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  • Bournemouth party host fined under COVID-19 legislation

    05 October 2020
    A man who hosted an illegal party at a Bournemouth address has been fined £200 for breaching the country’s COVID-19 rule of six regulations. At 10.29pm on Friday 2 October 2020 Dorset Police was called by colleagues at BCP Council to reports ...
  • Fines following illegal party in Bournemouth

    02 October 2020
    Dorset Police officers have fined five people after they held an illegal party in Bournemouth and breached new COVID-19 regulations. The occupants of the address in Cardigan Road have each been fined £200 after flouting the Government’s rule ...
  • Further national measures in England after rise in COVID-19 cases

    25 September 2020
    Residents and visitors in Dorset are being urged to continue to play their part and prevent the spread of coronavirus as further national measures come into effect in England. As of Thursday 24 September 2020 all hospitality, leisure, entertainment, pubs...
  • Students begin to return to universities across Dorset

    18 September 2020
    The coming weekend will see hundreds of students begin to return to universities across Dorset - returning to a very different student life in the region. As a result of COVID-19 the 2019-20 academic year ended early, meaning this weekend is the first ti...
  • Respect the rule of six to protect yourself and others

    15 September 2020
    Dorset residents are being urged to play their part and prevent the spread of coronavirus after new regulations have come into effect making it illegal for groups of more than six people to gather socially. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the...
  • Face coverings become mandatory in all shops and retail premises – be socially responsible

    23 July 2020
    From Friday 24 July 2020 Government COVID-19 legislation changes mean it is mandatory to wear a face covering in all shops and retail premises. The measure will see all shops able to prevent entry to the premises to anyone not wearing a face covering. T...
  • Thank you to our communities and visitors

    06 July 2020
    Dorset Police is thanking its communities and visitors for contributing to a largely peaceful weekend following the lifting of further COVID-19 restrictions. The Force had been planning extensively with partners throughout the lockdown period for the lif...
  • Come back safely to respect, protect and enjoy our communities

    02 July 2020
    Dorset Police is preparing for a surge of visitors this weekend as lockdown restrictions ease and the hospitality industry reopens. But the message to those living in and coming to our region is clear - come back safely, respect, protect and enjoy our co...
  • Reminder for the public to act responsibly as demand on policing in Dorset increases

    05 June 2020
    Dorset Police is reminding the public to take personal responsibility for their own actions as demand on the county’s resources continues to increase despite the COVID-19 restrictions.The major incidents that occurred at Durdle Door, coupled with the huge...
  • Safety measures introduced at Durdle Door following major incident

    05 June 2020
    Representatives from Dorset Council, Dorset Police, Lulworth Estate and South West Ambulance Trust met on Friday 5 June 2020 to agree a joined up approach in managing visitor numbers to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door beaches ahead of the weekend. Followin...
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