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Katie (centre, with orange top) with Lorna to the right (in black) and Clare Hollingsworth to the left and members of the Kingfisher team

Dorchester couple’s tragic loss becomes story of inspiration and hope

A HEARTBREAKING story of loss has turned to one of inspiration and hope for one Dorchester family. Katie and Graham…

Man freed from vehicle after crash near South Cadbury

FIREFIGHTERS freed a man from a vehicle after a crash between South Cadbury and Sutton Montis. The incident happened at…

University choir will lead Dorchester carol service at St Peter’s Church

THE University Music Bournemouth Chamber Choir will lead a carol service in Dorchester. St Peter’s Church will host its Advent…

A previous display of the Shepton Mallet Christmas Lights | Photo: Shepton Mallet Town Council

Christmas lights and market in Shepton Mallet – details revealed

CHRISTMAS lights in Shepton Mallet will be accompanied by a festive night market when they’re switched on…

Glyn Robert Phelps, of Preston Road, Yeovil, was jailed at Bournemouth Crown Court

Somerset man jailed after abusing girls in the 1980s in Dorset

A SOMERSET man who sexually abused two girls in the Weymouth and Portland areas in the 1980s has been…

Dogs are banned from certain beaches and public spaces in Dorset

New rules on dogs on Dorset beaches and in public spaces approved

NEW rules on dogs in Dorset’s public spaces are set to be confirmed. The 2024 dog-related Public Spaces Protection Order…

Kittens abandoned in Derbyshire. Picture: RSPCA

Number of animals being abandoned in Dorset soaring, says RSPCA

THE number of animals being abandoned in Dorset has soared in 2023, according to new figures. Animal welfare charity the…

Co-op staff hand over the donation to 1st Wincanton Scouts

Wincanton Scouts receive £1,000 donation from Co-op

SCOUTS in Wincanton have received a welcome £1,000 boost. The 1st Wincanton Scouts were selected to receive a £1,055.45 donation…

Changes to rubbish and recycling collections will affect more than 120,000 Somerset homes. Picture: Somerset Council

Rubbish and recycling collection changes for 120,000 Somerset homes

MORE than 120,000 Somerset homes will see changes to their rubbish and recycling collections next year.

The crash happened on the A30 outside Shaftesbury on Friday. Picture: Google

Four seriously injured in A30 crash outside Shaftesbury

FOUR people were taken to hospital after a crash near Shaftesbury on Friday evening. The incident happened on the A30…