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  • Darts: Mitchell makes early exit in Dutch Open Bournemouth Echo:

    WORLD champion Scott Mitchell made a surprise exit from the Dutch Open with a last-128 defeat to outsider Martijn Soomers. read more

  • Golf: Georgia preparing for another big test Bournemouth Echo:

    DORSET golf sensation Georgia Hall is hoping to finally shed her L-plates - but is unlikely to get behind the wheel of her new £50,000 Mercedes. read more

  • “Anything is possible” - Teen who’s battled cancer three times set to run London Marathon

    AN inspirational teen from Bournemouth who endured cancer, disability and savage bullying is bidding to defy the odds and run a marathon. read more

  • Flowers laid in tribute to Samantha Henderson after body found Bournemouth Echo:

    FLOWERS have been laid at Corfe Castle as residents paid tribute to Samantha Henderson. read more

  • Bournemouth RFC: Impressive Lions boost survival bid with bonus-point victory over Brixham

    NATIONAL THREE SOUTH WEST: Bournemouth 29 Brixham 15 read more

  • Young entrepreneurs are celebrated after taking up challenge Bournemouth Echo:

    BUSINESS-MINDED young people who took on the Enterprise Challenge were rewarded at a glittering awards ceremony in Bournemouth. read more

  • In The Dock: 13 people who have appeared in court from Bournemouth Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

    A round up of cases at Bournemouth Magistrates Court. read more

  • In The Dock: Christchurch Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

    A round up of cases at Bournemouth Magistrates Court read more

  • In The Dock: 10 people who have appeared in court from Poole Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

    A round up of cases from Bournemouth Magistrates Court read more

  • Homes left without power in north Bournemouth Bournemouth Echo: Scottish and Southern Electric (SSE) customers lost power for about an hour yesterday

    AROUND 25 properties in north Bournemouth have been hit by a power cut which happened early on Saturday morning. read more

  • The speedboards that make pupils 110% better at multiplication Bournemouth Echo:

    LEARNING times tables is a fast and fun affair at one Poole school, where pupils have been trying out maths “speedboards.” read more

  • 'I lost my mum, dad and sister at Auschwitz' - Holocaust survivor Walter Kammerling tells his harrowing story

    Walter Kammerling is 91. But he remembers a distressing event from his youth as if it were yesterday. read more

  • Don’t fall victim to lottery scam, urge police Bournemouth Echo:

    DORSET police say criminals are conning vulnerable people out of thousands of pounds after tricking them into thinking they have won a lottery. read more

  • Arson suspected after small fire at West Howe flats

    FIREFIGHTERS suspect arson is behind a small fire at a block of flats in West Howe this morning. read more

  • “Our fish get the best of everything” – Meet the man behind Allenbrook Trout Farm Bournemouth Echo:

    Although trout is farmed all year round, the trout season for anglers in the UK begins around mid-March to early April. Dorset is home to one of the most productive fish farms in the country. Allenbrook Trout Farm which backs onto the River Allen near Wimborne St Giles, supplies hundreds of tonnes of live trout to anglers, fisheries and other fish farms around the UK every year. Nicky Findley went behind the scenes to find out how they do it: By his own admission Trevor Whyatt is mad about fish. He’s either breeding them, feeding them, catching them or eating them. read more

  • Three pink tipples for Valentine’s Day Bournemouth Echo:

    THINK pink ahead of Valentine’s Day with these pretty bouquets to charm your loved one. read more

  • Faith Eckersall: Alice Gross’ murder means we need crime border review Bournemouth Echo:

    QUITE rightly the parents of murdered teenager Alice Gross, who was killed and chucked into a filthy canal by Latvian immigrant Arnis Zalkalns, want to know why he was allowed to be in this country, even though he already had a criminal record for killing his wife. read more

  • Make trout the catch of the day: Three ways to use it

    Have a fish supper with one of these great dishes read more

  • Organix Chicken, Lentil and Leek One Pot Wonder Bournemouth Echo:

    This warming winter stew makes the most of lovely seasonal leeks which go so well with tarragon and chicken. read more

  • Organix Speedy Savoury Flapjacks

    All the family will love these savoury cheesy flapjacks Makes approx. 18 flapjacks Suitable for freezing From 10 months. read more

  • Drop-in day for families Bournemouth Echo:

    A FAMILY drop-in day to entertain young children during half-term is being held in Bournemouth on February 18. read more

  • Figures are unbelievable Bournemouth Echo:

    I AM not a Bournemouth council taxpayer but feel I must comment on the article about the council and its outsourcing arrangements with Mouchel, printed in Thursday’s Echo (January 29). read more

  • Road issues are a 'danger' Bournemouth Echo: Want to contribute to The Bolton News letters page? E-mail

    WHAT a disaster the council have produced along Christchurch Road. read more

  • Problems of sentencing Bournemouth Echo: People of Chard: We want your letters!

