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Armed officers called to Southbourne after cyclist brandishes gun-like object

Armed officers called to Southbourne after cyclist brandishes 'gun-like object'

Police cordon off property in Longfleet Road, Poole

Police find body in property in Longfleet Road, Poole

Police hunt launched after break-in at Picket Post petrol station on A31

Police hunt two men after break-in at Picket Post petrol station on A31

Drug dealer John Richard Isaacs

Dealer added drugs to "legal highs" he sold online

Rebecca Allan

UPDATE: Family and friends of missing Rebecca Allan formally notified of body found in water

Policeman admits putting person in fear of violence and illegally obtaining information

Policeman admits putting person in fear of violence and illegally obtaining information

Samantha Henderson, of Corfe Castle, who was reported missing in January 2015, sparking a massive police hunt. Her body was found over a week later in a Hamworthy Lake. (27692640)

Funeral of tragic mum-of-four Samantha Henderson to be held next week

Police investigating death of Mudeford man believe boat crew may have vital information

Police investigating death of Mudeford man believe boat crew may have vital information

Dorset Police accessed 7,500 private phone and email records in three years

Dorset Police accessed 7,500 private phone and email records in three years

Charles Kennedy, with Parliamentarians of the Liberal Democrat party at a pre-conference photocall in Bournemouth in 2001

Kind, charismatic and principled - how Dorset's Lib Dems remember Charles Kennedy

EXPANSION: The extension planned for Bournemouth's Oceanarium

Penguin and jellyfish zone takes shape at Oceanarium

Charlie Kernan, founder of King of Watersports with the back of their branded vans featuring a light hearted spoof  advert similar to the controversial one recently used by a Welsh bus company.

Ride me all day for £3: the Poole company hoping to make its customers smile

Man dies in 'serious industrial accident'

Man dies in 'serious industrial accident'

An elderly woman ended up on the railway line at Brockenhurst in 2012 after veering off a level crossing

Flats scheme branded safety hazard by Network Rail

Artist's impression of new look restaurant The Kitchen

Goodbye Seven's Boat Shed: work begins on Poole Park cafe

Sue Dodd, 55,

West Moors woman helps to raise £100,000 as part of charity cycle group

Mandy Gulliver of Acts Fast

Abuse education needed to combat child sexual exploitation

Edith Florence Reeves celebrates her 100th birthday with her son Graham and the rest of her family.

Meet Edith, the 100-year-old who’s lived in Dorset her whole life

Appeal after family find red snake under wheelie bins in Poole

Appeal after family find red snake under wheelie bins in Poole

REBRANDING: The former Days Hotel celebrates its return to its original name, the Marsham Court. Pictured are Jennie Deavin (centre), who bought the hotel in 1987, with Barbara Fowler and Paul Callaghan from Mayfair Masonic lodge

Historic Bournemouth hotel reverts to former name

Pic from hayley.baverstock@alan-thomas.co.uk. Nick Magee, of Alan & Thomas Insurance Group, who has earned a place on the Allianz Insurance Scholarship programme (27636601)

Former apprentice at Alan & Thomas wins industry scholarship

Traffic at Canford Bottom roundabout this morning

Census causes delays at Canford Bottom roundabout

Residents left without power and ferries cancelled - wind warning remains in place across Dorset

Residents left without power and ferries cancelled as Met Office lift weather warning

The scene of the accident on the B3078

UPDATE: Two-year-old girl dies and two injured in crash near Horton

Kallie in Southampton Hospital.

E coli almost killed my daughter - but PHE won't reveal source of outbreak

PACKED: Crowds watching on at the East Overcliff demonstration straight

300,000 turn out for Bournemouth Wheels Festival - but will it be back?

The Thomas Tripp in Wick Lane, Christchurch

Thomas Tripp's pergola has ruined my garden

Dolphin Centre car park closed from today

Dolphin Centre car park closed from today

The scene close to Upton Country Park

UPDATED: Upton bypass slip road closed after two crashes

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning

UPDATE: Met Office warns of 60mph winds and rain (but heatwave could be on its way)

Elderly resident rescued from burning flat in Parkstone by neighbour

Elderly resident rescued from burning flat in Parkstone by neighbour

The Malt and Hops in Castlemain Avenue, Southbourne

Delight as derelict Bournemouth pub gets new lease of life

The rail strike has been called off

UPDATE: Network Rail strike planned for Thursday and Friday is called off

Hamworthy rail crossing "open by Christmas"

Hamworthy rail crossing "open by Christmas"

File picture

Police search for cyclist who pushed another into a hedge after crash

Picture: MrGyro.co.uk

Crop circle appears in Dorset field

Leo waiting patiently. Picture: Poole Lifeboat

UPDATE: One man and his dog rescued after dinghy capsizes

Picture by paulinuk99999

A shy baby donkey, and 15 more Flickr pictures we love from May

Poole Festival of Running

Top athletes to line-up at Poole Festival of Running

SIGNED UP: Nikki Honer of Morebus and Alex Elliott from Co-wheels launch their new partnership

Passengers offered free membership as Morebus backs car club

The Meteor Retail Park,

Work at Meteor site to start "in weeks"

Woman escapes with minor injuries after blood donor van overturns near Bovington

Woman escapes with minor injuries after blood donor van crashes near Bovington

The newly formed Dorset Destroyers wheelchair rugby team during one of their early training sessions.

Wheelchair rugby club goes from strength to strength

Sally Harvey, founder of the AOK Rucksack Appeal, reads poems from a new book published by the charity called Life in a Rucksack

Life in a Rucksack: book of poems written by Bournemouth's homeless

Summer Abrahams is flying out to Nepal to spend a fortnight helping with the earthquake relief effort. Summer's employer, Lacey's Solicitors, have paid for her flights.

Why I'm flying out to help Nepal

Debbie Fowler, Charlotte Sturmey, Michelle White and Steve Fowler

Long-serving PamPurredPets staff praised

Eric, one of the adults supported by Dorset disability charity Diverse Abilities, receives an award at the charity's annual Thank You Awards, for being part of the collection team.

Awards for charity supporters

Pic of a previous Twilight Walk along Bournemouth Seafront to raise money for the women's health and cancer unit in the new Jigsaw Building at The Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

Klaxons singer to open annual Twilight Walk for Bournemouth Hospital

Swanage from above, with the assistance of Bournemouth Helicopters

Excitement building for first Swanage Fish Festival

Poole hospital nurse Rebekah Everett had her bike stolen.

Nurse has new mountain bike stolen before she'd finished paying for it

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