A LIGHT aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in the north of the county earlier today.
CHERRIES were denied their first Premier League victory of the season at Crystal Palace as Scott Dann’s late header broke the visitors’ hearts at Selhurst Park.
PEOPLE dropping off friends or relatives at Southampton Airport will have to pay £1 for a maximum 10-minute stay from next week.
COUNCIL chiefs have pledged that residents’ views will be taken seriously in the super council consultation, and that councillors will “put the needs of residents first”.
TWO men have been jailed for attempted murder after a stabbing in Poole in connection with threats from rival gangs.
RESIDENTS are to get their say at last on whether the nine cash-strapped councils across Dorset should merge into just two single tier, all purpose authorities.
Sixteen people involved in the operation of “pop-up” brothels in Dorset have been arrested in connection with human trafficking offences.
Thundery showers could blight part of the bank holiday weekend, the Met Office is warning.
EMERGENCY services have been called to and incident at Bournemouth beach.
A MAN who drowned at Sandbanks beach last Saturday has been named as father-of-two Jayarajah Katheeswaran.
Bestival brings you The Future of festivals now, with an incredible cast of musical pioneers, forward thinking funksters and precognitive pop stars.
HOSPITALS are urging patients to choose appropriate treatment this bank holiday to ease pressure on busy A&E departments.
IN THE face of deep cuts to social care funding, many disabled and older people are being denied the care and support they need to live independently and with dignity.
I WONDER why and how much it cost the local authority to replace a perfectly serviceable shower unit at Boscombe Pier for this ridiculous flip-flop arrangement to be found there now.
WHENEVER the demons of doubt, despondency, and despair overwhelm my thoughts, I repair to the Beacon Cafe in Church Road, Ferndown.
THE RSPCA has urged pet owners and farmers to keep their animals cool in the summer heat as temperatures are set to remain in the 20s this bank holiday weekend.
I WRITE in response to the letter printed in the Echo of Wednesday, August 24 from Martyn Underhill, Dorset PCC.
THE similarity is so uncanny, he has to be a walking, talking Living Doll.
A round-up of the latest cases from Bournemouth Magistrates' Court
James Johnson takes to the fairways, greens and the pools at the glorious Gloria sports resort
I’M often impressed with the accuracy of social media advertising, the ability of well known networks to place a product under my nose that actually really is just what I was looking for, even if I didn’t know it.
With the summer nearly upon us, there's nothing much more tempting than a cold drink in a sunny beer garden.
A JUDGE has warned of the risks faced by frontline medical staff after a nurse was knifed by a man who suffers from mental health issues.
DOZENS of events will be taking place today in honour of Team GB's Olympic achievements.
THE star of Downtown Abbey Hugh Bonneville has donated his family's Lego collection to New Milton Library.
A STATUE of the Virgin Mary that was stolen from outside a Poole church has been returned.
THE nation’s top heavy horse teams will go head-to-head in competition at the Great Dorset Steam Fair tomorrow.
AS another batch of kitchen whizzes whipped the nation into a frenzy this week on The Great British Bake Off, Taste meets Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry to chew the fat.
TRISH WARD Happy Birthday on this special day. Also congratulations on your many achivement in life and your extreme kindness to others. Love from, Mum, Jacqui, Billy and friends
PLUMLEY PAUL JOHN Paul died suddenly in Poole Hospital on Monday 22nd August 2016 after a short illness. He was totally devoted to his mum, Mary, his sister, Yvonne, brother in law, Malcolm, and his brother, Nigel. The General Manager at The…
SHINAR RONALD (SAM) Passed away peacefully on 24th August 2016, aged 79 years. He will be greatly missed by his devoted wife Barb. A loving Dad to Teresa, Jim, Wayne, Paul, Beverly and Kevin and a caring Grandad and Great Grandad. Funeral Service to…
WORTH JAMES WALTER ‘Jim’ Passed away peacefully on Monday 22nd August 2016, aged 83 years. Beloved husband of Patricia and a dearly loved father to Sarah and the late Philippa, also to Tim. A treasured grandfather to Jamie and Charlie. He will be…
JOHNSON née SWINFIELD MARY Beloved Wife of the late Charles loving Mother to Martyn, Louise Anita and Rebecca, Grandmother of Arthur and Matilda, passed away peacefully on 20th August 2016, aged 83 years. Her Funeral Service will be held on Thursday…
HEAP NINA (Pomeroy) A BIG THANKYOU Pauline, John, Allison, Tony and family. Thankyou all family and friends for the lovely cards, messages and flowers for our dear Nina.
HARRIS MAY (Nellie) Passed away peacefully on 15th August 2016 at Belmont Court aged 102 years. She will be sadly missed by her friends. She lived “Unto Him!" Her Funeral Service will take place at St. John's Heatherlands Parish Church, Ashley…
WARNER JOHN (J.B) 2 years ago today you left us. Your smiling face we can never replace. Love and miss you every day. Your Glo and Lucy xx And your loving family. and adored Grandad xxx
ROGER EKLESS In loving memory Thinking of you today and every day. Love Paul and Vicki x x
MAY JOE & ELSIE 23-01-82 & 27-08-97 A very dear Mum & Dad and Nan & Grandad. Always in our thoughts. God Bless. Lots of love Sheila, John and Andrew X X X
WOLLINGTON REG Mentioned in Dispatches Dear Dad, we love and miss you more each day. Love Jean, Robby, Cyril and your Grandchildren x x x
KING NESTA Formerly of Sundial and Baby World, Christchurch, passed away at home in Mudeford on Thursday 18th August 2016 aged 103 years. She will be greatly missed by all of her family. The funeral service will be held at Bournemouth Crematorium on…
HUNTER (née YOUNG) WYN (Winifred) ELSIE Born 1929 Wife of the late Alan George Hunter. Passed away suddenly on 18th August 2016 at Royal Bournemouth Hospital. Dearest Mother of David, Elaine and Andrew. Loving Grandmother and Great Grandmother.…
TRENT DOROTHY “Dot” Slipped peacefully away on Friday 19th August 2016, aged 92, at Wareham Hospital after a very brave and courageous fight. Loving wife of the late Fred. A most wonderful, loving and devoted mother to Freda, Jeannie, Joe, Martin…
BRYANT MYRTLE ROSE Passed away peacefully on Saturday on 20th August 2016, aged 81 years. Now reunited with her beloved husband David and her late brothers and sisters. A dear mother to Debra and Janet, devoted nannie to all of her dear…
ATWILL NORMAN On 16th August 2016 peacefully in Farway Grange Nursing Home, Queens Park, Norman John Atwill aged 97 years. The loving and much loved husband of the late Elsie Violet May Atwill, father of Angela and John, grandfather of Karen, Mark,…