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Multiple crews respond to sports hall fire

Multiple crews respond to sports hall fire

At 17:59 today (Wednesday), Dorset and Wiltshire Fire control took a 999 call to reports of smoke coming from the store room in a sports hall on Cranford Avenue in Weymouth.

Two fire crews from Weymouth, One from Portland and ...
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Court date set in connection with reported robbery in Weymouth

Court date set in connection with reported robbery in Weymouth

A man is due to appear in court in connection with a reported robbery in Weymouth.

At around 12.30am on Sunday 7 April 2019 officers were called to St Nicholas Street following reports that an altercation had broken out between ...
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CCTV appeal following commercial burglary in Blandford

CCTV appeal following commercial burglary in Blandford

Officers investigating a break-in at a business park in Blandford are issuing CCTV images of the suspects.

The incident occurred at around 11.30pm on Friday 16 August 2019. Entry was forced to a commercial unit at the Sunrise Business Park ...
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Arrest made following reported assault in Weymouth

Arrest made following reported assault in Weymouth

A man has been arrested in connection with a reported assault at a pub in Weymouth.

It was reported that at around 8.25pm on Thursday 20 June 2019 an altercation took place at the Duke of Edinburgh pub in St ...
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Appeal following Portland Burglary

Appeal following Portland Burglary

Officers investigating the theft of machinery from a quarry site on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Between 5.30pm on Friday 16 August 2019 and 7am on Saturday 17 August 2019 two breakers for ...
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Coffee Break
presented by Heather Foster including the Coffee Break Quiz, features and a variety of music
The All Inclusive Show
Simone's guests today are Maggie Haworth, talking about the University of the Third Age (U3A), and Linda Ashmore who swam the English Channel at the age of 71.
The Rock 'n' Roll Hour
Afternoon Mix
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.
Evening Mix
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Today is Thu August 22, 2019

which is day 234 in the year
and this is week 34

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.


23rd Dorchester Youth Theatre Sunninghill School, Dorchester. DT1 1EB 7:30pm Drama, song & dance performance.

24th 'ANONYMOUS' Festival Maumbury Rings, Dorchester. 12noon-6pm. Family live music festival. Free entry. Lots of activities and live music. More details in our news item here. Also see Anonymous Festival on Facebook

25th Chamber Philharmonia Cologne St Mary's Church, Dorchester. 7.30pm. One of Germany's finest Ensembles. Programme includes Vivaldi, Mozart, Paganini and Saint-Saens. Adults £16, Seniors £14, Students/children £12. More info here.

26th (Bank holiday) Music at Maumbury Maumbury Rings, Dorchester. FREE. Live music from 1.30pm until 10pm ranging from ska and reggae to blues and folk. Bring picnic. Refreshments available and bar. More details in our news item here

27th 'Iguanadon Restaurant' Brewery Square Dorchester. 11:30am & 3:30pm. Outdoor theatre production for families by Emerald Ant. Free entry. Website

30th 'The Secret Garden' Athelhampton House & Gardens. 7:30pm. Outdoor performance by Chapterhouse Theatre Co. Bring picnic & blankets. A£16, C£11, Family (2A & 2C) £46 from Dorchester TIC 08712 200260

31st Dorset Art Market Sale of local artist's works. 10-2pm. The Avenue Stadium Dorchester. Free entry and parking. Website


4th Archaeology of Dorchester and Around St George's Church Hall, Fordington 7.15 for 7.30pm Talk by Steve Wallis for Dorchester & District Gardening Club. Members Free, Non members £3 01305 268523

7th and 8th Dorset County Show Dorchester Showground. All day. Agricultural Show, stalls and displays. £15 until August 31st, £18 1st Sept onwards from Dorchester, Bridport and Sherborne TICs or from the Show website

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wind: 5m/s SW
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