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Friday 6th December
A woman is rescued after her car overturned car on a Dorset lifting bridge.
Vulnerable elderly people may have been ripped off by home security system suppliers acting as a price-fixing cartel, regulators say.
A diamond necklace costing almost £250,000 breaks the record for the most expensive item of jewellery sold at a Dorset auction house.
The owners of a medical prosthetic arm are sought by police after it was recovered as part of a burglary investigation.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Reading and Bournemouth.
A woman is trapped in an overturned car on Poole's Twin Sails bridge
The mother of a fisherman who died when the boat he was working on sank says the compulsory wearing of lifejackets "should be made law".
Pupils are evacuated from a Dorset school because of a fire on board a school bus.
Historic links are behind a move to twin the English port town of Weymouth and the Channel Island of Jersey.
Thursday 5th December
The body of a teacher who died in a sea cave in Dorset "may never be found", a coroner's officer says.
A woman has successfully appealed against parking fines amounting to more than £200.
Suspected users of so-called 'legal highs' are sent letters by Dorset Police as part of efforts to discourage people from using them.
Wednesday 4th December
A man is detained for life for killing a Spanish student he stabbed and decapitated at the flat they shared in Bournemouth.
Bournemouth University reveals plans to build a £22m academic building.
Four soldiers, including a Dorset serviceman, set off on a cross-Atlantic rowing challenge to raise money for injured troops.
Tuesday 3rd December
QPR move level on points with Leicester at the top of the Championship after a comfortable win over Bournemouth.
A fisherman has been fined for using an illegal net after a video of the incident was discovered on YouTube.
Retained firefighters in parts of Dorset are "under pressure" because of staff shortages, Dorset Fire and Rescue Service says.
A Dorset boxer, refused the right to fight professionally by the British board, is continuing his battle to be granted a British licence.
Work begins on a new visitor centre which is being built at the Dorset birthplace of author and poet Thomas Hardy.
A tree planted by the Duke of Wellington in the 19th Century is to be cut down because it is suffering from severe rot.
Monday 2nd December
A man admits killing a Spanish student who was stabbed and decapitated at a flat in Bournemouth.
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Queens Park Rangers and Bournemouth.
An attempt by injured servicemen to row across the Atlantic is delayed by poor weather.
A man admits killing a Spanish student who was stabbed at a flat in Bournemouth.
James Tomlinson signs a one-year contract extension which keeps him at Hampshire until the end of the 2015 season.
A fire that hurt three people may have been caused accidentally by squatters trying to keep warm, Dorset fire service says.
Four servicemen, two of whom lost limbs in Afghanistan, are due to start a 50-day rowing challenge across the Atlantic Ocean.
Sunday 1st December
Three people are rescued after a fire broke out in a house in Bournemouth.