Policeman charged with making threats to kill ordered not to enter Dorset

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

3:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A POLICEMAN has been charged with making threats to kill and disclosing police information.

UPDATE: Man wanted on European Arrest Warrant sparks police search involving helicopter in Southbourne

Bournemouth Echo: GREEN WANDS Police Helicopter chases suspect in Putney

10:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN who made off when issued with a European Arrest Warrant is awaiting extradition after a police pursuit.

Man dies after falling 30ft at Winter Gardens car park in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo:

5:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN died after plunging 30ft at the Winter Gardens car park today.

£90k of taxpayers’ money spent on tackling traveller camps in Bournemouth and Poole this summer

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 19th September 2014

MORE than £90,000 was spent by Bournemouth and Poole councils on tackling unauthorised traveller camps this summer.

UPDATED: Child abduction fears after two boys approached within days

Bournemouth Echo: nswebpix police crime tape

11:12am Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a man who tried to entice a nine-year-old boy into his car.

Audio: Ferndown Police Station to be sold and six enquiry desks closed as force tries to slash £9.5m from budget in two years

Bournemouth Echo: Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill

12:00am Friday 19th September 2014

FERNDOWN police station will be sold and enquiry desks closed as part of ongoing efforts to slash £9.5 million from the force’s budget in the next two years.

Richard Carr and co-defendants plead not guilty to fraud and theft charges

Bournemouth Echo:

4:50pm Friday 19th September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH businessman Richard Carr and his four co-defendants entered not guilty pleas to a host of fraud and theft charges today.

11 Things to do in Dorset and Ringwood this weekend

Bournemouth Echo: Image from Ringwood Carnival 2013.

5:20am Friday 19th September 2014

Looking for something to keep the whole family entertained this weekend? or just simply fancy doing something you've never done before? then we have lots of ideas for you

VIDEO: Fisherman catches 300lb shark just a few miles from Swanage shore

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THIS monster two-metre shark was caught just 14 miles off the Swanage coast.

‘Filthy road signs not sending out great message’ says council

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Friday 19th September 2014

COMPLAINTS have been made about the state of filthy road signs along main routes into Christchurch.

Dorset Police in crackdown on burglary and vehicle crime across Poole and Purbeck

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.

11:27am Friday 19th September 2014

A CRACKDOWN on burglary and vehicle crime across Poole and Purbeck has just been launched by Dorset Police.

Bournemouth teens to compete in British Taekwondo National Championships

Bournemouth Echo:

5:48pm Friday 19th September 2014

A PAIR of teenage girls will be putting their fighting spirit to the test as they battle it out at the British Taekwondo National Championships on Sunday.

Bus catches fire on Penn Hill Avenue

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

4:56pm Friday 19th September 2014

A BUS caught fire in Poole this afternoon resulting in a road being blocked both ways.

Ponies and cattle helping to keep grass growth ‘under control’

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

PONIES and cattle have been released on two open spaces in New Milton for the first time in 50 years.

Will it be fourth time lucky for multi-million pound Winter Gardens plans?

Bournemouth Echo:

3:36pm Friday 19th September 2014

A SPECIAL planning meeting will be held next Monday to consider multi-million pound plans to redevelop Bournemouth’s Winter Gardens site.

Family have "very lucky" escape after lightning strikes house

Bournemouth Echo:

2:33pm Friday 19th September 2014

A FAMILY had an ‘incredibly lucky’ escape after a lightning strike blew apart the back of their West Dorset home.

After 36 years of pools collections Brian’s completed his final round

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A WELL-known face around Verwood has collected his last coupons as he ends nearly 40 years of running football pools in the town.

Penny farthings to unicycles – cyclists put pedal power to the test at ride challenge roadshow

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

PENNY farthings, unicycles and go carts were seen whizzing round Poole Park as the Momentum Cycle Ride Challenge roadshow rolled into town.

Should council start community libraries? Views sought on proposals to axe Poole’s mobile library

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

CONTROVERSIAL proposals to axe Poole’s mobile library service and replace it with community libraries have gone out for public consultation.

Workout anytime, day or night, as PureGym to open 24-hour facility at Tower Park

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

FITNESS company PureGym is to open a 24-hour fitness facility on Poole’s Tower Park.

Missing man Balazs Biro found safe and well

Bournemouth Echo:

1:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MISSING man who was believed to be in the Bournemouth area has been found safe and well.

Bournemouth's universities slip from positions in The Times Good University Guide

Bournemouth Echo: Kimmeridge House at Talbot Campus of Bournemouth University

1:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

BOTH of Bournemouth’s universities have slipped in this year’s Good University guide rankings.

'Outdated and lacking in vision' - group hits out over plans to revamp gyratory near Twin Sails Bridge

Bournemouth Echo:

12:55pm Friday 19th September 2014

PROPOSALS to revamp the roads between Poole town centre and its two bridges have been blasted as ‘outdated and lacking vision’ by a green group.

Bus route axed for second time – 12 months after Yellow Buses comes to “stranded” residents’ rescue

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

WIMBORNE residents left “stranded” after bus services were cut have suffered another blow.

In the dock: Wimborne

Bournemouth Echo:

4:24pm Friday 19th September 2014

A round-up of who has appeared before local magistrates

Met Office issues new weather warning after storms and heavy rain cause 'hazardous' driving conditions

Bournemouth Echo: Heavy rain and strong winds cause flooding and high tides across Dorset. Flooding  in Mudeford Lane, Christchurch

11:50am Friday 19th September 2014

DRIVERS were urged to take care on the roads this morning after heavy rain and thunderstorms across Dorset.

