Dorset

Josh Feirn named new Blandford United manager

BLANDFORD United replaced manager Andy Savage with Josh Feirn. Former Godolphin Atlantic manager Savage has stepped down due to additional work commitments just two days ahead of the new Dorset Premier League season. Feirn will be assisted by Steve Smith and Ryan Park for the season, with Blandford United kicking …

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Dorset County Hospital opens Going the Extra Mile Awards 2021

NOMINATIONS are now open for awards recognizing the extra effort of staff, teams and volunteers at a Dorset hospital. Dorset County Hospital (DCH) has opened nominations for its annual Going the Extra Mile (GEM) awards which aim to recognize and congratulate those who have gone beyond what is expected of …

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Aldi to create nearly 100 jobs in Dorset before Christmas

ALDI is creating 94 jobs in Dorset by Christmas. The supermarket is looking for people of all experience levels to fill positions in its county stores, with salaries of up to £ 47,000. This includes apprenticeships and part-time positions such as stock assistant and custodian to store manager. Jobs will …

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A total of 476 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Dorset

More than 450 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Dorset in the past 24 hours, according to the latest statistics. The latest government figures show 476 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the county in the 24 hours leading up to 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 5. In …

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Double bite twice as likely to get infected – study

People who have received both doses of a coronavirus vaccine are half as likely to be infected with Covid-19, a new study has found. Researchers behind the React trial, which tracked the disease throughout the pandemic, said that even though people with a double bite come into contact with someone …

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New variant of Covid-19 detected in UK

A new variant of Covid-19 is under investigation in the UK – with 16 confirmed cases so far – Public Health England has announced. The variant, known as B.1.621, was named a variant under investigation on Wednesday. PHE is currently analyzing the new strain of the deadly virus responsible for …

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CPC names favorite candidate for Dorset Police Chief Constable

Deputy Chief Constable Scott Chilton has been named the preferred candidate for Chief Constable of Dorset Police. The decision was announced by Police and Crime Commissioner David Sidwick, but will be subject to a confirmation hearing by the Dorset Police and Crime Committee on August 12. If confirmed, he will …

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