Purbeck Marathon results

Nearly 250 runners defied the rain and strong south-westerly winds to run the Second Purbeck Marathon. Bournemouth’s Steven Way defended his title although the winds slowed him to a time of 3.06. The first woman home was Rhiannon Shepherd of Southampton Athletic Club in a time of 3.42. 231 runners started the gruelling event with 223 finishing the race. The final finisher arrived in 6.50, well within the race time limit.

Dorset Police Deputy Chief Constable James Vaughan

DCC set to abseil on Sunday

Dorset Police Deputy Chief Constable James Vaughan is taking part in a charity abseil to help raise £1000 for the charity ‘Refuge’ which will go towards their £10,000 goal. The DCC has confirmed that he will be participating in the charity abseil for the UK charity ‘Refuge’ as part of #TeamRappel. ‘Refuge’ is a national…