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

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Radio Station from Dorchester, covering Central-Southern Dorset

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Maintenance works set to start at Greenhill on Weymouth seafront

Maintenance works set to start at Greenhill on Weymouth seafront

Dorset Council will be carrying out essential beach maintenance from Monday 4 March at Greenhill, on Weymouth Esplanade.

A section of the beach at Greenhill Gardens – from the Seascape Café heading south towards the Beach Café at the end ...

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Weekend Sports Report

Weekend Sports Report

It’s Ladies day on Sunday the Weymouth & Portland Women’s rugby team in blue below hosted Exeter Saracens in the rain at Monmouth Avenue and the 2 Weymouth Football Club’s teams also played on Sunday afternoon.

Weymouth Football Club’s women ...

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Motorcyclist sustains life-threatening injuries in crash near Milborne St Andrew

Motorcyclist sustains life-threatening injuries in crash near Milborne St Andrew

Police officers investigating a collision on the A354 near Milborne St Andrew are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

Dorset Police received a report at 6.14pm on Friday 23 February 2024 of a collision ...

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Woman due to appear in court following a fail-to-stop collision in July 2023 in Weymouth

Woman due to appear in court following a fail-to-stop collision in July 2023 in Weymouth

A woman is due to appear in court in connection with a report of a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Weymouth.

It was reported that at around 2.45pm on Tuesday 4 July 2023 a 12-year-old boy was involved in a ...

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Is your bike secure? Police issue advice following thefts across the county

Is your bike secure? Police issue advice following thefts across the county

Dorset Police is issuing advice to members of the public to keep their high-value bike safe from a burglary.

The Force has recently seen a spate of thefts of high-value bikes following breaks to outbuildings across the county.

The stolen bikes ...

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CCTV appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth

CCTV appeal following fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth

Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Weymouth are issuing an image of a man they wish to speak to.

At around 5.30pm on Wednesday 17 January 2024, a single-vehicle collision occurred involving a silver Seat hatchback car in ...

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Police seek two women who may have information about a rape incident in Weymouth

Police seek two women who may have information about a rape incident in Weymouth

Detectives investigating a report of rape in Weymouth are renewing their appeal for information from the public and would like to speak to two women who may be able to assist in their enquiries.

Dorset Police received a report at ...

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Delightfully Different, every time

12:00pm
The Lunch Hour
1:00pm
Afternoons With Steve
Steve Bulley presents a mix of great music, facts, news and information
3:00pm
Wellness Day KeeP Driving
your daily drivetime show with Rob Mott live from the Wellness Day event at Dorchester Sports Centre, 1610.
6:00pm
Dave Goulden
Dave joins us for four hours on a Thursday night featuring the ultimate playlist together with local events and information for the weekend, the gig guide plus high quality banter
10:00pm
Late Night Love
The very best love songs and relaxing moments
12:00am
NightLine
Music & memories throughout the night, with the latest news on the hour and various items from our Listen Again collection at approximately a quarter past each hour 
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Is your organisation running an event which the community needs to know about? You can promote a charitable or non-profit event on our popular What’s On page, FREE OF CHARGE, to boost interest.

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Below are the next 5 upcoming events. There’s much more in the Local Events Diary

Thu 29 Feb
Wellness Day on Leap Day!
Location: 1610, Coburg Road, Dorchester, DT1 2HR

An all-day event at Dorchester Sports Centre on this Leap day. Join us for a great extra day of activities to Kickstart your Wellbeing. Featuring: Free Personal Training and Muhdo Consultations, Free Programmes and Reviews, DJ Duck Duck Groove, Giant Pairs Gym Circuits, Free Tanita Readings, Free Baby & Toddler swim lesson taster sessions. Mega Medley Masters Session. Invite your Corporate Team for a Free Group Exercise Class. KeeP 106 will be broadcasting from the event from 11am to 12pm and 3 pm to 6 pm.

Contact: 1610 | EmailWebMap
Fri 1 Mar
Free Community Coffee Morning and Pop Up Charity Shop
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Relate Dorset & South Wiltshire, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 3WA

Why not come along to our free monthly coffee morning for a free drink, a chance to meet other people and to have a browse of our pop up charity shop? You can find us just off Middle Farm Way, next to Castle Vets on Poundbury.

