CHRIS Holder's Australia could not curtail Sweden's rampant charge into the Speedway World Cup in Vastervik tonight.
MAX Gradel has committed his long-term future to Cherries by signing an improved four-year contract.
A HOLIDAYMAKER may excite envy at home after snapping a picture with an A-list director during his trip to Dorset.
The huge crowd surrounding the main arena at the New Forest Show gave members of the Metropolitan Police a thunderous round of applause as they rode into view.
A MAN has died after being rescued from the sea near Bournemouth Pier.
A YOUNG father has died in hospital after a crash near Blandford on Sunday.
BRITAIN’S economy faces a post-Brexit slowdown but could come through it stronger, a minister responsible for international trade has told the Daily Echo.
AN ARMY barracks was engulfed in fire reportedly caused by officers ‘duelling’ with flares.
A BABY has been rescued by firefighters after becoming locked in a flat.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was left with a fractured skull following an altercation after England's first match during Euro 2016.
Part of the B3081 Shaftesbury Road is being resurfaced this week under night closures.
A GROUP of 20 travellers who have set up at camp at the Quomps in Christchurch have now left.
HEALTHWATCH Dorset has expressed fears NHS bosses are making decisions on a radical shake-up of health services without listening to the public.
THE iconic Razer has been dumped out of television's Robot Wars in the first round.
MOTORISTS are facing delays as thousands of people descend on the New Forest and Hampshire County Show.
CHERRIES are understood to have concluded a deal to sign defender Brad Smith from Liverpool – for a fee in the region of £3million.
A CYCLIST has been injured after a collision with a car on the Bakers Arms roundabout this morning.
THOUSANDS of people are set to descend on the New Forest for a three-day celebration of food, farming and the countryside.
HARRY STYLES is filming scenes for a new Hollywood blockbuster in Dorset.
SWANAGE Town & Herston boss Tim Brown pinched two players from Purbeck rivals Wareham and then set his sights on promotion.
DALE Benkenstein has left his position as head coach of Hampshire Cricket due to family reasons.
THE Ageas Bowl have released a new phase of additional seating for next month's Royal London One-Day International between England and Pakistan.
FELIX Ambrose hit an unbeaten 43 as Lymington booked their place in the semi-final of the Southern Premier League T20 Cup with a five-wicket win over Alton on Sunday.
BOURNEMOUTH tennis starlet Esther Adeshina is eyeing more playing time at Wimbledon after sharing the famous SW19 courts with former British number one Tim Henman.
EDDIE Howe wants to take his squad to “new levels” and believes the starting point for Cherries players is as high as it has ever been.
THE British Chess Championships were unveiled to much applause yesterday when the tournament began at Bournemouth Pavilion.
A NOISY duck has been driving the residents of a quiet Bournemouth cul-de-sac completely quackers.
THE Boscombe Games are set to arrive this summer with two weekends packed full of fun events for all the family.
A WOMAN who celebrated her 105th birthday over the weekend has said she owes her longevity to "a perfect life".
A VILLAGE bus service has been saved, just weeks before it was due to be axed.
A PUBLICAN who filmed a teenage girl as she showered has walked free after he told a court he had been trying to video another woman instead.
RYAN Norman saw Swanage claim just their third league win of the season before admitting his side deserved their second-bottom berth in the table.
BOTTOM side Parley suffered a seven-run defeat at home to Shillingstone in the Dorset League but still banked 11 points.
A round-up of the latest cases from Bournemouth Magistrates' Court
A married father of four accused of stabbing his former lover to death told a court he 'can't remember' how she received two deadly knife wounds to the chest.
SOUTH COAST double-act Ward Thomas are hotly-tipped as one of the bands to look out for at this weekend’s Camp Bestival at Lulworth Castle.
AS A volunteer litter picker with Dorset Devils I can confirm that this is the worst year for litter, though litter is too polite a word.
THOSE wanting to remain in the EU should accept they have lost.
IT IS easy to imagine the astonishment of the voters of Dorset when faced with the hypocrisy of Dorset County Council which – whilst carrying out savage spending cuts to vital services such as youth centres, bus services, libraries and (more…
PLEASE, please, please can the powers that be resolve – for the health, wealth and secure future of its people and traders, visitors, and livelihood – the lifting bridges and railway barriers in Poole.
THE Dorset Business Awards, in association with the Daily Echo and Dorset Echo, are pleased to announce a new sponsor and award category.
GREAT Britain boss Alun Rossiter insisted he was 100 per cent certain he had made the right decision to call up Adam Ellis for Speedway World Cup final duty.
With Camp Bestival and the new Poole Harbour Festival taking place this weekend, we take a look at festivals you can still get tickets for this summer in Dorset.
AN ENTERPRISING disabled teenager from Poole has launched an online campaign to find a weekend job.
A FAMILY has appealed for anyone who may have seen their beloved grey pet parrot that escaped.
This picture of Tyneham, the deserted village, in bloom was taken by Simon Gregory.
A VETERINARY surgery is urging anglers to be extra careful and ensure all fish hooks are removed after treating a number of dogs who have swallowed them.
A DRIVER has been charged with perverting the course of justice for allegedly claiming he was dead after receiving a speeding ticket.
SKIPPER Simon Francis expects defensive reinforcements to be high on the agenda at Cherries this summer and insists boss Eddie Howe has plenty of time to find the right personnel.