Thursday Mar 13
Step to a march in March in aid of Weldmar Hospicecare Trust
Weldmar has two March in March sponsored walks - one in the south of Dorset and one in the north of Dorset.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
in the Dock: North Dorset
KATHERINE MARY TAYLOR , aged 27, of Hunt Road, Blandford Forum. Admitted stealing food items to the value of A 39.21 belonging to a store in Blandford.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Police office closure programme delayed
PLANS to close some police enquiry offices in rural Dorset and reduce hours at other sites have been put on hold, it was announced today.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Don't tell his fans! Hometown of One Direction star Harry Styles the...
Don't tell his fans! Hometown of One Direction star Harry Styles the 'least musically sophisticated in Britain' according to new study He may be known for his dashing looks and command a worldwide fanbase but Harry Styles' home town is the least musically sophisticated place in Britain, a study has found.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Sherborne RFC Colts to face rivals North Dorset in cup semi-final
Sherborne RFC Colts set up a mouth-watering cup semi-final with local rivals North Dorset after a nail-biting win over Devizes.
In The Dock: North Dorset
ANTHONY JOHN WILLIS, aged 31, of Hyde Road, Gillingham. Admitted using threatening or abusive words or behaviour.
Flooding through the decades - Dorset suffers downpours and devastation
It is not a threat confined to winter either, as shown by the freak downpour of July 1955, which brought seven inches of rain to parts of Dorset in 24 hours.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
One Direction star Harry Styles' home town is 'least musical' part of the UK
Redditch in Worcestershire is top of a list as measured by people's 'musical sophistication - their ability to engage with music Redditch, in Worcestershire topped a list of places where people were found to have the least musical sophistication - the ability to engage with music - on average.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
In The Dock: North Dorset
DAVID ROBERT CRYLE, aged 29, of Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum. Found guilty in absence of failing to give information relating to the identification of a driver when required to do so.
First Dorset Credit Union's open day in Dorchester celebrates ethical banking
Brian Parkhurst said: "FDCU is looking forward to the future and hopes to be able to grant more and larger reliable loans to our members so that they can be persuaded the FDCU is a far better way of dealing with financial stress than falling into the clutches of payday lenders."
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Farmland sales soar by 25 per cent in the south west
SALES of farmland in the south west are reportedly up by 25 per cent in the last half of 2013 and prices have been high.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Council tax bills set to rise
Councillors at North Dorset District Council voted to increase council tax by A 2.18 for a Band D property to help stimulate economic growth.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Elderly man taken to hospital with serious injuries after collision in North Dorset
AN 87-YEAR-OLD driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash which closed a road in North Dorset.
Double decker bus catches fire on the A338 Spur Road
Send pictures and video to email@example.com, text them to 80360, starting your message with BE or upload them to us by clicking the green Send Your News, Pictures and Video button above Craig Spriggs, who works at the garage opposite, said there was thick black smoke and a large bang when a tyre exploded @Bournemouthecho Here's some ... (more)
In the Dock: North Dorset
RICHARD STEVEN PITTS, aged 55, of Lavington House, Blandford Forum. Admitted possessing a controlled drug of Class A, namely an unknown quantity of diamorphine.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
LIVE: Dorset hit by another deluge as storm sweeps in
North Dorset MP Bob Walter visited flood-hit Milborne St Andrew yesterday, where he inspected the drainage system in Milton Road with flood warden Steve Lord.