Coastal

Keeping an eye on one of Dorset’s most valuable resources, see all the latest tide times and coastal news.

Former DCH consultant Michael Dooley leads the DCH100 team

Dorset County Hospital charity launches walk to boost £2.5m appeal

PEOPLE are being urged to put their best feet forward for a charity walk along the Jurassic Coast -…

The studio at Purbeck Coast FM will soon cease to broadcast. Picture: Swanage Pier Trust

Purbeck Coast FM – Swanage’s community radio station – to shut next month

PURBECK Coast FM – Swanage’s community radio station – will cease broadcasting next month, it has been revealed. The station,…

Lillii was rescued after falling from Old Harry

Swanage RNLI crew joins rescue of dog after fall from Old Harry

AN RNLI open day in Swanage was interrupted with an emergency report a dog had fallen off the cliff…

The Jazz Cafe in Sandbanks is up for sale. Pictures: Key Drummond

PICTURES: Sandbanks’ landmark Jazz Café up for sale – for £7.5 million

A LANDMARK café on Dorset’s Sandbanks beach is up for sale – for £7.5 million. The lease of the Jazz…

Philip Jacobs discovered the pliosaur in April 2022. Photo: Philip Jacobs.

BBC pliosaur Philip Jacobs: The man behind the “Sea Monster”

THE man whose find featured in Attenborough and the Giant Sea Monster talks about his journey with fossils,…

Heavy rain and strong winds are set to continue into this evening in Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire. Picture: Met Office

Weather warnings for much of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire as Storm Henk hits

STORM Henk will batter parts of Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire this evening. The Met Office has issued an amber weather…

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

Giant dinosaur skull goes on show in Dorset after Attenborough TV show

A GIANT dinosaur skull found on the Jurassic Coast has gone on display – just days after appearing…

Author recreates picturesque Dorset holidays after 60 years away

AFTER 60 years away, a man has recreated his childhood holidays to Purbeck.  As a child,…

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

Swanage flood defence blocks reconfigured this week after storm battering

CONCRETE blocks on Swanage seafront have been reconfigured after taking a battering during recent storms. The defences, installed by the…

Oly Rush is featured in the Guinness World Records 2024 book for his epic swim

Dorset ‘human fish’ Oly Rush makes book of Guinness World Records 2024

DORSET’S ‘human fish’ – Oly Rush – has crowned a remarkable year by being listed in the latest edition…