Council worker sues for £300,000 after losing leg in collision with lorry

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A REFUSE loader who lost a leg in an incident at a council depot is claiming more than £300,000 in damages from Borough of Poole.

Don’t let him out: daughter of murderer Russell Causley begs court not to set him free

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A WOMAN whose mother was murdered by her father is attending a parole hearing today in a bid to ensure he stays behind bars.

Meet Tom, the 94-year-old wingwalker who’s kicking off this year’s Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Friday 1st August 2014

A 94-YEAR-OLD wingwalker will kick off this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival.

15 things to do in Dorset this weekend

Bournemouth Echo: All our pictures from Swanage Carnival on Sunday, July 27

5:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here's our round-up of events across the county.

I saved small boy who fell into the sea – now I’m warning parents to be more careful

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A DAD who rescued a child from the fast flowing water at Mudeford Quay is calling for more vigilance at the beauty spot.

Sweltering: the family who can’t stand the hot weather because they can’t open their windows

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Friday 1st August 2014

A Poole family has been enduring sweltering temperatures of up to 32 degrees in their flat, unable to open any windows due to external works.

Today’s Tide Times

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5:00am Friday 1st August 2014

LOW WATER TOMORROW

Paramedic punched twice in the face by man he tried to help

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A PARAMEDIC was punched in the face twice during a “shocking” attack by a man he was trying to help in Boscombe.

UKIP’s new Bournemouth headquarters has a previous life – as a brothel

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

UKIP is opening its first office for Bournemouth East in a former massage parlour closed for offering sexual services.

UPDATE: Twin Sails bridge back in action after 'minor issue' investigated

Bournemouth Echo: FAILED: The Twin Sails bridge

5:40pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE Twin Sails Bridge is fully operational again after contractors investigated a 'minor issue' this afternoon.

UPDATE: Wimborne Road re-opened following serious accident

Bournemouth Echo:

2:25pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A TEENAGE boy has been rushed to Poole Hospital with a serious head injury after a collision with a car in Wimborne Road, Poole, this afternoon.

Council gets court order to evict travellers from Slades Farm

Bournemouth Echo:

4:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A COURT order to remove the travellers from Slades Farm has been obtained by Bournemouth council.

Pensioner killed on A31 named as inquest hears cause of death is "unascertained"

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2:18pm Thursday 31st July 2014

INVESTIGATIONS into the death of a campervan driver who died following a collision on the A31 in Wimborne are continuing, an inquest has heard.

Six injured as four crashes in two hours disrupt traffic

Bournemouth Echo:

1:47pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FOUR crashes caused disruption on roads around Bournemouth and Poole this morning.

Broken down car and accident cause long queues on A31 near Ringwood

Bournemouth Echo:

6:31pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A BROKEN down car and an accident is causing huge traffic jams on the A31 near Ringwood tonight.

Couple who stole £100k in benefits but escaped jail may still have to pay it back

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A PAIR of fraudsters who bagged more than £100,000 in benefits that they weren’t entitled to could still have to pay the cash back – and a Bournemouth councillor has slammed their sentence as a “slap in the face”.

Smoke from tractor blaze drifting across A35

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

10:51am Thursday 31st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are attending a tractor fire in a field close to the A35 near Bere Regis at the moment.

Vandals trash 12 cars in late-night wrecking spree

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5:40am Thursday 31st July 2014

AT LEAST a dozen vehicles have been damaged during a night of mindless vandalism in Corfe Mullen.

Audio: James Blunt needs an opening act – and it could be you

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Thursday 31st July 2014

POP star James Blunt is searching for a local support act for his November show at the BIC - and he's going to choose from our Unsigned competition entries.

UPDATE: Road closed following one-vehicle collision in Oakley, near Wimborne

Bournemouth Echo:

6:31pm Thursday 31st July 2014

EMERGENCY services are dealing with a one-vehicle collision near Wimborne after a car veered off teh road and landed in a ditch.

Flower beds dedicated to poet Rupert Brooke, who discovered poetry in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: Plans for wifi access and new LED lights are in place for Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens

5:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

To commemorate the beginning of the First World War, two flower beds in the Lower Gardens will pay tribute to the poet Rupert Brooke, whose work was heavily influenced by his frequent visits to the town in the 1900s and 1910s.

Coastguard called to man on inflatable at Hamworthy Park

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4:39pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Portland Coastguard recieved a 999 call just before midday on Monday.

Keep Phoenix House alive

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4:33pm Thursday 31st July 2014

COUNCILLORS have decided against reviewing the decision to close a Blandford care home.

