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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…

Six-year-old seriously injured in A37 crash near Dorchester

A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl was seriously injured after a crash in Dorchester on Saturday night (October 29). The incident, involving a…

Driver rescued as car finishes upside down in ditch after crash

A WOMAN was rescued from a vehicle yesterday after ending up upside down in a ditch. The incident happened in…

Bird flu: Vigilance is vital with our flock of turkeys

by Ruth Kimber. The turkeys are growing well and have enjoyed the pastures – however, we are really worried about…