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

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Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Purbeck

Witness appeal following serious injury collision in Purbeck

Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious injury collision in Purbeck.

Dorset Police was called at 3pm on Thursday 22 April 2021 to a report of a two vehicle collision on East Street near Corfe Castle ...

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Announcing Weyshare – a new Library of Things

Announcing Weyshare - a new Library of Things

Weymouth-based Community Interest Company (CIC) Weyforward, founded by Jason West and Baron Miles, has teamed up with Weymouth College and the DWP to create five new jobs for Universal Credit claimants from Weymouth aged 24 and under. Connor Hansford, ...

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Appeal for information after body found in water off Lyme Regis

Appeal for information after body found in water off Lyme Regis

Detectives are appealing for anyone with information to come forward after the body of a woman was sadly recovered from the sea off Lyme Regis.

Dorset Police received a report from the Coastguard at 10.48am on Monday 19 April 2021 ...

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Jewellery stolen from home in Dorchester

Jewellery stolen from home in Dorchester

Officers investigating a burglary at a home in Dorchester are appealing for anyone with information to come forward and have issued images of the jewellery that was stolen.

The address, in South Court Avenue, was broken into sometime between 12pm ...

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MP supports Weymouth Harbour railings

MP supports Weymouth Harbour railings

Chris Loder, MP for West Dorset, says Custom House Quay railings in Weymouth ‘must go ahead to prevent further unnecessary death’ following another three people having fallen into the harbour on Friday night with two of them having to ...

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Possible explosive device found at Stoborough

Possible explosive device found at Stoborough

The northbound carriageway of Furzebrook Road at Stoborough in Purbeck has been closed following reports of a possible explosive device.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said “It is believed to be a shell dating from World War Two that has ...

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DORCHESTER WEATHER

Delightfully Different, every time

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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
Local World
Jenny Devitt's weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Today: What's trending in holidays this year (pandemic permitting)? • we explore the important issue of rural transport in Scotland • there are views on expanding and improving our rail network • so why not stay local and enjoy a glass or two of Noddy's cider
7:00pm
KeeP It Brass
the best of brass band music with Mike Streeter
8:00pm
Taff Martin's Country Show
The very best country show with Taff Martin. An abbey104.com production
10:00pm
Late Night Love
Kieran Williams brings you the very best Love Songs and relaxing moments from 10 every weeknight
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Dorchester & Poundbury Business Awards 2021

KeeP 106 is supporting the Dorchester & Poundbury Business Awards 2021.

NEWS FLASH!

By popular request the closing date for entries now extended to 2pm on 26th April

The awards ceremony will be held at Minterne House near Dorchester at lunchtime on Thursday, 24th June. Sponsors, shortlisted entrants, and major supporters will be invited (all subject to restrictions at the time).

Find out more about the awards

24/25 April JUMBLE TRAIL

Winterbourne Abbas. 11am – 4pm. Stalls will be placed throughout the village. Parking and list of stalls and locations available at Manor Farm from 10.45 am.

UPDATED -See our What’s On guide for new events during May – amongst many other things there is a list of attractions hoping to reopen on the 17th. Also a list of gardens and similar attractions which are open now, such as…

Bennetts Water Gardens

Putton Lane, Chickerell DT3 4AF Sun-Fri 10am-4pm 01305 785150 info@bennettswatergardens.com

Minterne Gardens

Minterne Magna, Dorchester DT2 7AU. Gardens open daily 10am-6pm Admission £6 (u12 free) www.minterne.co.uk

Always check with venue first in case pre-booking is required.

On demand, at your convenience…

Friend’s Choice – Whatever Next? 17.04.21

Thursday April 22nd, 2021
Friend's Choice - Whatever Next? 17.04.21

 

Professional musician Andy Baker is a new presenter playing his eclectic choice of tracks


 

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CasterFridge Launch Day

Wednesday April 21st, 2021
CasterFridge Launch Day

Tuesday 20th April saw the launch of CasterFridge, the community fridge project aimed at reducing food waste and based at the Dorchester Co-op store. Rob Mott called in on launch day and spoke to organiser Issy McGowan from the ...

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Dorchester Town Crier speaks about the new competition – the ‘Silent Cry’

Wednesday April 21st, 2021
Dorchester Town Crier speaks about the new competition - the 'Silent Cry'

The town crier of Dorchester, Alistair Chisholm, joined us to tell us about the new ‘Silent Cry’ competition being held in lieu of competitors gathering together which they are unable to do due to Covid. Alastair had also been ...

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Ridgeway Magazine 14.04.21

Wednesday April 21st, 2021
Ridgeway Magazine 14.04.21

Town Council leader fears for Weymouth’s future – frank interview • “1984” tops classic book sales; Paul Atterbury reviews 70 years after publication • New book about tales from Dorchester Assizes in 19th century • reviewed 100 years of ...

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Changes in Punishment Over Time – and more at Shire Hall

Tuesday April 20th, 2021
Changes in Punishment Over Time - and more at Shire Hall

Dorchester’s historic Shire Hall has continued to present many talks and activities during the pandemic, often online. Ann Brown, Learning Manager at the Shire Hall, joined us to tell of some talks coming up in the near future, one ...

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It’s here! – CasterFridge

Monday April 19th, 2021
It's here! - CasterFridge

Volunteer Centre Dorset are excited to announce that a community fridge will be opening in Dorchester on 20th April. CasterFridge, which will be situated in the foyer of the Co-op supermarket, will offer free food to everyone in the ...

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Local World 16.04.21

Monday April 19th, 2021
Local World 16.04.21

Which bird would you put with which musical instrument – the author of a new book for children has been inspired by listening to birdsong during lockdown • Mike Burks talks about good spring plants to be putting in ...

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