Contact: Debbie | 01305268690 | EmailWebMap
Sat 2 Mar
Dorset County Hospital Careers Fair
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Education Centre, Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2JY

Whether it be a clinical or non-clinical role, the event is an opportunity for those interested in a career in the NHS to explore their options and speak to healthcare professionals about their roles, responsibilities and qualifications. Staff will be on hand to answer any questions and give people an insight into working in the NHS and at DCH. More information here or follow the web link below.

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Sat 2 Mar
Come-&-Sing Mozart
1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: St. Swithun’s Church, North Allington, Bridport, DT6 5DX

Bridport’s West Dorset Singers invite you to Come-&-Sing selections from Mozart’s Requiem. Registration starts at 1.00, and practice at 1.30 pm under Matt Kingston, the WDS Music Director. All singers are welcome. Established singers will enjoy his encouragement, novices will have the support of their experienced companions. The entry fee for singers is £10.00. An informal performance also in the church (free entry with a voluntary retiring collection) starts at 5.30 pm and all are welcome.

Contact: West Dorset Singers | EmailWebMap
Sun 3 Mar
Little Monsters Dorchester Market
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Charlton Down Village Hall, Sherren Avenue, Charlton Down, DT2 9UA

Book a stall and sell your outgrown baby and children’s items. You keep 100% of your takings! Come along and browse hundreds of quality, nearly new items including clothes, toys and equipment ranging from maternity through to 8 years for a fraction of their original cost. We will also be joined by local business and craft stalls too. Admission – Adults £2, children free. Email Lisa for more details or follow web link below for table prices, etc.

Contact: Little Monsters Dorset Baby And Children’s Nearly New Sales | EmailWebMap

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Countryside Matters 19.02.24

Wednesday February 28th, 2024
Countryside Matters 19.02.24

In this edition of Jenny Devitt’s Countryside Matters we’ll be hearing about an exciting new project involving Sherborne Abbey’s Bell Tower and Swifts, those fast flying summer visitors. And we’ll hear more fascinating facts about spiders from Professor Sarah ...

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A visit to Dorchester’s GAP Project

Tuesday February 20th, 2024
A visit to Dorchester's GAP Project

On KeeP 106 our presenters David Taylor and Rob Mott have reported on the progress of the GAP Project from time to time. GAP stands for Gardens And People and the project aims to improve mental health and wellbeing ...

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Another sell-out success for Beerex 2024

Saturday February 3rd, 2024
Another sell-out success for Beerex 2024

Beerex 2024, organised by West Dorset CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) and Dorchester Casterbridge Rotary, has reached its 35th festival held as always in Dorchester’s Corn Exchange. Over 100 cask ales and ciders were on offer for customers to ...

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‘In Conversation’ on Railway Publicity

Wednesday January 31st, 2024
'In Conversation' on Railway Publicity

Paul Atterbury and Peter Foster, both railway enthusiasts, recently discussed railway publicity and signage in the popular North, South, East & West programme (Sundays @ 3pm). Paul has written a number of books on the subject. Here is their ...

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Dorchester Child Contact Centre – providing a comfortable and safe environment…

Monday January 29th, 2024
Dorchester Child Contact Centre - providing a comfortable and safe environment...

Child Contact Centres are neutral places where children of separated families can enjoy contact with non-resident parents and sometimes other family members, in a comfortable and safe environment. Every year, this national organisation via its member centres, support families ...

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Holocaust Memorial Day in Dorchester

Monday January 29th, 2024
Holocaust Memorial Day in Dorchester

Holocaust Memorial Day takes place annually on 27th January and this year a ceremony took in Dorchester’s Corn Exchange on Friday 26th January. The event was organised by Dorchester Town Council and the South-West Dorset Multicultural Network, with the ...

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LOOK 🤓 You can now follow the KeeP 106 channel on WhatsApp: https://whatsapp.com/channel/0029VaRVwZx0G0XhytBJSb1H

Join me on Sunday @keep1063 from 3-5 for our magazine of music and features and my regular @TheDDayDarlings spot. This week with solo numbers from the lovely @emilyjanebrooks and the equally lovely @iamdarlingkatie. Listen on 106.3fm in Dorset and on line

Dave is back until 10pm with Rock Anthems, Indie Throwbacks, and the best New Music. 🤘

Listen on 106.3 FM (Central - Southern Dorset) | Online at http://keep106.com/console | Or ask your smart speaker to "Play Keep 106" 📻 #Media #Radio #Broadcasting #Dorset

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