A rare coin dating from the start of the English Civil War is due to go under the hammer in Dorchester today.
The solid silver Declaration Pound was minted for Charles the First in Oxford in 1643.
It has an estimate of £20,000 – but could go for up to £50,000.
People angry at cuts to rural bus services in Dorset have been protesting in Dorchester.
They stood on the steps of County Hall ahead of a council meeting. Evening buses between Axminster, Bridport and Dorchester have been reduced, as have services to some communities. Campaigners want the council to look at how concessionary fares are paid to bus companies.
The shooting ground in Dorset used by Olympic gold medal winner Peter Wilson has closed. Southern Counties Shooting shut on Sunday.
The Centre in Dorchester was the official training ground for the Olympics 2012 shooting team.
It will still be open for corporate and beginner clay shooting.
A garage owner in Dorset is helping drivers to cut their speed by making his vehicle look like a speed camera van.
Rodney Thorne from Frampton near Dorchestersays he's had some abuse from motorists - but that the reaction from the village has been largely positive.
Police have confirmed that a number of items discovered in a house in Dorchester contained gunpowder.
The body of a man in his 40s was found along with the explosive devices at the house on St George's Road.
The Army's Bomb disposal unit did not consider them to be viable but they were safely disposed of as a precaution.
Officers say there is nothing to suggest a link to a radical organisation.
The death is not being treated as suspicious and the man's next of kin has been informed.
The body of a man in his 40s has been found along with explosive devices at a house in St George’s Road in Dorchester.
Police were called just before 7am. The death is not being treated as suspicion and the man's next of kin has been informed.
While officers were searching the home, they discovered a number of unidentified devices and called in the Army’s Bomb Disposal Unit who have now dealt with the situation.
More than 120 pub mirrors and glass panes have been sold for £20,000 at auction in Dorchester.
Many were used as props in films and TV programmes but they were put on sale as old-fashioned pubs are no longer popular for dramas.
The auction was held by Duke's Auctioneers, which says there was a lot of interest in the items, with plenty of new buyers coming forward.
It says the total raised "exceeded expectations".
More than 120 pub mirrors, glass panes and other fittings are going up for auction in Dorchester today. Have a sneak peek at some of these unusual artefacts:
More than 120 pub mirrors, glass panes and other fittings are going up for auction in Dorchester this week (Tuesday).
They come from a prop hire company and some may even have appeared on television. They're being sold as there's no demand for pub sets these days. Programme-makers also prefer perspex to glass for safety reasons and try to avoid brand names.
The Ryder Cup gets underway today but if it wasn't for a golf course in Dorset, it might never have happened.
Sam Ryder used to play at the Came Down Golf Club between Dorchester and Weymouth in the 1920s and it's thought that was where the idea was born.