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Tens of thousands in Dorset sign Revoke Article 50 petition - Bournemouth Echo

Tens of thousands in Dorset sign Revoke Article 50 petition  Bournemouth Echo

TENS of thousands of people in Dorset have signed a petition calling on the government to halt the Brexit process.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 5:21 am


Futuristic plans for Bournemouth's medical science park at Wessex Fields - Bournemouth Echo

Futuristic plans for Bournemouth's medical science park at Wessex Fields  Bournemouth Echo

A FUTURISTIC vision for a leading edge medical science park at the Wessex Fields site in Bournemouth can be unveiled today.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 5:14 am


In The Dock: 9 people from Dorset who have appeared in court - Bournemouth Echo

In The Dock: 9 people from Dorset who have appeared in court  Bournemouth Echo

BOURNEMOUTH. TRACEY MARIE WHITEHEAD, aged 56 and of Frost Road, Bournemouth, admits driving a vehicle in Whitelegg Way, Bournemouth on ...

Published on 23 March 2019 | 5:09 am


Join young farmers for a day of fun - Dorset Echo

Join young farmers for a day of fun  Dorset Echo

A DORSET Young Farmers Rally and Show is being held at Dorchester Showground on Saturday, April 20 from 10am to 5pm.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 5:06 am


Neighbourhood plan for Bere Regis - Dorset Echo

Neighbourhood plan for Bere Regis  Dorset Echo

A referendum will be held so Bere Regis residents can decide if they want Dorset Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan to help it determine planning…

Published on 23 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Douch Family Funeral Directors fundraising for Dorset Mind - Dorset Echo

Douch Family Funeral Directors fundraising for Dorset Mind  Dorset Echo

A DORSET mental health charity has received a £3500 boost.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 5:00 am


91-home plan on site near former Value House rejected - Dorset Echo

91-home plan on site near former Value House rejected  Dorset Echo

A UNANIMOUS planning committee decision has rejected a housing association proposal for 91 homes near the former Value House site on the edge of…

Published on 23 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Person airlifted to hospital following crash at Zig Zag Hill, near Shaftesbury - Dorset Echo

Person airlifted to hospital following crash at Zig Zag Hill, near Shaftesbury  Dorset Echo

A person was airlifted to hospital following a crash in north Dorset.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 9:06 pm


Appeal after van reverses into woman - Dorset Echo

Appeal after van reverses into woman  Dorset Echo

A WOMAN has been left with substantial injuries after a van reversed into her.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:38 pm


Weymouth Esplanade closed: Police confirm army bomb experts are at the scene - Somerset Live

Weymouth Esplanade closed: Police confirm army bomb experts are at the scene  Somerset Live

A 100 metre cordon has been put in place in the Dorset town.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:37 pm


Irenè Whittle raises funds for the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation - Bournemouth Echo

Irenè Whittle raises funds for the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation  Bournemouth Echo

A FASHION retailer has raised £1000 for a local cancer charity in honour of her late husband.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:31 pm


Get rowing to raise funds for the Dorset Blind Association - Bournemouth Echo

Get rowing to raise funds for the Dorset Blind Association  Bournemouth Echo

RALLY your colleagues, challenge your bosses and race against your competitors in Dorset Blind Association's corporate challenge The Big Row 2019.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:31 pm


Interactive map shows how many people in Dorset have signed a petition to 'cancel Brexit' - Dorset Echo

Interactive map shows how many people in Dorset have signed a petition to 'cancel Brexit'  Dorset Echo

Want to know how many people in your area have signed a petition to 'cancel Brexit'?

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:37 pm


Man assaulted outside Home Bargains in Littlemoor, Weymouth - Dorset Echo

Man assaulted outside Home Bargains in Littlemoor, Weymouth  Dorset Echo

A MAN was punched in the face and kicked to the ground in an assault outside a Weymouth store.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:14 pm


Flying Scotsman: Iconic locomotive steams into Swanage - BBC News

Flying Scotsman: Iconic locomotive steams into Swanage  BBC News

Iconic steam locomotive, the Flying Scotsman is visiting Swanage, Dorset. The engine is hauling trains for a special round trip passenger *service* between ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:09 pm


Dorset residents will join marchers calling for a 'people's vote' on Brexit - Bournemouth Echo

