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Have your say on health & wellbeing priorities in Dorset

Have your say on health & wellbeing priorities in Dorset

Local people are being given the chance to shape health and wellbeing services in Dorset. Local councils and NHS services are working together on a shared plan which sets out health and wellbeing priorities over the next few years.

The ...
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Exhibition of Evocative Photographs at Tutankhamun

Exhibition of Evocative Photographs at Tutankhamun

Harry Burton’s evocative photographs of the discovery of The Tomb of Tutankhamun are currently on show at The Tutankhamun Exhibition in Dorchester. Tutankhamun’s Photographer is a special mini exhibition featuring a selection of gravure prints originally used in ...
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25 sheep carcasses lead to sentence over animal cruelty charges

25 sheep carcasses lead to sentence over animal cruelty charges

A Dorset sheep farmer has been prosecuted and fined after failing to adequately care for her animals and leaving dead sheep on her land.

On 15 July 2019, at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court, Karen Harper (aged 51) of Charlton Marshall, near ...
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Summer Spectacular raises £2,500 for good causes

Summer Spectacular raises £2,500 for good causes

Hundreds of people flocked to Dorset County Hospital in the weekend’s sunshine to enjoy its first Summer Spectacular.

The event, held on Saturday 6 July, has been hailed an overwhelming success, raising more than £2,500 for the hospital’s Chemotherapy Appeal, ...
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The Fabulous 50s Show
presented by Paul Peters
KeeP it Country
Afternoon Mix
KeeP Driving
your daily drivetime show with Rob Mott. Great music, guests, travel and weather information, what's on and local news. to get in touch.
Curtain Up
Jim Davis presents music from stage and screen
Military Bandstand
The best in military band music presented by Jim Davis
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Today is Tue July 16, 2019

which is day no. 197 in the year
and this is week no. 29

What’s On

Below is a small example of forthcoming local events. The full What’s On Guide includes local Arts Centres and lots more activities and events further afield.


17th Casterbridge Male Voice Choir & Portland Singers Weymouth Bay Methodist Church, Melcombe Ave, Weymouth 7.30pm £5 from Dorchester TIC 

19-21 Moonbury Rings Maumbury Rings, Dorchester. Friday night ‘Apollo-One Giant Leap’ music, Saturday open air cinema and Sunday science fun for families – Learn to be an Astronaut 12 noon-4pm

19-21 Tolpuddle Martyrs’ Festival 2019  See website for details

25th ‘Love, praise, indifference, blame’ Kingston Maurward College. Free lecture on Hardy’s Emma Poems by Phillip Mallett, University of St Andrews. 7 for 7.30pm. More details 01305 262735 or visit

27th Social Bingo Night Christchurch Court Community Hall, The Grove, Dorchester. Doors open 6pm. Eyes down 7pm. For Fundraising Friends 222 (Formerly known as Dorchester Moose 222). In Aid of Mosaic, supporting bereaved children. More about Mosaic here

27th Curious Creatures Martinstown Village Hall 2.30pm Squashbox Theatre Productions A£6 U18s £5 Family £20 01305 889963

27th Plastic-Free Picnic Borough Gardens, Dorchester 11am-3pm With inspring ideas for plastic reduction. Bring your plastic-free picnic.

27th Dorset Arts Market Dorchester Town Football Club. 10am-2pm. Supporting and promoting Dorset artists. Free entry and free parking.

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If you would like to be a presenter or help run the station please download the membership application form which you can print, fill in and return to us. Your membership fee contributes towards the substantial running costs of the community radio station.

We need many volunteers including presenters, technicians, production assistants, fundraisers and local event reporters. Full training will be provided for the roles of presenter and technician. If you are interested please get in touch.

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