THERE were delays to rail services this afternoon after a shopping trolley was thrown on the tracks.
FIRST Great Western staff are set to take strike action over the August Bank Holiday weekend in a long-running row over new trains.
POLICE are asking the public if they recognise heavy duty copper cable recently seized in Poole.
A LONG traffic queue has formed on the A31 near Picket Post due to a broken down vehicle.
Police investigating an attempted mugging in Canford Heath have released an e-fit of the suspect.
THERE were long traffic queues on the A31 this afternoon following a collision near Ringwood.
Police have released CCTV of a suspect after a man"fraudulently obtained a refund" on two cartons of wine.
THE entertainment world is mourning Cilla Black, who came to Bournemouth as a young Merseybeat singer and returned to Dorset as a nationally loved entertainer.
THE actual cost of scams perpetrated on innocent people amounts to billions of pounds but the human cost is far more.
Reader Julio del Castillo Vivero took this footage of the blue moon and Bournemouth's fireworks on Friday night.
FESTIVAL goers celebrated another dry and fun-filled Camp Bestival last weekend with headline performances from Underworld and Professor Green. Thousands of people flocked to the four-day event, held in the scenic grounds of Lulworth Castle.
CHERRIES are reportedly closing in on finalising a deal with St Etienne for ex-Dean Court loan star Max Gradel.
I READ in Tuesday’s edition of the Echo about the Bournemouth Borough Council’s continuing campaign called ‘Your Kindness Could Kill’.
I WAS interested to read the letter Wind Farms Increase CO2 from Dr Bratby, Echo August 1. It is about time we considered verifiable facts concerning Navitus and renewable energy policy. The issues are very serious indeed for the whole UK.
RE the letter from Cllr Philip Eades (Daily Echo Friday, July 31) I agree wholeheartedly with Cllr Eades. I have regularly walked a dog at Whitecliff and been to Upton Country Park.
APPROXIMATELY £750,000 is being spent on a pedestrian bridge over the redundant railway line at Hamworthy Park because Network Rail will not allow any more level crossings to be constructed, yet the builders who have just commenced building this…
WITH regards to Mr Adams’ letter (Shame on Poole for denying young gardeners, July 30), the awards he was referring to were Bournemouth in Bloom, making Poole schools ineligible to enter.
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RURAL crime is on the increase in Dorset, new figures reveal.
THE government has backed praised the work of Bournemouth’s National Coastal Tourism Academy in boosting seaside resorts – but stopped short of saying whether its funding will continue.
ACTRESS and West End star, Kara Tointon, will be special guest at a charity fun day.
Dorset basked in glorious sunshine over the weekend but sadly it isn't set to last into a new week.
The Daily Echo has teamed up with the south’s best radio station, Wave 105, to offer two lucky winners and their guests a pair of tickets to the ‘Night Air at the Piers’. Part of the Bournemouth Air Festival, the gig will take place at Boscombe…
HEALTH experts have joined forces with Purbeck District Council to back an initiative calling for residents to reduce their alcohol consumption this October.
A KIND-HEARTED Bournemouth photographer who provides free images for families of children with life-limiting conditions has won a national award.
A HIGH-profile restaurant at the top of a block of flats is no longer viable and should be converted into penthouses, it has been claimed.
A VETERAN of one of World War Two’s major naval conflicts has been honoured with a medal from Vladimir Putin.
A POOLE householder who encroached on a nature reserve at the back of his garden by putting in a gate, steps, bridge and seating area has been told to remove them.
A TAKEAWAY worker was threatened with a "machete" in a terrifying raid at his Pokesdown shop.
WORLD champion Scott Mitchell came agonisingly close to ending his individual trophy drought but got trumped by Dean Reynolds in the Belgian Open semifinal yesterday.
A MAN accused of tying up, raping and assaulting a woman has denied the offences ever took place.
OLD pal Russell Slade reckons “shrewd operator” Eddie Howe can oversee a struggle-free season at Cherries – thanks to the firepower at his disposal.
TASKMASTER Matt Ford revealed the future of his Poole Pirates side remains in the balance – despite posting two emphatic victories.
A FORMER Bournemouth councillor is calling for an update on the situation regarding hairline cracks found in Boscombe Pier.
A FORMER piggery at a Christchurch music centre has been transformed into state of the art music rooms.
If you've been away, working or just outside enjoying the sunshine, here's our round-up of what happened over the weekend.
ANN PRICILLA FRYATT (Deceased) Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925 any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of the aforementioned deceased, late of Beechwood 3 Beechy Road Bournemouth BH8 8U, who died on 16/06/2015, are required…
CAUSLEY MARJORIE MURIEL On Thursday 16th July 2015, Marjorie peacefully passed away, aged 84 years. A much loved wife of John, a dear mother to David, Caroline, Sheila, Trisia, Dawn and Barbara. A treasured grandmother and great grandmother who will…
POLICE descended on Southbourne after the discovery of blood in the street.