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Commercial bruglary near dorchester

Commercial bruglary near dorchester

Officers investigating a commercial burglary near Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

At 10.39pm on Sunday 14 April 2019 a security alarm was activated at OHE Horticultural Limited on the A352 Wareham Road between ... read more ►

Fatal collision near Bere Regis

Fatal collision near Bere Regis

Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the A31 near Bere Regis are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.

Dorset Police was informed of the incident by the ambulance service at 11.08am on Thursday 18 ... read more ►

Work starting next week to improve Borough Gardens access

Work starting next week to improve Borough Gardens access

Dorset Highways will be starting work next week to provide safer access into Borough Gardens from Princes Street.

From Tuesday 23 April, for five weeks, there will be some traffic restrictions while the entrance to Princes Street is narrowed at ... read more ►

Reminder to keep gas cylinders safe

Reminder to keep gas cylinders safe

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding the operators of both industrial and agricultural buildings to manage any gas cylinders on site properly and safely.

The Service has dealt with a number of fires so far this year ... read more ►

Parents offered primary school places for September

Parents offered primary school places for September

Today (Tuesday 16 April), parents across the county find out which primary, first, middle or junior school their child will go to in September.

In Dorset, 95% of parents are receiving the good news that their child has a place ... read more ►

Theft of livestock near Dorchester

Theft of livestock near Dorchester

Officers investigating the theft of livestock from farm land near Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

The incident happened between Friday 22 March 2019 and Monday 8 April 2019 on fields along the A37 ... read more ►

Fire crews called to cooking error in Dorchester

Fire crews called to cooking error in Dorchester

A crew from Dorchester was mobilised to alarms sounding at a Domestic property in Church Street Dorchester.

The attending crew arrived on scene within four minutes of booking mobile to the incident and confirmed the alarm was caused by a ... read more ►

Know your nearest defibrillator

Know your nearest defibrillator

Following on from the great news of the newly installed community defibrillator outside of the Prince of Wales School in Dorchester, we have been talking about additional places in the town where you might be able to spot one ... read more ►

Get outside this May

Get outside this May

Public Health Dorset along with partners are encouraging people across Dorset, Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch to get outside in May as part of Naturally Healthy Month.

Naturally Healthy Month is happening across the south west and encourages people to get ... read more ►

New community defibrillator ready

New community defibrillator ready

The Prince of Wales School have announced that their new community defibrillator is fully installed and working.

Senior Teaching Assistant with responsibility for medical care, Mrs. Emma Hibberd explains, “We are delighted to work with SADS UK (Sudden Adult Death ... read more ►

Brewery Square supporting Purple Poppy Day

Brewery Square supporting Purple Poppy Day

Brewery Square’s Dray horse will be decorated with a purple poppy wreath, in honour of the animals that served during World War One.

The Purple Poppy Day initiative is looking for volunteers to knit poppies that will be sold during ... read more ►

Purse theft in Dorchester

Purse theft in Dorchester

Officers investigating a theft of a woman’s purse and subsequent cash withdrawal are issuing a CCTV image of the suspect.

At around 10.25am on Tuesday 5 March 2019 the victim – a local woman aged in her 70s – was ... read more ►

Missing local man found

Missing local man found

Officers searching for missing man Marcus Williams are pleased to say he has been found.

The 41-year-old went missing from an address in Everest Road in Weymouth just before 6am today, Friday 12 April 2019, and was said to ... read more ►

‘Look out Look up!’ when working near the electricity network

'Look out Look up!' when working near the electricity network

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is asking farmers to ‘Look out, Look up!’ as it launches its annual safety campaign to raise awareness of the possible dangers of working near overhead power lines and poles.

As farmers and contractors ... read more ►

Dangerous driving incident near Dorchester

Officers investigating a reported dangerous driving incident near Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

The incident is alleged to have occurred at around 2.45pm on Monday 8 April 2019 in the area ... read more ►