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

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

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Dorchester from The Keep
Towards Dorchester from Ridgeway
Queen Mother Square
Poundbury Fountain
Buttermarket Square
Brewery Square fountains
Weymouth Bay
Dorchester Borough Gardens
Custom House Quay, Weymouth, England
The Esplanade, Weymouth
Dorset bluebell wood
Chesil Beach from Portland
Maumbury Rings
Dorchester from The Keep
Looking towards Weymouth and Portland from Hardy's Monument
The bridge at Lower Bockhampton
Towards Dorchester from Ridgeway
Towards Charminster from Poundbury Camp
Queen Mother Square
Poundbury Fountain
Buttermarket Square
Brewery Square fountains
Weymouth Bay
Dorchester Borough Gardens
Custom House Quay, Weymouth, England
The Esplanade, Weymouth, England
Bluebell wood
Chesil Beach from Portland
Maumbury Rings
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Witness appeal following sexual assault in Weymouth

Witness appeal following sexual assault in Weymouth

Detectives investigating a sexual assault in Weymouth are looking to trace possible witnesses who may have vital information.

The incident occurred at around 6.30am on Sunday 16 May 2021. The victim, a woman aged in her 40s, was walking along ...

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UPDATE: A35 westbound from Bere Regis to Stinsford to remain closed on Monday

UPDATE: A35 westbound from Bere Regis to Stinsford to remain closed on Monday

Highways England is advising drivers that the A35 westbound (towards Dorchester) between the A31 at Bere Regis and the A35 at Stinsford roundabout, will remain closed on Monday due a large surface defect.

Drivers heading westbound on the A35 are ...

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Anti-Social Behaviour In Dorchester Targeted

Anti-Social Behaviour In Dorchester Targeted

Dorchester Neighbourhood Officers made targeted patrols this Friday evening across Dorchester.

Officers concentrated on areas highlighted by the public as having issues with Anti-Social Behaviour, including under age drinking, littering and rowdy abusive behaviour.

A spokesperson said: “We had positive interaction ...

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Update on COVID-19 cases in Dorset – 14 May

Update on COVID-19 cases in Dorset - 14 May

Both Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council areas have seen a small decrease in case rates this week, remaining at low levels. In turn, the number of people in hospital with COVID-19 continues to be very low ...

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Road traffic collision in Weymouth involving a bus and a horse – witness appeal

Road traffic collision in Weymouth involving a bus and a horse - witness appeal

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Weymouth.

At around 3pm on Saturday 8 May 2021 a collision occurred on Dorchester Road, near to the junction with ...

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UPDATED: A35 westbound Bere Regis to Stinsford remains closed

UPDATED: A35 westbound Bere Regis to Stinsford remains closed

As of Friday 14th May the A35 westbound carriageway between Bere Regis and Stinsford remains closed to allow for investigations into the exact cause and scale of the sink hole which appeared near the Troytown junction on Tuesday.

The official ...

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Charity running event planned for October

Charity running event planned for October

Local law firm, Humphries Kirk, have told KeeP 106 about a forthcoming running event called Run Bournemouth organised by Run for Life Education, Wessex & Thames Valley, taking place on 9th & 10th October to raise vital funds in ...

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DORCHESTER WEATHER

Delightfully Different, every time

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Geoff Dorsett
7:00pm
Solid Gold 60s
with Geoff Dorsett. The show which does what it says on the tin.
8:00pm
Andy's Time Capsule
presented by Andy Senior. A fine, and often surprising, selection of music including This Day in Music History. Just for fun try your hand at the Sound 0f Silence quiz. And maybe Spot the Intro , Spot the Middle Bit  and Spot the Outro plus name the tune in Reverse-a-Tune. Phone 01305 267545 or email studio@keep106.com with your answers
10:00pm
Late Night Love
Kieran Williams brings you the very best Love Songs and relaxing moments from 10 every weeknight
12:00am
KeeP Overnight
Eight hours of music & memories, with the latest news on the hour and various items from our Listen Again collection 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 Fabulous 50s Show
presented by Paul Peters
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Dorchester & Poundbury Business Awards 2021

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

Entries have now closed and judging is taking place

Find out more about the awards

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.

22 Pentecost Family Fun Day

United Church Dorchester, 29 South Street, 11 – 2.30 pm. Enjoy Toys, Films, Painting, Card Craft and Food Decorating; baby changing and feeding facilities are available. The event is FREE and there will be lots to do. Pop in when you can – all are welcome.

23/05 Open Air Concert, ‘Pastures New’

Maumbury Rings, Dorchester. 1 hour concert featuring opera, musical theatre and comedy song performed by Grace Lovelass, mezzo-soprano, Matt Connolly, tenor and Toby Nelms, piano. 3pm, gates open 2.30pm. £10 including booking fee. Also at Holme for Gardens Amphitheatre, Wareham, on 06 June. More details and buy tickets here

31 Dorchester Bowling Club Open Day

Armada Way, Dorchester DT1 2TN 10am-4pm. For details see this website

On demand, at your convenience…

Local World 14.05.21

Monday May 17th, 2021
Local World 14.05.21

Celebrity chef Lesley Walters, well known for various TV appearances, runs a successful cookery school near Halstock and in the programme today she talks about her life, her choice of music, what she loves to cook and how she ...

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The Backbeat 16.05.21

Sunday May 16th, 2021
The Backbeat 16.05.21

It’s Back to the 50s and 60s once again in the Backbeat with Andy Senior. Two hours of music and memories with a surprise or three.

Also, we’ve hooked up with The Beat magazine and the first ...

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KeeP it Folk 12.05.21 – more from Canada

Sunday May 16th, 2021
KeeP it Folk 12.05.21 - more from Canada

Andy Worth presents another selection of music from Canada, but with a non-Canadian Unexpected Artist.

Please note: to listen to this audio on a PC, tablet or smartphone a modern browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Safari is required. Internet ...

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Meet the new Police & Crime Commissioner

Friday May 14th, 2021
Meet the new Police & Crime Commissioner

Following the recent election the new Police & Crime Commissioner for Dorset has taken up his new post. Rob Mott spoke to David Sidwick and found out more about the man and his aspirations  at this early stage in ...

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Dorset Travelog Episode 2

Friday May 14th, 2021
Dorset Travelog Episode 2

Peter Foster continues his journey with his ‘Area 17 Runabout’ ticket, circa 1948 or before, and explores more of Portland and its history, taking in the many bus journeys available at that time. Also Pete recalls personal memories travelling ...

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Triumph for the Town Crier in the ‘Silent Cry’ competition

Thursday May 13th, 2021
Triumph for the Town Crier in the 'Silent Cry' competition

A few weeks ago Alistair Chisholm, the Town Crier of Dorchester, told us about the forthcoming ‘Silent Cry’ competition, replacing the normal national town crier championships which were cancelled due to coronavirus. The competition has now taken place and ...

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Local World 07.05.21

Monday May 10th, 2021
Local World 07.05.21

Jenny Devitt’s weekly look at the arts, the environment and other topics of interest. Today: Two scientists from Kew Gardens talk about how drought resistant crop plants are being developed to cope with climate change • farmer and Chairman ...

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