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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Open doors for Brewery Square Businesses

Dorchester’s Brewery Square has announced delivery, Click and Collect, and online services during the closure of non-essential businesses. During the lockdown period, which commenced on Tuesday 5 January 2021, several businesses will...

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What a Cracker!

The community film Dorchester at Christmas 2020 has been a huge success. Over 550 DVDs of the film were given out in Dorchester and surrounding villages to those most needing...

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Dorset Police Target Poachers

Dorset Police Rural Crime Unit launched operation Galileo on Saturday night (9th Jan) specifically targeting rural crime across Dorset. At Ringstead officers witnessed a vehicle involved in suspected poaching offences....

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Witness appeal following fire on Portland

Detectives investigating a suspicious fire on Portland are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at around 6.25pm on Friday 8 January...

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Fire crews respond to chimney fire

A crew from Dorchester station attended a property today (Saturday) due to reports of a chimney fire in Godmanstone. When crews arrived smoke and flames were issuing from chimney top....

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Man jailed for stabbing in Weymouth

An intruder who stabbed a man in his Weymouth home has been jailed for nine years. Thomas Lee John Harmer, aged 24 and of no fixed abode, appeared at Bournemouth...

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COVID-19 vaccination fraud warning issued

Dorset CCG reports that they are aware that some people are receiving suspicious calls and text messages offering the COVID-19 vaccination. To protect yourself and your family members from fraud...

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Entries now open for local Business Awards

Entries for the Dorchester and Poundbury Business Awards are now open. To nominate and to find out more click here: keep106.com/dorchester-poundbury-business-awards-2021/ Nigel Reeve, of the awards organisers Marketing West, said:...

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Free parking to continue for NHS workers

Free parking arrangements for NHS and care workers will remain in place throughout the current six-week lockdown. NHS and care workers can continue to use any Dorset Council-operated car park...

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Fire destroys Dorchester kitchen

Local fire crews were called to a serious kitchen fire in Dorchester on Wednesday 30th December. Fire appliances were mobilised from Dorchester, Bere Regis and Weymouth to the established property...

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Dorset Council area to move to Tier 3

Following the Secretary of State’s announcement, the Dorset Council area will be moving to Tier 3 from Thursday 31 December. Tier 3 restrictions and guidance must be followed from Thursday...

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Car destroyed by fire on A35

The A35 Puddletown bypass was closed this morning (Saturday 26 Dec) following a vehicle fire. Dorchester fire station said: “At 10:43am we were mobilised to reports of a car fire on...

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Dorset Council area remain in Tier 2

Following the Secretary of State’s announcement, Dorset Council and BCP Council areas will be remaining in Tier 2. But, the Government’s criteria for Tier allocations will be closely monitored over...

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Man cleared of manslaughter charge

A man has been cleared of a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of a man at an address in Weymouth. At 4.13pm on Saturday 4 April 2020 Dorset...

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