A lorry driver from Somerset has described the moment he narrowly missed smashing into a car which aquaplained on the dual carriageway.Read the full story ›
The A37 is currently closed between the Monkeys Jump and Weirs roundabouts in Dorchester following a serious injury crash.
It happened just before 6.30am and involved two vehicles.
Police are advising motorists to avoid the area and find alternative routes as it is not known how long the road will be closed.
Parents fear some children's services could be moved from Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester, following a review by doctors.Read the full story ›
A vet from Dorchester has been ordered to pay £4,000 for failing to treat a dog with a broken back.
Philipa Rodale, from the Weatherby veterinary clinic, was sentenced at Weymouth Magistrates court yesterday. The injured foxhound was reported to the RSPCA by a member of the public after it had been at the clinic for ten days.
Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a 60 year-old man was killed when he was hit by a car.
The accident happened near Bradford Peverell on the A37 late on Tuesday night. The driver was a 21 year-old from Yeovil who was in a white mini cooper.
Police say they would particularly like to hear from a man who was driving a Green Land Rover who initially stopped at the scene to administer first aid.
A memorial to German prisoners of war in Dorset has been listed by English Heritage.Read the full story ›
Ted Ingram from Dorset, the world's oldest paper boy, has died at the age of 95.Read the full story ›
A daughter kissed her mother goodbye after being told she had died, reportedly finding out hours later that she was alive in the next ward.Read the full story ›
Imagine having a painting on your wall for more than 40 years - and never knowing that it was worth a fortune. Well that's what happened to the owner of a piece by LS Lowry.
Today it sold for an amazing £201,000 at auction in Dorset.
Richard Lawrence has more on the story.
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.