Dorset residents will join marchers calling for a 'people's vote' on Brexit  Bournemouth Echo

CAMPAIGNERS from across Dorset will be in London on Saturday, March 23, to join a mass demonstration to demand a People's Vote on Brexit.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:08 pm


Dorset chosen to lead national drive for volunteers to help the NHS - Wessex FM

Dorset chosen to lead national drive for volunteers to help the NHS  Wessex FM

The county's to receive a £75000 to enable volunteers to support end of life care.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:11 am


Police helicopter and coastguard search for high-risk missing man - Dorset Echo

Police helicopter and coastguard search for high-risk missing man  Dorset Echo

Concerns for a 'high risk' missing person in Weymouth triggered an emergency response on air, sea and land this morning.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:18 am


Ofsted tells school to keep up the good work - Dorset Echo

Ofsted tells school to keep up the good work  Dorset Echo

A west Dorset school continues to be good, according to a one day Ofsted inspection.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Dorset farms one of the top targets for sheep rustlers - Bournemouth Echo

Dorset farms one of the top targets for sheep rustlers  Bournemouth Echo

DORSET is the second worst place in the UK for sheep rustling with one farmer reporting losses of up to £50000, a new report has revealed.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 7:01 pm


New orienteering courses being held at the Nothe in Weymouth - Dorset Echo

New orienteering courses being held at the Nothe in Weymouth  Dorset Echo

Families who Beat the Street now have the opportunity to navigate the Nothe.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 7:00 pm


Coroner for Dorset needs to find next of kin of Andrew Rushton - Bournemouth Echo

Coroner for Dorset needs to find next of kin of Andrew Rushton  Bournemouth Echo

THE coroner for Dorset is asking for help from the public to find the next of kin of a man who died in Poole.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:43 pm


Entry details for Best Village Competition - Dorset Echo

Entry details for Best Village Competition  Dorset Echo

Communities are being encouraged to get their entries in for this year's Best Village Competition.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:00 pm


Get Dorset buzzing! - Wessex FM

Get Dorset buzzing!  Wessex FM

Dorset Wildlife Trust launch their BIGGEST EVER campaign to help declining pollinators.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 8:07 am


In The Dock: 12 people who have appeared in court from Dorset - Bournemouth Echo

In The Dock: 12 people who have appeared in court from Dorset  Bournemouth Echo

BOURNEMOUTH. JAMES ANDREW JOHN BOOBIER, aged 41 and of Ravenscourt Road, Southampton, admits driving a Ford Transit van on the M4 in Newport ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 5:04 am


BAFTA winning director Mike Leigh meets aspiring film students - Dorset Echo

BAFTA winning director Mike Leigh meets aspiring film students  Dorset Echo

Aspiring film students had the once in a lifetime opportunity to spend two hours with a BAFTA award-winning director.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Dorset County Council's Greenspace Team wins a Local Government Chronicle (LGC) award - Dorset Echo

Dorset County Council's Greenspace Team wins a Local Government Chronicle (LGC) award  Dorset Echo

An innovative way of looking after Dorset's verges has been recognised at the top with a prestigious award.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Technical glitch blamed for lack of public access to council's agendas - Dorset Echo

Technical glitch blamed for lack of public access to council's agendas  Dorset Echo

A technical problem is being blamed for a lack of public access to agendas on the new Dorset Council's online *service*.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Dorset Waste Partnership launches TOS53R campaign - Bournemouth Echo

Dorset Waste Partnership launches TOS53R campaign  Bournemouth Echo

ARE you a TOS53R? If you chuck your disposable coffee cup out of the car window when you've finished with it, if you fly-tip your DIY rubbish in Dorset's beauty ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 12:10 pm


Vigil for New Zealand mosque attacks in Dorchester - Dorset Echo

Vigil for New Zealand mosque attacks in Dorchester  Dorset Echo

A VIGIL is being held in Dorchester this week to remember those who lost their lives in the recent mosque attacks in New Zealand.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 12:00 pm


In the Dock: 12 people from Dorset who have appeared before the courts - Bournemouth Echo

In the Dock: 12 people from Dorset who have appeared before the courts  Bournemouth Echo

BOURNEMOUTH. STEPHEN SMITH, aged 34 and of York Road, Walthamstow, admits assaulting an emergency worker by beating him in Old Christchurch Riad ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 5:04 am


