Extra officers and specially-trained staff are starting visits to vulnerable people - as reports tend to increase at Christmas.
Dorset Police Help Blind Author
Dorset police have managed to recover 26 pages of a novel written by a blind author - who didn't realise her pen had run out of ink.
A blind author's thanked Dorset police - after they recovered part of a novel she'd written without knowing her pen had run out.
Trish Vickers from Charmouth was devastated when her son told her 26 pages were blank.
A forensic expert used special lighting to read the words. it took five months and they did it all in their spare time.
Trish tells Heart they asked police as a last resort, but were so pleased they could help.
West Quay Watermark's first restaurants are opening, ahead of a bowling alley and cinema.
26-year-old mum of two Natasha Wake was stabbed to death at a house in Harley Gardens in Boscombe.
Hundreds waved off the Royal Navy aircraft carrier on its final journey from the city, to a Turkish scrapyard.
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