Weymouth crash victims both died of 'multiple injuries'

Bournemouth Echo:

3:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

INQUESTS have been opened and adjourned into the deaths of a motorcyclist and dog walker who died following a collision on the Weymouth Way on Saturday.

Harewood College are chess champions again

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

IT was checkmate for five Harewood College students when they were crowned senior schools’ chess champions for the second year running.

Dorset schools get £8m cash windfall

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

SCHOOLS across Dorset are set to benefit from millions in extra government cash next year as part of a bid to make funding fairer.

Drama students bring history to life at Tank Museum

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

DRAMA students from Bournemouth and Poole College have been bringing history to life for visitors to the Tank Museum in Bovington.

Better mobile coverage promised for the New Forest

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2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Improved mobile coverage could benefit the New Forest.

One war memorial, a thousand stories

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

When Jenny Young began researching the names on the war memorial at Moordown St John’s Church she had no idea what she might find, if anything.

Town should have permanent memorial to Phil Carey

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORMER Bournemouth mayor says there should be a permanent memorial to the late Phil Carey.

IN THE DOCK: Magistrates court round-up

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A round up of cases in Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court

The journey to war: what life was like in Dorset in the run up to World War One

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

As the last strains of Auld Lang Syne faded away in the first seconds of January 1914, could those who had been singing along to it really have had any idea of the horror that was to befall them?

New sand for Sandbanks

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12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Coast protection works on the beach from Sandbanks to Branksome Dene Chine will be carried out if Borough of Poole grants planning permission.

International cellist to star at Purbeck music festival

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POOLE’S international cellist Natalie Clein will take part in the Purbeck Chamber Music Festival from August 29-31, as part of the Purbeck Art Weeks Festival.

Poole nets trio of Green Flags for parks

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

POOLE Park has been awarded a prestigious national accolade in recognition of its beauty, cleanliness and engagement with residents.

Date set for first stage of Navitus Bay planning application

Bournemouth Echo: BACKING:  Poole Heritage Group back the Navitus Bay wind farm plans

11:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

THE first meeting over the proposed wind farm for the Dorset coast will be held in September, it has been announced.

Outdoor education centre raided twice in six weeks

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

POOLE’S outdoor education centre has been raided twice in the last six weeks.

Branksome Chine to get 62 new beach huts

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11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Borough of Poole is seeking planning permission to remove 28 beach huts from the promenade and replace them with 62 beach huts on two levels, along with an access ramp for wheelchair use.

Phone and Pay parking transaction fees waived for August

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11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

EXTRA charges for using cashless car parking in Bournemouth will be waived throughout August to attract more people to the town.

UPDATE: Wimborne Road re-opened following motorcyclist injured in crash with car

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been injured in a crash with a car.

Bournemouth company are best online health provider

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A BOURNEMOUTH company has been named Britain’s best online healthcare provider.

Crowds gear up for last day of New Forest Show

Bournemouth Echo:

10:42am Thursday 31st July 2014

THOUSANDS are expected to enjoy a last hurrah at the New Forest Show as it ends today.

Coastguard search Swanage coast for 'unexploded ordnance'

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10:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

Coastguard officers were due to search the Swanage coast after reports of an unexploded ordnance last night.

Coastguard report: jetskiers in trouble and search for missing person

Bournemouth Echo: UNDER THREAT: The Portland Coastguard helicopter

10:16am Thursday 31st July 2014

PORTLAND coastguard centre were called to help jetskiers in trouble yesterday.

UPDATE: Crash blocks Cooper Dean roundabout

Bournemouth Echo:

9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

TWO cars have crashed on the Cooper Dean roundabout.

UPDATE: Teenager struck by car in Charminster

Bournemouth Echo:

9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

A TEENAGER has been struck by a car in Charminster.

Cyclist taken to hospital after crash on Bournemouth Road

Bournemouth Echo:

9:40am Thursday 31st July 2014

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital following an incident with a car on Bournemouth Road in Poole.

Blandford Fly treatment on River Stour 'under review'

Bournemouth Echo: CONSEQUENCES: The Blandford Fly

8:18am Thursday 31st July 2014

TREATMENT of the River Stour for Blandford Fly is under review after funding cuts.

Combine harvester blaze destroys farm machinery

Bournemouth Echo:

8:26am Thursday 31st July 2014

THESE pictures show the size of a combine harvester fire in East Dorset on Wednesday night.

More respite break funds for Christchurch charity

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12:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE funds have been given to a Christchurch-based charity to help families in need of a short break.








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