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Two weeks until Dorset Council goes live

Two weeks until Dorset Council goes live

It’s the final countdown!

It’s just 14 days until the new Dorset Council begins to serve residents across the county.

On 1 April, Dorset Council will replace the existing district and borough councils (East Dorset, North Dorset, Purbeck, West Dorset, Weymouth ... read more ►

Thomas Hardye School entered into national Big Bang competition

Thomas Hardye School entered into national Big Bang competition

The first Big Bang science and engineering fair for Dorset children was held at the Tank Museum on Wednesday 13 March.

1,700 primary and secondary students arrived to see over 30 exhibitors showcasing the latest use of technology and science ... read more ►

Chimney fire in Puddletown

Chimney fire in Puddletown

A fire crew from Dorchester station was mobilised to a fire involving a chimney at a domestic property at Heath Cottages in Puddletown on Sunday evening at approximately 19:55.

The attending crew arrived on scene and quickly confirmed that the ... read more ►

Hospital GEM Awards Nominations

Hospital GEM Awards Nominations

Dorset County Hospital is calling for nominations for its annual staff awards – The Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Awards.

The GEM Awards scheme recognises outstanding members of staff, volunteers and teams who have exceeded what is expected of them ... read more ►

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What’s On

in West Dorset, courtesy of Dorchester TIC

Click one of the buttons below for a PDF of events or select ‘What’s On’ from the menu above

Check out our new programmes:

  • Military Bandstand – by popular request, the best in military band music presented by Jim Davis on Tuesdays at 7pm

Three new shows from Geoff Dorsett – 

  • Solid Gold 60s – Mondays 7pm
  • Kick Up The 80s – Tuesdays 8pm
  • Supersonic 70s – Thursdays 7pm

Then there’s

  • John’s Alphabet – Wednesdays at 1pm
    presented by John Williams


  • Stafford’s World  – Saturdays at 5pm
    with Mark Stafford

Need something to listen to during the night?
Try this…

  • KeeP Overnight – Music, News and the Listen Again File with features and interviews from midnight till 8am
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How you can support KeeP 106

  • Become a Friend Of KeeP106
  • Volunteer to help run the station
  • Advertising and Sponsorship

See our list of supporters

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:

Your not-for-profit event:

All advertising enquiries:

General enquiries:

Tel: 01305 267545

or use this contact form

Get in touch

If you would like to become a member of KeeP 106 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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