Woman taken to hospital after car hits tree in Branksome Park

Bournemouth Echo: Medical Investigation’s Unit at Poole Hospital is shortlisted for national award

11:47am Friday 19th September 2014

A woman suffered facial and chest injuries after her car collided with a tree in Branksome Park this morning.

One lane closed near St Paul's Roundabout after car ends up over central reservation

Bournemouth Echo: SPILL: St Paul’s roundabout Picture: Richard Crease with thanks to Bournemouth Helicopters

11:33am Friday 19th September 2014

A LANE has been closed on St Paul’s Road near St Paul’s Roundabout following a collision between two cars.

Looking for a new career? Don’t miss the Daily Echo Jobsfair

Bournemouth Echo:

11:12am Friday 19th September 2014

THE next Daily Echo Jobsfair takes place in less than a fortnight, offering the chance for employers to meet hundreds of potential recruits.

Dorset's Best Village Competition: see which villages came out on top

Bournemouth Echo: Charmouth beach

10:26am Friday 19th September 2014

THE most beautiful villages in the county have been honoured.

BMW written off after lorry reverses into wall, burying car under pile of bricks

Bournemouth Echo:

10:21am Friday 19th September 2014

THIS was the souldestroying scene that greeted Elaine Shanley after a lorry reversed into a wall which then came crashing down on her beloved BMW.

MP calls for investigation into handling of Chartwells school meals contract following fiasco

Bournemouth Echo:

10:17am Friday 19th September 2014

DORSET MP Annette Brooke is calling on a council watchdog to examine claims the Chartwells school meals contract was not properly handled.

Man airlifted to hospital after falling out of truck

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Police

7:55am Friday 19th September 2014

A FARM worker suffered serious head injuries after falling from the back of a moving vehicle yesterday.

Scotland votes No - Salmond concedes defeat in fight for independence

Bournemouth Echo: A Saltire car aerial at the  Aberdeen International Conference Centre in Scotland, ahead of the SNP Spring Conference, where Labour voters in Scotland will be urged to vote Yes in the independence referendum to "reclaim" their party. PRESS ASSOC

7:45am Friday 19th September 2014

Alex Salmond conceded defeat in his fight for Scottish independence, after Scots voted by a margin of around 55%-45% to stay part of the United Kingdom.

Tide times for Dorset and Lymington for September 20

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Tide times for Bournemouth, Christchurch, Lymington, Poole, Swanage and Wareham for September 20

VIDEO: Horse fan Martin Clunes receives donations to riding centre

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 19th September 2014

POPULAR actor and equine enthusiast Martin Clunes took time out of his hectic schedule to receive generous donations to the Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy (FCRT).

VIDEO: Dog kicked so hard he suffered internal bleeding in need of new home

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Friday 19th September 2014

A DOG kicked by its brutal owner so hard that he suffered internal bleeding is looking for a new home.

Bus services under threat as Poole council seeks to save £150k - see how you could be affected

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CHILDREN could be left unable to get to school and residents to work if Borough of Poole forges ahead with up to £150,000 bus subsidy cuts.

School head leaves post with “immediate effect” two weeks into new term

Bournemouth Echo:

2:48pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A POPULAR school head has left his post just two weeks into the new academic year.

Dorset Way closes after police receive calls of man sitting in 'dangerous position' on footbridge

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Police logo

4:39pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE Dorset Way was closed in both directions this afternoon after police received reports of a man sitting in a 'dangerous position' on a footbridge.

First look at Bournemouth’s first overnight stay beach huts – but cost to rent remains a mystery

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

THIS picture shows what Bournemouth’s first overnight stay beach huts will look like – but how much you’ll have to pay to rent one remains a mystery.

They've blooming done it again! Success at regional awards for Bournemouth and Wimborne

Bournemouth Echo:

1:24pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A HOST of blooming beautiful flower displays have earned two Dorset towns regional accolades.

“Get out of my country” – “racist” teen admits shouting at shop owner when asked for ID

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A SELF-confessed “racist” told a business owner to “get out of my country” after hearing that he needed identification to buy cigarettes.

Warning for heavy rain and thunderstorms issued by Met Office for Friday

Bournemouth Echo:

11:31am Thursday 18th September 2014

THE Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain, lightning and hail for Friday. 

Man dragged to the ground and robbed as he cycled in Springbourne

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.

5:03pm Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE are hunting knife-wielding robbers who dragged a 21-year-old man to the ground before stealing his phone.

Thousands of Poole residents on low incomes may have higher council tax bills

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

POOLE residents on low incomes may have to pay more council tax as the borough tightens its financial belt.

Three people arrested in relation to murder of Pennie Davis released on bail

Bournemouth Echo:

4:47pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THREE people yesterday arrested in connection with the murder of Pennie Davis in the New Forest have been released.

Film screenings to animation talks on offer at second BFX Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ANIMATION enthusiasts will gain an insight into the industry with the return of the BFX festival being hosted at Bournemouth International Centre.

Pensioner John given freedom back as new mobility scooter is donated after theft

Bournemouth Echo:

3:30pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A business has come to the rescue of an elderly widower who was robbed of his independence.

Parley First School: imaginative lessons help children to learn in a fun way

Bournemouth Echo:

3:14pm Thursday 18th September 2014

FANCY a bit of Samba dancing and a ukulele lesson? Or perhaps a spot of snail racing or a visit to the bug hotel?

Don't miss these links!


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree