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  1. Dog rescued after 20ft cliff fall near Weymouth

    A dog has been rescued after falling 20ft (6m) from a coastal cliff top.

    Lenny being rescued in an animal rescue bag

    The black Labrador, named Lenny, went over the cliffs at Bowleaze, near Weymouth, Dorset, on Monday morning while out walking with its owner.

    The one-year-old broke one of its legs in the fall, Wyke Coastguard Rescue Team said.

    "The cliff here overhangs at the top so nothing broke his fall until he hit the bottom," a spokesman added.

    Lenny was taken to a vet for treatment.

    Rescue teams from Wyke and Portland Bill at the top of the cliff at Bowleaze
  2. Arrests over suspected hare coursing

    Two men have been arrested on suspicion of hare coursing.

    Brown hare

    It follows a report of trespassers in a field in Whitchurch, Hampshire, at about 10:15 GMT on Sunday, police said.

    A 22-year-old man, from Gillingham, Dorset, and a 31-year-old man, from Salisbury, Wiltshire, were arrested but have since been released while inquiries continue.A vehicle and two dogs were also seized by officers. The dogs are being cared for in a secure location, Hampshire Constabulary said.

    Hare coursing is the pursuit of hares with greyhounds and other sighthounds.

  3. Coronavirus: Case rates in Dorset

    Here are the latest rates of cases of Covid-19 in Dorset

    The figures are the number of infections per 100,000 people in the seven days up to and including 19 November.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Dorset - 84.5 (down from 110.4)

    Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole - 173.8 (down from 242.3)

    The figure for England is 228.9 (down from 274.3).

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data released on 23 November.

  4. Coronavirus: Case rates in Dorset

    Here are the latest rates of cases of Covid-19 in Dorset

    The figures are the number of infections per 100,000 people in the seven days up to and including 18 November.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Dorset - 83.7 (down from 116.8)

    Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole - 180.9 (down from 246.1)

    The figure for England is 239.9 (down from 272.5).

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data released on 22 November.

  5. Coronavirus: Case rates in Dorset

    Here are the latest rates of cases of Covid-19 in Dorset

    The figures are the number of infections per 100,000 people in the seven days up to and including 16 November.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Dorset - 101.7 (down from 107.8)

    Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole - 215 (down from 249.7)

    The figure for England is 257.7 (down from 257.7).

    Local lockdown rules: Find out what the rules are in your area by entering your postcode.

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data released on 20 November.

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A35 Dorset both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A35 Dorset both ways severe accident, from A37 to A3066 Sea Road North.

    A35 Dorset - A35 Sea Road South closed and it's slow in both directions from Monkeys Jump Roundabout in Dorchester to Esso roundabout in Bridport, because of an accident and an oil spillage.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. Coronavirus: Case rates in Dorset

    Here are the latest rates of cases of Covid-19 in Dorset

    The figures are the number of infections per 100,000 people in the seven days up to and including 15 November.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Dorset - 107.8 (up from 103.6)

    Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole - 225.6 (down from 250.7)

    The figure for England is 265.5 (up from 261.4).

    Local lockdown rules: Find out what the rules are in your area by entering your postcode.

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data released on 19 November.

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    Video caption: New prosthetic limb backed by quadruple amputee Alex Lewis

    Quadruple amputee Alex Lewis is backing a new style of prosthetic limb aimed at children.

  9. Coronavirus: Case rates in Dorset

    Here are the latest rates of cases of Covid-19 in Dorset

    The figures are the number of infections per 100,000 people in the seven days up to and including 14 November.

    The breakdown of the figures by local authority area is:

    Dorset - 110.2 (up from 96.2)

    Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole - 239.5 (up from 233)

    The figure for England is 272.2 (up from 253.1).

    Local lockdown rules: Find out what the rules are in your area by entering your postcode.

    The BBC also provides this tool with a breakdown of the latest national coronavirus figures.

    The coronavirus, which causes the respiratory disease known as Covid-19, was first confirmed in the UK at the end of January.

    Data released on 18 November.

  10. 'Significantly more' Covid patients in East Dorset than during first wave - Chief Medical Officer

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    Video caption: An update from University Hospitals Dorset Chief Medical Officer Alyson O'Donnell.