Developers want to build a new solar farm, generating power for 3,200 homes, at Littleton near Blandford Forum.
A new poster campaign is calling on people to donate directly to the town's Rough Sleeper Team instead.
Janice Short was hit by a motorcylist and killed in Weymouth along with her dog - the biker also died.
Police have released CCTV of a man after an assault in the town centre.
A female staff member was treated for shock after a robbery at Co-op in Ashurst.
A Fareham man's died after the camper van he was driving collided with a lorry on the A31 in Dorset.
A husband from Dorset has won High Court damages of more than £600,000 for the loss of his "extremely houseproud wife''.
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The 18-year-old woman was grabbed in an alleyway and had cash and her phone stolen.
2-week project Access All Areas is aimed at keeping young people out of trouble during the holidays.
Four people were hurt after the upper deck of a Wightlink car ferry collapsed a week ago.
Police are questioning a 34-year-old over the pet's theft two weeks ago.
A man's been badly hurt on the Isle of Wight after being hit by a car on Medina Way in Newport.
A man from Hayling Island is among those held over the suspected illegal sale of red diesel.
16-year-old Natasha Lambert's sailing to Wales then climbing a peak in the Brecon Beacons.
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