People First Dorset Speaking Up event for World Down Syndrome Day - Dorset Echo

People First Dorset Speaking Up event for World Down Syndrome Day  Dorset Echo

JOIN People First Dorset in Speaking Up this World Down Syndrome Day with a celebration in Dorchester tomorrow.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Drivers warned of lethal lanyards - Dorset Echo

Drivers warned of lethal lanyards  Dorset Echo

Dorset Police volunteers have warned drivers about the dangers of wearing lanyards around their necks while driving.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Friendship groups and meditation: Eleven things to do in Dorset - Bournemouth Echo

Friendship groups and meditation: Eleven things to do in Dorset  Bournemouth Echo

KINSON: The Kinson Townswomen's Guild meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 1.45pm at Pelhams Community Centre. All are welcome to the…

Published on 19 March 2019 | 7:01 pm


Huge spending cuts on street lights across Dorset - Wessex FM

Huge spending cuts on street lights across Dorset  Wessex FM

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents are urging caution.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 1:39 pm


£5M broadband investment in Dorset - Wessex FM

£5M broadband investment in Dorset  Wessex FM

Investment in broadband across Dorset since 2015 has created £5million in benefits – according to a report. But the county is now lagging behind in the next ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 1:20 pm


Column by Will Hyde, Dorset county Show Secretary - Dorset Echo

Column by Will Hyde, Dorset county Show Secretary  Dorset Echo

The Farming industry is a never-ending rollercoaster ride, but not just any old rollercoaster, one where the sharp dips, turns and downwards spirals…

Published on 19 March 2019 | 12:00 pm


Dorset UK Updates on Superfast Broadband Cover and Future Plans UPDATE - ISPreview.co.uk

Dorset UK Updates on Superfast Broadband Cover and Future Plans UPDATE  ISPreview.co.uk

A new report from Dorset's (England) Economic Growth Committee has revealed that 97%+ of the county (including Poole and Bournemouth) should now be ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 9:22 am


In the Dock: Nine people from Dorset who have appeared before the courts - Bournemouth Echo

In the Dock: Nine people from Dorset who have appeared before the courts  Bournemouth Echo

CHRISTCHURCH. LEE MAURICE KEVEREN, aged 47 and of Amethyst Road, Christchurch, admits stealing a bike worth £350 in Christchurch on August 17 ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 5:11 am


Which Dorset railways stations would you like to see re-opened? - Bournemouth Echo

Which Dorset railways stations would you like to see re-opened?  Bournemouth Echo

SO, which disused railway lines would YOU like to see re-opened? Would it be the old Wimborne to Blandford line? Or as far west as the station at Lyme Regis?

Published on 19 March 2019 | 5:09 am


West Dorset on alert for Asian hornet invasion - Dorset Echo

West Dorset on alert for Asian hornet invasion  Dorset Echo

VIGILANCE is needed from the public to stop a vicious pest from establishing itself in west Dorset and causing a huge loss to wildlife, experts say.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Friends of Dorset County Hospital raise £4500 from charity auction - Dorset Echo

Friends of Dorset County Hospital raise £4500 from charity auction  Dorset Echo

An award-winning chef cooked up a storm at an auction evening, helping to raise more than £4500 for charity.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 4:00 pm


Apprenticeships dip in Dorset - Wessex FM

Apprenticeships dip in Dorset  Wessex FM

During a year the number of Dorset apprenticeship starts has fallen by 760.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 9:14 am


Dorset's Best Village Competition 2019 - Wessex FM

Dorset's Best Village Competition 2019  Wessex FM

The main sponsor of the event since 2010, Magna Housing, is taking over running the competition this year from Dorset Community Action. The categories are ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 7:58 am


Dorset hits MMR vaccination target - Wessex FM

Dorset hits MMR vaccination target  Wessex FM

The county is one of only 4 areas in England to do so.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 7:18 am


New big screen movie filming in West Dorset - Wessex FM

New big screen movie filming in West Dorset  Wessex FM

Filming is underway for a new blockbuster in West Dorset and some of the world's biggest stars have been spotted. Actresses Kate Winslet and Saorise Ronan ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 9:01 am


Key Stage 2 improves across Dorset - Wessex FM

Key Stage 2 improves across Dorset  Wessex FM

Standards at Key Stage 2 in Dorset schools have been improving, but are still below the regional and national average. A report this week says that at the ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 9:01 am


