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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…

Crews from Poole and Swanage launched on Saturday night. Picture: Poole RNLI

Man rescued after jumping overboard during yacht fire

A MAN left “clinging on” to a boat after a fire on a yacht was rescued by lifeboat crews. Volunteers…

A family was reportedly followed on Swanage Beach on Sunday morning. Picture: Google

Arrest after family reportedly followed on Swanage Beach

A MAN was arrested after a family reported being followed on Swanage Beach. The incident unfolded at around 10.50am on…

Beach clean volunteers in Lyme Regis

Brooms, fridges and shoes among haul at 34th Great Dorset Beach Clean

MORE than 100kg of rubbish – including brooms, a fridge and even shoes – was collected from just one…

Ron Seal on the slipway at the Swanage RNLI station. Picture: Swanage RNLI

Surprise guest (Ron) seal helping out at Swanage RNLI station!

THE RNLI station at Swanage had a surprise visitor this morning – a seal! The pinniped – Christened Ron Seal…

Swanage is the slowest place when finding a buyer for properties, according to Rightmove

Purbeck town among the slowest when selling a house…

HOUSE sales in a Dorset town are the slowest in the UK, according to new figures. Data…

Doug Skinner’s grandchildren Flynn, 13, and Molly, 10, ready to snorkel

Dorset’s best snorkelling spots revealed in new Planet Purbeck guide

THE best snorkelling spots in south Dorset have been revealed in a new list. Community group Plant Purbeck has put…

The skull was found on the Jurassic Coast at Kimmeridge Bay. Picture: BBC Studios

Attenborough Sea Monster fossil on display as museum reopens

FOSSIL fans rejoice as the skull from Attenborough and the Giant Sea Monster is back on display in Dorset. The…

A man died in Brunswick Terrace, Weymouth, in the early hours of Monday morning. Picture: Google

Arrest after man dies in Brunswick Terrace in Weymouth

POLICE are appealing for information after the death of man in Weymouth. Officers, along with the ambulance service, were called…

The new kiosk would be installed on hardstanding in Shore Road, Swanage, if plans are approved. Pictures: Google/Tanner Associates/Dorset Council

Coffee and ice cream kiosk plan for Swanage seafront

A NEW coffee bar and ice cream kiosk could be installed on Swanage seafront if plans are approved. Tanner Associates…