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Burglar who attacked elderly man twice in a week jailed for seven years

A man who broke into the same home twice and assaulted a 70-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years in prison

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Nursing home burgled and bank card fraudulently used in Poole

A 47-year-old man has been arrested but released under investigation

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Weymouth welcomes Shoezone’s bigger and better store with open arms and feet

If you’re looking for a new pair of shoes, look no further than Shoezone’s new store in Weymouth

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Winterwatch returns to Dorset to reveal secrets of nature's toughest season

Don’t miss Winterwatch on BBC Two from Tuesday 16 January at 8pm, where you’ll discover how the UK’s wildlife and people cope with the challenges of winter, from Dorset to Orkney.

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Weymouth goes green with festival highlighting climate and ecological emergency

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet local experts, groups, and organisations who are working to protect and restore our environment

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Blood Cancer UK launches cards with a difference, designed by a survivor

Vicky Yorke knows what it’s like to have blood cancer

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Bournemouth Airport takes off with Ryanair’s 19th destination and £5m investment

Fly to sunny Agadir from Bournemouth Airport, where you can enjoy the benefits of a £5m upgrade and a choice of 36 destinations

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From the ring to the green, Navy boxer turned golfer marks 100 years of life with a royal card

Ron Parker, who once played cricket with England captains and golfed with Seve Ballesteros and Sir Nick Faldo, celebrated his 100th birthday with a card from King Charles III and Queen Camilla

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Woman arrested after car crash leaves man with critical injuries

A car crash in Bournemouth involving two Vauxhalls has left one man in a critical condition and another injured

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Christmas thieves caught on camera stealing shoes and toys from family home

Police are hunting for a man and a woman who ruined a family’s Christmas

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Man brutally attacked by gang of six in Bridport

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with footage of the incident to come forward.

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Blandford St Mary 'under threat' from Hallam’s housing scheme

A land promoter has put forward a revised plan to build 135 homes in a village near Blandford, but the locals are not buying it

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Darbys Lane gets a makeover to benefit walkers, wheelers and cyclists

The new Darbys Lane improvements, funded by the Transforming Cities Fund, will create a safer and more sustainable travel route for pedestrians and cyclists in Poole

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Rampaging dog bites six people and two dogs in Bournemouth

A man has been arrested and the dog has been seized by police

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Five arrested for murder after man found dead in Weymouth

A man was pronounced dead at the Hotel Central in Weymouth after an incident on Saturday night

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Teenager killed in three-car crash on A35 in West Dorset

A tragic accident on the A35 near Kingston Russell claimed the life of an 18-year-old man from Cornwall, while three others were injured and taken to hospital

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Appeal for information following reported sexual assault in Bournemouth

It is reported that between 1.15am and 1.45am on Saturday 16 December 2023 a woman in her 20s was touched inappropriately

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Witness appeal following incident involving a vehicle in Dorchester

Dorset Police received a report at 6.58pm on Friday 29 December 2023 in relation to an incident that is believed to have occurred in Coburg Road shortly after 6pm

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All aboard for ride on a 1950s diesel train on the Swanage Railway this New Year

The Swanage Railway is offering a two-day Winter Explorer service on December 31 and January 1, featuring the Class 117 diesel mechanical multiple unit that once ran on Dorset’s last branch line

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Roxy Phillips: Inquest into death of Weymouth teen

A coroner is to examine whether there were any potential failings in the events leading up to the death of a “fearless and absolutely beautiful” Weymouth teenager.