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49 min ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

Domestic Appliance Centre in Dorchester celebrates 50 years in business

GET LUCKY: Ian Barrett with A 4k of prizes he is raffling off to raise funds for Weldmar as DAC celebrates 50th birthday The Domestic Appliance Centre is marking half a century of serving the community this year and has come up with a great way for the public and a local charity to benefit from the celebrations.

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Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

6 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

Live LIVE: The biggest party of the year - Weymouth Carnival 2014

The event is free of charge and people will have the chance to meet and talk to personnel about their experiences in the Royal Air Force, and the RAF Careers Information Service will be also be on hand at the show to provide information about the many different career opportunities.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

DT1: Credit Union celebrates a milestone in its 16-year history

CELEBRATING: Rosemary Britten, Rachel Bailey, Michelle Roberts and Lisa Green with Dorchester mayor Peter Mann at the Dorchester branch of Dorset Credit Union A DORCHESTER credit union has cashed in on its success as it celebrated reaching the milestone of over 2,500 active members and A 1m in savings.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Secret passage rediscovered

SCRATCH beneath the surface of Dorchester and who knows what you might find, as a trap door has unearthed another underground passage complete with a police station and cells beneath the town's Corn Exchange.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Hardworking students celebrate an outstanding set of A-level results

Thomas Hardye School in Dorchester celebrated record results while there was a 100 per cent pass rate at Woodroffe School in Lyme Regis.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

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Updated with Video: Road in Dorchester blocked after lorry collides with tree

The HGV lorry collided with low hanging branches on the road near the junction between St Georges Road and Fenway Close.

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Help and advice for older people

SINCE a former Dorchester mayor spotted two elderly men on a bench with nowhere to go, there has been a service for older people in the county town.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Dorset residents wake up to a wet and windy morning after tail-end of Hurricane Bertha reaches UK

Flood alert issued for various areas including: Lyme Regis, Charmouth, Seatown, West Bay, Chesil Beach and Chiswell http://t.co/Ctbd67t999 If you're heading north from Dorchester and West Dorset to the M5, it's blocked northbound by a major accident j26-j27.

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Bournemouth Echo

Uncovered: hidden tunnel where the infamous Judge Jeffreys walked more than 400 years ago

I daresay on a visit to Antelope Walk in the county town many of us would have been more taken by the interesting array of independent shops and quaint little cafes.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

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In the Dock: Weymouth, Portland and Dorchester

REISS ELLIOTT QUAILEY, aged 23, of Overlands Road, Weymouth. Admitted using a motor vehicle/trailer with tyre with any of the ply/cord exposed relating to the front offside tyre.

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Calls made to clean up Weymouth's streets

Cllr Stewart Pearson has created a collage of photographs showing the extent of the litter problem plaguing the town's streets with fears the rubbish could be a 'lasting image' for holidaymakers.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Dorset Police's summer drink drive crackdown has come to an end with 87 people charged in total.

And in a bid to continue the clampdown, the public is being urged to continue to report anyone they suspect of drink-driving.

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Dorset remembers: Coverage of the centenary of the First World War

There will be ceremony's across the UK to remember the fallen including at Westminster Abby later tonight to mark 11pm, when Britain declared war on Germany.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

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Dorset Echo: British infantrymen on the march in 1916 in Northern France during the First World War.

There will be ceremony's across the UK to remember the fallen including at Westminster Abby later tonight to mark 11pm, when Britain declared war on Germany.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

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REVELLERS are en route to their most fun-packed weekend of the year.

As you're reading this, thousands of people are heading to Lulworth Castle where they will be treated to entertainment from the likes of James, De La Soul, Basement Jaxx- and Mr Tumble.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Two tonnes of grain destroyed in silo fire in Winterborne Monkton

The firefighters, from Dorchester and Weymouth, were called to Manor Farm in the village shortly before 1.30pm this afternoon, and assisted the farmer in extinguishing the fire by removing the grain from the silo.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Update with Pictures: Crowds flock to Forever Sun Festival

The festival kicked off on Friday night and with more than 30 acts performing on four stages, an estimated 3,000 music enthusiasts are descending on the site near Came Down estate during the weekend.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Hollywood star Ricky Gervais has links to county - Fact

A GENEALOGIST with a keen interest in celebrity family trees has traced the ancestors of one of the nation's most famous comedy performers to an area of rural Dorset.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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In the Dock: Dorchester

DEREK JON PUCKETT, aged 35, of Damers Road, Dorchester . Admitted criminal damage to property valued under A 5,000, damaging a drinking glass and a staircase spindle.

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a New First World War exhibition has been officially opened at a museum in Dorchester.

The exhibition is an interactive learning resource, funded with the aid help of a Heritage Lottery grant worth more than A 50,000.

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