A public inquiry is to be held into a proposed solar farm in Dorset, following a government decision.
Newly promoted Bournemouth sign 37-year-old former Everton defender Sylvain Distin on a free transfer.
Plans for a former prison in Dorchester include conversion into hotel or flats, an on-site public meeting reveals.
Tributes are paid to an "incredibly funny" father-of-two who died in a crash in Weymouth.
The death of a 94-year-old woman in Poole is not being treated as suspicious, police say.
Pieces of tin and roofing left around Dorset
Dead jellyfish wash up in Weymouth
Middlesex complete a comfortable nine-wicket win over Division One strugglers Hampshire on the final day at Lord's.
Hampshire are to allow batsman and left-arm spinner Liam Dawson to go out on loan to try and improve his batting form.
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