The not for profit, volunteer run, Community
Radio Station from Dorchester, covering Central-Southern Dorset

The not for profit, volunteer run, Community
Radio Station from Dorchester, covering Central-Southern Dorset

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Dorchester from The Keep
Queen Mother Square
Poundbury Fountain
Buttermarket Square
Brewery Square fountains
Weymouth Bay
Dorchester Borough Gardens
Custom House Quay, Weymouth, England
The Esplanade, Weymouth
Dorset bluebell wood
Chesil Beach from Portland
Maumbury Rings
The bridge at Lower Bockhampton
Towards Dorchester from Ridgeway
Towards Charminster from Poundbury Camp
Looking towards Weymouth and Portland from Hardy's Monument
Dorchester from The Keep
Queen Mother Square
Poundbury Fountain
Buttermarket Square
Brewery Square fountains
Weymouth Bay
Dorchester Borough Gardens
Custom House Quay, Weymouth, England
The Esplanade, Weymouth, England
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Chesil Beach from Portland
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Remarkable young woman raises over £20,000 for the Air Ambulance charities that saved her life

Remarkable young woman raises over £20,000 for the Air Ambulance charities that saved her life

Minna Leatham, 20, is on a personal mission to raise funds for Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance (DSAA) and Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) – the two charities who dramatically flew to her aid following a ...

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Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth

Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth

Detectives investigating an assault in Weymouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Sometime between 4pm and 5pm on Thursday 10 June 2021 an altercation occurred in an alleyway off Louviers Road, opposite Goulds Garden Centre.

The victim, a 17-year-old ...

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Aged 25 or over? Book your vaccine

Aged 25 or over? Book your vaccine

If you’re aged 25 or over, or you’ll turn 25 before 1 July 2021, you can now book your COVID-19 vaccine.

It’s important that you have 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at 2 appointments and that you get the ...

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Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Dorchester

Witness appeal following attempted robbery in Dorchester

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following an attempted robbery in Dorchester.

At around 8.15am on Wednesday 9 June 2021 a nine-year-old boy was walking on Kings Road, near to the junction with Icen ...

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Golden Welly Award for Teresa

Golden Welly Award for Teresa

The RNLI has just started an award scheme to enable the charity to recognise the efforts of its supporters and fund raisers for their efforts during the annual Mayday Mile appeal.

The RNLI Golden Welly Awards are an opportunity to ...

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Town and Parish Councils will get developer contributions

Town and Parish Councils will get developer contributions

Dorset Council has agreed a protocol that will allow Section 106 funds from developers to be transferred to town and parish councils and community groups to spend on agreed community facilities.

Section 106 funding is a legal agreement between developer ...

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Person in difficulties in the water assisted in major operation

Person in difficulties in the water assisted in major operation

Weymouth RNLI Inshore lifeboat was launched at 5.10pm on Tuesday 8th June in response to reports of someone in difficulties near to the groyne at Greenhill.

Arriving on scene shortly after, the crew found that a female who was up ...

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Steve Bulley
1:00pm
Afternoons With Steve
Our Steve Bulley joins us on weekday afternoons with a mix of music, facts, news and information
3:00pm
KeeP Driving
your daily drivetime show with Rob Mott. Great music, guests, travel and weather information, what's on, local news and more.
6:00pm
Curtain Up
Jim Davis presents music from stage and screen
7:00pm
Military Bandstand
The best in military band music presented by Jim Davis
8:00pm
Kick Up The 80s
with Geoff Dorsett
9:00pm
Jazz Lounge
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Raising Spirit Festival, supporting local musicians. Came House, Dorchester, 18-20 June. Click image for more info

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See our What’s On guide for lots more events during June – amongst many other things there is a list of attractions which have hopefully reopened. Also a list of gardens and similar attractions which are open. A small sample…

16/06 Dorset AONB: Talking Tent ‘Walk-Shop’

Black Down near Martinstown 10.30 – 12.30. 1 mile stroll with up to 15 people hearing folktales, songs & poetry. Free but booking essential. For further details see website:  dorsetaonb.org.uk

18-20/06 Raising Spirit Festival

See above

19-20/06 Mid-Summer Market

Shire Hall, High Street West, Dorchester, DT1 1UY 10am-4pm. List of stalls to be announced. Tours of venue will not be available this weekend.  More details here

02/07 Music at the Pavilion

12pm-1pm. Join us at Pavilion in the Park, The Great Field, Poundbury for some free Friday lunchtime outdoor entertainment. More info contact lucy@pipspoundbury.com. Social media: @musicatthepavilionpoundbury

On demand, at your convenience…

Local World 11.06.21

Tuesday June 15th, 2021
Local World 11.06.21

Today: The story of a crustacean which lies below the surface of the Pacific off the coast of Chile • We hear about the central character Ondine from a theatrical performance due to take place at Abbotsbury • Sir ...

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The Backbeat – 1st Birthday special

Monday June 14th, 2021
The Backbeat - 1st Birthday special

Two hours of music from the 50s and 60s in this special edition celebrating the 1st birthday of our weekly programme.

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Get On The Boogie Train 12.06.21

Monday June 14th, 2021
Get On The Boogie Train 12.06.21

 

Two hours of great blues/rock with Clive Rawlings

Playlist:
Prince – Kansas City – Small Club
Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Everybody Gets The Blues – Ledbetter Heights
Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Heat Of The Sun – How I Go
The ...

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Mandy’s Choice 10 05.06.21

Wednesday June 9th, 2021
Mandy's Choice 10 05.06.21

with Mandy Sylvester and another super eclectic selection of her favourite music….

 

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Local World 04.06.21

Tuesday June 8th, 2021
Local World 04.06.21

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Are potatoes good for you? We find out in this programme • Mike Burks from the Gardens Group also talks spuds and how Sir Walter ...

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19 year old golfer wins County Championship

Monday June 7th, 2021
19 year old golfer wins County Championship

Came Down Golf Club recently hosted the Dorset County Golf Championship and a young man from Broadstone walked away with the trophy. Nick Rogers, General Manager of the club, joined us and explained more about the Championships and that ...

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Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair – audio clips

Monday June 7th, 2021
Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair - audio clips

KeeP 106 was privileged once again to be part of the Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair 2021. The event featured craft demonstrations at the Shire Hall, guided walks from the Town Pump and a Dorset Food & Drink Market, plus ...

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