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Weekend Sports Report

Weekend Sports Report

Jason Leonard RFU Under 20 County Rugby Championship result: East Midlands 20 pts v Dorset & Wilts 18, at Twickenham.

The Dorset and Wilts youngsters’ attempt to lift the trophy for the first time after suffering two previous losses ended ...

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Threatening behaviour in Weymouth supermarket – witness appeal

Threatening behaviour in Weymouth supermarket - witness appeal

Police officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate a report of threatening behaviour in Weymouth.

It is reported that between 9.20am and 9.30am on Thursday 13 June 2024, a man made verbal ...

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Weekend Sports Preview

Weekend Sports Preview

It must be every rugby player’s ambition from the first time he or she pulls on a pair of boots to run out at the headquarters of English rugby Twickenham Stadium, but for most to get even close to ...

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Super Yacht visits Weymouth

Super Yacht visits Weymouth

Our reporter Idris Martin tells us that a Saudi super yacht has been spotted in Weymouth Bay.

The super yacht is owned by Waleed bin Ibrahim Al Ibrahim, the founder and chairman of the Middle East Broadcasting Centre, also known ...

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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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Paul Atterbury
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Jazz Lounge
Presented by Paul Atterbury
10:00pm
Late Night Love
The very best love songs and relaxing moments
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
with Clive Rawlings
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

Thu 20 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
Fri 21 Jun
Election Hustings
7:15 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, DT1 1HF

Candidates will each give a short introduction, followed by answering questions from the public. Everyone is invited to bring their question, written down at the start. Organisers will choose questions to give the widest possible range of topics. The evening will end with a brief comment from each candidate. The event is organised by Churches Together in the Dorchester Area.

Contact: Churches Together in the Dorchester Area | 01305264416 | EmailMap
Sat 22 Jun
D-Day 80 – Armour and Embarkation
Location: Weymouth Avenue next to Brewery Square, Dorchester, DT1 1QR

3:30 pm. Free event. Witness history come to life as a convoy of over 100 wartime vehicles, including tanks, motorcycles, jeeps, and trucks, recreates the build-up to the D-Day landings. Meet the drivers, ask questions, and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of wartime Britain for an unforgettable experience.

Contact: Dorchester Town Council | WebMap
Sat 22 Jun
Broadmayne Village Fete
11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: Broadmayne playing field, Cowleaze, Broadmayne, DT2 8EG

Supporting the Armour & Embarkation convoy who are camping in the village all weekend, leaving the village at 10 am. Free entry and only £1 to park. Great live music. Classic & vintage vehicle show, WW II displays, all the traditional stands, local handicrafts, food & drinks bar, WI cream teas, raffles with amazing prizes, something for all the family.

Contact: Broadmayne Fete Committee | 07503107360 | EmailWebMap
Sat 22 Jun
Hubfest – Midsummer Madness
12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Luccombe Hub, Luccombe Farm, Milton Abbas, DT11 0BD

HubFest – activities for all ages including a novelty dog show, face painting, splat the rat, tombola, alpaca walking, animal feeding at the farm, craft stalls, live music, refreshments and more! Free entry. Proceeds go to Friends of Luccombe Hub charity no. 1205268 who support the SEN school with fundraising. Come along with your family and friends and enjoy a great day – don’t forget the dog!

Contact: Luccombe Hub | 07983 013781 | EmailWebMap

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Countryside Matters 10.06.24

Tuesday June 18th, 2024
Countryside Matters 10.06.24

In today’s programme • We hear about the Dorset Beach survey which aims to find out what beach visitors and users think about the county’s beaches: what facilities there are, the cleanliness of the beach and the water, and ...

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Local author encourages us to document our memories of life

Friday June 14th, 2024
Local author encourages us to document our memories of life

A recent guest was Sheena Dearness, a local author who runs sessions to encourage the budding writers amongst us oldies to jot down our life memories. Sheena explained more to Rob Mott who recalled some of his own memories ...

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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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