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8:38am

We've been sent a tweet telling us there is a large piece of debris on the southbound carriageway of the Spur Road, causing slow traffic.

Bournemouth Echo:

8:33am

A collision between a car and a tractor has taken place on the Dorset Way in Poole this morning.

The collision happened at 8.10am.

The vehicles involved are a blue Citroen C3, registered to a man in Poole, and a yellow tractor, registered to a business in Wareham.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said there are not believed to be any serious injuries.

Officers are still at the scene.

7:45am

The A3030 in Dorset is partially blocked due to broken down lorry at Bere Lane.

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7:09am

Dorset Fire and Rescue Service were called to a chimney fire in Water Street in Cranborne on Monday night.

One fire appliance from Cranborne Fire Station was in attendance at the scene in approx 5 mins from the initial call.

Firefighters used a chimney kit to extinguish the fire.

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6:51am

Don't forget, New Road is West Parley is shut this morning. There are three weeks of roadworks taking place.

Bournemouth Echo:

6:37am

There is standing water on the roads after heavy rain overnight. Take care when driving in this morning.

 

6:29am

Good morning everyone.

Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured in an incident in Verwood last night.

The man, who was involved in an earlier collision, ran into the carriageway and was in collision with another vehicle. He suffered minor injuries.

Police, who were initially called as a concern for welfare, after a car was discovered with collision damage, unattended, have reported the incident to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

 

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