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Witness appeal following burglary near Dorchester

Witness appeal following burglary near Dorchester

Officers investigating a commercial burglary near Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

At around 11.35pm on Sunday 1 September 2019 a burglary occurred at a commercial premises off Dorchester Road in Grimstone.

It is believed ...
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Update on murder investigation in Weymouth

Update on murder investigation in Weymouth

A man and a woman arrested in connection with the death of a man in Weymouth have been released from custody while enquiries continue.

Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following ...
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Dorchester Councillors Surgery – Coming Soon!

Dorchester Councillors Surgery - Coming Soon!

Want to know what's happening in your community? Have a question for a local councillor, or simply like to meet those representing you? As from 5th October Councillors from Dorchester Town and Dorset Councils will be holding regular surgeries ...
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Murder investigation launched following death of man in Weymouth

Murder investigation launched following death of man in Weymouth

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man in Weymouth.

Dorset Police was called at 10.17am on Saturday 7 September 2019 by the ambulance service following reports of the sudden death of a 75-year-old man at ...
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Warning on use of pest control 'smoke bombs'

Warning on use of pest control 'smoke bombs'

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning people that using pest control 'smoke bombs' can inadvertently trigger fire alarm systems.

Firefighters who were called to a property earlier this week because the smoke alarms were sounding, found the ...
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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.
The All Inclusive Show
presented by Simone Greenfield. Fascinating guests from local organisations and beyond, with in-depth conversations and more. Today Kate Parkman and Chloe Lovell, youth workers from DYCC, and Holly Johnson the editor of Simply Vegan about her vegan lifestyle
Solid Gold 60s
with Geoff Dorsett. The show which does what it says on the tin.
Andy's Time Capsule
presented by Andy Senior. A fine, and often surprising, selection of music including This Day in Music History. Try your hand at Spot the Intro , Spot the Middle Bit  and Spot the Outro and name the tune in Reverse-a-Tune. It's just for fun, but have a go and phone or email Andy with your answer - 01305 267545 or
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KeeP Overnight
Music, News and lots of interesting interviews and features from our Listen Again File throughout the night
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Today is Mon September 16, 2019

which is day 259 in the year
and this is week 38

What's On

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


16th 'The Science of Laughter' Lecture Hall, Thomas Hardye School, Dorchester. 7pm. Talk by Professor Sophie Scott, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow. Tickets free: THS or Dorch TIC

18th Annual Charity Golf Day by Dorchester Lions. Came Down, DT2 8NR. Raising funds for Mosaic, supporting bereaved children. £30 per person (inc. refreshments). Teams of four. Tee times from 10am. Superb day of golf assured at one of Dorset's most prestigious golfing venues. View poster. Entry and more info here. Also 07762 085828 or 07815 873246 •

19-20 Wellbeing by the Lakes Scupture Park, Pallington DT2 8QU. 10am-5pm. Evening concert 7-10pm. For booking see website

25th Carducci Quartet St Mary's Church, Edward Road, Dorchester 7.30pm Concert with Dorset County Museum Music Society. £15 from Dorch TIC or Dorchester Arts Centre 01305 267992

27th Macmillan Coffee Mornings in Poundbury
Castle View 10.30am. 'Hunt for the Golden Cupcake' and enter the raffle.
The Quiet Space 10am – midday. Coffee and cake plus a raffle and book stall!
Both in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

27th Drinks in the Clink: Cider Riot Shire Hall, Dorchester 7pm. All things cider with taste and ploughman's nibbles. £10 01305 261849

27th Quiz Night Brownsword Hall, Poundbury. 7 for 7.30pm. With Angus McIntyre

27th-28th Angela Brownridge (Classical Piano) Concerts at Tincleton Gallery, The Old School House, DT2 8QR. 7.30 for 8 pm. £15 inc glass of wine. 01305 848909

28th Sonnets, Song and Wine by the New Hardy Players to raise funds for the next Dorchester Community Play. An evening of poetry accompanied by music, song and Tudor circle dance devised by Sue Worth. Ashton Farm Barn near Dorchester, DT2 9HA. 7 for 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50 including a cake and glass of Prosecco or a soft drink. Buy tickets here

29th Dorchester String Orchestra Concert United Church, Dorchester 3.15 pm Classical concert. Retiring collection. 01305 250067

29th 'Pura Vida – Costa Rica's magical birds' County Hall,  Dorchester DT1 1XJ. 7.15 pm. Talk by Steve Oakes for The South Dorset RSPB Group. Members £3, non-members £4. 01305 265882

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