Two People Charged With Slavery In Wareham


TWO PEOPLE CHARGED WITH SLAVERY OFFENCES. Following an investigation and the execution of a warrant officers have arrested two people on suspicion of slavery and servitude offences in the Wareham area – with both now having been charged. A 60-year-old woman and a 63-year-old man, both from Wareham, were arrested in February 2014 on suspicion of benefit fraud offences. On Friday 12 September 2014 they were charged with servitude and fraud offences and will appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Monday 6 October 2014.


Work Postponed On InfraStrata Swanage Gas Rig

15/09/2014 Work postponed on oil and gas project at California Quarry in Swanage 15 September 2014 PLANS for oil and gas exploration at California Quarry near Swanage have been postpo ...  read more...

Purbeck WWII Veterans Receive French Insignia

09/09/2014 Brave military veterans from Swanage who took part in the crucial 'D-Day' invasion of Normandy back in 1944 were presented with special commemorative badges, certificates and gifts ...  read more...

Celebrate Purbeck Normandy Veterans On Monday!

04/09/2014 Brave military veterans from Swanage who took part in the crucial 'D-Day' invasion of Normandy back in 1944 are to be presented with special commemorative badges, certificates and ...  read more...

Swanage Local Plan Consultation Analysed

27/08/2014 Swanage consultation – assessment under way. Feedback received during the recent Swanage Local Plan consultation has been analysed by Purbeck District Council. The Swanage Lo ...  read more...

Ringerfinder Seeks Owner Of Recovered Gold Ring

12/08/2014 Local 'ringfinder', Richard Higham, found the ring pictured in the sea between the small stream at Ocean Bay and the first groin towards Swanage town - level with the groin, on Swa ...  read more...

Witness Appeal After Assault In Dorchester

05/08/2014 Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an assault in Dorchester. The incident happened some time between 4pm and 6pm on Thursd ...  read more...

UK Lights Out To Commemorate WW1 Today

04/08/2014 Monday 4 August 11 pm marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. 14-18 NOW, the official cultural programme for the centenary commemorations organised a numbe ...  read more...

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Wareham Camera Club

Swanage School Open Evening

Purbeck Arts Choir

Langton Matravers Preservation Society

Coffee Morning

Besieged and Betrayed Re-enactment

Sausage & Cider Day

Big Breakfast Bazaar

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