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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 …

Dorset Police have issued a warning to people to stay away from the county during the Easter weekend. Worried that the promised warm weather might bring visitors to Dorset despite the coronavirus restrictions, …
Dorset police

A man has been charged over allegedly contaminating goods at a supermarket in Dorset. At around 2pm on Friday 3 April 2020 a man entered Lidl on St Andrews Road in Bridport wearing …
Dorset police

Dorset Police have praised the county’s ‘responsible and practical communities’ for their response to the new restrictions to tackle the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. But Chief Constable James Vaughan warned that anyone deliberately flouting …
business support

The Government has announced a package of measures to support businesses through the period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Details of the support available can be found on the gov.uk website. Follow the …