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Lifeguards to patrol Swanage beach for the first time

Swanage lifeguards, credit RNLI

SWANAGE'S main beach will be covered by RNLI lifeguard patrols for the first time this summer.

5:02am Sunday 29 May 2016

Swanage to host its very own pirate festival this summer

Swanage to host its very own pirate festival this summer

Shiver me timbers. Swanage is to be transformed into a pirate town this summer when it hosts the first ever Purbeck Pirate Festival.

5:00am Saturday 28 May 2016

Four-year project to restore scrapped steam engine gets £75,000 funding boost

Picture by Andrew Wright

SWANAGE steam railway volunteers have received a welcome £75,000 boost from the Department for Transport.

4:40am Thursday 26 May 2016

Drama historian and teacher Simon Stone

Drama historian and teacher, Simon Stone, from Swanage has died at the age of 69

POPULAR drama historian and teacher Simon Stone of Swanage has died aged 69 following a battle with cancer.

7:04am Friday 27 May 2016

Find out where you can buy our new AFC Bournemouth souvenir magazine Premier Days

Find out where you can buy our new AFC Bournemouth souvenir magazine Premier Days

THE Daily Echo’s limited edition 100-page glossy magazine recounting AFC Bournemouth’s historic first season in the Premier League is now available to buy in shops.

8:20am Saturday 28 May 2016

Robert Campbell

CAMPBELL Robert Brien (Bob) Passed away peacefully at Forest Holme Hospice on 18th May 2016 aged 85 years. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. His funeral service will be held at St Mary’s Parish Church, Swanage on Tuesday 31st…

3:51am Thursday 26 May 2016

PICTURES: 17 reasons to visit Dorset this bank holiday weekend

Picture by Gareth James of Swanage.

It's no secret - we love Dorset. And so do our readers.

5:00am Saturday 28 May 2016

The filmmaker travelling from John O’Groats to Land’s End using only local buses

Simeon Costello, 20, is journeying from John O'Groats to Land's End as part of a documentary he is filming

A FLEDGLING filmmaker is travelling from John O’Groats to Land’s End using only local buses as part of a short documentary he is making.

5:09am Friday 27 May 2016

County council approves transfer of youth centres to the community

DEMONSTRATION: A protest earlier in the year outside County Hall to save Dorset’s youth clubs

THE transfer of some of Dorset's youth centres to the community has been approved by councillors.

5:09am Friday 27 May 2016

Football: Adie Arnold set for Verwood Town return?

BACK? Adie Arnold.

FORMER boss Adie Arnold is understood to be a shock candidate for the managerial vacancy at Verwood Town.

5:00am Thursday 26 May 2016
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