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The team behind Smoke on the Water. From left to right; Matt, Julia, Sarah and Jordan Tillman

New Swanage restaurant brings Dorset flavour to the Bay Area

PURBECK restaurateurs, of the newly built premises overlooking Swanage Bay, are aiming to create a relaxed environment with local…

Land & Wave is leading the way in addressing gender balance and prejudice in the outdoor sporting industry

How a Swanage-based firm is tackling gender prejudice in outdoor industries

“WE’RE all the same, why aren’t we all allowed equal access to sports? Why am I pushed into netball…

People's panels on the wave defences in Swanage. Pictures: Sara Parker

Community art on Swanage concrete blocks highlights coastal efforts

PAINTED panels have been installed on wave barriers in Swanage to raise awareness of coastal protection efforts in the…

The Christmas street market will be the first of its kind in Wareham

Christmas market plan for Wareham unveiled

A CHRISTMAS market will take place in Wareham in December for the first time ever. Wareham Town Council has been…

A team from the DCCF's regular fundraising bowling events.

Breakthrough cervical cancer treatment welcomed by Dorset charity

A DORSET charity has hailed a breakthrough treatment for cervical cancer, revealed at a major medical conference. The treatment was…

The offenders targeted U Drive premises in Poole, including this one in Fancy Road

CCTV image released after burglaries at two Poole van hire premises

DO you recognise this person? Dorset Police are keen to trace them in connection with two burglaries at van…

Kerry O'Brien, owner of Penn Hill Flowers, is backing the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF) with amazing blooms

Poole florist backing cancer charity with bouquets after her own diagnosis

IN June last year, florist Kerry O’Brien received the news everyone fears. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. Having gone…

Ian Girling, chief executive officer of Dorset Chamber, at the awards

Best in the county crowned at Dorset Business Awards

THE best of Dorset business was honoured at a glittering awards ceremony – which returned for the first time…

Partners at Ellis Jones Solicitors have been rated highly in the Legal 500 guide

Dorset lawyers named among the best in legal ‘bible’

A DORSET-based law firm has been named among the elite in the legal profession’s ‘bible’. Ellis Jones Solicitors, which has…

The enormous cruise liners at Portland Port

Huge vessels see record-breaking day at Portland Port

PORTLAND Port welcomed the vessels with a combined size of more than 65 metres on a record-breaking day. The docking,…