You can contact Dorset Echo on the newspaper’s local-rate telephone number 01305 830 930 to report a death in their obituary section, for sports updates or to submit a job listing as an employer in the county.


Dorset Echo: 01305 830 930

You should contact the Dorset Echo Weymouth Head Office on the following telephone number 01305 830 930 to place an announcement regarding a marriage or anniversary. Alternatively, if you would like to report any recent deaths then you can call the Dorset Echo to place an obituary in the newspaper. You can also get in touch to register a formal complaint if you have been offended by the content of an article or if you believe that they printed a factually-incorrect story. Additionally, employers may wish to use this number to ask how to post a job advert so that they can reach applicants throughout the county of Dorset. If you are a fan any sports team in the county then you will be glad to learn that you can use this number to contact the sports-desk for information about the latest fixtures and results. For instance, the Dorset Echo posts updates and team news for local cricket, football and rugby teams in Weymouth, Bournemouth and of course the county town of Dorchester.


News-desk – 01305 830 999

Alternatively, you can phone the Dorset Echo News-desk on the following contact number 01305 830 999 to submit a story local to the county. You can submit news regarding crime in the area, changes in council legislation or ask how to send in any pictures that are relevant to a feature on extreme weather or flooding. You may also wish to call the Dorset Echo if you have any updates on traffic delays or an accident on the road. The newspaper will aim to print your story online, or in the next edition of the Dorset Echo.


When to Call the Newspaper

As the Dorset Echo uses contact numbers with a local area code, you will only be charged the fixed per-minute rate for a geographical call made from a UK landline or mobile phone. However, if your landline deal includes free calls to local numbers or if your mobile tariff has inclusive free minutes, then you will be able to contact the newspaper for free.


Dorset Echo Contacts

Dorset Echo Department Phone Number Email Address
General Enquiries 01305 830 930
News-desk 01305 830 999
Editor 01305 830 999
Assistant Head of content 01305 830 981
Deputy Head of Content 01305 830 983


Write to the Newspaper

You can request submit letters to the Dorset Daily Echo or request an amendment following a misprint by writing to the following postal address: Dorset Echo, Weymouth Head Office, Fleet House, Hampshire Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9XD, United Kingdom.