Dorset News

Dorset Climate emergency

Climate campaigners and local councillors have expressed their dismay at what they see as Dorset Council’s lack of progress a year after it declared a climate emergency. The new authority made the declaration …
think twice visit Dorset

Dorset Police and other agencies in the county are asking the public to ‘act responsibly’ and ‘think twice’ before travelling to Dorset because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The police insist, however, that …
Dorset Council

Car-parking charges are now being reinstated at all of Dorset Council’s open car-parks, but the way you pay may be different, the council has announced. Following calls from the general public and Dorset’s …
Dorset Police

A Dorset Police officer has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in West Parley. Dorset Police was called to the car park of the Horns Inn in Christchurch Road …
Dorset Police

Recorded crime in the Dorset Police area has remained stable while crime has increased in many parts of the country, new figures reveal. Latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics, covering …
bin collection refuse

Dorset Council will be resuming its garden waste kerbside collections from Monday 27 April, it has announced. To ensure that regular food waste, rubbish, recycling and glass collections continue with minimal disruption, the …
primary school Dorset

Families in Dorset will find out today, Thursday,` which school their children will be joining in September. Most pupils, nearly 95 percent, have been offered their preferred choice of infant, first, primary, junior …

Police officers investigating a dangerous driving incident in North Dorset are appealing for any witnesses or motorists with relevant dashcam footage to come forward. At around 6.25pm on Saturday 11 April 2020 Dorset …
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters from Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service are playing a key role in relieving pressure on paramedics during the coronavirus outbreak. The South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust has invested …