Dorset

Dorchester Town rushes to sign Callum Buckley until next season

DORCHESTER Town pulled off a blow by announcing the permanent signing of defender Callum Buckley from Hayes & Yeading United. Versatile defender Buckley, formerly of Aldershot and Weymouth, has signed until the end of the 2022/23 season. Making a total of 17 appearances over a number of Hayes & Yeading’s …

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High cost of removing boat from Weymouth harbor revealed

The high cost of removing an old transport vessel from Weymouth Harbor has been revealed by Dorset Council – but the taxpayer will only foot a small percentage of the bill. It has now been revealed that the cost of the entire operation is expected to be around £ 145,000, …

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Crackdown on gangs flooding Dorset with drugs from Merseyside

A REPRESSION on the drug flood in Dorset by Merseyside gangs saw police make 15 arrests and seize Class A vehicles, money and a ‘gun’. Dorset Police worked alongside Merseyside Police to target gangs on roads and rail tracks to disrupt drug trafficking, arrest gang members, seize guns and protect …

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Violence as French far-right television expert organizes electoral rally

Anti-racist activists were beaten up on Sunday as former far-right French television expert Eric Zemmour held his first presidential campaign rally near Paris, days after officially declaring his candidacy in a video highlighting his anti-migrant and anti-Islam views. . Mr Zemmour drew comparisons in France with former US President Donald …

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Old New Inn pub, Portland to be converted into homes

AN OLD Portland pub to be converted into three houses with a bungalow built in the garden to the rear of the property. A previous application for what was once the New Inn at Easton Street had been turned down – but the redesigned project has now gained unanimous approval. …

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Weather: Weymouth has driest November on record

WEYMOUTH just had its driest November since the records began, according to a local weather expert. Despite this flurry of rain and snow at the end of the month, November was a dry month for the most part, with autumn 2021 being the warmest on record for Northern Ireland and …

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A chance to have your say on the draft air quality action plan

A draft Air Quality Action Plan has been published and Dorset Council is seeking your opinion on the plan. This air quality action plan (AQPA) has been produced in accordance with the statutory obligations of the board required by the Local Air quality Management framework. While this action plan is …

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Strikethrough punter smashed glasses in Dorset pub in drunkenness incident

A drunk man showed up at a banned Dorset pub and smashed glasses in a random attack late at night – before “kicking” a police officer, he said. declared a court. Michael Doucas, 29, walked into the Half Moon pub on Half Moon Street in Sherborne around 12:30 am on …

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Power outages in Dorset – where is that affected?

Power cuts affect hundreds of Dorset residents. Storm Arwen blew through Dorset today, knocking down power lines on the A31 this morning. Elsewhere, there are faults reported on the network. You can view the Scottish and Southern power grid map here Bournemouth district BH8 142 postcodes affected in parts of …

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Covid: 751 cases recorded in Dorset in past 24 hours

A TOTAL of 751 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Dorset in the past 24 hours, according to the latest figures. The latest government figures show 751 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the county in the 24 hours leading up to 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 25. …

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