One of Dorset's leading farmers says he's increasingly frustrated with the Government's decision not to extend badger culling trials.
More beaches than ever in the South West have achieved the highest bathing water standards this year according to the Good Beach Guide.
The Government has announced millions will be spent repairing the region's damaged roads. Here are the figures, and a pothole monster.
Dorset police have charged 78 people with drink or drug driving-related offences since the 1st June.
It's all part of the forces summer campaign that includes an increase in traffic patrols and roadside checks. Anyone charged with a drive or drug related offence before the end of the month will have their names and court appearance details released to the media.
It's promising to be one of the busiest weekends of the year on the region's roads, as the school summer holidays get underway. Industry leaders say they've seen a drop in bookings over the last couple of months compared to previous years but they're hoping sunny summer weather will help boost bookings.
The latest in a series of strikes by the Fire Brigades Union takes place this morning. Members are taking action for two hours from six this morning until eight.
The strike is over changes to working conditions - and another is planned for late tonight.
The latest weather forecast from Bob Crampton