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Dorset Police

A Dorset Police officer has been dismissed without notice from the Force after a special case hearing. The allegation was that the officer, who cannot be named for legal and safeguarding reasons, conducted …
Dorset Police

A man has been charged in connection with a fatal collision near Blandford which claimed the lives of a husband and wife. At around 3.40pm on Sunday 2 April 2017 a collision occurred …
Stonehenge tunnel A303

The government has announced that the long-awaited plan to upgrade the A 303 past Stonehenge will use a tunnel past the historic monument. The new 8-mile dual-carriageway route, between Amesbury and Berwick Down …
Dorset Wiltshire fire service business safety

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) is offering businesses fire safety advice as part of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) UK Business Safety Week 2017. The week runs from 11 …
Dorset Police

A woman has been charged in connection with a fatal collision in Blandford in which her three-year-old girl died. At 7.52am on Thursday 24 August 2017 Dorset Police was informed by the ambulance …

Saved from closure by volunteers, Bones Youth Club is now looking for more help to expand its activities for Gillingham’s teenagers. Rachel Loos reports It is a Thursday night and as 6.30pm approaches, …
Gillingham Town Council

Gillingham Town Council has urged rival estate agents to stop what it calls the ‘senseless competition’ between them to put up as many For Sale or Sold signs as possible. The council has …
Jurassic Skyline

UPDATE: Jurassic Skyline have tweeted: ‘All passengers have been safely returned to ground. Our enormous thanks to @DWFireRescue and Coastguard teams for their assistance.’ Thirteen people trapped in the gondola of the Jurassic …
scooter Gillingham Dorset

Youngsters with scooters are scaling buildings in Gillingham to scoot from one rooftop to another, councillors have been told. Gillingham School and the Masonic Lodge in Station Road have reported incidents of this …