VIDEO: Shirtless suspect ran into my garden to escape police during pursuit in Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A WOMAN confronted by a man on the run managed to capture the encounter on video just moments before he escaped from police once again.

Car crashes with tree on A35 in Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo:

3:10pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A CAR has crashed into a tree blocking the A35 in Christchurch this afternoon.

Coming soon to Bournemouth Pier Approach: “landmark” tourism kiosk, new lighting and water features as work gets underway

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

BOURNEMOUTH’S Pier Approach is getting a facelift this winter under plans to create a “world class seafront” for residents and visitors.

UPDATE: Firefighters to stage four-day strike during Halloween and firework events

Bournemouth Echo:

1:30pm Saturday 25th October 2014

COUNTY fire chief Darran Gunter has urged members of the public to take extra steps to reduce fire risks in the home, following confirmation firefighters will strike for four days from Halloween night.

Jimmy Savile investigation completed after claims he abused child at Bournemouth children’s home

Bournemouth Echo:

5:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN INVESTIGATION into claims Jimmy Savile sexually abused a child at a children’s home in Bournemouth has been completed.

56 things to do with your children this half-term

Bournemouth Echo: Ightham Mote - Half-term Family Fun

3:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

We know how hard it can be trying to keep restless children occupied during half term. Fortunately, the forecast looks good - AND we've rounded up 55 things to do across the county.

Thousands flock to new look Wimborne Food Festival to pick up tasty treats

Bournemouth Echo:

6:13pm Saturday 25th October 2014

TASTE buds were tickled and mouths watered as thousands of people flocked to Wimborne's rejuvenated food festival.

Just in case you forgot... the clocks go back tonight

Bournemouth Echo: What will you do with your extra hour? Clocks go back at 2am on Sunday

6:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Don't forget - the clocks go back one hour tonight. 

Controlled detonation of unexploded device near Swanage

Bournemouth Echo:

5:56pm Saturday 25th October 2014

An unexploded bomb is set to be destroyed in a controlled explosion at Peverill Point.

From elephants in Thailand to sick farm animals in Dorset: vet who helps animals across the world receives top award

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A VET who works tirelessly to help animals in need around the world has received a national award.

Cyclists and pedestrians urged to "be safe and be seen" as clocks change

Bournemouth Echo: Cager or Nodder? a guide to cycling jargon

4:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

CYCLISTS and walkers are being urged to wear bright clothing over the winter months.

Delays on Wessex Way after minor collision

Bournemouth Echo: The victim and another man were walking along Dorset Avenue when they were both struck by a dark-coloured BMW at around 10.15pm last night.

2:53pm Saturday 25th October 2014

One lane of the westbound Wessex Way was closed after a minor two car collision this afternoon.

Taekwondo teens bring home silver medals from national competition

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A PAIR of talented teens put their fighting spirit to the test as they battled it out at the British Taekwondo National Championships.

MP Annette Brooke backs campaign to cut energy bills

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

MID Dorset and North Poole MP Annette Brooke has shown her support for a campaign that has launched to help slash spiralling energy bills.

Dorset’s fire service in need of ‘long-term investment’ to tackle “funding crisis”

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 25th October 2014

THE Fire Brigades Union (FBU) says strategic long-term invest-ment is desperately needed to combat Dorset’s fire service “funding crisis.”

Meet Dorset's own "batman" on a mission to prove the small creatures aren't as bad as you think

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

Emma Joseph speaks to Dorset’s very own bat expert Colin Morris about the mysterious creatures

The rock ‘n’ roll mayor: Bournemouth councillor to take to the mic at special gig

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

THE mayor of Bournemouth will ditch his robes and chains when he takes to the stage in a charity performance.

Police still hunting store raiders who made off with £8,000 worth of cigarettes

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

POLICE are continuing to appeal for information after two convenience stores were raided in Christchurch earlier this month.

Family, friends and colleagues celebrate the life of Daily Echo journalist Chris Parnell

Bournemouth Echo: Fond tributes to popular Echo journalist Chris Parnell who dies at 46

9:40am Saturday 25th October 2014

FRIENDS, family and colleagues shared their memories of Daily Echo production chief Chris Parnell at a packed celebration of his life yesterday.

Watch top films for free as part of world's biggest youth film festival

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

YOUNG people across Dorset can enjoy free screenings and events as part of the world’s biggest youth film festival.

Thrills galore under one roof at the Big Bournemouth Adventure Weekend

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

THRILL seekers and adventure enthusiasts of all ages should head down to the Bournemouth International Centre this weekend.

Tuck into a feast fit for a Roman at Priest’s House Museum

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

COWS’ udders stuffed with salted sea urchins, a patina of brains baked with milk and eggs and boiled tree fungi with peppered fish fat sauce.

Vehicle destroyed after suspected arson attack at industrial estate

Bournemouth Echo: CONFIDENT: Dorset Fire and Rescue Service

7:12am Saturday 25th October 2014

Police were called after a suspected arson attack at a Poole industrial estate.

Man rescued after cooking fire at Bournemouth home

Bournemouth Echo: 'Take extra steps to reduce fire risks' residents asked as firefighters plan bank holiday strikes

7:02am Saturday 25th October 2014

A man was led to safety after a fire in the kitchen of his home in West Howe on Friday night.

