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Non-school uniform day at Prince Of Wales First School raises money for DCH

Non-school uniform day at Prince Of Wales First School raises money for DCH

Children and staff at The Prince of Wales School in Dorchester held a Non-School Uniform Day in aid of Dorset County Hospital’s ‘COVID-19 Appeal’ on Friday 18th September 2020.

Children and staff came to school dressed as “Key Workers” with ...

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Man found following concern for welfare

Man found following concern for welfare

Officers who were trying locate a man following a concern for welfare due to a fire near Bere Regis are pleased to be able to update that he has been identified and found.

At 11.30pm on Friday 18 September 2020, ...

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Bridging The Gap Between the Church and the Community With Music

Bridging The Gap Between the Church and the Community With Music

Holy Trinity Church on the town bridge, Weymouth, welcomes their new Director of Music James Lloyd Thomas. His role will be to develop and enhance the music with the choir, public events and concerts in this special place. Holy ...

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Missing man from Dorchester found

Missing man from Dorchester found

Officers searching for a missing Dorchester man are pleased to update that he has been found.

Dorset Police received a report on Friday 18 September 2020 raising concern for the welfare of Jamie Rogers after he failed to turn up ...

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15 year old patient launches song in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance who saved her life

15 year old patient launches song in aid of  Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance who saved her life

Maisie Sheridan from Weymouth is one very talented girl! On this day four years ago, she was involved in a serious road traffic incident when she was hit by a camper van on her way to a dance class; ...

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Children in Dorset will be asked to wear face coverings on buses from Monday

Children in Dorset will be asked to wear face coverings on buses from Monday

Young people will be asked to wear face coverings, unless they are exempt.

Young people exempt from wearing face coverings include anyone who cannot put on, wear or remove a face covering because of a physical or mental illness or ...

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8:00pm
Sunday Evening Sequence
our celebration of classical music with Heather and Peter Foster
10:00pm
Late Night Love
12:00am
KeeP Overnight
Eight hours of music & memories, with the latest news on the hour and an item from our Listen Again file at approximately a quarter past each hour
8:00am
KeeP Breakfast
"Let's have a bit o' this..." Clive Rawlings presents the breakfast show. Good music, weather and traffic information. studio@keep106.com or 01305 267545 to get in touch
10:00am
The Music Mix
11:00am
Morning Magazine
with Heather and Peter Foster bringing you features, a variety of music and the Morning Magazine Quiz
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Check out our What’s On guide, courtesy of visit-dorset.com, which lists available events and a guide to which Markets and Gardens are open together with popular walks you may like to try. Now includes events across the county during

September

a few examples:

18/9-08/11 Autumn Mixed Show

The Old School House, Tincleton, DT2 8QR 10am-5pm Friday to Monday. Featuring local artists. 01305 848909
https://tincletongallery.com/art-exhibitions/

20 Weymouth & Portland Heritage Roadshow

Nothe Fort, Weymouth. 11am-4pm. In attendance will be: Portland Museum, Weymouth Museum, the D-Day Museum, Radipole Gardens, Tudor House, The Old Town Hall, St. George’s Church, The Thomas Fowell Buxton Society, and many, many more. Free entry. Booking essential. See this web page for more info

30 Dorchester Lions Charity Golf Day

Came Down Golf Club. There are still tee-times available – just ring or text Andy on 07815 873 246, go to the Lions website www.lionsdorchester.org.uk/golfday for more information or view the event flyer. Main beneficiary the DCH Covid-19 appeal. Also the Lions will be helping local charities and organisations continuing to help the vulnerable in our community.

Summer Exhibition (ongoing)

Gallery on the Square, Queen Mother Square, Poundbury 10am-4pm featuring local Artists’ work. 01305 213322 https://gallerypoundbury.co.uk/

Lots more in What’s On

Local World 18/09

Local World 18/09

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Today: How Secret World Wildlife Rescue cared for an orphaned fawn, and there’s more about the centre’s  plans for new premises and their fund-raising campaign ...

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A discussion on the approved multi-story car park at DCH

A discussion on the approved multi-story car park at DCH

County and town Councillor David Taylor and Chair of Dorchester Conservatives Gerald Duke called in to the studio and discussed the planned multi-story car park for Dorset County Hospital, which has recently been approved by planning committee…

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Church Warden from Wyke Regis talks about their video newsletter

Church Warden from Wyke Regis talks about their video newsletter

An innovative video newsletter is produced monthly to keep churchgoers in Weymouth informed on church activities and local goings on. Gary Hepburn, producer of the video and a church warden at All Saints Church, told us more about the ...

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A chat with Gary from Pageant Productions

A chat with Gary from Pageant Productions

Our guest on Thursday @ 11 was Gary Jarman from Pageant Productions, a video production company with a diverse range of clients and supporting people to make their own content. Pageant were behind the live ...

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Updated: Dorchester’s Heritage Open Day 2020

Updated: Dorchester's Heritage Open Day 2020

As many will know, Dorchester’s very popular traditional Heritage Open Day had to be put on hold until next year as a physical, hands-on event. In 2019 the event attracted thousands of visitors to the town and was a ...

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RAF Warmwell remembered on Battle of Britain Day

RAF Warmwell remembered on Battle of Britain Day

The 15th September 2020 was the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. A strong local connection with that battle was Warmwell (Woodsford) Airfield, a few miles east of Dorchester. Peter and Heather Foster presented a short feature about ...

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