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Swanage Town & Herston promotion bid unlikely to be given the green light

IMPORTANT GOAL: Graeme Rose netted in Swanage Town & Herston's 2-1 win over Merley Cobham Sports on Saturday

SWANAGE Town & Herston are unlikely to be given the green light to go into the Sydenhams Wessex League should they finish in the top three in the Dorset Premier League.

5:06am Tuesday 18 April 2017

Swanage's new £8m lifeboat station officially opens next weekend

Swanage Shannon class lifeboat George Thomas Lacy 13-13 during sea trials prior to going on station in 2016

SWANAGE’S new lifeboat station will officially open this month.

5:02am Sunday 23 April 2017

Picture of the Day: Swanage and Wareham mini rugby club in 1993

Picture of the Day: Swanage and Wareham mini rugby club in 1993

In 1993 Swanage and Wareham Rugby Club's under 9s, 10s and 11s beat Exmouth and Bridport in a mini tour. They returned triumphant after a whistle-stop tour of Devon and West Dorset. A photographer from the Purbeck Advertiser was there to take their…

5:05am Friday 21 April 2017

She’s here! Railway Children locomotive arrives in Dorset

Adams T3 No. 563 arrives at Corfe Castle, by Andrew PM Wright

A STEAM locomotive that has starred in stage productions of The Railway Children on both sides of the Atlantic has arrived in Dorset.

5:01am Saturday 22 April 2017

In The Dock: 12 people from Dorset who have appeared in court

In The Dock: 8 people from Dorset who have appeared in court

GABRIEL CIOBOTARU, 21 and of Alfreton Road in Nottingham, admitted stealing items to the value of £362.25 from Sainsbury’s in Pitwines Close, Poole on December 2 2016. Also admitted failing to surrender after being released on bail. Also admitted…

5:00am Sunday 23 April 2017

100 years since WW1 minesweeper was sunk off the Dorset coast

The Fleetwood-based trawler ‘City of York’, a comparable vessel to the First World War trawler and minesweeper ‘Arfon’ that has been given protection by the Department for Culture Media and Sport. Picture: Swanage Boat Charters Ltd

A SPECIAL commemoration to mark the centenary of the sinking of a WW1 minesweeping trawler takes place this month.

5:04am Friday 21 April 2017

DAVIES GEORGE

DAVIES GEORGE Passed away peacefully at home on 13th April 2017 aged 90 years. His funeral service will be held at the Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit and Saint Edward, Victoria Avenue, Swanage on Thursday 27 April 2017 at 10.00am. Family flowers…

1:51am Saturday 22 April 2017

‘Toilet closures will protect services’, says councillor after residents raise concerns

CLOSED: The public toilets at Baiter Park are now shut.

POOLE environment chief John Rampton has moved to defend the borough’s controversial public toilet closure programme.

5:20am Saturday 22 April 2017

Picture of the Day: Nope, not Stonehenge, it's Woodhenge

Picture of the Day: Nope, not Stonehenge, it's Woodhenge

Sunset at Woodhenge, Worth Matravers, taken by Robin Boultwood of Swanage.

5:00am Saturday 22 April 2017

If you haven't seen one before, this is what a caterpillar's web looks like...

A caterpillar's web in Prince Albert Gardens, Swanage. Picture: Gill Richards

HAVE you ever seen a caterpillar’s web?

5:05am Friday 21 April 2017
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