A rare oil painting by L.S Lowry has sold at auction for more than £200,000.
The work dates from 1968 and is more colourful than the artist's usual matchstick figures.
It may be small - the size of a piece of A4 paper - but it went for £201,300 in Dorchester.
A rare oil painting by L S Lowry is being sold at auction in Dorchester later. The work dates from 1968 and is more colourful than the artist's usual matchstick figures.
It may be small - the size of a piece of A4 paper - but could make as much as a £180,000.
A man will appear in court today charged with the murder of man in Dorchester.
Elliot Handley's body was discovered at a flat in The Grove in May. A post mortem revealed he had died from head injuries. 43-year-old Simon Bennett has been charged with his murder. He'll appear before magistrates later.
Adults turned into children in Dorset today as they bought a huge collection of toys, paying hundreds of pounds for some of them.
The vast set of Star Wars figures was built up by a local man, and thanks to the internet, bidding came from around the world.
Bobba Fett alone went for more than £460.
Duncan Sleightholme has been rediscovering his youth with Mr Fett.
A collection of Star Wars toys could sell for £50,000 in Dorset today.
Dukes Auctioneers are holding a special sale for a local man's collection, and interest is expected from around the world.
Items include some of the most sought after action figures, which could go for hundreds of pounds. The fan's entire collection is being sold.
The Dorchester Household Recycling Centre is back in operation after an unexploded device discovered at the site was deemed safe.
Police were called to the depot just after 2pm and brought in bomb disposal experts to examine the object, believed to be a World War II shell.
They have now left the site and St Georges Road has re-opened.
Bomb disposal experts have been called to the Dorchester Household Recycling Centre after the discovery of a suspected unexploded device.
Police were called to the depot just after 2pm and it has been closed while the device is investigated. Other businesses nearby are continuing to operate but St George's Road, which leads to the centre, has been closed until further notice.
The family of Elliot Handley, who was found dead at a garage in Dorchester, have released a photograph of the 46-year-old.
Police investigating his murder are trying to trace his recent movements. He was last seen in Truro, Cornwall, a week ago, before his body was found at the Dorchester Collection on 26th May.
The police have referred the circumstances leading to the murder to the Independent Police Complaints Commission, as Dorset Police officers had contact with people involved in the case before the crime was committed.
Three men arrested on suspicion of Elliot Handley's murder have been bailed. One, a 43-year-old man, has been bailed to a secure hospital, while a 47-year-old man and another aged 69 have been bailed until mid-June.
A man found dead at a garage in Dorchester has been named as 46-year-old Elliot Handley from Eastleigh.
His body was found on the night of Tuesday 26th May at the Dorchester Collection, launching a murder investigation which has seen three men arrested.
One of the suspects, a 43-year-old man, has been bailed to a secure hospital, while the other two, a 47-year-old man and another aged 69 have been bailed until mid-June.
Dorset Police are appealing for information about Elliot Handley's recent movements as they try to establish the circumstances of his murder. He was last seen in Truro, Cornwall, a week ago, and is believed to have travelled to Dorset after that.
A police cordon at the scene is expected to stay in place for some time while officers investigate.