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Concern raised over Dorset tourist information after council cuts

Dorset BBC News Feed - 5 hours 32 min ago
Tourism information centres in Dorchester, Sherborne and Wareham were closed last year.
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Sailor Pip Hare sets sights on Vendee Globe 2024

Dorset BBC News Feed - 6 hours 8 min ago
Dorset sailor Pip Hare begins preparations for Vendee Globe in two years.
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Canford Heath at risk as people avoid burnt areas

Dorset BBC News Feed - 9 hours 46 min ago
Fire service says that after three blazes the heathland is prone to "people pressure" in new areas.
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Platinum Jubilee: Tribute to Queen carved in sand in Weymouth

Dorset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 14:12
Sand sculptor David Hicks took 10 days to create the artwork using sand and water.
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Gaia Pope: Police sergeant admits mistakes in missing teen search

Dorset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 14:05
Gaia Pope's body was found near a Dorset coastal path 11 days after she went missing in 2017.
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The butterflies we may never see again in Britain

Dorset BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 00:01
Scientists warn that 24 of Britain's butterfly species are in danger of dying out.
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American bulldog puppies stolen in Bournemouth as breeder slept

Dorset BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 10:12
The American bulldog pups were snatched from a home in the early hours of Tuesday.
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Poole murder inquiry dropped over man's death

Dorset BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 06:13
A man arrested on suspicion of murder will face no further action over the death in Poole.
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Rail strike: RMT union votes for national action

Dorset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 21:53
RMT members vote in favour of strike action across Network Rail and 13 train operating companies.
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Gaia Pope: Police inspector 'frustrated' by lack of officers in search for missing teen

Dorset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 20:10
An inquest hears police had relatively few officers available to search for the missing teenager.
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Dorchester ranked top place in UK to pass driving test first time

Dorset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 18:43
The test centre in Dorset passed 67.3% of learners taking their practical test for the first time.
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Dorset Police officers reprimanded for Bournemouth pitch invasion

Dorset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 11:50
The Dorset Police officers were off-duty when they celebrated AFC Bournemouth's promotion on 3 May.
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Poole murder probe: Arrest after man's sudden death

Dorset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 11:44
The man, aged in his 60s, was found dead at the home in Poole on Sunday night.
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Music festivals: Only 13% of UK headliners in 2022 are female

Dorset BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 06:59
Organisers insist some progress has been made, following 50/50 promise made in 2017.
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Gaia Pope: PC searched on his own for missing teen, inquest told

Dorset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 15:55
A coroner hears how searches began for Gaia Pope, who was later found dead near a Dorset clifftop.
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Great Britain's Emma Wilson wins windsurfing silver at European Championships in Italy

Dorset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 14:38
Britain's Olympic windsurfing bronze medallist Emma Wilson won silver at the European Championships on Sunday.
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Eco campaigner Oly Rush completes 37-hour Caribbean island swim

Dorset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 10:40
Oly Rush says completing the swim round Grand Cayman was the "hardest thing" he has ever done.
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Canford Heath: Fire crews put out third heath fire in month

Dorset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 10:05
A blaze on Canford Heath on Sunday was due to "some form of human intervention", a fire service says.
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Leaf charity threatened with closure appeals for help

Dorset BBC News Feed - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 05:04
Natasha Hunt has been helping cancer patients since 2005 but she says donations have plummeted.
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Poole touch rugby team in 34-hour beach match record bid

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 11:01
Players from Sandbaggers rugby club raise more than £70,000 for Motor Neurone Disease charities.
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