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Look don’t leap!

Veteran skydiver Mike Richard, 88, from Tisbury might not be throwing himself out of planes any more, but he…

NDRFC holds onto the Badger cup

By Andrew Wallace Clune. NDRFC 1st XV 41 – Blandford 7 NDRFC 2nd XV 8 – Bradford on Avon 19 North Dorset…

£80,000 of plant machinery recovered after Cranborne theft

MORE than £80,000 worth of plant believed to have been stolen from the Wimborne area has been recovered by…

PICTURES: UFO caught on camera in Dorset skies

A NATURE photographer has opened a case of the X-Files after inadvertently capturing a UFO in Dorset skies. Bournemouth-based Pete…

UK Chief Veterinary Officer, Christine Middlemiss (credit gov.uk)

Defra orders all birds to be housed to stop spread of bird flu

ALL birds must be kept indoors from Monday (November 7) until further notice, as efforts to curb the spread…

Arrests after Gillingham premises targeted by burglars

POLICE have made two arrests after attempted burglaries at premises in Gillingham. Thieves struck at The Slade Centre, in The…

Gillingham barbers and coffee shop targeted by burglars

A BARBERS and a coffee shop in Gillingham were targeted by burglars. Police have appealed for information after the raids,…

Larmer Tree Gardens. Photo: Google

Appeal after girl, 16, sexually assaulted at End of the Road festival

POLICE are appealing for information after a teenager was sexually assaulted by a man at a music festival. The incident…

Cow rescued after getting stuck in a pond

A COW unable to get out of pond prompted a callout for firefighters in Gillingham. The incident unfolded at just…

Gillingham footpath to close for bridge repair works

A FOOTPATH in Gillingham is to close to allow footbridge repair work to be carried out. An emergency closure will…