Dorset County Museum inflates! - Wessex FM

Dorset County Museum inflates!  Wessex FM

An inflatable version of Dorset County Museum will be popping up in Dorchester today. (17 March) It's going to be at the Corn Exchange as part of an event for ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 8:03 am


New Dorset Council will need fewer agency social workers - Wessex FM

New Dorset Council will need fewer agency social workers  Wessex FM

The claim has been made by the outgoing acting social services Director Nick Jarman.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 8:03 am


Increasing number of women drinkers in Dorset are being treated in hospital - Bournemouth Echo

Increasing number of women drinkers in Dorset are being treated in hospital  Bournemouth Echo

AN increasing number of Dorset women are being treated in hospital for alcohol-related conditions.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 5:08 am


Blood Bike to help save lives in Dorset - Wessex FM

Blood Bike to help save lives in Dorset  Wessex FM

It will carry vital medical supplies, drugs and samples.

Published on 16 March 2019 | 8:04 am


More support for children cared for by Dorset Council - Wessex FM

More support for children cared for by Dorset Council  Wessex FM

Extra support is being made available for the emotional health and well being of children looked after by the county council. Figures show an increase in young ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 8:04 am


Dorset County Council owed 8.9 Million - Wessex FM

Dorset County Council owed 8.9 Million  Wessex FM

A staggering £8.9million is owed to Dorset County Council in unpaid invoices. The figure has shot up by 25 per cent in less than a year and is said to be building ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 8:04 am


Nominations open for Dorset County Hospital's GEM Awards - Dorset Echo

Nominations open for Dorset County Hospital's GEM Awards  Dorset Echo

HOSPITAL staff who 'Go the Extra Mile' are to be recognised.

Published on 16 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Walkers narrowly avoid Dorset cliff collapse - BBC News

Walkers narrowly avoid Dorset cliff collapse  BBC News

Walkers narrowly avoided more than 1000 tonnes of rock and debris falling on West Bay in Dorset.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 4:46 pm


Tumble dryers 'worst causes of white goods blazes' in eastern Dorset area - Bournemouth Echo

Tumble dryers 'worst causes of white goods blazes' in eastern Dorset area  Bournemouth Echo

FAULTY white goods caused more than 30 fires in East Dorset in the two years from 2016, the fire *service* has revealed.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 4:03 pm


Increase in women drinkers in Dorset being hospitalised - Wessex FM

Increase in women drinkers in Dorset being hospitalised  Wessex FM

A report to Dorset county councillors says admission rates remain much higher for men than women, but whilst the rate for men has fallen after being static for a ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 11:41 am


Dorset safeguarding staff mark the success of the PANTS campaign - Wessex FM

Dorset safeguarding staff mark the success of the PANTS campaign  Wessex FM

But 1 in 10 children still experience abuse before they're 18, according to one charity.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 11:20 am


How Dorset MPs voted on tonight's motion to delay Brexit - Bournemouth Echo

How Dorset MPs voted on tonight's motion to delay Brexit  Bournemouth Echo

MPs have voted to delay Brexit beyond the scheduled date of March 29 amid dramatic scenes in the House of Commons.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 8:05 pm


Dorset Council gives itself permission to spy on you - Wessex FM

Dorset Council gives itself permission to spy on you  Wessex FM

The policy, which includes covert surveillance and recording, will have to comply with legislation and be approved by a senior council officer as well as a ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 11:49 am


'Some areas of Dorset are knee-deep in litter – we have to improve standards, not just save money' - Bournemouth Echo

'Some areas of Dorset are knee-deep in litter – we have to improve standards, not just save money'  Bournemouth Echo

MAKING savings in council budgets ought not to be the sole aim of the new Dorset Council, according to one councillor.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 11:02 am


Passersby narrowly avoid Dorset cliff collapse - BBC News

Passersby narrowly avoid Dorset cliff collapse  BBC News

Over 1000 tonnes of rock and debris fell on East Beach in Dorset, although no-one was injured.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Dorset community groups celebrate £1M lottery windfall - Wessex FM

Dorset community groups celebrate £1M lottery windfall  Wessex FM

34 groups community projects in Dorset will benefit, from a therapeutic garden to craft activities for people with mental health problems.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Slow start in attracting new foster families in Dorset - Wessex FM

