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Have your say on health & wellbeing priorities in Dorset

Have your say on health & wellbeing priorities in Dorset

Local people are being given the chance to shape health and wellbeing services in Dorset. Local councils and NHS services are working together on a shared plan which sets out health and wellbeing priorities over the next few years.

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Exhibition of Evocative Photographs at Tutankhamun

Exhibition of Evocative Photographs at Tutankhamun

Harry Burton’s evocative photographs of the discovery of The Tomb of Tutankhamun are currently on show at The Tutankhamun Exhibition in Dorchester. Tutankhamun’s Photographer is a special mini exhibition featuring a selection of gravure prints originally used in ...
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25 sheep carcasses lead to sentence over animal cruelty charges

25 sheep carcasses lead to sentence over animal cruelty charges

A Dorset sheep farmer has been prosecuted and fined after failing to adequately care for her animals and leaving dead sheep on her land.

On 15 July 2019, at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court, Karen Harper (aged 51) of Charlton Marshall, near ...
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Summer Spectacular raises £2,500 for good causes

Summer Spectacular raises £2,500 for good causes

Hundreds of people flocked to Dorset County Hospital in the weekend’s sunshine to enjoy its first Summer Spectacular.

The event, held on Saturday 6 July, has been hailed an overwhelming success, raising more than £2,500 for the hospital’s Chemotherapy Appeal, ...
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Dorset Council helped by police to successfully prosecute fly-tipper

Dorset Council helped by police to successfully prosecute fly-tipper

Enforcement Officers from the Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) recently worked with Dorset Council’s Legal Services and the police to bring a fly-tipper to justice. Dominic Adrian Woods (31, from Weymouth) was found guilty of fly-tipping in Whitcombe by Weymouth ...
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Goulds Hill restrictions return

Goulds Hill restrictions return

Dorset Highways will be returning to Goulds Hill, between Martinstown and Upwey, next week.

Two weeks work was completed earlier this month to rebuild and strengthen the edges of the carriageway and resurface a 1800m stretch of road.
Tests of ...
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Crews battle fire invoicing butane cylinders

Crews battle fire invoicing butane cylinders

At approximately 4:35pm today (Thursday) two pumps from Dorchester and one pump from Weymouth were called to reports of a large fire in the Maiden Newton area.

Upon arrival the crews found a caravan well alight involving two 7 kilo ...
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Ambulance Service to end 111 contract in Dorset

Ambulance Service to end 111 contract in Dorset

SOUTH WESTERN AMBULANCE SERVICE TO END ITS CONTRACT FOR URGENT CARE SERVICES IN DORSET

South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) has announced it will be withdrawing from its contract to provide urgent care services across Dorset – including ...
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Fail to stop collision on Puddletown bypass

Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision near Dorchester are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

At around 10.45pm on Wednesday 3 July 2019 a local woman aged in her 20s was driving her Honda Jazz in the outside lane along the ...
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9 year old girl struck by car in Weymouth

9 year old girl struck by car in Weymouth

Officers investigating a fail-to-stop collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

At around 3.30pm on Thursday 27 June 2019 a nine-year-old local girl was cycling along Bryants Lane when she was struck by a white car, causing ...
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Witness appeal following burglary near Dorchester

Witness appeal following burglary near Dorchester

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward following a burglary at a construction site near Dorchester.

A report was received at 6.55am yesterday, Monday 8 July 2019, about a burglary at a construction site at ...
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Calling All Bakers

Calling All Bakers

Are you the next Mary Berry or Prue Leath? If so Taylors Animal Centre on the Kingston Maurward Estate would love to hear from you.

This unique charity, run by RSPCA West Dorset, is celebrating a very special birthday this ...
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Penultimate Dorset Art Market for 2019

Penultimate Dorset Art Market for 2019

Dorset Art Market will return to the Avenue Stadium in Dorchester on Saturday 27th July for the penultimate summer market this year.

The market organisers said “This promises to be our biggest and best market yet, with more artists and ...
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POWFS Secures £1k Grant

POWFS Secures £1k Grant

A Dorchester school is celebrating after securing a £1,000 grant from the One-Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ scheme. The money will be used to make The Prince of Wales School’s Community Wildlife Area accessible for children with disabilities.

Headteacher at The ...
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Car collides with female in Weymouth

Car collides with female in Weymouth

Officers investigating a fail-to-stop road traffic collision in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

The incident occurred at around 5.30pm on Thursday 27 June 2019 outside of the bus depot on Commercial Road in ...
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