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Dorset residents have voiced fears about an inevitable rise in fly-tipping if plans go ahead to charge for recycling, or closing depots, in a bid to save cash.

People are being asked for their views on possible cuts to the county’s household recycling centres (HRCs). However comments posted on the council’s website show the vast majority...

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Drivers in Dorchester have been fuming over new ticket machines in the town’s long-stay car parks.

The old equipment has been replaced with new machines that incorporate number-plate information, to avoid people passing on unused tickets to other motorists.

But crucially, whereas before you could ‘overpay’ if you wanted to stay through to the next day, the...

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Tickets for the Dorchester beer festival go on sale on New Year's Day – but don't miss out, as last they sold out in just days!

And the call has also gone out for local firms to sponsor a barrel to help raise as much money as possible for a charity that helps disadvantaged children.

Dorchester Beerex...

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Rumours are circulating in town that discount supermarket Aldi is set to join its German rivals Lidl by setting up shop in town. The site of the new store is believed to be in London Road where Dorchester Collection was formerly based, opposite the Shell filling station.

An Aldi spokesman refused to deny the rumour, telling...

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