Slow start in attracting new foster families in Dorset  Wessex FM

Attracting more foster families in Dorset has got off to a slow start – but an extra 50 in the pipeline for next year could save the new Dorset Council more than ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 11:56 am


'Broadchurch' beach in Dorset closed following 1000 tonne rockfall - ITV News

'Broadchurch' beach in Dorset closed following 1000 tonne rockfall  ITV News

Read the latest West Country stories, 'Broadchurch' beach in Dorset closed following 1000 tonne rockfall on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest West ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 11:40 am


Storm Gareth batters Somerset and Dorset coasts - in pictures - Somerset Live

Storm Gareth batters Somerset and Dorset coasts - in pictures  Somerset Live

Part of a beach has been closed following a major rockfall.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Striking golden oak unveiled at Dorset County Hospital - Wessex FM

Striking golden oak unveiled at Dorset County Hospital  Wessex FM

The sculpture named 'Precious Scars' recognises the gift of life given by organ donors.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


New special free school for Dorset - Wessex FM

New special free school for Dorset  Wessex FM

The Department for Education has backed Dorset County Council's bid.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Dorset farmer's plans to strike early septoria in wheat crop - FarmersWeekly

Dorset farmer's plans to strike early septoria in wheat crop  FarmersWeekly

Wheat's most damaging disease, septoria, is appearing in the wetter West this season, prompting one Dorset cereal grower to prepare to strike early to.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 6:32 am


Dorset council areas among top ten highest for Band D council tax last year - Bournemouth Echo

Dorset council areas among top ten highest for Band D council tax last year  Bournemouth Echo

EAST Dorset, North Dorset and Purbeck District Council set among the highest Band D council tax rates in the country last year. All three authorities feature in an ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Dorset County Council unlikely to find £6M in savings by end of March - Wessex FM

Dorset County Council unlikely to find £6M in savings by end of March  Wessex FM

There's been a large overspend in Children's Services.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


New help for diabetics in Dorset - Wessex FM

New help for diabetics in Dorset  Wessex FM

A new blood monitoring system could soon be made more widely available.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Dorset to fly the flag for the Commonwealth - Wessex FM

Dorset to fly the flag for the Commonwealth  Wessex FM

A message from the Queen will be read along with a special Commonwealth Affirmation. The public are invited to the ceremonies which will be held at 10am.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Dorset students create hard hitting videos on hate crime - Wessex FM

Dorset students create hard hitting videos on hate crime  Wessex FM

Hard hitting videos have been made by students in Dorset to tell young people how to report hate crime. They have been created by Bournemouth University ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Weather warning for high winds in Dorset - Bournemouth Echo

Weather warning for high winds in Dorset  Bournemouth Echo

HIGH winds will sweep across Dorset tomorrow morning, forecasters say.

Published on 9 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Dorset businesses urged to 'seize the day' over Brexit - Wessex FM

Dorset businesses urged to 'seize the day' over Brexit  Wessex FM

13 delegates attend a conference to hear practical advice from experts.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Premium bond prizes in Dorset are still waiting to be claimed (and one is from 50 years ago) - Bournemouth Echo

Premium bond prizes in Dorset are still waiting to be claimed (and one is from 50 years ago)  Bournemouth Echo

THERE are more than 18000 Premium Bond prizes for Dorset savers still waiting to be claimed – including one from more than 50 years ago.

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Are dementia patients in West Dorset getting a worse deal? - Wessex FM

Are dementia patients in West Dorset getting a worse deal?  Wessex FM

A new strategy is being planned which aims to ensure a consistency of services for older people after criticism that those in the west of Dorset did less well than ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


More children in Dorset get their first choice secondary school - Wessex FM

More children in Dorset get their first choice secondary school  Wessex FM

Dorset County Council processed more than 4000 applications.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


New contract for Dorset Healthcare's Criminal Justice service - Wessex FM

New contract for Dorset Healthcare's Criminal Justice service  Wessex FM

The future of one of Dorset's most successful mental health services is looking good after it was awarded a new contract by NHS England. The Criminal Justice ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Warning over online grooming as more than 60 offences recorded in Dorset in less than two years - Bournemouth Echo

Warning over online grooming as more than 60 offences recorded in Dorset in less than two years  Bournemouth Echo

MORE than 60 online grooming offences have been recorded by police in Dorset in just 18 months, a children's charity has revealed.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Power cut affecting around 45 households across Dorset - Bournemouth Echo

Power cut affecting around 45 households across Dorset  Bournemouth Echo

AROUND 45 properties across Dorset are without power this morning.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Man airlifted to hospital with suspected broken leg from Dorset beauty spot - Bournemouth Echo

Man airlifted to hospital with suspected broken leg from Dorset beauty spot  Bournemouth Echo

A MAN with a suspected broken leg was airlifted to hospital from a popular Dorset walking spot.

