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Road collision tragedy near Bere Regis

Road collision tragedy near Bere Regis

Officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a fatal collision near Bere Regis.

Dorset Police received a report at around 7.55pm on Tuesday 9 August 2022 of a serious injury two vehicle collision ...

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A walking tour of Premier League stadiums to raise funds for MS Society

A walking tour of Premier League stadiums to raise funds for MS Society

Stuart Dawson of Broadmayne is hoping to raise £20,000 for the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society’s Stop MS Appeal by completing a walking tour of the English Premier League stadiums.

There are 130,000 people in the UK with MS and 7,000 ...

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Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain comes to Dorset

Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain comes to Dorset

Visit Dorset, Dorset Council’s tourism team, is thrilled to announce that it will be one of the official sponsors of Stage Seven of the Tour of Britain.

The Tour of Britain is the UK’s most prestigious cycle race which takes ...

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Council seeks your views regarding local bus services

Council seeks your views regarding local bus services

Dorset Council reports that the Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) had been prepared in response to the Government’s National Bus Strategy Bus Back Better initiative, aimed at improving bus services across England.  A refreshed document will be published early ...

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Indecent exposure incident in Weymouth – appeal for witnesses

Indecent exposure incident in Weymouth - appeal for witnesses

Officers investigating a report of indecent exposure in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

It was reported that at around 5.30pm on Wednesday 3 August 2022 a woman aged in her 20s was walking ...

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Weymouth man prosecuted for fly-tipping

Weymouth man prosecuted for fly-tipping

On Tuesday 2 August 2022 at Poole Magistrates Court, Richard Dunn (42, of Weymouth) pleaded guilty to illegally dumping stones and gravel on a verge at the side of an unnamed road at Woodsford, Dorchester back in April last ...

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Police to share real-time calls to service in Tweetathon

Police to share real-time calls to service in Tweetathon

Dorset Police will be sharing live real-time updates of emergency and non-emergency calls for service received by the Force during a 12-hour Tweetathon.

The event will run from 3pm on Friday 5 August until 3am on Saturday 6 August 2022, ...

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KeeP Breakfast
Andy Senior presents your breakfast show - less Snap, Crackle and Pop and more Shake, Rattle and Roll with Good Music, News, Travel, Weather and What's On. studio@keep106.com or 01305 267545 to get in touch. 
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The Hit Mix
12:00pm
The Lunch Hour
1:00pm
Afternoons With Steve
Our Steve Bulley joins us on weekday afternoons with a mix of music, facts, news and information
3:00pm
KeeP Driving
your daily drivetime show with Rob Mott. Local News, Reports from local events, Guests, Travel and Weather information plus the What's On guide together with a great Music Mix
6:00pm
KeeP It Folk
Andy Worth explores the world of folk music and beyond while Andy Venton tracks down the unexpected artist
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Is your organisation running an event which the community needs to know about? Maybe a
one-off event or perhaps regular meetings or activities?
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 upcoming events from the Local Events Diary

Fri 29 Jul to Sun 11 Sep
Dragon & Fairy Trails at Minterne Gardens
Location: Minterne Gardens, Minterne House, Minterne Magna, Dorchester, DT2 7AU

27 Acres of wild woodland garden await with Fairy Trails to discover. Find our fairies amongst the trees, by the waterfalls, and hiding by the trees. Adults £9. Children £6.50. Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £26. MInterne Garden Season Ticket Members FOC + £2 for accompanied children.

Contact: Minterne Gardens | 01300 341370 | Email | Web | Map
Mon 8 Aug to Thu 11 Aug
The Superskills Summer Holiday Club
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Dorchester Rugby Club, Coburg Rd, Dorchester, DT1 2HX

Our drop-off club runs from 9am to 1pm for 4 to 10-year-olds (with an early drop-off available).

The structure of our typical holiday club day 🤩
• Fun stretches and warmups
• High-energy team games
• Chilled arts and crafts and a snack 🎨🍎
• Team challenges
• Healthy lunch
• Make and Take

*limited free places available!

