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Lord Fellowes joins Dorset Museum & Art Gallery as new nominated President of the Society

Lord Fellowes joins Dorset Museum & Art Gallery as new nominated President of the Society

Dorset Museum & Art Gallery is excited to announce that Lord Fellowes of West Stafford, D.L., the multi award-winning screenwriter, actor, novelist and director, will be presenting himself for election as President of the Dorset Natural History and Archaeological ...

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Witness appeal following report of exposure in Weymouth

Witness appeal following report of exposure in Weymouth

Police officers investigating an indecent exposure incident in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

It was reported that between 4pm and 5pm on Thursday 6 June 2024 a group of three teenagers ...

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Man assaulted in Dorchester’s Kings Road playing field

Man assaulted in Dorchester's Kings Road playing field

Police officers investigating an assault in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Between 10.15am and 10.30am on Sunday 2 June 2024 a man – aged in his 30s – was in the park at ...

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West Dorset Swimming Club to swim the English Channel….virtually

West Dorset Swimming Club to swim the English Channel....virtually

Atheletes from West Dorset Swimming Club will be setting themselves a challenge on Sunday July 14th as they embark on a (virtual) swim of the English Channel.

Each swimmer will be sponsored in order to raise funds for new equipment ...

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Countdown to general election in July

Countdown to general election in July

Dorset is gearing up for the general election on July 4 and if you’re unsure about voter registration, postal and proxy votes, and voter ID, Dorset Council have all the information you need here:

dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/councillors-committees-elections/elections-and-voting

Writs have been ...

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The Sunflowers will soon be out again in support of DCH’s Emergency and Critical Care Appeal

The Sunflowers will soon be out again in support of DCH's Emergency and Critical Care Appeal

Get ready to enjoy the spectacular 2024 Sunflower Trails at Maiden Castle Farm – and all the other Sunflower events being planned in and around Dorchester this summer.

All the fundraising events will be supporting Dorset County Hospital’s Emergency and ...

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Man required hospital treatment following assault in Weymouth

Man required hospital treatment following assault in Weymouth

Police officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after a man was assaulted in Weymouth.

Dorset Police received a report at 1.54am on Wednesday 29 May 2024 that a man aged in his 30s had ...

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Nick Billings is up with the lark to ease us into a new day
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KeeP Breakfast
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More Music Mornings
Local news, info and great music with Kieran Williams
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Steve Bulley presents a mix of great music, facts, news and information
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Below are the next 5 upcoming events. There’s much more in the Local Events Diary

Thu 13 Jun
Supper and safari
6:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Location: Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole, BH13 7EE

Every Thursday through June, meet some of Brownsea’s more elusive wildlife. The National Trust have teamed up with the Dorset Wildlife Trust to guide you on an exciting nocturnal adventure. A fantastic opportunity to meet some of Brownsea’s nocturnal wildlife. Enjoy a boat ride to the island and a tasty homecooked meal before heading out with one of our knowledgeable guides on a wildlife safari across the island.

Contact: National Trust | 03442491895 | EmailWebMap
Sat 15 Jun
Early bird morning walk and breakfast – Brownsea Island
7:15 am to 10:00 am
Location: Brownsea Island, Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole, BH13 7EE

A ranger from the Dorset Wildlife Trust team will lead you on a wander around the island, lakes and lagoon. Experience the peace and tranquillity of the island and listen out for the sounds of the unique wildlife as they busy about their day. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious breakfast roll and hot beverage in our harbour fronted café before heading back on the National Trust boat to Sandbanks. For any visitors already staying on the island and wishing to attend the event (e.g camping guests), please contact us as below.

Contact: National Trust | 03442491895 | EmailWebMap
Sat 15 Jun
CAP Money Coaching
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Dorford Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, DT1 1RR

Make your money stretch further. This simple money management course helps people to budget, spend and save better. Full details and how to sign up at our website. Dorchester Poverty Action and Dorchester Foodbank have generously offered a £20 Co-op voucher to all DT1/DT2 residents and NHS staff (T&Cs apply). However, places are limited to a max of eight people per course so sign up today!

Contact: Dorchester Baptist Church | 01305 262045 | EmailWebMap
Sat 15 Jun
Free Concert by Courtlye Musick
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: St. Nicholas Church, Dorchester Road, Broadwey, Weymouth, DT3 5DN

Step back in time with Courtlye Musick (a group of versatile musicians specialising in instrumental music & song from the renaissance & late medieval periods), as they weave a pattern of music & composers through the courts of Europe and through the centuries. We are looking forward to seeing you there.
Any donations made will go to Dorset Rural Music School charity & St. Nicholas Church Repairs.

Contact: St. Nicholas Church | 07944617553 | EmailWebMap
Tue 18 Jun
CAP Money Coaching
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: Dorford Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, DT1 1RR

Make your money stretch further. This simple money management course helps people to budget, spend and save better. Full details and how to sign up at our website. Dorchester Poverty Action and Dorchester Foodbank have generously offered a £20 Co-op voucher to all DT1/DT2 residents and NHS staff (T&Cs apply). However, places are limited to a max of eight people per course so sign up today!

Contact: Dorchester Baptist Church | 01305 262045 | EmailWebMap

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Songs From The Leafy Wood – a new album from Will Adams

Saturday June 8th, 2024
Songs From The Leafy Wood - a new album from Will Adams

Making a welcome return to Keep 106 was local singer/songwriter Will Adams who has released a new album called Songs from the Leafy Wood. Will spoke to Andy Senior about the album and  performed some of his songs live ...

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Local Co-op stores are raising money for good causes

Saturday June 8th, 2024
Local Co-op stores are raising money for good causes

The Co-op stores in Dorchester and Crossways are raising funds for local good causes – namely Dorchester Youth Council and Dorchester Family Support. Representatives from the company and both organisations came to the studio and told Rob Mott more ...

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D-Day 80 commemorated at County Hall

Friday June 7th, 2024
D-Day 80 commemorated at County Hall

On 6th June 2024, 80 years after the Normandy Landings in 1944, a service of commemoration and flag-raising ceremony was held at the Memorial area outside County Hall in Dorchester. The service commenced with The Proclamation read by Dorchester’s ...

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Countryside Matters 27.05.24

Monday June 3rd, 2024
Countryside Matters 27.05.24

In Jenny Devitt’s programme today: • An interview with North Dorchester Garden Community consortium Chris Pattison putting their case for the positive environmental impact of ‘Norchester’ • Then an interview with Dorset CPRE Trustee Jez Hughes about the CPRE’s ...

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Dorchester ‘Talk Club’, supporting men’s mental health

Friday May 31st, 2024
Dorchester 'Talk Club', supporting men's mental health

Our guests on KeeP Driving were Matt Garner and Sam Sach who, together with others, have formed a Talk Club in Dorchester which aims to support men’s mental health without being judgemental. The club meets at Dorchester’s Vivo Lounge ...

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To Ukraine with Love…and aid!

Wednesday May 29th, 2024
To Ukraine with Love...and aid!

Recent guests on Andy Senior’s Saturday Breakfast were Nathan Yates and Trevor Barrett who, having made several trips delivering much needed aid to Ukraine from Dorset, shared their experiences of getting these vital supplies to their destination. Nathan and ...

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