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Christmas

When will my bins be collected over Christmas?

When will my bins be collected over Christmas?

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XMAS JOY: NatWest Area Manager Mike Lomer, back right, with staff at the Castlepoint branch and some of the toys donated to the Echo Toy Appeal

Thank you and happy Christmas: Echo readers make Toy Appeal the best yet

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When are the trains and buses running over Christmas?

When are the trains and buses running over Christmas?

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Swimmers at last year's event

Hundreds to take part in biggest ever Macmillan White Christmas Dip

The Military Wives Choir

I would walk 500 miles: The Military Wife hoping to be Christmas number one

Muppet Christmas Carol

Eleven of the best films to watch on Christmas Eve

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1,000 Christmas cards for 4-year-old William (and he’s even had one from David Cameron)

1,000 Christmas cards for 4-year-old William (and he’s even had one from David Cameron)

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Stolen: Runton Road charity collection box containing hundreds of pounds from Christmas light display

Stolen: Runton Road charity collection box containing hundreds of pounds from Christmas light display

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Mystery man in elf costume hands out cash in Poole to help 'spread kindness'

Mystery man in elf costume hands out cash and lottery tickets to strangers in Poole

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WEATHER: Mild weather to continue with rain forecast for Christmas Day

WEATHER: Mild weather to continue with rain forecast for Christmas Day

Picture: Sam Sheldon

Two donkeys, dogs, cats and even an owl: it's the animal Christmas carol concert

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Eric, 7, in his Christmas jumper

Dogs in festive knits? it's the Big Christmas Jumper Appeal...

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Our seven favourite things about Santa's Christmas Wonderland at Paulton's Park

Our seven favourite things about Santa's Christmas Wonderland at Paulton's Park

Five more fantastic pictures of pets in their Christmas outfits!

Five more fantastic pictures of pets in their Christmas outfits!

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In pictures: Coca Cola truck brings festive cheer to Bournemouth

In pictures: Coca Cola truck brings festive cheer to Bournemouth

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Queens Park Infant Academy

Five more of our favourite nativity photos: don't miss our picture special today!

Bournemouth's Santa Express: when and where is it actually running?

Bournemouth's Santa Express: when and where is it actually running?

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17 Christmas recipes to help you create the perfect festive feast

17 Christmas recipes to help you create the perfect festive feast

Looking for a real Christmas tree? Seven places to buy them (and how to make them last)

Looking for a real Christmas tree? Seven places to buy them (and how to make them last)

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Hoggle from @xLibitinax on Twitter

Nine amazing pictures of pets in their Christmas outfits

AFC Bournemouth Marc Pugh donated gifts to the Echo's toy appeal

Want to donate to our Christmas toy appeal? today's your last chance

10 places to meet Father Christmas and other festive events in Dorset this weekend

10 places to meet Father Christmas and other festive events in Dorset this weekend

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GALLERY: Hundreds light up Poole on wet and windy night for lantern parade

GALLERY: Hundreds light up Poole on wet and windy night for lantern parade

Christmas carols concerts taking place in Dorset and the New Forest

14 Christmas carol concerts taking place in Dorset and the New Forest

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One of the houses on Runton Road lit up during last year's display

Runton Road's famous Christmas lights to be switched-on this weekend

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Lantern parade is coming to town

Christmas events in Dorset and the New Forest

21 Christmas events happening in Dorset and the New Forest

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AFCB player, Marc Pugh, visited the Echo office last week to drop off some toys for the annual toy appeal

Only one week left to donate to this year's Toy Appeal

Participants line up for the 2014 Great Santa Fun Run

Ho-ho-go! The jolliest fun run in Dorset returns to Badbury Rings

Here is a list of 7 Christmas events that took place this weekend

In pictures: Seven Christmas events which took place this weekend across Dorset

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Your essential guide to Christmas

Bins, chemists and travel: Your essential guide to Christmas

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The big switch on at Lee Alcorn's house in Luckham Place

WATCH: Dad’s dazzling 10,000 bulb Christmas light display to help wounded soldiers

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Vegetarian Society 's nut roast

Have vegetarians coming for Christmas? Five tips for a meat-free dinner

Jessie and Andrew's Christmas lights

Christmas light displays: we want to see your pictures!

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Kate Robinson's Christmas wreath

WATCH: How to make a Christmas wreath in 90 seconds

Molly Pike, 3, and Phoebe Pike, 5, enjoy the snow

Thousands enjoy Bournemouth's inflatable snow globe - have you stepped inside yet?

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File picture

Don't let burglars ruin your Christmas: eight ways to protect your home

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

Six pantomimes to see in Dorset this Christmas

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Cyber Monday: £1bn to be spent online today - but how much are you spending on Christmas?

Cyber Monday: £1bn to be spent online today - but how much are you spending on Christmas?

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Will you be making your own advent calendar?

Five advent calendars you can make this weekend at home

Santa Run at Christchurch Quay

GALLERY: First-ever Santa Run in Christchurch kicks off town's Christmas Festival

Santa at Stewarts Garden Centre in Christchurch

Crowds turn out for Father Christmas and reindeer at Stewarts Garden Centre

When does free parking start for Christmas?

Christmas shopping: here's where you can park for free

School Nativity pictures: when is your child's being printed?

School Nativity pictures: when is your child's being printed?

Corfe Castle lit for the first time in its 1,000 year history, with braziers, beacons and LED lighting.

Corfe Castle's Christmas lights are back - and this year you can walk right into heart of ruins

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The cast of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves outside the Pavilion in Bournemouth. Eastenders stars Gillian Wright and Matt Lapinskas (back row) will star as The Wicked Witch and Prince Charming

Eastenders stars to help Santa switch on Christmas lights at Castlepoint

Christmas lights in Bournemouth Square

Ice skating, the Santa Train and the Gardens of Light: Christmas starts today in Bournemouth

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This billboard advert for Bournemouth does something pretty amazing

This billboard advert for Bournemouth does something pretty amazing

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Martin Lewis: Don't spent your Tesco points on food and six other Christmas money-saving tips

Martin Lewis: Don't spend your Tesco points on food and six other Christmas money-saving tips

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After last year's "shambles" there won't be a lights switch-on in Bournemouth this year

After last year's "shambles" there won't be a lights switch-on in Bournemouth this year

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