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Do It Online

Do It Online

This bank holiday weekend, Dorset Police wants to remind residents and visitors to the area should they need to contact the police and it’s not an emergency to Do lt Online.

During public and school holidays the number of people ...
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Weymouth to receive enhanced town centre patrols

Weymouth to receive enhanced town centre patrols

Weymouth Neighbourhood Policing Team will be providing an improved visible presence in the town centre this summer in a bid to reduce anti-social and criminal behaviour.

The initiative, called ‘100 days of summer’, will see officers on dedicated foot patrols ...
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Dorchester Guest House Fundraiser

Dorchester Guest House Fundraiser

A guest house in Dorchester has announced its plans to fundraise for charity this summer. Aquila Heights Guest House, in Maiden Castle Road, will be raising money for four charities this year, each of which has some connection to ...
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£330,000 saved from the hands of fraudsters

£330,000 saved from the hands of fraudsters

A new partnership between local banks and Dorset Police has prevented over £330,000 getting into the hands of fraudsters in the first four months of this year.

The scheme, known as the ‘banking protocol’, trains bank staff to spot when ...
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Crackdown on suspected county lines drug dealers in Dorset

Crackdown on suspected county lines drug dealers in Dorset

Officers in Dorset have taken part in a week of action to disrupt the activity of suspected county lines drug dealers in Dorset.

A week of intensification, part of a national effort, saw officers make a total of 34 arrests ...
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CCTV appeal following use of suspected counterfeit notes

CCTV appeal following use of suspected counterfeit notes

Officers investigating a series of incidents involving the use of suspected counterfeit notes are issuing CCTV images of a suspect.

There have been at least five reports of fraud relating to the use of or attempted use of counterfeit notes ...
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Fire crews tackle fire in Ansty

Fire crews tackle fire in Ansty

At 1351 today Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Control received a call to a boiler fire at Ansty Village Hall.

Fire engines from Sturminster Newton, Blandford and Dorchester attended, with more assistance on the way from Yeovil incase an aerial appliance ...
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Sunshine, Smiles and Sensational Support for Air Ambulance Cycle Challenge

Sunshine, Smiles and Sensational Support  for Air Ambulance Cycle Challenge

Hundreds of cyclists assembled at Watchet Harbour on the Somerset coast to take part in the 9th annual Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance Coast to Coast (C2C) Cycle Challenge on Sunday 12th May.

The event, which is not a race, ...
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DCH shortlisted for national award

DCH shortlisted for national award

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust shortlisted for CHKS national healthcare efficiency award

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of five trusts to be shortlisted for the CHKS national healthcare efficiency award, part of the CHKS annual Top ...
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Dorset Council declares Climate Emergency

Dorset Council declares Climate Emergency

South Walks House in Dorchester was packed full today for the first meeting of the brand-new Dorset Council.

82 newly elected councillors, senior officers and a full public gallery filled the committee suite at South Walks House to debate the ...
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Dorchester police attend to dog left in car

Dorchester police attend to dog left in car

This afternoon police in Dorchester attended an incident where it was reported that someone had left their dog in a car while they went shopping!

“In this heat even a short time is unacceptable especially if there is no water ...
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Dorchester school showcasing technology

Dorchester school showcasing technology

A school in Dorchester which operates a cloud-first approach to the use of digital technologies in the classroom has been showcasing their work at Dorset Council’s County Hall offices in Dorchester.

The Prince of Wales School, Maiden Castle Road, Dorchester ...
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CCTV appeal following theft

CCTV appeal following theft

Officers investigating the theft of a wallet and subsequent card fraud in Weymouth are issuing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to.

Sometime between 8am and 12.30pm on Friday 22 March 2019 a wallet was ...
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Last ever Colour Run and Bubble Rush raise £45k

Last ever Colour Run and Bubble Rush raise £45k

Weldmar Hospicecare’s last ever Colour Run and Bubble Rush raise £45k

An incredible £45,000 has been raised for Weldmar Hospicecare services in Dorset, at the charity’s last ever Colour Run and Bubble Rush weekend.

1,500 people took part in the events ...
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Activities across Dorchester for Christian Aid Week

Activities across Dorchester for Christian Aid Week

Volunteers will be out in force in Dorchester to mark this year’s Christian Aid Week, this week!

The week of activities begins with an ecumenical services at St Peter’s Church on Sunday 12 May at 4pm, where the guest ...
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