DOUBLE Olympian Liz Yelling and actress and comedienne Debra Stephenson will be at Poole Park’s premier sporting event on Sunday, it has been confirmed.
MORE spaces have opened up on AFC Bournemouth’s Community Sports Trust’s National Citizen Service programme due to popular demand.
TWO football stars are starring in a feature film based on a play by a Bournemouth man.
COUNCIL staff carried out an “enviro clean” in Boscombe and hope more residents will help out next time.
AN ATTACKER who left a victim in a pool of blood with a fractured skull has been jailed for three years.
CIVIC planners have deferred a decision on whether to grant planning permission for a £50m cinema and restaurant complex in Bournemouth town centre.
A WOMAN was knocked off her feet by a dog “in a heartbeat” and left with injuries from which she will never fully recover.
WE may be in the middle of a heat wave, but it’s never too early to start getting excited about the film we’ll all be wanting to see this Christmas.
A 14-YEAR-OLD boy was told he should move to a special school for severely disabled children because he had epilepsy.
A MUM is in an “impossible situation” after her second child was refused a place at the school next door to her home.
A TEMPORARY member of staff hired by Dorset County Council cost more than its chief executive, an investigation has found.
ATTEMPTS to find a hit-and-run mobility scooter rider who left a woman lying injured on the ground in Christchurch are ongoing.
POLICE officers wearing forensic gloves and the force sniffer dogs carried out a swoop on a house in an affluent area of Poole yesterday.
THE man found guilty of killing Bistro on the Beach chef Glyn Helliwell is appealing his conviction.
DORSET got baking crazy this month, to raise more than £5,000 for local charity Diverse Abilities Plus.
A BUS driver has been suspended after an elderly woman fell while on board his bus in Bournemouth.
ELIZABETH MAVIS MORGAN NICOLL DECEASED NOTICE is hereby given PURSUANT TO SECTION 27 OF THE TRUSTEE ACT 1925 that any person having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of Elizabeth Mavis Morgan Nicoll deceased late of 39 Muscliffe Lane Bournemouth BH9 3NF who died on the 31 day of March 2012 is hereby required to send particulars in writing of his or her claim or interest to the undersigned and to send such particulars in writing not later than two months after the date of this advertisement after which the Personal Representatives will distribute the Estate amongst the persons entitled thereto having only regard to the claims and interests of which they have had notice and will not as respects the property so distributed be liable to any person of whose claim they shall not then have had notice. Dated 21 May 2012 MJP Law Solicitors of 1613 Wimborne Road Kinson Bournemouth BH11 9AP
A STUDENT from Twynham School in Christchurch has won a photography competition with an image of Bournemouth beach.
LUXURY motor yacht manufacturer Sunseeker is supporting a new venture at Bournemouth and Poole College to train the next generation of marine engineers and boat builders.
TWO suspected shoplifters are being sought by police after they targeted a Wareham supermarket.
DESPITE an uncertain future last year, the Bournemouth Pier Theatre is open for business this summer with a programme of music, comedy and theatre.
Science teacher Alan Pike, who has been at the school for four years, said: “It’s an amazing place to work. It’s great to work with the girls, who are incredible. We’re all heading in the same direction.”
• Glenmoor School, Beswick Avenue, Ensbury Park, Bournemouth, 01202 527818 • Age range: 11-16 • Number of pupils: 763 • Ofsted rating: Satisfactory. Last inspection was carried out in 2010 and inspectors said: “This is a satisfactory and improving school. The school has made a great deal of improvement in leadership and management and all aspects of its provision.”
DIG out your best baggy trousers as the original nutty boys are coming to Bournemouth this December.
HOT on the heels of his number one album this year, singer Maverick Sabre has announced a date at the O2 Academy Bournemouth on October 4.
THE outgoing head of Glenmoor, Roger Allen, describes his time at the school as a privilege, and it’s easy to understand why.
FOR the benefit of the uninitiated, including me, can someone tell me what a Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Public Engagement and Participation (Letters, May 16) is supposed to be?
WHAT a lovely photograph of controlled burning taking place in the New Forest (Echo Page 19 Tuesday).
I KNEW it, there are still gentlemen in this area. (Re: ‘This random act of kindness so lovely’, Letters May 10).
I READ a letter in the Daily Echo from Caroline Dingley about the kindness of a stranger.
I AM unfortunately a mobility scooter user but I bought mine. For a four figure sum!
THE twin sails of the Holes Bay Bridge can only really be appreciated when it is open, so the obvious solution would be to leave it permanently in the “up” position.
I SEE that David Atherton’s letter on banning dogs from our beaches because of the fear of any mess is getting some response.
NOW we are about to enter the resort’s summer season, would the Echo be kind enough to give us locals the latest on all the ongoing projects in Bournemouth that may affect, good or bad, the tourist trade and locals’ enjoyment.
EDUCATION these days, many teachers argue, is bound up with red tape. And sometimes common sense, too, seems to be get tied up by rules and legislation.
TWENTY-FIVE Hamworthy residents had to be evacuated from 10 homes on Tuesday night after a blaze destroyed a brick garage.
Bus company Wilts & Dorset has announced that 19 of its services within Poole and Bournemouth will be “enhanced” from June 3.
RESIDENTS have been warned not to give building work to doorstep traders after travellers set up camp on a recreation ground.
Conservationists have condemned plans that would allow buzzard nests to be destroyed and the birds of prey taken into captivity to protect pheasant shoots.
A DORSET school was evacuated yesterday morning following a bomb scare.
Cherries star Scott Malone looks set to complete a move to Millwall in the next 48 hours – with Josh McQuoid returning to Dean Court as part of the deal.
CHAIRMAN Eddie Mitchell claims Cherries have been priced out of an attempt to buy back their Dean Court home.