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 ›
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.
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.
Detectives investigating the death of a 46-year-old man in Dorchester have charged a man with murder.
At around 9.50pm on Tuesday 26 May 2015, police were called to a flat in The Grove and discovered the body of Elliot Handley.
A post mortem examination revealed he'd died from multiple blunt force head injuries.
Simon Bennett, 43, from Dorchester, has been charged with Elliot’s murder. He will appear before Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
A 47-year-old man from Dorchester and a 69-year-old man from Weymouth, who had been arrested on suspicion of murder, were released from bail without charge in June.
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.