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Dorset Police

A serving police officer has died but it is too soon to say whether his death is linked to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, Dorset Police said today. The unnamed officer, who was aged …
hearing aid

Action on Hearing Loss hearing aid clinics have been suspended during the virus crisis. However, the organisation can still help. ‘As all our clinics are suspended for the time being I can post …

Gillingham Primary School was forced to close ‘with immediate effect’ on Monday after a parent of one of its pupils tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus. The school, which had stayed open to …
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Dorset Council is asking visitors and second-home owners to help stop the spread of Coronavirus by staying away from tourist hotspot locations in Dorset. To help minimise the spread of the virus Dorset …
bin collection refuse

Dorset Council has announced the steps it is taking to ensure household rubbish during the ongoing Coronavirus crisi. The council says that bin collections are one of its most important services, provided to …
dogs coronavirus

The charity Underdog International has set up an initiative which redeploys their volunteers and resources to support local dog owners – including in North Dorset –  in need due to the impacts of …
MIND Dorset

Local mental health charity Dorset Mind has just announced its plans to adapt their current range of vital support for people and organisations in Dorset during the Covid-19 outbreak. By offering a range …
coronavirus Dorset

A fourth person in Dorset, and the first in the Dorset Council area, has been confirmed as having Coronavirus, the authorities said on Friday evening. A spokesperson for Dorset Council said: ‘Public Health …
Covid-19 Coronavirus Dorset

Dorset still only has three cases of the Covid-19 virus, Dorset Council said in a statement on Friday 13. All of these are in the Bournemouth-Christchurch-Poole (BCP) area. ‘These cases are all well …