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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Dorchester from The Keep
Queen Mother Square
Poundbury Fountain
Buttermarket Square
Brewery Square fountains
Weymouth Bay
Dorchester Borough Gardens
Custom House Quay, Weymouth, England
The Esplanade, Weymouth
Chesil Beach from Portland
Maumbury Rings
Golden Horizon
The Little Keep
Brewery Square
Towards Dorchester from Ridgeway
Towards Charminster from Poundbury Camp
Looking towards Weymouth and Portland from Hardy's Monument
Dorchester from The Keep
Queen Mother Square
Poundbury Fountain
Buttermarket Square
Brewery Square fountains
Weymouth Bay
Dorchester Borough Gardens
Custom House Quay, Weymouth, England
The Esplanade, Weymouth, England
Chesil Beach from Portland
Maumbury Rings
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The live broadcast from Brewery Square 28.07.21

To celebrate KeeP 106’s 3rd birthday we presented a live broadcast from Brewery Square where we also had the pleasure of meeting many of our listeners. A special cake was baked for the occasion by Catherine Senior and the …

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Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair – audio clips

KeeP 106 was privileged once again to be part of the Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair 2021. The event featured craft demonstrations at the Shire Hall, guided walks from the Town Pump and a Dorset Food & Drink Market, plus …

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Dorchester Mayor Making Ceremony 24.05.21

Cllr Gareth Jones has been installed as Mayor of Dorchester in a ceremony held in the Borough Gardens. Gareth has worked as a Council Economic Development Officer for over 15 years, supporting the development of jobs, skills and business …

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Praise O’ Do’set: Celebrating the life of William Barnes

Monday 22nd February 2021 was the 220th birthday of one of Dorset’s much loved sons, William Barnes. In normal times the William Barnes Society would have produced a special performance of Barnes’ poetry in a village hall somewhere. However …

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News Review of the Year 2020

Join Kieran Williams as we look back at some of the big stories in Dorset in 2020, month by month, in this hour long review. All the news stories featured can be found in our News Archive section …

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KeePen up O’Chris’mas

“Thank you to Keep 106. William Barnes was given the greatest Christmas coverage he has ever enjoyed. On behalf of the William Barnes Society THANK YOU”. This excellent programme prompted Brian Caddy, a member of the William Barnes Society, …

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The Sunday Pub Quiz Christmas Edition 20/12

With pen and paper at the ready have a go at the third festive edition of our exclusive Pub Quiz. Hosted by Rob Mott and Anita Harries who also compile the questions. Listen to the Pub Quiz live on …

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County Hall Remembrance Service 2020

A Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance was held at the Memorial outside County Hall on Armistice Day, 11th November 2020. Those taking part were as follows:

Introduction: Cllr Val Pothecary, Chair of Dorset Council
Minister: Revd John Yarrien, Superintendent Minister, …

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Dorchester’s War Memorials – a history

In recent editions of Morning Magazine Peter and Heather Foster presented the history of Dorchester’s War Memorials in two parts. Also, they recalled the time when, in 2005, they visited Westminster Abbey in London on the occasion of the …

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Dorchester Remembers 2020

Dorchester’s Remembrance Ceremony was once again held at the War Memorial in South Walks on 8th November. Due to the lockdown restrictions the service this year was much shorter than usual and was attended by the Mayor, military personnel, …

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Tirah Memorial Service 28th October 2020

The annual Service of Remembrance was held at the Tirah Memorial in Dorchester’s Borough Gardens on 28th October. The granite obelisk stands in memory of the local men who fought in the Indian North West Frontier, the Tirah Campaign, …

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Local Radio Day 2020

The Local Radio Day initiative was back to celebrate all that is good about the sector on Monday 12th October 2020 and around 160 local and community radio stations took part.

KeeP 106 marked the occasion with a day of …

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Updated: Dorchester’s Heritage Open Day 2020

As many will know, Dorchester’s very popular traditional Heritage Open Day had to be put on hold until next year as a physical, hands-on event. In 2019 the event attracted thousands of visitors to the town and was a …

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Merchant Navy Day celebrated at County Hall

The annual Merchant Navy Day flag raising ceremony took place outside County Hall in Dorchester on 3rd September. Several civic and local dignatories attended the event along with members of Weymouth & Portland Merchant Navy / Royal Naval Associations …

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Tim Laycock & Friends in the Borough Gardens

Here is the full recording of the concert by Tim Laycock and Friends of music and song which has a particular relevance to Dorchester and Dorset, performed in Dorchester’s Borough Gardens on 22nd August 2020. A shorter version was …

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