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Photo: Wiltshire Police

Police picture appeal after burglary at village church

POLICE have released the image of a person they would like to trace after a burglary at a church near Mere. The incident happened some...
Credit: Dorset Police

Crime rises in Dorset after Covid lockdowns – but burglaries are down

CRIME in Dorset rose by more than five percent over 12 months, new figures reveal. Office for National Statistics (ONS) data released on January 26...
Mariella Frostrup at Frome College with head of English, Aron Schneider, and student, Arran

TV journalist Mariella Frostrup gives advice to Frome College students

YOUNGSTERS at Frome College got an insight into the workings of showbiz during a visit from a TV personality and journalist. Mariella Frostrup, who lives...
Asda Gillingham. Photo: Google

Asda: Jobs under threat amid night shift and pharmacy changes

NIGHT workers at Asda could face losing their jobs or earning less money under new plans. The supermarket giant is proposing to change shift patterns...
Covid Vaccine

Deadline announced to get Covid vaccine booster jab

ANYONE eligible for a Covid booster jab has just days to get their vaccine. The NHS in the south west is encouraging people to come...
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Expansion plans for Dorset hospital approved

PLANS to expand Dorset County Hospital have been approved. The outline scheme for the Dorchester site, part of the Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's...
Lisa Arnold. Photo: Dorset Police

Dorset Police worker stole cash from evidence bags

A POLICE worker has been jailed after admitting she stole cash - including from exhibit bags in active cases. Former Dorset Police staff member Lisa...
One Stop on Kings Road. Photo: Google

Burglars leave Dorchester shop empty-handed after break-in

BURGLARS forced their way into a Dorchester shop before fleeing when alarms went off, according to police. The attempted raid happened at around 2.10am on...
Competition winners get to grace one of the main stages at Glastonbury

Competition to win a slot at the 2023 Glastonbury Festival – how to enter

DO you dream of performing at the Glastonbury Festival? Well now's your chance. The event, set to run at Worthy Farm in Pilton between June...
Compasses Inn. Photo: Google

Somerset and Wiltshire venues named in top 100 gastropubs – full list

THE UK's best gastropubs have been revealed - and a Salisbury eatery makes the list. A total of 11 venues in the south west and...