The A35 westbound in Dorchester remains closed between the Football Ground and Monkeys Jump roundabouts. It follows a serious accident involving a car and a motorbike. Police say it could be closed well into the night.
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Earlier this evening we had more clear spells appearing and they prompted a fall in temperatures.
Cold particularly in Dorset and Somerset. Close to freezing.
Colin Durston was due an operation for a permanent replacement before Christmas but the winter crisis has left him unsure about the future.