Detectives in Bournemouth investigating a serious assault in the Meyrick Park area of the town are renewing their appeal for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward.
A DORSET village is celebrating after being given a £60,000 grant to carry out major drainage work on its recreation ground.
Administrators are to close all of the shops in stricken camera chain Jessops, with the loss of 1,370 jobs.
AN INNOVATIVE shopping scheme to encourage more people to spend in Christchurch and Highcliffe will launch next week.
DRIVERS are being warned they will soon be fined if they use a shortcut at Bournemouth’s Travel Interchange.
A GOOD Samaritan who stopped to call for an ambulance after witnessing a car crash turned around to discover his bike had been stolen.
AN URGENT appeal has been launched for two specific blood groups following a shortfall in donations during last week’s bad weather.
PEAK time traffic delays are being caused by improvements to Poole’s Civic Centre gyratory traffic lights.
DORSET is likely to see snow tomorrow and on Monday, with the north of the county set to be worst-hit.
MORE than 40,000 households in North and East Dorset are set to see a change to their recycling and rubbish collection this June.
A POOLE secondary school in special measures is making satisfactory progress with improvements, according to government inspectors.
DORSET’S Police and Crime Commissioner is gearing up for next month’s all-important meeting where he will announce his new chief constable.
FRIENDLY Christchurch pensioners celebrated a special anniversary of a popular widows’ social club in the town on Tuesday.
A Poole resident – the first female president of the Bournemouth Association of Butchers – has celebrated her 102nd birthday.
YOUNG cystic fibrosis patients at Poole Hospital have been given a welcome distraction during their long stays on the respiratory ward.
AN exotic slice of Cuba can now be found on Old Christchurch Road in Bournemouth with the recent opening of Revolution Bournemouth.
SOMETHING wicked this way comes, when the Circus of Horrors rolls into Poole on Saturday night.
THE Manchester-based four-piece are back with the long-awaited follow-up to 2010’s Mercury Prize-nominated debut Man Alive.
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Club night Disco Africa, celebrates its first birthday on Wednesday night.
SHUT UP. The Only Way is Essex star Joey Essex is putting in an appearance at V nightclub on Exeter Road, Bournemouth on Monday Night.
AS well as singing with Southbourne five-piece Paint It Blue, indie songstress Hannah Robinson is now making waves as a solo artist.
THE Troggs have always been remembered for the 60s anthem Wild Thing.
From The Jam are acclaimed by many as one of the most authentic live recreations of the legendary British band.
AFTER reading your article on the roadworks on the A35 at the Baker’s Arms, it amazes me to find out that these roadworks coincide with the roadworks at the junction of Rigler Road and Blandford Road, Hamworthy.
THE story regarding my son in the Echo (‘Mum wins son’s care package battle’ January 3) reveals the level of confusion that exists regarding both his case and care funding in general.
THE Rotary Club of Ringwood had another successful event with the festivities on Christmas Eve in the Market Place, Ringwood, with a similar format as previous years.
RANGERS at Moors Valley Country Park are celebrating after baby water voles were spotted in the grounds.
I FEEL I must reply to letters in the Echo regarding Christchurch Hospital.
A CENTENARIAN who put the secret of her long life down to lots of fun and a regular tipple, has passed away peacefully at the age of 105.
EVELYN CONSTANCE MARY FRITH DECEASED
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A MUCH-LOVED and respected GP, pillar of the community and outstanding orator has died peacefully at the age of 90.
FOUR people in Dorset have come forward to say they were abused by disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile.
TODAY’S Daily Echo reports two striking examples of how the public spending cuts are starting to bite.
COUNCILLORS poised to close a factory for disabled workers have been urged to consider the “wider cost” of their decision first.
THOMAS RONALD Retired Christchurch ambulance man. Passed away peacefully in hospital on Saturday, 22nd December 2012, aged 69 years. Loving son of the late Ernest and Bertha Thomas. Funeral Service on Thursday, 17th January 2013 at 11.45am at…
Happy 80th Birthday Pat Luther A wonderful Wife to Bob. Mother to Janice, Nan to Ross, Gareth & Beverley, Super-Nan to Morgan, Connor & Kacie. Love from us all!
DORSET has lost a third of its traffic cops in the last year, figures have revealed.
DORSET police are stepping up their search for witnesses of an attempted armed robbery in Verwood last week.