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Fatal collision near Bere Regis

Fatal collision near Bere Regis

Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the A31 near Bere Regis are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.

Dorset Police was informed of the incident by the ambulance service at 11.08am on Thursday 18 ... read more ►

Work starting next week to improve Borough Gardens access

Work starting next week to improve Borough Gardens access

Dorset Highways will be starting work next week to provide safer access into Borough Gardens from Princes Street.

From Tuesday 23 April, for five weeks, there will be some traffic restrictions while the entrance to Princes Street is narrowed at ... read more ►

Reminder to keep gas cylinders safe

Reminder to keep gas cylinders safe

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the operators of both industrial and agricultural buildings to manage any gas cylinders on site properly and safely.

The Service has dealt with a number of fires so far this year ... read more ►

Parents offered primary school places for September

Parents offered primary school places for September

Today (Tuesday 16 April), parents across the county find out which primary, first, middle or junior school their child will go to in September.

In Dorset, 95% of parents are receiving the good news that their child has a place ... read more ►

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Saturday Breakfast
with Kieran Williams
Weekend Extra
presented by Andy Senior. A great selection of music including tunes you may not have heard for a long time, or even ever, and featuring the classic hour and this day in music history 
Saturday 70s and 80s Show
The Saturday KeeP It Rock Show
Stafford's World
with Mark Stafford
Get On The Boogie Train
join Clive Rawlings for a couple of hours of blues and rock
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What’s On

in West Dorset, courtesy of Dorchester TIC

Click the buttons below for printable PDFs of events or select ‘What’s On’ from the menu above

Below is a very small example of forthcoming events. See the April What’s On Guide for more information and many more events across West and North Dorset including Lyme Regis, Bridport and Sherborne areas.

13-06/5 Cerne Abbas Festival Various  locations &  times.

17th Classical, The Nash Ensemble Dorchester Arts Centre

19th – 22nd Easter Egg Hunt Brewery Square, Dorchester 10am-4pm. Free entry – collect a form from Concierge Office opposite Dorchester South Station

20th Dr Ranji’s Teddybear Hospital Brewery Square, Dorchester 11am-11.30am & 1pm-1.30pm

20th Abbotsbury Food Fair Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

24th Music / Spoken Word Wyvern: Words Take Wing Dorchester Arts Centre

25 Budapest Café Orchestra Burton Bradstock Village Hall 7 for 7.30pm. Folk/gypsy band.

26 The Magic of the Musical Brownsword Hall, Poundbury 7 for 7.30pm John Hudson performs songs from a variety of well-known musicals.

27 Budapest Café Orchestra Herrison Hall, Charlton Down 7 for 7.30pm. Folk/gypsy band.

Dorchester weather
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humidity: 87%
wind: 1m/s WNW
H 20 • L 15
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How can KeeP 106 help your small business

  • By advertising or sponsoring a programme you can make local listeners aware of what you have to offer.

What will it cost?

  • Our rates are very attractive. Please contact us for more details.
  • You will also be supporting a not-for-profit company that will, in turn, support local organisations and charities.
  • If you have a not-for-profit event taking place locally, we will promote it free of charge in our What’s On diary.

Contact KeeP 106 (also see our Contact page)

Click the appropriate email address below to send a message via your email app or click the ‘contact form’ link

Contact a presenter when on air:

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General enquiries:

Tel: 01305 267545

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Get in touch

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.

We also need advertisers and programme sponsors. If you are a local business and would be interested in advertising on, or sponsoring the new community radio station for Dorchester, or would like to be involved with the station in some way, please get in touch.

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