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Ricky Gervais is heading to Christchurch... Picture: Netflix

Ricky Gervais bringing new material show to Christchurch

COMEDY megastar Ricky Gervais is set to perform in Christchurch. The creator and star of The Office, Afterlife and Extras…

Tyler Thornhill is behind bars after the assault in Warminster. Picture: Wiltshire Police

Man, 24, jailed over Valentine’s Day attack on ex-partner in Warminster

A 24-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for assaulting an ex-partner on Valentine’s Day last year – and criminal damage. Tyler…

The Royal British Legion Club, in Bath Road, Sturminster Newton, will move if the site is sold. Picture: Google

Sturminster Newton RBL Club shuts down – for now…

THE Royal British Legion Club in Sturminster Newton has closed after more than a century serving punters. Drinkers toasted the…

Mike with Joy and some of his motor racing memorabilia

Formula One fan meets a real-life racing driver at Gillingham care home

A FORMULA One fan at a Gillingham care home was transported to the racetrack during a visit by a…

Dorset CPRE president Kate Adie taking part in a hedge survey in Dorset

Dorset hedgerow project gets £6,000 funding boost – but needs volunteers

A PROJECT surveying Dorset’s miles of hedgerows has received a funding boost. The Great Big Dorset Hedge initiative, which seeks…

Wild beavers have returned to a part of Somerset being rewilded. Picture: Heal

Wild beavers return to rewilded Somerset area near River Frome

WILD beavers have been discovered at a Somerset site being rewilded. In December 2022, the charity Heal Rewilding acquired a…

The exclusive, men-only Garrick Club, in London's West End. Picture: Google

Garrick Club members pledge to resign ahead of vote to allow women to join

HIGH-profile members of the controversial men-only Garrick Club have written to bosses of the London venue saying they will…

FULL RESULTS: Lib Dems triumph with majority in Dorset Council election

UPDATE: Lib Dems win one-seat majority, with Conservatives losing 13 councillors THE Liberal Democrats have won a majority on Dorset…

Roads across Dorset are set to be repaired in May and June. Picture: Dorset Council

Roadworks across Dorset in May and June announced: Full list

ROADS in Gillingham, Sturminster Newton, Stalbridge and Dorchester will be among a host to be closed during repairs over…

Police executed a warrant at property in St Michael's Lane, Bridport. Picture: Dorset Police

Suspected drugs and offensive weapons seized after Bridport police raid

POLICE seized suspected class A and B drugs, as well as offensive weapons, after a raid at a property…