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Is your child vaccinated? If not, they’re not protected

Is your child vaccinated? If not, they're not protected

Childhood infections like measles and whooping cough are rising, with outbreaks across the country.

Such infections can have a huge impact on your child’s life. They can miss out on school due to time spent unwell, be hospitalised, and even ...

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Commonwealth Day 11th March Ceremony at County Hall

Commonwealth Day 11th March Ceremony at County Hall

Residents are invited to a flag raising ceremony organised by Dorset Council to celebrate Commonwealth Day on Monday 11 March.

Commonwealth Day is an annual celebration observed by people all over the Commonwealth in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Americas, the ...

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Weekend Sports Report

Weekend Sports Report

Weymouth Football Club’s senior men’s team hosted Torquay United on Saturday for a National League South fixture.

A crowd of over 2000 turned out at the Bob Lucas Stadium and were entertained by both teams who according to our Man ...

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Update – missing Weymouth teenager has been found

Update – missing Weymouth teenager has been found

Police officers searching for missing Weymouth teenager Grace Adams are pleased to confirm she has been found.

Grace was reported missing having last been seen at around 7.15pm in Sunnyside Road on Thursday 29 February 2024.

Following enquiries and searches by ...

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Witness and dashcam appeal following serious injury collision in Weymouth

Witness and dashcam appeal following serious injury collision in Weymouth

Officers investigating a serious injury road traffic collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

The incident occurred at around 5.10pm on Monday 26 February 2024 in Albany Road involving a white Vauxhall ...

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Future flood risk study for Weymouth published

Future flood risk study for Weymouth published

A new assessment which forecasts future flood risk in Weymouth town centre has been carried out and published by Dorset Council.

The study assesses the levels of flooding that could occur over the next 114 years in extreme weather events. ...

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Do you recognise this safe….?

Do you recognise this safe....?

Officers are issuing images of a safe that they have recovered after a man was arrested in connection with a number of commercial burglaries.

On Wednesday 28 February 2024 officers arrested a 47-year-old man from Wiltshire in connection with four ...

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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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Teenage boy in Weymouth required hospital treatment following assault

Teenage boy in Weymouth required hospital treatment following assault

Police officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate an assault on a teenage boy in Weymouth.

It is reported that at around 5.30pm on Monday 19 February 2024 the victim was approached ...

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UPDATE: Arrest made following report of rape in Weymouth

UPDATE: Arrest made following report of rape in Weymouth

Detectives investigating a report of rape in Weymouth have made an arrest.

Dorset Police received a report at 10.37pm on Sunday 18 February 2024 raising concern for the welfare of a woman in the Park District area.

Officers attended and located ...

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Former Dorchester FC Chairman dies

Former Dorchester FC Chairman dies

The former chairman of Dorchester Town Football Club Eddie Mitchell passed away suddenly at the age of 69 on Saturday, February 17.

A family spokesman said he ‘unexpectedly passed away peacefully at home’ and that he was a ‘loving husband, ...

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British Science Week comes to Dorchester

British Science Week comes to Dorchester

Building on the success of previous hugely popular events, the Family Science Day will be taking place again at the Dorset Museum & Art Gallery on Sunday the 17th March from 11am-1pm & 2pm-4pm. This free (but ticketed) activity ...

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New-look Outpatient Assessment Centre opens in the heart of Dorchester

New-look Outpatient Assessment Centre opens in the heart of Dorchester

Dorset County Hospital (DCH) has opened its newly refurbished Outpatient Assessment Centre at South Walks House in Dorchester.

The Trust received more than £14million from the NHS England Elective Recovery and Community Diagnostics Programme to transform two floors of the ...

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Dorset to stand alongside Ukrainians on second anniversary of Russian invasion

Dorset to stand alongside Ukrainians on second anniversary of Russian invasion

On Saturday 24 February the Ukrainian flag will be raised at County Hall in Dorchester to mark the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

More than 1,000 Ukrainians have settled across Dorset since Vladimir Putin’s forces began the war, ...

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Woman sustains cuts to face during assault in Weymouth

Woman sustains cuts to face during assault in Weymouth

Police officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward as they investigate an assault on a woman in Weymouth.

It was reported that at around 7.40pm on Sunday 18 February 2024 the victim, aged in her ...

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20mph approved for five Dorset communities

20mph approved for five Dorset communities

Five Dorset towns and villages have the approval to proceed with the introduction of 20mph zones or speed limits.

The town/parish councils for Langton Matravers, Bridport, Wimborne, Pimperne and Winfrith successfully applied to Dorset Council in 2023 for the new ...

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Appeal for witnesses and dashcam following serious injury collision in Weymouth

Appeal for witnesses and dashcam following serious injury collision in Weymouth

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

Dorset Police received a report at 2.43am on Monday 19 February 2024 of a single vehicle collision involving ...

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Weekend Sports Report

Weekend Sports Report

Not a good day for Weymouth’s sporting teams, the Football Club lost at the Bob Lucas Stadium to National League South promotion chasers Worthing.

The Terras fans had to wait until the 78th minute of the game for striker Malachi Linton ...

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Racial and anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed in Poundbury

Racial and anti-Semitic graffiti sprayed in Poundbury

Police officers are investigating criminal damage in Dorchester and appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Between Wednesday 14 February and Thursday 15 February 2024, there were six incidents of criminal damage reported in St John Way, ...

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Burglary at hair salon in Weymouth – witness appeal

Burglary at hair salon in Weymouth – witness appeal

Officers investigating a burglary at a hair salon in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

Dorset Police received a report at 8.07am on Friday 16 February 2024 of a burglary at Head Style in ...

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Pictures: Steve Wright in Weymouth

Pictures: Steve Wright in Weymouth

Fellow broadcasters, and hundreds of fans, have been paying tribute to Steve Wright who has died at the age of 69 and who, for 23 years, presented ‘Steve Wright in the Afternoon’ on BBC Radio 2, together with ‘Sunday ...

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Looking for a rewarding career? Become a registered childminder

Looking for a rewarding career? Become a registered childminder

If you are looking for a rewarding career working with children, that enables you to work from home, then childminding is a brilliant option.

With government start-up grants available, there has never been a better time to start your childminding ...

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UPDATE: Man charged in connection with serious assault in Weymouth

UPDATE: Man charged in connection with serious assault in Weymouth

A man has been charged and is due to appear in court in connection with a reported serious assault in Weymouth.

Dorset Police received a report at 11.09am on Sunday 11 February 2024 from the ambulance service of a man ...

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Self Service “Dog Wash” to open at Hardy’s Birthplace Visitor Centre

Self Service “Dog Wash” to open at Hardy’s Birthplace Visitor Centre

Dog-owners visiting Hardy’s Birthplace Visitor Centre and Thorncombe Wood Local Nature Reserve can now leave for home with their furry friends squeaky clean, thanks to the new Self Service Dog Wash provided by Polygon Pets Ltd.

Fun, flexible, and easy ...

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