Contact: Gareth Turnbull – Rugbytots | 07717753322 | Email | Web | Map
Sat 13 Aug
Damaris Fowler at the Borough Gardens Bandstand
Location: Borough Gardens, Cornwall Road, Dorchester, DT1 1SF

2pm. Damaris Fowler

There are many bands/artists and events in the Borough Gardens most weekends up until 4th September.

Follow this link for a full list of Events in the Borough Gardens: Borough Gardens Events

Follow this link for a full list of Music in the Borough Gardens: Borough Gardens Music

Contact: Dorchester Town Council | Map
Sat 13 Aug
Library Gets Lively
Location: Borough Gardens, Cornwall Road, Dorchester, DT1 1SF

11:00 am. Library Gets Lively

Follow this link for a full list of Events in the Borough Gardens: Borough Gardens Events

Follow this link for a full list of Music in the Borough Gardens: Borough Gardens Music

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Sat 13 Aug
Classic Car Display
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Abbotsbury Gardens , Abbotsbury, Weymouth, DT3 4LA

Club Display of cars

Contact: Nick Aplin (Transport Of Yesteryear Dorset) | 01305260038 | Email | Map

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Some impressions of Hengefest 2022

Monday August 1st, 2022
Some impressions of Hengefest 2022

KeeP 106 was at Hengefest, the final event in Dorchester’s first ever ‘Home of Hillforts and Henges’ festival held at Maumbury Rings on 31st July. The team were there to provide sound services for the musical entertainment. Amongst the ...

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An account of being a spectator at the Women’s EURO final

Monday August 1st, 2022
An account of being a spectator at the Women's EURO final

We welcomed the return to the studio of Kerry Bartlett, an Executive Co-Director of Artsreach, who was a spectator of England’s triumphant performance  at the final of the Women’s EURO at Wembley. Kerry described the atmosphere in the stadium ...

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Talking archaeology and Hengefest

Thursday July 28th, 2022
Talking archaeology and Hengefest

We were pleased to welcome to the studio archaeologist Rosie Nye who has recently joined local law firm Blanchards Bailey. The firm was a sponsor of Hengefest, the culmination of Dorchester’s first ever festival of Hillforts and Henges, which ...

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People Need Nature – we hear from a guide

Thursday July 28th, 2022
People Need Nature - we hear from a guide

A recent guest on KeeP 106 was Miles King who had been conducting a series of guided walks in and around Dorchester as part of the Hillforts and Henges festival. Miles joined us when we were broadcasting live from ...

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Love Parks Day 2022

Thursday July 28th, 2022
Love Parks Day 2022

Love Parks Day was celebrated in Dorchester on 27th July with a free family fun day in the Borough Gardens organised by the Town Council. On a warm day the gardens were full of people enjoying the activities provided ...

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Hidden Patterns in the South Dorset Landscape…

Monday July 25th, 2022
Hidden Patterns in the South Dorset Landscape...

… is the intriguing title of a talk to be given on 29th July at Dorset Museum by Jonathan Harwood about how the position of south Dorset’s churches, when connected together by straight lines, reveal deliberate and meaningful patterns. ...

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LOCAL NEWS: Tour of Britain comes to #Dorset

https://keep106.com/2022/08/05/stage-seven-of-the-tour-of-britain-comes-to-dorset/

LOCAL NEWS: Tour of Britain comes to #Dorset

https://keep106.com/2022/08/05/stage-seven-of-the-tour-of-britain-comes-to-dorset/

LOCAL NEWS: Time to Tee-Up for The Lions...

https://keep106.com/2022/07/28/teeing-up-for-charity-golf-day/

What do you think about local bus services?

https://keep106.com/2022/08/04/seeking-your-views-regarding-local-bus-services/

LOCAL NEWS - #Weymouth man prosecuted...

https://keep106.com/2022/08/04/weymouth-man-prosecuted-for-fly-tipping/

EVENT: @Brewery_Square all geared up!

https://keep106.com/2022/08/03/brewery-square-geared-up-for-summer-of-sports/

LOCAL NEWS: @dorsetpolice Tweetathon returns to highlight demand in calls...

https://keep106.com/2022/08/03/police-to-share-real-time-calls-to-service-in-tweetathon/

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