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Body found after caravan fire

A body has been discovered following a caravan fire in Weymouth. Emergency services were called to deal with a blaze on Ryemead Lane just before 10pm last night. It is understood police found a body in the remains of a caravan. They are treating it as an unexplained death.


Caravan tax could effect tourism

Retailers say proposals to put VAT on the sale of static caravans will be disastrous to the region's tourism industry. The Government's own calculations suggest that demand will fall by thirty per cent.

Holiday park owners say customers won't buy at the increased price and that will have a knock on effect on the wider economy. Our business correspondent Seth Conway reports.