    CONSERVATIVE Cllr David Smith wants those convicted of drug offences to be given longer sentences in gaol (Letters, January 26). read more

  • Thanks for helping mum Bournemouth Echo:

    I WOULD like to thank all the people who stopped to help my 78-year-old mum who had a fall in Pilot Hight Road on January 26 at about 11.15am. It revives my faith in people. read more

  • Wind farms are too unreliable Bournemouth Echo:

    FOR all those who support the Navitus Bay wind farm proposal, I wish to bring the following points: 1. On Friday, January 2 2015, a wind turbine that was 328ft tall and worth more than £2 million buckled and collapsed on a mountainside in Northern Ireland, in only medium wind speeds. read more

  • UPDATE: Pensioner dies after collision with car Bournemouth Echo:

    A PENSIONER has died after being involved in a collision with a car. read more

  • End of an era for Swanage RNLI as lifeboats set to launch down slipway for last time Bournemouth Echo:

    THE lifeboats Robert Charles Brown and Phyl & Jack will launch down their slipways at the current Swanage Life-boat Station for the last time tomorrow. read more

  • Alex Aitken's Simple Mixed Fish Pie

    Try this simple but stunning fish recipe, guaranteed to warm the cockles on a chilly winter’s evening courtesy of Alex Aitken, chef patron of the Harbour Hotels group read more

  • Flats and holiday apartment plans get the go-ahead for derelict site

    A BID to revitalise a derelict town centre site has won the approval of Bournemouth’s planning board. read more

  • £47.3m project to protect Bournemouth’s beaches from erosion over next 100 years Bournemouth Echo:

    BOURNEMOUTH councillors have approved a £43.7million project to protect the town’s beaches from erosion over the next 100 years. read more

  • Philip John Darch

    DARCH PHILIP JOHN Aged 66 Sadly, on Friday 23rd January 2015 Phil passed away with his family by his side. A much loved husband to Sally, devoted father of Ben, Lee and Ross, and Grandad to Jaime, Sophia, William, Phoebe, Serena and Daisy. Phil’s funeral service will be held at Bournemouth Crematorium on Thursday 5th February at 1.00 pm. Family flowers only please, but donations for Cancer Research UK may be sent to: Deric-Scott, Portman Lodge Funeral Home, 755 Christchurch Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth, BH7 6AN. read more


    O'REGAN BETTY PHYLIS ROSE 'Bebe' In Southampton Hospital on 20th January 2015. Formerly of High Firs Road, Romsey. Wife of the late John. Funeral Service will take place at Poole Crematorium on Tuesday 17th February at 3pm. No flowers please, but donations if desired for the Open Gate Stroke Club, Romsey can be made at read more


    KERR PAUL After a long illness Paul passed away on 25th January 2015, aged 65 years, surrounded by his family at Royal Bournemouth Hospital. Funeral to be held at Bournemouth Crematorium on 5th February at 3.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Ward 2 of Royal Bournemouth Hospital may be sent to Alan Rice & Tapper Funeral Service, 987 Wimborne Road, Moordown, Bournemouth BH9 2BS or made online at read more


    CHEESMAN NORA Passed away peacefully on 27th January 2015, aged 94 years. A much loved Mum, Nan and Great Nanny Noo Noo’s. Sadly missed by all her family and friends. Nanny would have appreciated you wearing bright colours to her funeral at Bournemouth Crematorium on Friday 13th February at 1.15pm. Flowers and enquiries to read more

  • Sandra Branch

    BRANCH (nee) WARD SANDRA Passed away on 22 January 2015. Much loved Daughter of Wilfred and Hazel, Mother to Mandy and Gary. Will be missed as a Sister, Nanny and Great-Grandma. Funeral Service at Bournemouth Crematorium 12 February at 10.30 am. No black to be worn. Family flowers only please. read more


    BLACKWELL ADA On 22nd January 2015 peacefully in Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Ada Mary Blackwell, aged 88 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her brother Dennis, her sister Ruby and their families. Her Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday 4th February at 12.30pm at North Cemetery Chapel, Bournemouth followed by interment. No flowers. Donations if desired, made payable to ‘Scripture Union’ may be sent to Head & Wheble Funeral Directors, 1a Oxford Road, Lansdowne, Bournemouth, BH8 8EY. Tel: 01202 551190. read more


