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Radio Station from Dorchester, covering Central-Southern Dorset

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Is your child vaccinated? If not, they’re not protected

Is your child vaccinated? If not, they're not protected

Childhood infections like measles and whooping cough are rising, with outbreaks across the country.

Such infections can have a huge impact on your child’s life. They can miss out on school due to time spent unwell, be hospitalised, and even ...

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Commonwealth Day 11th March Ceremony at County Hall

Commonwealth Day 11th March Ceremony at County Hall

Residents are invited to a flag raising ceremony organised by Dorset Council to celebrate Commonwealth Day on Monday 11 March.

Commonwealth Day is an annual celebration observed by people all over the Commonwealth in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Americas, the ...

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Weekend Sports Report

Weekend Sports Report

Weymouth Football Club’s senior men’s team hosted Torquay United on Saturday for a National League South fixture.

A crowd of over 2000 turned out at the Bob Lucas Stadium and were entertained by both teams who according to our Man ...

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Update – missing Weymouth teenager has been found

Update – missing Weymouth teenager has been found

Police officers searching for missing Weymouth teenager Grace Adams are pleased to confirm she has been found.

Grace was reported missing having last been seen at around 7.15pm in Sunnyside Road on Thursday 29 February 2024.

Following enquiries and searches by ...

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Witness and dashcam appeal following serious injury collision in Weymouth

Witness and dashcam appeal following serious injury collision in Weymouth

Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

The incident occurred at around 5.10pm on Monday 26 February 2024 in Albany Road involving a white Vauxhall ...

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Future flood risk study for Weymouth published

Future flood risk study for Weymouth published

A new assessment which forecasts future flood risk in Weymouth town centre has been carried out and published by Dorset Council.

The study assesses the levels of flooding that could occur over the next 114 years in extreme weather events. ...

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Do you recognise this safe….?

Do you recognise this safe....?

Officers are issuing images of a safe that they have recovered after a man was arrested in connection with a number of commercial burglaries.

On Wednesday 28 February 2024 officers arrested a 47-year-old man from Wiltshire in connection with four ...

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Delightfully Different, every time

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12:00am
NightLine
Music & memories throughout the night, with the latest news on the hour and various items from our Listen Again collection at approximately a quarter past each hour 
5:00am
Early Breakfast
Nick Billings is up with the lark to ease us into a new day
8:00am
KeeP Breakfast
Geoff Atherton, the Host with the Toast, is back with Good music, News, Weather, Travel and What's On. studio@keep106.com or 01305 267545 to get in touch.
10:00am
More Music Mornings
Local news, info and great music with Kieran Williams
12:00pm
The Lunch Hour
1:00pm
Afternoons With Steve
Steve Bulley presents a mix of great music, facts, news and information
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Is your organisation running an event which the community needs to know about? You can promote a charitable or non-profit event on our popular What’s On page, FREE OF CHARGE, to boost interest.

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Below are the next 5 upcoming events. There’s much more in the Local Events Diary

Tue 5 Mar
French language film – Monsieur Lazhar
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Location: Dorchester Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, DT1 1HF

Dorchester -Bayeux Twinning Society presents a French language film with English subtitles. Set in Montreal, Monsieur Lazhar, an Algerian political refugee, is hired as a temporary worker to replace a school teacher who hanged herself. He is in the midst of a personal tragedy: his wife & children died in an arson attack. Mr Lazhar & the children seek healing together. Doors and Bar open at 6:45pm. Tickets £6 on the door, membership not required.

Contact: Dorchester Bayeux Twinning Society | 01305854915 | EmailWebMap
Sat 9 Mar
Repair Cafe Weymouth 9 March Event
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Top Club, Louviers Road, Weymouth, DT3 6AY

At Repair Cafe Weymouth, volunteers repair your broken items or give advice, as you watch, picking up skills. We don’t charge, we just ask for a donation – as much or as little as you like. You might have to wait for the most appropriate repairer to become free. They fix: electronics, electrical, gadgets and games, Mechanical, gluing, tool sharpening, woodwork, clocks, leather and sewing. Why not get something of your mother’s fixed to celebrate Mother’s Day? Hot drinks and home made cake.

