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The Dorset woman who is still farming at 90 years old

At 90 years old, Win Foot is still yet to give up driving the combine harvester. Source: BBC Dorset

The Great Pretender

Think you know England's landscape? These film locations might make you change your mind. Source: BBC Dorset

Drone footage captures Dorset heath fire damage

At least 80 hectares of heath-land ignited at Ferndown Common on Thursday. Source: BBC Dorset

Dorset County Museum to close for two years for £15m revamp

Artefacts will be taken on the road in a series of "pop-up" museums around Dorset. Source: BBC Dorset

Wildfires break out on Dorset heath commons

The fires stared at Ferndown Common and Ham Common in Poole on Thursday. Source: BBC Dorset

Panel of 'guinea pigs' to keep business in touch with young people

A NEW venture that aims to help businesses see into the minds of younger people has had its official launch. Source: Dorset Local

Custody battle after son's China murder

A couple are in a bitter fight for custody of their grandchildren after their son was killed in China. Source: BBC Dorset

Bestival drug death: Ceon Broughton denies manslaughter

Louella Fletcher-Michie, daughter of Holby City actor John Michie, died at the festival in 2017. Source: BBC Dorset

Ex-GP David Crichton fined £6,000 over suicide threats

Dr David Crichton is sentenced for sending malicious communications to Andrew Bolden. Source: BBC Dorset

Lyme Regis firm denies wall collapse death charges

Bricklayer Thomas Telfer died from head injuries when a wall collapsed on a building site in 2015. Source: BBC Dorset

Metal detectorist finds ring lost in sea off Bournemouth

Richard Higham spent two hours scouring the seabed after a desperate call about a lost wedding ring. Source: BBC Dorset

Poole lifting bridge closed again for urgent repairs

The bridge has needed remedial work since reopening in January after a £4.2m, 16-month upgrade. Source: BBC Dorset

South Western Railway guard dispute strike goes ahead

South Western Railway staff mount the first of eight strike days. Source: BBC Dorset

Dome comforts: The Poole company working on the O2

THE Dorset company which completed the conversion of the Millennium Dome into the O2 is working on the iconic structure again. Source: Dorset Local

Kia Super League: Loughborough Lighting beat Southern Vipers by six wickets

Amy Jones and Elyse Villani's partnership helps Loughborough Lightning to a six-wicket victory over Southern Vipers. Source: BBC Dorset

Patient data breach after bag stolen at Poole Hospital

The documents were recovered after being "discarded and hidden within the hospital", a report says. Source: BBC Dorset