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30 July 2014 Last updated at 15:40

Stricter planning rules for cottagesMilton Abbas

Stricter planning regulations are brought in for a street of thatched cottages in a Dorset village.


Artist's impression of the new hut New hut design for storm-hit beach

A new beach hut based on boat-building technology is being built for a storm-hit beach in Dorset.

Cyclists upon arrival at Mont Ventoux for the Tour de France in 2009Pilot attempts Tour de France climb

A former Red Arrows pilot attempts to cycle up a Tour de France mountain three times in a day to raise money in memory of his colleague, Jon Egging.

Peter Henley Article written by Peter Henley Peter Henley Political editor, South of England

Is Minister for Portsmouth a job for life?

Matt Hancock has been appointed the new Minister for Portsmouth - but how long will the job last?

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