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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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The UK’s first tri-council partnership has been agreed by Dorset councils. The ground-breaking partnership proposal will see Weymouth & Portland Borough Council, North Dorset District Council and West Dorset District Councils share a single workforce and chief executive, saving £6m by 2020.

</p><p>Councillors approved the proposals at each authority’s full council meeting held over the past few...

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