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Dorset police

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward after around 50 sheep were stolen from a farm near Blandford. At around 7am on Wednesday 18 April 2018 it was …
Dorset police

Shaftesbury’s county councillor Derek Beer has declined to comment on a recent attack made on him at his café The John Peel in High Street, Shaftesbury. He confirmed he had informed Dorset Police …
Dorset CCG

DORSET NHS leaders are to resume consultations with local people over the future of community services in the north Dorset area, they promised last week. Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group and Dorset Healthcare said …
TSB closing Gillingham

The TSB Bank is to close its branch on the High Street in Gillingham in September. The departure of the bank will be seen as a further blow to the town’s High Street …
Ambulance Dorset

Police officers investigating a road traffic collision in North Dorset are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to get in contact. At around 3.50pm yesterday, Thursday 12 April 2018, a two-vehicle collision …
Dorset police

Dorset Police are appealing for the public’s help after burglaries at two WHSmith stores in the county, in Shaftesbury and Wimborne. The most recent incident occurred just before midnight on Monday 9 April …
courts, dorster scales of justice

A man who provided false medical documents to the courts as he faced legal proceedings has been jailed for three years. John George Berry, aged 53 of Fontmell Magna, was sentenced at Bournemouth …
Shaftesbury Primary School

Shaftesbury Primary School has received a highly critical ‘could do better’ end-of-term report following a two-day visit to the school by Ofsted inspectors in February. The government’s inspectors have judged the academy school …
Melbury Abbas Cann

Melbury Abbas & Cann’s High Court action against Dorset County Council is to go ahead after the village’s fundraising efforts shot to more than £1,000 above its crowdfunding target of £5,000 with a …