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Sections of Bournemouth's Lower gardens still closed off  following flooding resulting from Friday night's storm.

Huge clean-up after "exceptional" storm sparks sewage fear in Lower Gardens

Houses in Walpole Road in Boscombe.

Police and council to target 'Boscombe's worst slum houses'

Defying the odds: Laura Watson

Remarkable recovery of woman hit by car as she walked to work

Police Tasered "machete-wielding" suspect before he was arrested

Police Tasered "machete-wielding" suspect before he was arrested

PRUDENT APPROACH: Cherries boss Eddie Howe

AFC Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe: We're not in the market for players costing £14million

AFC Bournemouth's new training pavilion quickly takes shape

AFC Bournemouth's new training pavilion quickly takes shape less than a week after it was approved

WATCH: Kayakers get "once in a lifetime" swim with friendly seal

WATCH: Kayakers get "once in a lifetime" swim with friendly seal

Celia Marker refilling her fish pond

Friday's storm 'sucked' all the water from my fish pond

New pets law: what you need to know before April 6

New pets law: what you need to know before April 6

Picture courtesy of Dorset Fire and Rescue Service

Man rescued after falling 25 metres into a ditch when tractor overturned

Poole Hospital

Why Poole should be Dorset's new emergency hospital, by Debbie Fleming

The Salterns Hotel in Poole.

Salterns Hotel set to become luxury flats instead

Jake Groves after his first solo flight. Pic: TomWren/BNPS

The teen pilot inspired by his Spitfire hero great-granddad

Happy Feet: See penguins at Bournemouth Oceanarium this summer

OFFER: Half price unlimited entry to Bournemouth Oceanarium - second token today!

Christchurch and Ferndown Schools are featured in the Echo today

Don't miss our Christchurch and Ferndown school proms picture supplement today!

Sport

PRUDENT APPROACH: Cherries boss Eddie Howe

AFC Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe: We're not in the market for players costing £14million

LOAN SWITCH: Cherries frontman Jayden Stockley

AFC Bournemouth: Stockley joins Pompey on loan

IN CHARGE: Wimborne Town manager Steve Cuss

Non-league: Steve Cuss happy to continue without a contract at Wimborne Town

CHAMPION: Sophie Keech won the English Women’s Open Amateur Match Play Championship following a thrilling final

Youth sport - golf: Keech wins English Open Match Play with last-gasp birdie

OFF: But where to? Darcy Ward has completed his loan move from Poole Pirates

Speedway: Darcy Ward's decision is made...

CHERRIES SWOOP? Charlie Austin

UPDATED AFC Bournemouth: £14m Austin rumours thought to be false – Gradel seeks Saint-Etienne exit

PODIUM FINISH: Pirates' Chris Holder

Speedway Grand Prix: Holder was not fully fit for silver medal charge

EX-BOSS: Sean O'Driscoll, pictured in his days as Cherries manager

AFC Bournemouth: Ex-Cherries boss O'Driscoll named assistant at Liverpool

CHAMPION: Maciej Janowski

UPDATED Speedway: Ford proud as Maciej Janowski wins Polish Championship

Football: FA Cup, FA Trophy and FA Vase draws

Football: FA Cup, FA Trophy and FA Vase draws

LIONS SKIPPER: Martin Miller

Cricket: Threadbare Bournemouth stun league leaders Hook & Newnham Basics

TOP OF THE PILE: New Milton lead the way in Division One

Cricket: New Milton hit Division One summit despite scare against strugglers

EARLY BLITZ: Swanage's James Dunham

Cricket: Shocked Swanage Dun for from the off

ROSTRUM: Chris Holder, left, with champion Niels-Kristian Iversen, centre, and Peter Kildemand (Picture: Dave Fairbrother)

Speedway Grand Prix: Silver lining for Holder over podium finish

National Sport

England star Lucy Bronze is already looking forward to the start of the new season

Bronze - Don't stop me now

Andy Murray feels Nick Kyrgios, pictured, lacks maturity

Kyrgios will find his way - Murray

England players observed a minute's silence in Cardiff to honour the July 7 victims

Sport pays respects to 7/7 victims

Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of his WBO welterweight title

Mayweather stripped of WBO title

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