    STRAIGHT JACK On 28th January 2015 peacefully in Royal Bournemouth Hospital Jack Straight, aged 87 years. Beloved husband of Diane, Father of James and Lesley, Grandfather of Alice. Former Theatre and Arts Critic, Bournemouth Echo. His Funeral Service will take place at Bournemouth Crematorium on Monday 9th February at 12.30pm. Flowers and donations made payable to ‘Bournemouth Hospital Charity’ (for the Cardiac Unit) may be sent to Head & Wheble Funeral Directors, 1a Oxford Road, Lansdowne, Bournemouth, BH8 8EY. Tel: 01202 551190. read more


    WEST SAMUEL ALBERT Peacefully on January 23rd 2015 at Zetland Court, aged 95 years. Now reunited with his beloved Mollie. Dear Father of Simon and to Jo. Loving Grandfather to Tim, Chris and Ben. Funeral Service at Bournemouth Crematorium on Thursday February 12th at 2.30 p.m. (No black ties or mourning clothing please). Family flowers only but donations if desired for Friends of Zetland Court may be sent to Harry Tomes Ltd., 'Barham House', 31/33 Tower Road, Bournemouth, BH1 4LA. Tel 01202-394340 or online at read more

  • Leslie Ronald Maynard

    MAYNARD LESLIE RONALD Peacefully passed away on 26th January 2015 Aged 91 years Much loved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather Dedicated member of the RAF Association and Independent Order of Odd Fellows Manchester Unity Friendly Society Limited The funeral service will take place at Poole Crematorium on Tuesday 10th February 2015 at 10:00am No dress code Family flowers only please But donations if desired may be made payable by cheque only to either the RAF Association or the British Heart Foundation and sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare 366 Ringwood Road Parkstone Poole Dorset. BH12 3LT Telephone – 01202 743158 read more

  • Martina (Marta) McDonald

    McDONALD MARTINA (Marta) After a long brave battle with illness, Marta, wife of the late Angus McDonald, passed away peacefully on Tuesday 20th January 2015. She will be deeply missed by all those that loved and knew her, especially her daughters, Sheena, Fiona and Sara, sons-in-law, Philip, Paul and Mark, grandchildren, Tania, Bianca and Oliver and all of her family. Funeral Service to be held at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset on Thursday 12th February 2015 at 11.00am. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be made online at or sent to Tapper Funeral Service, 32-34 Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset. BH15 2PG. Tel: 01202 673164. read more


    Oliver Marc Langton Martin and Zenna Langton would like to announce the birth of their son Oliver, on the 25th January 2015, weighing 5lb 3oz. read more


    SCOTT LAWRENCE ALBERT Passed away peacefully on 26th January 2015, aged 78 years. Much loved and sadly missed by all. Service at Bournemouth Crematorium on Wednesday 4th February at 2.30pm followed by a Thanksgiving Service at Richmond Park Church, Palmerston Road at 3.30pm. Flowers and enquiries to read more

  • Peter English

    ENGLISH PETER Taken from us suddenly on Thursday 1st January 2015, aged 83 years. Loving Father to Sandra and Maureen, Father-in-Law to Garry and Ray and devoted Gubby and Daddad to all his Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. Now reunited with his beloved Wife Mary. He will be sorely missed and forever in our hearts. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday 6th February 2015, at Bournemouth Crematorium at 11.30am. Donations are invited for the P.D.S.A and may be sent to Miller Bros. & F.P Butler Ltd., 119 Bargates, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1QH. Tel 01202 485439. read more


    HALL (née ELDER) GLADYS LILIAN Passed away peacefully after a short illness on 24th January 2015, aged 92. Wife of the late William. Dearly loved Mum of Kathleen, Evelyn, Susan and Philip and dear sister of Ruby; a beloved Nanny and Greatgrandma. Funeral Service to be held at Buckland Road Baptist Church , Parkstone on Thursday 12th February at 2pm. Donations to Tappers Funeral Service to be divided between Buckland Road Baptist Church and Langside School, or flowers if preferred.Further details and in respect of floral tributes, please visit read more


    Monica Kneale 1921 - 1st February 2013 "Just a sweet memory away" Love Prim and John; David, Marie and their children; Cathy and Tammy Too. read more


    SAUNDERS ROY 01-02-12 Three years ago. Loved and missed every day. Always in our hearts. Margaret and all the family. X X X read more

  • sylvia hiscock

    HISCOCK SYLVIA Thinking of you dear mum and nan. Thirty years today. All our love, Alan, Hazel and family XX read more

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