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Weekend Sports Report

Weekend Sports Report

Dorset Cricket League round up:

The weather made its presence felt on Saturday when an early afternoon downpour put paid to Dorchester’s top of the Premier League clash against Bere Regis falling foul, so the players retreated into the bar ...

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Sports Results and Weekend Sports Preview

Sports Results and Weekend Sports Preview

Pre-season football result, Thursday evening:

Blandford United 2 v Bridport 5, Blues scorers Jamie Symes, George Stuttle, Freddie Beale, Josh Camp & James Coat.

Dorchester Football Club news:

Matt Buse, Sean Wright, Iuen Turner & Lewis Toms have all signed on for ...

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Final consultation launched into permit application for Portland incinerator

Final consultation launched into permit application for Portland incinerator

The Environment Agency has today (12th July) opened a final consultation into an application for a permit to operate a new waste incinerator in Portland.

Following earlier consultations, the agency has now reached the stage where they are likely to ...

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Poundbury Gardens wins best local garden centre at regional GCA awards

Poundbury Gardens wins best local garden centre at regional GCA awards

Poundbury Gardens in Poundbury, Dorchester, has won Garden Centre of the Year at the Midlands, Wales and West Garden Centre Association (GCA) Awards. Coming first place in the Local Garden Centre Category for the Wales and West Region, the ...

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New study reveals that Dorset is the ‘oldest’ area of the UK

New study reveals that Dorset is the 'oldest' area of the UK

A new study of Government data has found the areas of the UK with the biggest ageing population and the areas with the largest proportion of children below school age. Dorset is officially the oldest area of the UK, ...

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Update: arrest in connection with knifepoint robbery in Weymouth

Update: arrest in connection with knifepoint robbery in Weymouth

A man has been arrested in connection with an investigation by detectives into a reported knifepoint robbery in Weymouth.

Dorset Police received a report at 1.45pm on Friday 19 April 2024 that a man had threatened a staff member and ...

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Save time and money by using your local pharmacist or supermarket for everyday medicine

Save time and money by using your local pharmacist or supermarket for everyday medicine

As part of an effort to reduce costs and improve access, the NHS in Dorset is asking people to buy everyday over the counter (OTC) medicine directly from their local pharmacy or supermarket rather than getting it on prescription.

The ...

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Delightfully Different, every time

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Peter & Heather Foster
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Classical Celebration
our celebration of classical music with Heather and Peter Foster
10:00pm
Late Night Love
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
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Below are the next 5 upcoming events. There’s much more in the Local Events Diary

Wed 17 Jul
Celebrating Pride with Free screenings of 'Heartstopper'
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: Shire Hall, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UY

The second of four screenings (doors open 4:30pm). Dorchester Youth Council are celebrating love, diversity, and community by hosting free weekly screenings of ‘Heartstopper’ all through July. All young fans aged 12-18 welcome to free screenings of the two seasons of the award-winning series at the historic Shire Hall. ‘Heartstopper’ follows teens Charlie and Nick who discover their unlikely friendship might be something more as they navigate school and young love in this coming-of-age series. Spaces are limited, booking is essential. Follow web link below. Further screenings on 24th & 31st July.

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Sat 20 Jul to Sun 1 Sep
Summer of play at Brownsea Island
10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole, BH13 7EE

Join us for fun filled Summer of Play on Brownsea Island. Discover a world of adventure with activities for kids big and small. There are games and activities for all. Create, explore, move, wonder or just run around like crazy. See who can build the best den, make some wild art and have a go at our animal yoga poses. Finish at the natural play area where you can leap and climb.

Contact: National Trust | 01202 707744 | EmailWebMap
Sat 20 Jul
Summer Fair
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Selwood house care home, Chestnut Rd, Charlton Down, Dorchester, DT2 9FN

Big summer fair extravaganza. Hawaiian themed with local stalls, 2 live bands/singers, BBQ, Hawaiian mocktails, tombola and much more.

Contact: Selwood house care home | 01305501404 | EmailMap
Sun 21 Jul
Service of Remembrance at Weymouth Crematorium
Location: Weymouth Crematorium, Quibo Lane, Weymouth, DT4 0RR

2:15 pm for a 2:30 start. The theme of the service is Memories. This will be a time for reflection and meditation for the bereaved to remember their loved ones. Upon arrival, a service sheet will be provided to follow proceedings. The service will include poems and music, and there will be an opportunity to light a candle in the chapel. Free refreshments will be provided by The Weymouth Salvation Army. Attendees are recommended to bring a chair.

Contact: Dorset Council | 01305 786984 | EmailMap
Tue 23 Jul
Family Learning: Summer Junk to Funk
10:30 am to 1:30 pm
Location: Dorchester Library and Learning Centre, Charles Street, Dorchester, DT1 1EE

Are you a parent, carer or grandparent of a child below the age of 16 yrs? Then why not come along with your child and join us on this informative and fun workshop to celebrate recycling and learn about how to reduce your waste in the home and reinvent some everyday household items by getting crafty. Free to Dorset residents. Book in advance via our website or call us on 01202 123 444.

Contact: Skills & Learning ACE | 01202 123 444 | EmailWebMap

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Commentary on the Armour & Embarkation event in Dorchester

Sunday July 14th, 2024
Commentary on the Armour & Embarkation event in Dorchester

We have extensively covered the Armed Forces celebration in both Weymouth and Dorchester this year and below are some links to other related Listen Again items. Our reporters Peter and Heather Foster attended the Armour & Embarkation event in ...

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Recording of ceremony to mark NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers’ Day

Saturday July 6th, 2024
Recording of ceremony to mark NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers’ Day

Dorset Council marked NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers’ Day with a flag raising ceremony at County Hall in Dorchester on Friday 5 July, the national day of thanks to show gratitude to all frontline staff and critical workers. ...

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Countryside Matters 24.06.24

Thursday July 4th, 2024
Countryside Matters 24.06.24

Today • Sarah Hodgson, from the Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Fine Foundation Wild Chesil Centre talking about the Trust’s “Snorkel Trail” in the waters of Kimmeridge Bay • Mike Burks, MD of the Gardens Group, talking about some of the ...

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Armed Forces Weekend in Weymouth – the Veterans Service

Saturday June 29th, 2024
Armed Forces Weekend in Weymouth - the Veterans Service

Over four days, 21st to 24th June, Weymouth held it’s annual celebration of our Armed Forces which included, on the Sunday, an open air service for all veterans at the War Memorial. This was followed by a parade along ...

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Dorset Greener Homes returns for 2024

Saturday June 29th, 2024
Dorset Greener Homes returns for 2024

Making a welcome return to the KeeP 106 studio was Colin Tracy from Dorset Climate Action Network. Colin is an organiser of the Dorset Greener Homes event which involves a number of homeowners, who have made use of green ...

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Armed Forces Day celebrated at County Hall

Monday June 24th, 2024
Armed Forces Day celebrated at County Hall

Armed Forces Day 2024 was hosted by the Vice-chair of Dorset Council, Cllr Les Fry, on 24th June. It was a chance to express respect and appreciation for the vital role the Armed Forces play in defending our nation, ...

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