Christchurch council leader ousted by no-confidence vote
The ousted leader and deputy had supported a plan to merge Dorset's nine councils into two.
Views sought on scrapping free Weymouth deckchair over 60s passes
Scrapping the chairs could save Weymouth and Portland Borough Council £5,000 a year.
Hospital cuts planned in most of England
Hospital services in nearly two-thirds of England could be cut or scaled back, BBC analysis shows.
Bournemouth surfers' plea to 'reckless' jet skiers
Jet skis are seen jumping waves and landing next to surfers as well as cutting in front of them.
Winterborne villagers fundraising for speed limit
The council can only afford to pay for 20 new speed limits a year but has a waiting list of 200.
Drug rehab plan for Weymouth guest house
More than £600,000 in government funding will be used for the drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre.