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A31 Closure: Recovery Operation for Morrisons HGV

Last night, Highways England took the decision to close a section of the A31, stretching from Bere Regis to Henbury, from 9:00 PM to 3:30 AM. The closure was imperative…

A major incident was declared after an oil leak from a large oil field in Dorset

The UK Health Security Agency in the South West has issued a warning to the public regarding swimming in Poole Harbour and the surrounding area. This is due to an…

Christmas Gets a Little More Glitter! Sex Offender Due To Be Released From Prison

Serial sex pest Gary Glitter is due to be released early next year. Glitter, whose real name is actually Paul Gadd is currently being held at HMP The Verne, situated…

Dorset Eye Founder Says Citizen Media ‘works outside boundaries’

According to Press Gazzette, the controversial man behind a citizen media website has said allowing non-journalists to write the news they want to see makes the media more democratic and…

Newly Formed Weymouth Carnival Committee To Hold Raffle Event at The Three Chimneys On 17th December

The newly formed group have organised a raffle with significant prizes in aid of raising monies towards reviving Weymouth Carnival, which throughout the years has been a big hit by…

Weymouth Carnival 2024 – What’s The Plan?

Who Is Planning The Event? Weymouth Carnival has been the life and soul of Weymouth for over a century bringing in hugeamounts of monies to the local economy and driving…

Double bill of disruption for Yeovil rail commuters

Two separate issues on adjacent railway lines will mean misery for Yeovil commuters from both stations Both of Yeovil’s railway stations, Yeovil Junction (Salisbury-Exeter), and Yeovil Pen Mill (Weymouth-Bristol), will…

Cost of Living Crisis Strikes Again: BT and Openreach Workers Join the Picket Lines

On the first day of a two-day strike, local BT and Openreach staff joined the picket lines in Dorset. With a second day of striking to follow on Monday, BT…

Operation Viper – Dorset Police Target County Lines Drug Couriers At Weymouth Train Station

Dorset Police held an operation to tackle county lines drug couriers coming into Weymouth train station and using the county’s road network. The proactive operation took place last Friday 22…

Unexploded Bomb Drama In Abbotsbury

Police received reports at 9.04 am of “a possible unexploded device” in Market Street, Abbotsbury. The coast road was closed in both directions for nearly 6 hours, between the junctions…