Contact: Repair Cafe Weymouth | EmailWebMap
Sat 9 Mar
Vox Serenata Vocal Quartet Charity Concert
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: St. Nicholas Church, Dorchester Road, Weymouth, DT3 5DN

Come along and enjoy the wonderful singing from Vox Serenata, a Dorset based vocal quartet & at the same time raising money for Myeloma UK (each year in the UK, approximately 5,900 people are diagnosed with myeloma, a blood cancer arising from plasma cells) & St. Nicholas Church Repair Fund. To book tickets in advance, please contact Susana – Adults £10, Accompanied Children £4, Under 5’s Free (tea/coffee/squash included). Delicious homemade cakes will also be available

Contact: Susana Malik | 07944617553 | EmailWebMap
Mon 11 Mar
Commonwealth Day Celebration
Location: County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ

10:00 am. Residents are invited to a flag raising ceremony organised by Dorset Council to celebrate Commonwealth Day, an annual celebration observed by people all over the Commonwealth in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Americas, the Pacific and Europe to highlight the strength of the unique bond that exists between 56 countries working together to promote prosperity, democracy and global peace. This year’s theme is about forging a sustainable and peaceful common future to help further promote peace, improve the lives of Commonwealth Citizens and ensure a better future for its young people.

Contact: Dorset Council | WebMap
Sat 16 Mar
Latin: The Language, The History, The Future
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Location: Dorchester Library and Learning Centre, Charles Street, Dorchester, DT1 1EE

Join Skills & Learning Adult Community Education for a fascinating one-day workshop that will help you learn some basics of the Latin language. Discover how it has played such an important part in world language development, politics, culture and the sciences, and what the future of Latin may look like. Adults £33, concessions available via our website.

Contact: Skills & Learning, Adult Community Education | 01202 123 444 | EmailWebMap

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Wellness Day at Dorchester Sports Centre

Sunday March 3rd, 2024
Wellness Day at Dorchester Sports Centre

On 29th February, Leap Day, Dorchester Sports Centre, run by 1610, held a Wellness Day to spotlight the services they and local therapy centres can offer in order to promote good health and fitness. KeeP 106 was invited to ...

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Countryside Matters 19.02.24

Wednesday February 28th, 2024
Countryside Matters 19.02.24

In this edition of Jenny Devitt’s Countryside Matters we’ll be hearing about an exciting new project involving Sherborne Abbey’s Bell Tower and Swifts, those fast flying summer visitors. And we’ll hear more fascinating facts about spiders from Professor Sarah ...

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A visit to Dorchester’s GAP Project

Tuesday February 20th, 2024
A visit to Dorchester's GAP Project

On KeeP 106 our presenters David Taylor and Rob Mott have reported on the progress of the GAP Project from time to time. GAP stands for Gardens And People and the project aims to improve mental health and wellbeing ...

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Another sell-out success for Beerex 2024

Saturday February 3rd, 2024
Another sell-out success for Beerex 2024

Beerex 2024, organised by West Dorset CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) and Dorchester Casterbridge Rotary, has reached its 35th festival held as always in Dorchester’s Corn Exchange. Over 100 cask ales and ciders were on offer for customers to ...

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‘In Conversation’ on Railway Publicity

Wednesday January 31st, 2024
'In Conversation' on Railway Publicity

Paul Atterbury and Peter Foster, both railway enthusiasts, recently discussed railway publicity and signage in the popular North, South, East & West programme (Sundays @ 3pm). Paul has written a number of books on the subject. Here is their ...

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Dorchester Child Contact Centre – providing a comfortable and safe environment…

Monday January 29th, 2024
Dorchester Child Contact Centre - providing a comfortable and safe environment...

Child Contact Centres are neutral places where children of separated families can enjoy contact with non-resident parents and sometimes other family members, in a comfortable and safe environment. Every year, this national organisation via its member centres, support families ...

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Dave is back until 10pm with Rock Anthems, Indie Throwbacks, and the best New Music. 🤘

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