Inquest opened into death of 21-year-old man found in Bournemouth car park

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

AN inquest has been opened into the death of a young man whose body was found in a Bournemouth car park.

Joy for Lancaster navigator invited to see historic planes after missing out on display

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Saturday 25th October 2014

A LANCASTER veteran was left in high spirits after seeing the last two remaining airworthy Lancaster Bombers in the world side by side.

Born weighing 1lb and 14oz - but George has beaten the odds after doctors said he wouldn’t survive

Bournemouth Echo:

6:30am Saturday 25th October 2014

A SMILEY baby boy who doctors said wouldn’t survive the first month of his life has beaten the odds to reach his first birthday.

Man who died following house fire in Tuckton is named

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN who died from smoke inhalation following a fire at his Tuckton home has been named as Austin Patrick Stack.

Sandbanks ferry running again after repairs

Bournemouth Echo: The Sandbanks to Studland chain ferry will be refurbished

6:55pm Friday 24th October 2014

SANDBANKS ferry is back up and running this evening after repairs to a broken chain.

Bournemouth seafront lights up as hundreds remember lost loved ones

Bournemouth Echo:

9:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SEA of light made Bournemouth seafront sparkle as hundreds remembered lost loved ones tonight.

Man escapes prison for child sex offences after court told he was "having an adventure"

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A MAN who “genuinely thought he was having an adventure” abused young boys he met through a chat room.

UPDATE: Two in court in connection with murder of Pennie Davis

Bournemouth Echo:

1:40pm Friday 24th October 2014

TWO people have appeared in court today in connection with the murder of mother of five Pennie Davis.

VIDEO: Meet Laurie, the stowaway cat found in a lorry from France in need a new home

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A KITTEN found close to death in the back of a goods vehicle from France has made a full recovery and is looking for a new home.

My dad’s First World War memoirs had been in an attic for years – so I sold my house to publish them

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Friday 24th October 2014

THE son of a First World War soldier has sold his Bournemouth home so he can publish his late father’s harrowing memoirs that have recently been unearthed.

Guilty: rogue trader who carried out shoddy work on sick OAP’s bungalow

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 24th October 2014

A 75-year-old Poole man thought he was getting a good deal when a painter and decorator offered to do the work for half the sum he originally quoted.

Motorists warned of delays at Ashley Cross during three days of resurfacing works

Bournemouth Echo:

2:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

MOTORISTS are being warned to expect delays when work starts on a £90,000 road resurfacing scheme at Poole’s Ashley Cross next week

Police hunt man after student's jaw broken in Bournemouth town centre

Bournemouth Echo: More demand on police officers.

4:38pm Friday 24th October 2014

DETECTIVES in Bournemouth are hunting a man who seriously assaulted a student in the town centre.

Ill people to be supported at hospice’s new £650k facility

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A hospice is celebrating the completion of a £650,000 facility that will enable it to support seriously ill people at an earlier stage.

Man suffers facial injuries after incident at scrap metal premises

Bournemouth Echo: The victim and another man were walking along Dorset Avenue when they were both struck by a dark-coloured BMW at around 10.15pm last night.

3:17pm Friday 24th October 2014

A 25-YEAR-OLD man suffered facial injuries following an incident at a scrap metal premises in Poole.

£6k boost for volunteers who vowed to restore obelisk honouring naval hero

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

PLANS to restore a monument built to honour one of Britain’s greatest naval heroes have received a cash boost.

No Excuse Team patrolling Dorset’s roads for dangerous drivers

Bournemouth Echo: Police target Bridport motorists in their latest 'No Excuse' campaign

2:27pm Friday 24th October 2014

A DEDICATED police unit tasked with clamping down on dangerous and inconsiderate drivers will be patrolling Dorset’s roads over the coming weeks.

Martin Lewis: 8 ways to slash your motoring bill

Bournemouth Echo:

1:08pm Friday 24th October 2014

It's enough to make even Clarkson wince. The average yearly 'bill' for motoring is now £4,600 and that doesn't include buying the car in the first place.

It’s good to be green: scheme that helps businesses lower carbon emissions is up for award

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

POOLE energy certification scheme Green PEA is in the running for Best Community Initiative in the Regen South West Green Energy awards.

Watch historic trains and enjoy beauty of Corfe Castle, thanks to new webcam

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A WEBCAM has been installed on top of a Swanage Railway signal box, enabling steam enthusiasts to watch historic trains with iconic views of Corfe Castle in the background.

In The Dock: 2 people who have appeared in court from Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A round up of who has appeared before local magistrates

In The Dock: 9 people who have appeared in court from Poole

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A round up of who has appeared before local magistrates

In The Dock: 21 people who have appeared in court from Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A round up of who has appeared before local magistrates

In The Dock: Wimborne

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

12:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

A round up of who has appeared before local magistrates

Businesses urged to consider trading with Latin America at export event

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

TRADE and investment minister Lord Livingston will visit Bournemouth during Export Week, which runs from November 10-14.

‘Revenge porn’ to be outlawed after Snapchat photos leaked online

Bournemouth Echo:

1:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

IN the same week that thousands of nude photos are stolen from Snapchat users, it’s announced that ‘revenge porn’ will soon be outlawed.








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