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Mazda 6 destroyed as fire sends huge plume of smoke into sky over Bournemouth

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Travellers at East Cliff earlier this year

Council leader accused of "stigmatising and stereotyping" travellers

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Terrier thrown over wall dies

Terrier thrown over wall dies

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Man hospitalised after dispute between bouncer and customer

Man hospitalised after dispute between bouncer and drinker

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Things to do this weekend

UPDATE: 11 things to do now it's not going to rain today

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Live music at family fun event in Parkstone

PICTURES: Music and family fun at Party in the Park at Ashley Cross

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Famous faces from films and sport meet their fans at Comic Con in Bournemouth

PICTURES: Thousands turn out for Comic Con in Bournemouth

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Andy Jones, front left, and other members of Pokesdown Community Forum along with local residents are campaigning for a lift to be installed at Pokesdown Railway Station for better access for commuters. (36766809)

Cost of Pokesdown station lift to be revealed soon

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Bank Holiday Weather: is the sun going to shine?

Bank Holiday Weather: Dry but cloudy end to weekend

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Bournemouth garage goes under the hammer at Eastleigh auction

Meet the entrepreneur who's opened a boutique... on a bus

Meet the entrepreneur who's opened a boutique... on a bus

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How Dorset's "feminine landscape" inspired one artist's latest exhibition

How Dorset's "feminine landscape" inspired one artist's latest exhibition

Inquest open into death of dad killed in fire engine smash

Inquest open into death of dad killed in fire engine smash

The lorry load of waste dumped overnight at the Fleetsbridge Business Centre in Poole.

18-tonne mountain of landfill dumped in car park

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Banned drink driver hit pedestrian with car after being rejected by woman

Banned drink driver hit pedestrian with car after being rejected by woman

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A Typhoon at the Bournemouth Air Festival

Air Festival is chance for "more permanent link" with military, says MP in answer to 'war show' petition

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"Targeted" badger cull to take place in Dorset this year

UPDATE: Dorset badger cull condemned by DWT and Brian May

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Badgers in Poole protected from cull in Dorset

Badgers in Poole protected from cull in Dorset

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Infant school teacher Nicola Dyer has lost nine stone in two years.

I’m a pupil lighter! Teacher loses nine stone in two years

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Photograph by Hattie Miles. The final Saturday at Alexandra Park Bowls Club. Club secretary for the past eighteen years Robin Pullman, front, with members of the club and visitors from Ringwood and Electric who joined them for their last afternoon of bowl

Bowls club set to play last game after 90 years

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Save up to 50% on your autumn break to France!

Save up to 50% on your autumn break to France!

DALEK FUN: Brockenhurst Carnival 2014. Sky Edwards and Oliver Plumer

Popular Brockenhurst carnival won’t be going-ahead

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The Houses of Parliament

Faith Eckersall: 15 ways MPs should spend the rest of their summer break

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Noisy Platter - signature dish at The Noisy Lobster

Review: The Noisy Lobster – good food but pricey

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Silk Hay

Eight places to visit during Dorset Architectural Heritage Week

Travel: Den of debauchery? Bulgaria's Sunny Beach is beautiful

Travel: Den of debauchery? Bulgaria's Sunny Beach is beautiful

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Primary school applications now open for 2016

Primary school applications now open for 2016

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I could have lost my children: Mum's plea to help find driver who "failed to stop" after A31 crash

I could have lost my children: Mum's plea to help find driver who "failed to stop" after A31 crash

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Dorset Police warn of spate of "sextortion" cases

Dorset Police warn of spate of "sextortion" cases

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Elizabeth Potter

Tributes paid to "gentle, kind and generous" school matron killed in crash

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RETURN: Pirates asset Darcy Ward

Speedway: Injured Darcy Ward returns to Britain

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Police closed Poole Road at its junction with Redlands Roundabout

UPDATE: Poole Road reopens after crash between car and motorbike

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Luigi Bray with his staff at Giggi Gelateria in the Burlington Arcade who are currently top of the leaderboard for being the best ice cream parlour in the world.

Giggi Gelateria : the best ice-cream in the world?

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Poole Civic Centre.

Minister demands explanation for Poole's poorly performing primary schools

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The rotunda

Is 10-year-old rotunda finally set to open?

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Road to be widened to help cope with traffic during A338 rebuild

Work to widen Hurn Road causing delays

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Police close the A352 after crash

UPDATE: Police re-open the A352 after crash

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Wool train station

"High risk" railway crossing set to be replaced with bridge

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(left to right) BAHA members and Venus Award finalists Debra Adams, Sara Uzzell, Mandy Payne, Nicki Allan and Rosie Wallace (36535010)

Bournemouth women sweep prestigious award nominations

The Poole Town Centre Partnership with Chair Jonathan Sibbett, centre, propose the Poole Town Centre BID at the Dolphin Centre in Poole.

Final call for potential Poole BID members as consultation meetings get under way

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RNLI mascot Stormy Sam with the 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4

RNLI set for £8m boost as two vintage Ferraris set for auction

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Access to long-term funding prevents medium sized firms from realising full growth potential, report claims

Andy Martin, Deputy Editor of the Daily Echo, hands over cheques from The Gannett Foundation to  Mark Anderson and Flight Sgt Viv Sherry from Bournemouth ATC and Anne Gardner and Leanne Miller from CRUMBS

Charity cash up for grabs

OFFER: Half price tickets for That'll Be The Day 30th anniversary show!

OFFER: Half price tickets for That'll Be The Day 30th anniversary show!

Some of the entries so far. Can you do better?

Win £300! There's still time to enter the 2015 Bournemouth Air Festival photo competition

Travellers arrive at Tesco car park at Tower Park

Travellers arrive at Tesco car park at Tower Park

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CAR FUN: Chris Evans and chef James Martin at Chewton Glen Hotel for Children In Ne

Chris Evans brings his charity "Dirty Dozen" event to Chewton Glen

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Knoll Gardens' owner Neil Lucas and Katie Wilkinson from the Dorset Wildlife Trust.

Wildlife species up 30% in one year

Rebecca Spencer who set up the charity Sing With Me Happily, is moving to Uganda to set up a training school.

West Moors woman to build training school in Uganda

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Darth Vader, the Hulk, Hodor and two Doctors Who: who do you fancy seeing at ComicCon?

Darth Vader, the Hulk, Hodor and two Doctors Who: who do you fancy seeing at ComicCon?

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