A family of ginger cats have been abandoned in a cat carrier next to sewage works in Dorset.
A mother cat and two four-month old kittens were found by the roadside on a lane that leads up to Sherborne’s household recycling centre this week.
The cats were found to be crawling with fleas and are now being cared for by the RSPCA.
Anyone with any further information about this incident can contact the RSPCA on 0300 123 8018.
Three eighteen year olds from Dorset have finished a challenge to cycle 1,500 miles for charity.
Hugo Bromell, Tom James and Rory McMillian are former students from Sherborne School. They raised more than £2,000 for the RNLI. The challenge took them from Dorset up to Scotland. It took the trio 31 days to complete the feat.
A farm worker has been airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries after falling off the back of a moving pick up truck.
Police were called to the scene on Seven Ash Common Road at Holnest near Sherborne yesterday afternoon.
Officers say the 22-year-old man fell from the vehicle which was transporting cattle back to the farm.
He was taken to hospital in Bristol where he underwent surgery last night.
Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to contact PC 2464 Tatton of the Weymouth traffic office on 101.
Police in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a dog was stolen from premises in Bradford Abbas.
The incident happened between midnight and 1am on Sunday 1st December from the garden of an address on Queens Road.
The dog is a lurcher called Scamp, and is described as nearly three years old, black all over with a white patch on his chest.
Anyone with information is urged to come forward by contacting Dorset police on 101.
A foundation set up memory of a British sailor who died when a catamaran he was on capsized, is being launched today. Olympic gold medalist Andrew Simpson from Sherborne in Dorset was training for the Americas Cup in May in San Francisco Bay when the accident happened.
Founded by Sir Ben Ainslie, Iain Percy OBE and Andrew’s wife Leah the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation will work to honour Andrew’s life and legacy by encouraging youngsters into sailing and to enjoy the water as much as he did.
At grassroots level it will encourage children to visit their local sailing clubs and ‘give it a try’ by providing equipment and coaching, with support from Olympic medalist regional mentors.
Police in Sherborne are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a fail to stop crash in the town.
It happened at around 1.20pm on Saturday 3 August 2013 along the A30 near Horsecastles Lane.
A silver Mazda MX5 convertible, driven by a 67-year-old Somerset woman, was travelling along the stretch when she was forced to swerve out the way of a small silver car driving the wrong way down the dual carriageway.
In taking avoiding action, the Mazda crashed into the central reservation. The offending vehicle failed to stop at the scene and continued along the road before crossing onto the correct side of the carriageway and driving off.
Bishops from across our region will join thousands of people giving up food today to raise awareness of world hunger.
The Bishops of Oxford, Salisbury and Sherborne are taking part in the Big IF Fast to draw attention to the fact that one in eight people go hungry every day.
Rt Revd John Pritchard, Bishop of Oxford, said: "I hope that my small act of going hungry for a single day will help bring the plight of the starving to the attention of our world's leaders."
The fast is being organised by the Enough Food for Everyone IF campaign and is made up of more than 200 charities and organisations.
Police in Dorset are appealing for witnesses after five cars had paint poured over them.
The incident took place sometime between 5pm on Saturday and 8.30am on Sunday at Newlands North Car Park in Sherborne.
Melanie Chiswell from Tesco says there are mixed feelings about plans to build a superstore in the town.