Friday Apr 11
Dorchester bar granted late licence
Members of the West Dorset District Council licensing sub-committee approved an application made by Four D owners Alex and Nikki Ford for late-night opening on Fridays and Saturdays.
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Friday Apr 11
Dorset Echo: Dorset's top ten craziest fundraisers
AT THE Dorset Echo we are proud to support the county's many fundraisers and we are amazed at the different things people come up with to raise money for their chosen cause.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
TWO vehicles have been involved in a road traffic collision in Dorchester.
The incident, which involved a black Ford Fiesta and a blue Fiat Punto, took place on Old Sherborne Road near to the Piddletrenthide junction.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
In the Dock: round-up of magistrates' courts
DAY, aged 19, of Whitfield Road, Dorchester . Admitted possessing a quantity of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B. Discharged conditionally for two years and ordered to pay costs of A 85. Drugs to be forfeited and destroyed.
A fun-filled day for St George in Dorchester
THE popular St George's Day Fair on Fordington Green will be held on the afternoon of Saturday, April 26. The annual celebration of our patron saint will run from 1.30pm to 4pm and there is a host of entertainment for all ages lined up.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
in the Dock: West Dorset
FIONA MARY CHANTREY, aged 54, of Fairfield Park, Lyme Regis. Admitted driving at a speed exceeding 60mph on a single carriageway.
Quest for more parking restrictions gets councillors' backing
Residents again turned out at a meeting of Dorchester Town Council's planning and environment committee to highlight their concerns.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
In The Dock: West Dorset
ROBERT M HARRIS, aged 26, of South Street, Bridport. Found guilty in absence of using a colour television receiver without a licence.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Collecting cash for the world's most needy
VOLUNTEERS will be hoping for another generous response as they hit the streets of Dorchester and Weymouth collecting for those in need around the world.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Report warns rising cost of homes in Dorset is pricing workers out of market
LOCAL workers are being priced out of the market as the cost of buying and renting homes in Dorset soars, a report warns.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Dorchester museums open up for a night of fun
The popular Museums at Night event has become a fixture in the county town calendar in recent years, offering entry to eight venues for a single ticket price.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Exhibition Hotel reunion set to bring the old gang back together
Barry and Anth Harris, who used to run the old Exhibition Hotel in London Road 30 years ago, are hoping to bring former regulars back together.
Former Weldmar Hospice patient's art to be auctioned in aid of the charity
Edgar Stone Cook was a patient at the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust in Herringston Road in September 2011, but returned home where he died at the age of 83. His son and daughter donated the artwork as a way of saying thank you for the dedication of the staff.
DT1: Call for urgent action to tackle pollution in town
At a meeting of West Dorset District Council 's executive committee members were told that levels of nitrogen dioxide in High East Street were still in breach of limits five years on from when it was declared an Air Quality Management Area .