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  1. What a transformation! Age UK Dorchester celebrates 60 years at Rowan CottageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Age UK has funded the cottage since 2010, with Age Concern previously funding the cottage from 1997, until its merger with Help the Aged, with the charity aware that Dorset was one of a very few counties in the country without a county wide Age Concern. Thomas, then Mayor of Dorchester, attempted to set up an old people's club, but was met with opposition from the Town Council, leading to the creation of the Dorchester Old People's Welfare Committee in September/October 1957.

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  2. 'it's Unacceptable': Calls for dog owners to take responsibility for their petsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Dog fouling along a path in Chickerell has been described as 'unacceptable' as one resident calls for dog owners to take responsibility for their pets. Debi Roberts has lived in the area for 37 years and said the problem of dog fouling, specifically along the path by Willowbed Hall leading up to Chickerell Primary School, has been getting significantly worse.

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  3. Goodwill gesture to heart charity was 'an obvious choice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Past Chief Ranger [President] Michel Hooper-Immins [seated left] presents the A 1000 cheque to Victoria Carswell of the British Heart Foundation, on behalf of Honorary Court Highclere No. 1 Weymouth of the Ancient Order of Foresters.

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  4. Hundreds of motorcyclists coming together and making a difference for fourth yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    A date for the fourth Action on Addiction from Weymouth to Exmouth has been confirmed and plans are already well underway. The event was launched by Chickerell resident, John Bramble, in memory of his son Craig who sadly died from solvent abuse in 2001.

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  5. "Paul Daniels was OK but I was more impressed with the lovely Debbie McGee!" - A magician's memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    That's how entertainer Peter Price looks back on his career as a magician entertaining thousands of children and adults in the Weymouth area. The former airman got the bug for magic while he was working as a hairdresser after he left the RAF following the Second World War.

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  6. New Year's Eve: hundreds set to descend on Weymouth wearing fancy dressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    The traditional celebrations see people putting on their best fancy dress costumes and head to bars, pubs and clubs throughout Weymouth before counting in the new year. The New Year's Eve celebrations in Weymouth have been ranked among the best in Europe in previous years.

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  7. New weather warning of heavy rain for Dorset after county left battered by severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Trees fell, electricity cables were down and homes suffered power cuts following the severe weather, which continued over the course of the day yesterday. Dorset Police reported that drivers were ignoring 'road closed' signs on the A37 at Stratton, where flooding was particularly bad and firefighters had to rescue several cars from the water earlier this morning.

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  8. Power cuts, flooded roads and drivers ignoring 'road closed' signs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Heavy rain has battered the county and there are reports of very slow traffic in areas due to surface water levels. Trees have fallen, electricity cables are down and homes have suffered power cuts following the severe weather, which is expected to continue over the course of the day.

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  9. in the Dock: See who has been before the courts - published December 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    MARTYN STEWART HANNAFORD, aged 38, of Preston Road, Weymouth. Admitted resisting a constable in the execution of his duty.

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  10. Helping Hand: Shane Evans made an appearance for Portland Reserves Picture: Graham Hunt PhotographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    LEADERS Chickerell United suffered a title setback as they went down to a 2-0 loss in the Dorset Senior League at Grove Corner. The Blues had been boosted by first-team regular Ryan McKechnie while also including Shane Evans, Sean Zima and Lee Sharpe who all have Wessex League experience after the first team had their game at Fareham postponed.

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  11. Buses at Weymouth Seafront bus stop. 1st December 2017. Picture Credit: Graham Hunt PhotographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Party-goers keen to enjoy New Year's Eve celebrations in Weymouth are being given a helping hand when it's time to go home. Weymouth BID has been working closely with First Wessex to provide an extended bus service in the early hours of New Year's Day.

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  12. Like the look of this pub? It's been put on the market for 795,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Occupying a prominent spot on the western edge of Weymouth, just behind Chesil Beach, The Lugger Inn makes an ideal base to explore Weymouth, the Isle of Purbeck and the Bennetts Water Gardens. The 200-year-old inn is on the market with Colliers International for offers of around A 795,000 for the freehold.

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  13. Football: Portland United boss Simon Browne frustrated by Fareham no-goRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    PORTLAND United boss Simon Browne sees the pros and cons after his side's match at Fareham Town in the Sydenhams Wessex Premier Division was postponed on Saturday due to a frozen pitch. The Blues were due to play the Creeksiders, who are currently 16th in the league, in the match which was one of two league games called off due to bad weather with Sholing against Cowes Sports also postponed.

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  14. Supermarket pledges to give away leftover food this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Aldi, which has stores in Chickerell and Melcombe Regis, will give away its unsold food to "less fortunate individuals" from the moment it closes its doors at 4pm on Sunday, December 24, until Wednesday, December 27. The supermarket has released an online appeal which urges local groups and charities to get on board with initiative. It says: "Aldi is offering local organisations the opportunity to receive surplus food from their stores on the afternoon of Christmas Eve.

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  15. Football: Chickerell ousted despite fightbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    CHICKERELL United exited the Dorset Senior Trophy at the third round stage despite a good performance after going 3-0 down in 20 minutes. A Clayton Heath brace saw the home side get back into the match after 50 minutes before Parley extended their lead.

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  16. Swans sink Gills to narrow gap on leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Bournemouth Echo

    SWANAGE Town & Herston sunk Gillingham Town 4-1 at Day's Park in a game which saw three penalties awarded. Victory allowed free-scoring Swans to rise to third and cut to one point the gap on leaders Dorchester Sports.

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  17. 'Another blow to communities' - anger over more bus cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    A BUS firm has announced yet more service cuts in Weymouth and west Dorset in a devastating blow for communities. First Wessex is scrapping service 5 from Weymouth which serves Osmington, Crossways , Broadmayne and Dorchester , and the X52 'Jurassic Coaster' from Lyme Regis to Exeter.

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  18. CUTS: Bus firm First Wessex says it is facing challenging financial strains on its businessRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    A BUS firm has announced yet more service cuts in Weymouth and west Dorset in a devastating blow for communities. First Wessex is scrapping service 5 from Weymouth which serves Osmington, Crossways , Broadmayne and Dorchester , and the X52 'Jurassic Coaster' from Lyme Regis to Exeter.

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  19. 'We must not lose our unique identity': Calls to keep mayor ahead of local government shake-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    A plea was made for Weymouth 'not to lose its identity' and to keep the office of mayor ahead of a local government shake-up which could see the borough council abolished. Alderman Andy Hutchings made the call at the annual dinner of the charitable organisation Honorary Court Highclere No.

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  20. in the Dock: See who has been before the courts - published November 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    MATTHEW NOTLEY, aged 31, of Geelong Close, Littlemoor , Weymouth. Admitted failing without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order.

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