“IT’S a desolate place – very cold and littered with rocks. There isn’t much oxygen, so you have to get out fairly quickly.
THE collapse of clothing retailer Principles could lead to the first ever vacancy at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint shopping centre.
How much public money gets wasted in Britain every year? And who is wasting it all? Channel 4’s Dispatches programme is investigating the subject on Monday. Today the Daily Echo asks whether our taxes are well-spent?
Canadian legend to headline on final day of this year’s Isle of Wight Festival
A Poole couple are fuming after spending almost £500 online buying Tina Turner tickets which never arrived after two websites disappeared.
LOVE it or hate it you cannot ignore it – and there is no doubt that Poole’s newest school building says something.
BOURNEMOUTH’S finest joined forces to launch their contribution to Comic Relief – a cover of Slade’s Mama Weer All Crazee Now – the BournemouthAID charity single.
WHEN Maree Webb’s three-year-old daughter was diagnosed with autism and severe learning disabilities, the only advice she was given was to go home and read up on the subject.
POLICE are stepping up patrols in Wareham in a bid to make the start to the weekend safer.
Fears have been raised that half to three-quarters of the rare Dartford warbler in Hampshire may have perished during the icy weather.
CHERRIES’ squad are to continue their brave battle for League Two survival as normal after it was revealed some of the club’s players had not been paid.
A REPLICA of a famous Dorset public school is set to be built in the deserts of the Middle East.
Three would-be victims help an FBI agent track a serial killer
Historical love story shrouded in pomp and ceremony
IF you’ve ever dreamt of being on the silver screen, it could become a reality this summer!
A stylish, if slow-paced, adaptation of the graphic novel
ICY roads caused ‘very dangerous conditions’ and a series of accidents on Dorset’s road this morning.
I LOVE this time of year, there are so many signs of hope, signs of new life. The winter is nearly over and the spring is on its way! As followers of Jesus we are called to journey towards the reason for our hope – the fullness of life that is ours through Jesus. There is much in our world that feels far from hopeful but as people of faith, our call is to be “bringers of hope” to the world around us and invite others to join us on the journey.
COMMITTED Christian Kevin Woodford, former Ready Steady Cook celebrity chef, is encouraging local cookery enthusiasts to submit original recipes to be included in a fundraising cookbook. The book will be sold to help churches and charities raise funds for their own causes, as well as making a contribution towards Christian Aid.
ST MICHAEL’S in Blandford Road, Hamworthy, celebrates its golden jubilee this year. The church, which is located between the lifting bridge and the Red Lion pub, will celebrate 50 years with a varied programme, including a family parade, summer fair and flower festival.
People, in general don't like parting with money. Which is why I always approach any kind of fundraising event with a sense of slight trepidation.
BJARNE Pedersen is on the verge of claiming a coveted place in Poole’s all-time top five league and cup points scorers list.
PUBS and clubs are being made the scapegoats for the so-called binge drink-ing culture and have to deal with too much overbearing legislation.
IT saddened me to read the letter headed I Can’t be as brave as Jade (March 3).
I HAVE been supporting euthanasia for a number of years after spending lots of time visiting my best elderly friend in hospital – it certainly opened up my eyes!
THE recent mistaken decision to carry on with the Boscombe Surf Reef regardless of the rising costs shows how out of touch with the wishes of the ordinary residents of the town Bournemouth council has become.
MR and Mrs Worth explain in their letter (March 2) that they are struggling to pay their mortgage but their lender will not agree to them selling up and reducing the mortgage.
IN response to Mr I K Dennis (Letters, March 3) who experienced difficulties booking at the BIC, we would like to offer our sincere apologies to him for the service on Monday.
HARD-PRESSED motorists plagued by speed cameras, high fuel prices and soaring insurance bills rarely feel they have reason to celebrate.
HAVING read your article on the European College of Chiropractic (Artery checks, Daily Echo, March 2) I felt that I had to respond.
ASK someone to name three unpopular professions and you can guarantee that car clampers are vying for top spot alongside traffic wardens and journalists.
AND just when you thought it was safe to confine the scarves and gloves to the cupboard...
WIMBORNE skipper Russell Tinsdale believes the Southern Counties South title is Oakmeadians’ to throw away.
PAUL Baker is keen to sell Cherries to Adam Murry – and also leave the way open for a mystery Middle East backer to acquire the club at a later date.
WORK on Europe’s first artificial surf reef will resume next month and the long-awaited project should be completed by the end of August, subject to weather conditions.
ESCAPOLOGY expert Steve Fletcher has told his Cherries team-mates to prepare for phase two of their survival mission.
POPULAR goalkeeper Adam Tong is set to complete his miraculous recovery from a life-threatening injury by featuring for Poole Town tomorrow.
CAPTAIN courageous Shaun Cooper has told boss Eddie Howe he will continue to play through the pain barrier and lend his support to Cherries’ survival mission.
DAVEY Watt may no longer be a Poole rider but he is still doing his bit to bring on the next crop of possible Pirates stars.
ANTHONY Dunkerley has earned a Bournemouth first team recall for their South West One clash at Cleve tomorrow (2.30pm).
CHRISTCHURCH manager Graham Kemp has won the race to sign Marc Fairbrother – but he faces a battle to keep hold of highly-rated youngster Russell Cook.