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Police want to trace these people after Champagne was stolen from M&S in Lymington. Pictures: Google/Hampshire Police

CCTV appeal after 21 bottles of Champagne stolen from M&S in Lymington

POLICE have released CCTV images of two people they would like to identify after 21 bottles of Champagne were…

Police are keen to trace this person after an incident near Kitchen Elegance, in Poole. Pictures: Google/Dorset Police

Man was punched unconscious after Poole shop window smashed

POLICE are keen to trace this person after a fight broke out over a broken window in Poole. The incident…

Judges at the launch of the 2024 Dorset Business Awards. Picture: Dorset Chamber

Entries open for prestigious Dorset Business Awards 2024: How to enter

NOMINATIONS are open for the 2024 Dorset Business Awards. The event, organised by the Dorset Chamber, aims to recognise the…

The former bowling centre, in Weymouth, is set to be demolished. Picture: Dorset Council

Demolition of Weymouth’s former 10-pin bowling centre approved

WEYMOUTH’S landmark former bowling alley is set be demolished after plans were approved. Plans to knock down the building, in…

Jules Hudson, host of Escape to the Country. Picture: BBC/Naked West/Fremantle

BBC show Escape to the Country seeks recommendations in Blandford

WHAT are the best and most interesting independent businesses in Blandford? That was the question posed by a TV researcher…

How the new builders merchants in Ferndown could look. Picture: UMC Architects/Dorset Council

New builders merchant plan for Ferndown business park

A NEW builders merchants could be built on a Ferndown business park, if plans are approved. Peachtree Services Ltd has…

How the new boutique in Wimborne could look. Picture: CJF Design Projects/Dorset Council

Plans for new Thirty Three Boutique in Wimborne High Street submitted

PLANS have been submitted for a new ladies’ boutique in Wimborne. CJF Design Projects Ltd has submitted a planning application…

Sam and Maggie at Blandford Health & Beauty Centre, which has closed after 20 years

Blandford Health and Beauty Centre shuts after 20 years

A BLANDFORD beauty salon has closed after 20 years of helping townsfolk look their best. The Blandford Health & Beauty…

Oil leak near Poole Harbour cost local economy more than £500,000: Report

A LEAK at the Wytch Farm oil field near Poole Harbour cost the local economy more than £500,000, a…

Halifax in Station Road, New Milton, will close in April. Picture: Google

New Milton among 160-plus Lloyds and Halifax branches to close

HALIFAX in New Milton is set to shut in the latest tranche of closures announced by the firm. The Station…