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  • Ridgeway Magazine 19th April 2017
    • Dorset Police give a timely warning about the safe disposal of marine distress flares. A weekend collection of out-of-date flares saw 2,000 handed in, the oldest dating from 1964.
    • We take a look at the history of holidays for the workers and found Britain has only eight public hols while the rest of Europe averages 11.
    • A report on the still-closed Colwell Centre, Weymouth, reveals some interesting facts about an unofficial Tourist Information Centre.
    • Two Weymouth stories – has the “decaying”town been smartened up for summer and a report on the Lions’ Club “wave wade” for charity.
    • Finally, Marmite – the funny peculiar facts.

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    Ridgeway Magazine 19th April 2017

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  • Ridgeway Magazine 29th March 2017
    • Our gardening expert Lucy Simpson, from Poundbury Gardens, tells us about the garden in springtime.
    • In Pet Patter we talk to our resident vet Malcolm Welshman about animals that are mimics.
    • We’ll have to forgive John on his rant about South West Trains’ bus replacement services which are weekend events at the moment.
    • Should we all ‘man up’? Not according to a university which has banned the use of the descriptive word ‘man’ in lectures and on campus.
    • With the introduction of the new one pound coin we wonder if you have a forged pound in your pocket – if so get rid of it quickly.

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    Ridgeway Magazine 29th March 2017

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  • Ridgeway Magazine 8th March 2017
    • Ridgeway Magazine went on patrol with Dorset Police in the search of mobile phone users. The new law was explained together with a warning that a “stop” by Police might end with your car being seized!
    • A million visitors are expected in Weymouth; we look at some of the 250 events and festivals planned for 2017.
    • We follow up the story about dilapidated Weymouth with Rachel Stretton from the Dorset Echo.
    • The leader of Weymouth council talks about plans for the Peninsular (Pavilion) site.
    • We have a special report on loneliness among young people with psychoanalyst and counsellor Alison Moore.

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    Ridgeway Magazine 8th March 2017

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