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Dorset Echo | Dorchester

Weymouth Relief Road closed for two hours after crash

The road was closed after a two-car crash caused an oil spill

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Tributes paid to 90-year-old Jill Pope from Dorchester

A loving daughter has paid tribute to her ‘force to be reckoned with’ mother who helped to ‘establish a truly comprehensive education system for Dorset’

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Dorchester Town v Hanwell Town: Match preview and team news

DORCHESTER Town could secure their place in the Pitching In Southern League Premier South for 2024/25 by beating Hanwell.

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Dorchester's Armour and Embarkation returns to mark D-Day

The Armour and Embarkation event will take place for one final time in Dorchester on June 22, recreating the build up to D-Day landings.

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Sholing 1-2 Dorchester Town: Magpies' season in a nutshell

DORCHESTER manager Tom Killick felt the 2-1 win at Sholing summed up the Magpies’ 10-game unbeaten run in a nutshell.

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Anti-hunt march Dorchester Saturday April 13 from Town Pump

Campaigners are planning to protest against illegal hunting in Dorchester on Saturday, April 13

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Dorchester Hair Salon is Dorset Echo Hair Salon of the Year

The Dorchester Hair Studio has been named as the Dorset Echo Hair Salon of the Year

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Sholing 1-2 Dorchester Town: Magpies fly into top 10

RED-HOT Dorchester took a third victory in four away games, pushing Sholing into the Pitching In Southern League Premier South drop zone with a 2-1 win.

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Maidstone United 2-0 Weymouth & Sholing 1-2 Dorchester - how it happened

Live blog coverage of Maidstone United v Weymouth in the Vanarama National League South and Sholing v Dorchester Town in the Pitching In Southern League Premier South (both 7.45pm).

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Shelter in Dorchester park damaged by vandals

A wooden shelter was broken by vandals in a local park.

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Sholing v Dorchester Town: Team news and match preview

DORCHESTER are a “different proposition” since losing 2-1 to Sholing in October and are eager to rectify that loss to the Boatmen, boss Tom Killick insists.

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Swanage & Wareham 34-32 Dorchester: Swans secure late win

FOR the final league match of the season old rivals Swanage & Wareham beat Dorchester 34-32.

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Teenage boy 'held near train tracks' at Dorchester station

A teenage boy was held near the live rail tracks at Dorchester train station, whilst an offender made threats to him

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Dorset Falconry Park welcomes African White-Backed vultures

Staff at a wildlife park in Dorset have celebrated the successful hatching of critically endangered birds of prey

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Hayes & Yeading United 0-1 Dorchester Town: Reaction

DORCHESTER Town’s rock-solid defence was a key part of a milestone 1-0 win over Hayes & Yeading United, boss Tom Killick believes.

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Hayes & Yeading United 0-1 Dorchester Town: Match report

ANOTHER professional away performance from Dorchester Town handed them a 1-0 win at relegation-threatened Hayes & Yeading United.

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Eastbourne 1-0 Weymouth + Hayes & Yeading 0-1 Dorchester - how it happened

Live blog coverage of Eastbourne Borough v Weymouth in the Vanarama National League South and Hayes & Yeading v Dorchester in the Pitching In Southern League Premier South (both 3pm).

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Dorchester teen part of biggest ever disabled fitness event

A DORCHESTER teenager has entered the record books as she participated in the biggest-ever disabled exercise class.

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Dorchester Town set to appeal two red-card decisions

DORCHESTER boss Tom Killick is hopeful of a “favourable outcome” following appeals over two recent red cards against the Magpies.

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Mike King: Tributes flood in for Dorchester Evening League legend

TRIBUTES have poured in for a beloved figure of cricket in Dorchester following his death.