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Bournemouth · Bournemouth

PICTURES: St Peter's School Year 11 prom at the Vitality Stadium

FANCY cars, posh frocks and smart suits.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Police investigating series of 'suspicious fires' appeal for witnesses

A SERIES of suspicious fires that posed "a risk to life" are being investigated by the police with witnesses being encouraged to come… See the Story
Europe · Sherborne

Sherborne: Man and woman in 70s found dead in home

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Bodies of man and woman, both in their 70s, found at house in Dorset. Emergency services called to home in Gifle View, Thornford, on Tuesday morning. Dorset Police say the man and the woman were known to each other. It is not believed anyone else was involved in the incident.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Are you good at spotting scams? How to play Dorset Police's new test

Dorset Police have created a quiz for members of the public to take in order to spot a scam. The online quiz provides nine questions with options 'yes' or 'no' to each. The questions cover a wide range of issues from vehicle collection queries to online banking. Police previously said fraudsters are more likely to target the elderly and vulnerable.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

New three year contract for Great Western Railway

Great Western Railway will continue to operate services to and from Dorset for at least three more years. The company, owned by FirstGroup, has been awarded a three year National Rail Contract by the Department for Transport. This includes the Weymouth to Bristol line via Dorchester West, Yeovil Pen Mill, Castle Cary and Westbury. Passenger satisfaction has increased from 81% to 91% in the seven years since Great Western Railway took over the franchise.See the Story
Bournemouth · Bournemouth

Talented artist displaying portraits at Boscombe gallery

Jess Harris said art for her was ‘like meditation’ and her portraits will be on display at Vishuddha Studios in Christchurch Road until early July. She said: “Creating art, for me, is like meditation. It is the only time I can put aside any mental or emotional activity that might be going on and enter a different world’See the Story
Poole · Poole

Poole man must carry out unpaid work for assaulting woman

A MAN from Poole has been ordered to carry out unpaid work after he assaulted a woman in Basingstoke.See the Story
Poole · Poole

Picture of the Day: Poole carnival from over 100 years ago

Poole Carnival pictured in 1919. Great to see all the crowds following horse drawn carts that made up the procession. Mr Jenkins sent in this wonderful photo of Poole Carnival. He said it was a great day for the town and a great way to mark the end of the war.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Vintage music to fill seafront gardens

Come and have a leisurely afternoon in Greenhill Gardens with Weymouth Bay as your backdrop and some great music to listen to.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Swimming pool has insurance withdrawn for popular inflatable

A TOWN'S outdoor swimming pool will no longer be able to provide its popular inflatable sessions after an insurance company decided it wouldn't… See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Thousands of school children hear enchanting BSO concert

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra has been running its free schools' concert programme for several years. Four 'Explore the Orchestra' concerts in two days saw 423 schools participate. 5,500 pupils watched in the concert hall at Lighthouse, Poole and 26,932 tuning in online across the South West and further afield.See the Story
Weymouth, England · Weymouth

Retirement home offering free interior design event for local retirees

CASTERBRIDGE Court Retirement Living development will treat local retirees to a style demonstration and 'mood-boarding workshop' from a team of… See the Story

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