Published on 3 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Flood alerts issued for parts of Dorset as Storm Freya blows in - Bournemouth Echo

Flood alerts issued for parts of Dorset as Storm Freya blows in  Bournemouth Echo

FLOOD alerts have been issued for parts of Dorset as Storm Freya brings in stormy conditions. The Environment Agency has issued an alert for Poole Harbour ...

Published on 3 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Flashback Friday: When the Beast from the East hit Dorset, a year ago today - Bournemouth Echo

Flashback Friday: When the Beast from the East hit Dorset, a year ago today  Bournemouth Echo

TODAY may be the start of the meteorological spring, but this time last year Dorset was in the grip of the Beast from the East.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Dorset residents get new warning system for 'invisible' flooding - Bournemouth Echo

Dorset residents get new warning system for 'invisible' flooding  Bournemouth Echo

THE ENVIRONMENT Agency has launched a new *service* to warn Dorset residents about 'invisible' flooding.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Is this Dorset shoplifters' favourite store? - Bournemouth Echo

Is this Dorset shoplifters' favourite store?  Bournemouth Echo

THEIR customers love them for their ethics, quality and value which ensures they are never knowingly undersold. But it appears that John Lewis's Home Store at ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Councillors back latest plan to safeguard Dorset AONB - Bournemouth Echo

Councillors back latest plan to safeguard Dorset AONB  Bournemouth Echo

DISTRICT chiefs have backed proposals to further safeguard the future of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Animal activists are offering to buy Dorset farm animals to 'rescue' them - Bournemouth Echo

Animal activists are offering to buy Dorset farm animals to 'rescue' them  Bournemouth Echo

ANIMAL activists are visiting Dorset farms and offering to 'rescue' livestock, police say.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Dorset NHS shake-up legal bid hearing granted - BBC News

Dorset NHS shake-up legal bid hearing granted  BBC News

Defend Dorset NHS has now been granted a hearing in the Court of Appeal.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


New groundwater flood warning service for Dorset and Wiltshire - GOV.UK

New groundwater flood warning service for Dorset and Wiltshire  GOV.UK

The Environment Agency has launched a new groundwater flood warning *service* for people living in Dorset and Wiltshire today (Monday 25 February).

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


The weather in Dorset was much colder last year - Bournemouth Echo

The weather in Dorset was much colder last year  Bournemouth Echo

THIS time last year, Dorset residents were bracing themselves for heavy snow sweeping across the UK.

Published on 25 February 2019 | 8:00 am


370 homes worth £1m are currently for sale in Dorset - Bournemouth Echo

370 homes worth £1m are currently for sale in Dorset  Bournemouth Echo

MORE than three hundred homes priced at £1m or over are currently for sale in Dorset.

Published on 24 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Excitement for Dorset Knob Festival grows - Wessex FM

Excitement for Dorset Knob Festival grows  Wessex FM

Organisers have already promised some big changes to the event in a bid to attract even more people.

Published on 24 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole agree council tax - BBC News

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole agree council tax  BBC News

Bournemouth and Poole residents will pay more for their council tax when the two authorities merge with neighbouring Christchurch, it has been confirmed.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Dorset Council merger: Council tax bills to rise - BBC News

Dorset Council merger: Council tax bills to rise  BBC News

Four Dorset Council areas will see council tax increase with one area benefiting from lower bills.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Dorset Women's week set to empower women - Wessex FM

Dorset Women's week set to empower women  Wessex FM

They'll be events and activities culminating in Dorset Women's Day on the 9 March.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Van passenger hurt in Dorset crash dies - BBC News

Van passenger hurt in Dorset crash dies  BBC News

The driver remains under investigation by police following his arrest on suspicion of driving offences.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am








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