Dorset

Dorset heath blaze caused by barbecue, fire service says

Dorset BBC News Feed - 4 hours 10 min ago
The fire service says flames from the barbecue spread to a hedgerow a few metres away.
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Weymouth traders told to remove outdoor seating by council

Dorset BBC News Feed - 7 hours 30 min ago
Temporary permits issued to harbourside traders to help during pandemic expire at the end of summer.
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County Championship: Simon Harmer takes 4-23 as Essex gain upper hand against Hampshire on day one

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 19:10
Simon Harmer takes four wickets to hinder Hampshire after Shane Snater's 71 digs Essex out of a hole in their Division One clash.
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Heath fire near Wareham causes road closure

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 16:48
The A351 road to Swanage was shut while firefighters brought the flames under control.
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Monmouth: Three held after man assaulted in street

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 13:41
A man is in hospital after he was discovered with serious injuries in the early hours.
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Dorset contest sees competitors eat stinging nettles

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 12:56
The annual World Nettle Eating Contest is described as "quintessentially Dorset" by organisers.
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Dorset man Chandy Green calls for disability hate crime awareness

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 08:16
Brain tumour survivor Chandy Green describes being verbally abused for being disabled.
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Harry Gration: Tributes pour in for Ex-BBC Look North presenter

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 15:20
A round of applause by cricket fans at Headingley was among the tributes to the "Yorkshire legend".
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Rail strikes disrupt weekend plans across the south of England

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 13:04
Some train passengers in the south of England are cancelling long-held plans over the disruption.
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Bournemouth: Joe Rothwell makes free transfer from Blackburn on four-year deal

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 10:39
Bournemouth complete the signing of midfielder Joe Rothwell from Blackburn on a four-year deal.
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Row in Poundbury over pot plants on Prince Charles-owned estate

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 09:08
A resident of Poundbury is told by the Duchy of Cornwall to cut back plants outside her home.
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Rail strikes: Travellers hit by third day of disruption

Dorset BBC News Feed - Sat, 06/25/2022 - 01:46
People are advised to only travel by train if necessary, with just a fifth of services running.
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Former South Today presenter Harry Gration dies

Dorset BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 19:00
The 71-year-old broadcaster's wife pays tribute to her husband, saying "he will forever be with us".
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Merley: Overturned lorry on roundabout blocks A31

Dorset BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:55
Motorists face long delays after the lorry tipped over on the Merley House roundabout on the A31.
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Dorset town hopes to wipe out dog waste from streets

Dorset BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 11:03
Stalbridge council creates 55 signs based on the viewpoint of the dogs as it aims to tackle fouling.
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Nettle eaters set for prickly Dorset contest as events returns

Dorset BBC News Feed - Fri, 06/24/2022 - 06:05
The person who strips the most stalks in an hour will be crowned the winner.
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T20 Blast: Surrey suffer first defeat as Essex, Hampshire, Notts & Yorkshire all win

Dorset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 22:54
Surrey are beaten by Sussex as the T20 Blast South Group leaders suffer their first defeat, while Lancashire stay top in the North Group.
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More rail strikes extremely likely, says union boss

Dorset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 21:38
Travellers are facing another day of disruption on the second day of strikes, as half the network closes.
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West Bay: Pebbles fitted with trackers for beach study

Dorset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:47
The 1,200 pebbles have been fitted with trackers for the year-long study at West Bay beach.
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Second day of strikes hit commuters across region

Dorset BBC News Feed - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:32
RMT union members on the Isle of Wight voted unanimously against taking industrial action.
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