10 things you might have missed last week

10 things you might have missed last week

10 things you might have missed last week

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Welcome to our new weekly round-up of things you might have missed - whether you've been away, working or just busy, we've selected some of our most popular and interesting items from the week in case you didn't see them the first time round.

Meet Mike, the mechanic who’s worked at the same garage for 50 years – and he’s only taken one week off sick

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A DEDICATED mechanic is celebrating 50 years of working at the same Bournemouth garage – having only taken one week off sick during that time.

£2 watch could fetch up to £3k at auction

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A WRISTWATCH bought for £2 in 1962 could make as much as £3,000 when it goes under the hammer at auction in Sherborne.

Meet the bodybuilding mum-of-two competing in UK championships

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A MUM-of-two from Poole has secured fourth place in the UK Bodybuilding and Fitness British Championships finals.

Tucktonia, trolleybuses and the Shand Kydd factory: see pictures from Christchurch's past in a gallery

Bournemouth Echo:

12:57pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TAKE a trip back in time with our special gallery featuring pictures of Christchurch past.

VIDEO: Thug smashed shop window 19 times with a ladder - but can't be prosecuted after police “misunderstanding”

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A THUG who smashed a ladder 19 times into the window of a central Bournemouth letting agency escaped prosecution following a police “misunderstanding”.

VIDEO: Meet the newborn who makes an incredible FIFTH generation of one family

Bournemouth Echo:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BEAUTIFUL baby boy born in Poole has become the fifth living generation of the same family.

Ban dogs from beach for longer – dad’s plea after animal urinates on young son’s leg

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A CONCERNED dad who claims Friar’s Cliff beach has become “a dog toilet” has called on Christchurch council to consider extending dog restrictions.

Mystery over cartoon mural painted on primary school overnight

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Friday 17th October 2014

MYSTERY surrounds this graffiti mural that appeared daubed on a Poole primary school building overnight.

EXCLUSIVE: Broadchurch 2 producer thanks West Dorset residents for their support during filming

Bournemouth Echo:

10:03am Thursday 16th October 2014

On the last day of filming for Broadchurch 2 last week author Chris Chibnall took time between showers for an exclusive chat over an Eccles cake and tea at The Watch House cafe in West Bay with Bridport News reporter Rene Gerryts

VIDEO: Moveable walls, beds for nine and a drop-down cinema - see the caravan they're calling the future of staycation holidays

Bournemouth Echo:

11:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

How many people can you get in a 30ft caravan? Nine - if it's got moveable walls...

Man jailed for eight years after raping teenage stepdaughter and fathering her baby

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A 13-YEAR-old girl who gave birth to her rapist stepfather’s baby has spoken out after he was jailed for eight years.

20mph zone, new crossings, more cycle lanes and trees: major work on Bournemouth’s Richmond Hill to start next week

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

MAJOR works to revitalise and improve road safety on Richmond Hill in Bournemouth are due to start on Monday.

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4:16pm Mon 11 Aug 14

Gingertree says...

The only thing I missed in this rag last week Just like every week was some actual decent journalism
The only thing I missed in this rag last week Just like every week was some actual decent journalism Gingertree
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