Large fire at Dorset heathland now surrounded and under control

F irefighters have a large blaze driven by strong winds at a heathland in Dorset under control. Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service said the incident, which it was initially called to on Saturday afternoon, at Canford Heath in Poole was “now surrounded and under control”. “Please be aware that the road closures will … Read more

Police struggle to break up all-day illegal Easter Sunday rave in Dorset

Police have defended their response to an all-day Easter Sunday rave involving at least 1,000 revellers next to an Army firing range in Dorset. Officers warned partygoers not to cross the military facilities on their way to the event in East Lulworth, which has caused “distress and disruption” to local residents. The rave was held … Read more

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