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Friday, July 19, 2024
As part of our ongoing maintenance programme, a number of roads in the Dorset Council area are to be given an early intervention to seal against water and prevent pot holes.   Known as road preservation, an asphalt liquid is sprayed onto the surface to seal small cracks, preventing water from causing...
The action was on a series of National Days of Action called by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) for a boycott of Barclays Bank. Barclays is bankrolling Israel’s genocidal assault on Palestinians through its financial ties with arms companies that sell weapons to Israel. PSC released new research this month that found that...
A trial reduction of charges in three Dorset Council car parks is to take place this summer and early autumn. The car parks are located in the main coastal towns: Swannery in Weymouth, West Bay Road in West Bay, and Charmouth Road in Lyme Regis. From 1 July until 31 October...

Here comes the summer

In the words of The Undertones: A long-awaited shift in the UK's weather is on its way, with the possibility of a heatwave arriving as soon as next week. In comparison to last year, the hottest June the UK has ever experienced, this year's summer has begun disappointingly, with cold northerly...
Next week is International Refugee Week, (17 to 23 June), a worldwide celebration of the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary. This year marks the event’s 26th anniversary with the theme of ‘Our Home’. Through art, sport and cultural activities, Refugee Week 2024 hopes to promote a shared...
Emergency protests were called across the country yesterday against the Israeli atrocity against a refugee camp in Rafah, which saw tents set aflame and victims dismembered and burned to death. Over ten thousand people demonstrated and occupied Whitehall in a protest called at 24 hours notice. In Dorset, Dorset PSC...
Thunderstorm warnings are in place for parts of southwest England and Northern Ireland, with some areas at risk of flooding, lightning strikes, and hail. The Met Office says up to two inches of rain could fall over a few hours in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, and in western parts of...
Pleasant, dry, and sunlit conditions appear set to persist throughout the upcoming weekend, yet caution is advised for Britons not to grow accustomed to this fair weather. Elevated temperatures are anticipated today and across the weekend. However, meteorologists have cautioned that from Sunday onwards, the UK is likely to encounter...
THURSDAY 16 MAY FROM 5PM. Come gather everyone and everything, at County Hall, Dorchester. Welcome and congratulate the 82 Councillors that will represent our county, our communities, and Dorset creatures for the next four years. From our seas to our trees and everything in-between, come in your costumes, in your good-spirits,...
Following last week's announcement of warm air in southern England, https://dorseteye.com/let-go-of-your-hats-the-warm-weather-is-coming the Met Office has issued two weather warnings for thunderstorms expected later today. The yellow weather warnings encompass London, large portions of the south, southwest, and southeast of England, as well as Cardiff and southern Wales. The initial warning anticipates heavy rain...