for hard-pressed hospitals in West Dorset. Dorset health bosses are looking for registered general and...
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Update: Man found with serious head injuries in Weymouth

DETECTIVES investigating how a man sustained serious head injuries in Weymouth have released three people without charge. The man aged in his 40s was found...

Man jailed for robberies in Weymouth

A MAN who robbed two people in Weymouth has been jailed for ten years. David Christian Kelly, aged 43 and of no fixed abode, was...

UPDATE: Public appeal to help find missing Portland woman

OFFICERS searching for a missing Portland woman Kathryn Marie Clarke are pleased to announce she has been found safe and well.
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Summer drink-drivers to be named and shamed

DORSET Police has launched its summer drink and drug driving campaign. Drivers are being reminded that the consequences of driving under the influence of...

Man jailed for life for murdering toddler in Broadmayne

A MAN has been jailed for life after murdering a two-year-old boy in Broadmayne near Dorchester. Joseph Eke, 22 and of St Lawrence Road in...

Raise your mugs and vital funds for Weldmar

HUNDREDS of people around the county will be raising their mugs and vital funds for Weldmar in their Big Dorset Cuppa event on Friday,...

Samaritans want you to make a difference

SAMARITANS of Dorset answered 28,567 calls for help during 2016 from its branch in Weymouth. About 20 per cent of these were actively talking...

Charity art exhibition in Dorset

A CHARITY art exhibition is taking place at Weymouth Library’s Mulberry Gallery from June 5th to June 17th.  The event is being organised by former...
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