TRAFFIC is slow near the Avon Causeway following a crash.
A NEW centre that will help with the rehabilitation of people with spinal injuries has been given the Royal seal of approval.
A MAN has been arrested following an alleged fail-to-stop collision in Boscombe.
MORE work is needed to ensure cycle events in the New Forest are organised to a 'high standard'.
A MAN has been charged following an alleged stabbing in Bournemouth.
EMERGENCY services were called after a car ended up on its side in Poole.
THE Football Association have charged a non-league footballer with misconduct regarding a series of vile tweets he sent to Harry Arter following Cherries' match with Arsenal earlier this month.
There's a reason cyclists and walkers love Dorset - all those hills and sweeping views, winter light and muddy tracks, spots you can only reach if you leave your car behind.
‘THE end of an era’ – that is how the owner of Poole Park’s miniature railway described the moment the trains were hauled off the track.
CHRISTCHURCH does not want to merge with Bournemouth and Poole, wishes to remain sovereign and says the case for change has not been made.
Former Echo employee Martin Bartlett sent in this photograph taken in the mid 1980s when Eddie Bate retired from Bournemouth Echo. They are left to right, Norma Morgan, John Millington, Sue Burroughs, Cheryl Potter, Joyce ?, Frank Miller, Gordon…
A FORMER headteacher will appear before a crown court judge after being accused of fraud by false representation.
THE boss of restaurant chain Koh Thai will spearhead an effort to boost a key part of Bournemouth town centre.
NOT long ago, the venues thriving in towns like Bournemouth were “vertical drinking establishments” where people downed as much lager is possible.
GEORGE HONEYBUN aged 26 of Strathmore Road, Muscliffe, Bournemouth, application to amend the requirements of a community order made by Weymouth Magistrates on 9/5/16 by removing the Thinking Skills Programme Requirement. Community Requirement…
CLAIMS that schools across Dorset will lose millions of pounds under a new funding formula have been branded "scaremongering" by MP Michael Tomlinson.
ROYAL Bournemouth Hospital will host a series of public meetings so people can have their say about a controversial shake-up of health services in Dorset.
PIRATES co-promoter Gordon Pairman has ruled himself out of the running to take over at Belle Vue.
ELLINGHAM & Ringwood retained their hold on second spot in National Challenge Division Two with a 25-10 win over Havant.
ELLINGHAM & Ringwood returned to form in emphatic style by crushing Romsey 39-7 in Hampshire One.
MATT Roberts scored two tries as Swanage & Wareham maintained their Southern Counties South title bid with a convincing 25-5 victory over lowly Frome.
In 2015 Douglas Wragg of Balcombe in Sussex became the proud 'custodian' of a two tone blue 1963 Rover which is in pristine condition and is the subject of much admiration when he takes it to car shows.
SOUTHERN COUNTIES SOUTH: Wimborne 31 North Dorset 15
BOURNEMOUTH head coach Will Croker hailed Andy Spikings “a revelation” – even though admitting the loosehead prop “hates scrummaging”.
THE Prime Minister’s commitment to leave the single market will be good for Dorset, says a prominent Brexiteer businessman.
HOLIDAYMAKERS have spoken of their disbelief after their plane was forced to make an emergency landing on its way to Tenerife – and on its return to Bournemouth Airport.
FREE workshops are taking place for anyone who is unemployed or at risk of losing their job.
AS a ratepayer of Poole, I am bitterly disappointed that Borough of Poole is planning to close a further eight public toilets to save money.
If you’re still sticking to your New Year's resolution of exercising more, or if you’re already a fitness fanatic, you might want to sign up to one of the many running events taking place in Dorset this year.
HRH The Princess Royal will officially open a new spinal injury centre at Holton Heath today.
WORK to add a fourth lane to the M27 is expected to start early next year.
MEET the brave Dorset family battling the rare and incurable bleeding disorder haemophilia.
CHERRIES ace Ryan Fraser said he would not moan if he was overlooked by his country – and insisted his main priority was to succeed with his club.
A REFERENDUM will be held in Poole over a plan which shapes the future of the town centre and Hamworthy.
THE world’s largest inflatable obstacle course, including a five-storey high slide, is coming to Dorset this summer.
A BID to cut down a protected tree in Bournemouth due to fears it could fall on children has been refused by councillors.
A RETIRED ferry captain died after suffering a fall at her home, an inquest heard.
A SCHOOLGIRL'S plea for Ringwood to accept at least one Syrian refugee family, has led to the council reconsidering their decision.
CIVIC chiefs have hit back at claims that the closure of a youth facility will leave groups homeless.
THIEVES ram-raided a garden machinery shop on Monday night stealing high value chainsaws and hedge trimmers.
A VOLUNTEER has been honoured by the Prime Minister for raising more than £100,000 for terminally ill people.
WALLER GEORGE A kind and caring dad and grandad. Loved and missed by Karen, Chris, Jackie and Grandchildren XXX
SCOULAR MICHAEL Peacefully at Forest Holme Hospice on 11th January 2017, aged 82 years. Beloved husband of Margaret and proud father of Sarah, Rosemary and Helen and a loving grandfather. Funeral Service at Bournemouth Crematorium on Friday 3rd…
WYLDE AGNES MARY GILDCHRIST 'NANCY' On Saturday 7th January 2017, aged 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Colin, a dear mother to Naomi, Adrienne and Jonathan. A treasured grandmother to Stephanie and Nicholas. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday…
DAVIS GEORGE RONALD Passed away peacefully on 11th January 2017 at home, aged 84 years. Beloved husband of Audrey, much loved father to Kay, Val, Chris and Nigel. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. Funeral service to take place at Poole…
WALLER GEORGE HENRY Passed away peacefully at Bournemouth Hospital on 10th January, aged 83 years. Will sadly be missed by his loving wife Betty, all his family and many friends. George’s funeral service will be held at Bournemouth Crematorium on…
BRYANT ALICE Beloved wife and widow of Leslie, who predeceased her by three years. Died on 8th January 2017, after confronting and beating cancer for so long, finally succumbing to severe cardiac event. A fighter to the last. A great, gracious and…
BURBIDGE JESSIE RUTH Passed away peacefully on 14th January 2017 at Birds Hill Nursing Home, aged 91 years. Devoted Mum of Brian and to Janet. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral Service at Poole Crematorium on Wednesday 25th…