'Dirty, under-staffed and an "unlawful" do not resuscitate order' - care home served five warning notices for catalogue of failings

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

CARE home inspectors issued five warning notices to a Poole nursing home after finding a catalogue of serious failings.

Weather warning issued for Dorset

Bournemouth Echo: Stapehill Road at Hampreston has been flooded since December 23rd, leaving some residents trapped in their homes as the only way out is through deep flood water on foot.

8:52am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for Bournemouth, Poole and wider Dorset this morning.

Mother of man knifed to death in Boscombe to take action with MP after stabbings

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

THE mother of a man knifed to death in Boscombe is hoping to work with one of Bournemouth’s MPs in the wake of this month’s attacks.

Tesco admits problems with diesel fuel at Branksome

Bournemouth Echo:

3:46pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has confirmed a number of cars have suffered engine problems after filling up with diesel at one of its Poole filling stations in recent days.

‘We’ll keep footpath’, says developer, after concerns raised over retirement complex

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

RESIDENTS of Broadstone will not lose a much-used footpath after a developer responded to comments from the public.

VIDEO: Crowds line the streets for Ringwood Carnival

Bournemouth Echo:

3:56pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BUMPER crowds lined the streets of Ringwood this afternoon for the town’s annual carnival.

Wanted: new members to join Dorset’s only male barbershop group

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

DORSET’S only male barbershop singing group is on the lookout for new members.

Approved: School’s £1.2m extension to provide spaces for extra 120 pupils

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A £1.2million redevelopment of a Poole junior school has been approved to ensure it can accommodate an extra 120 pupils by 2018.

Get fit on Christchurch Quay

Bournemouth Echo:

1:39pm Saturday 20th September 2014

FAMILIES are being encouraged to join in with fun fitness activities on Christchurch Quay today.

Hello, Boscombe Zulu: lifeguards to welcome new £25k rescue boat

Bournemouth Echo: Boscombe Pier by Jon Beal, Bournemouth Echo

1:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BOSCOMBE lifeguards will welcome their brand new £25,000 rescue boat this Sunday.

UPDATE: Daily Echo's Poole office closed after vandals strike

Bournemouth Echo:

12:17pm Saturday 20th September 2014

POOLE’s Daily Echo office is closed to customers today after the front door was smashed overnight.

Want to celebrate the colours of autumn? head to Brownsea Island

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BROWNSEA Island has been included in a list of top autumn colour walks by the National Trust.

In the dock: Ferndown

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A round-up of people who have appeared before local magistrates

In the dock: Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A round-up of who has appeared before local magistrates

In the dock: Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A round-up of who has appeared before local magistrates

In the dock: Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A round-up of who has appeared before local magistrates

Lifeboat called to help vessel with no fuel

Bournemouth Echo: Poole lifeboat sent to aid of stricken fishing vessel

11:48am Saturday 20th September 2014

SWANAGE’S all weather lifeboat was called into action after a solo sailor reported running out of fuel south west of Anvil Point.

Tide times for Dorset and Lymington for September 21

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

LOW WATER TOMORROW Bournemouth 0242 (1m), 1504 (1.1m) Christchurch 0422 (0.8m), 1631 (0.9m) Lymington 0304 (1.2m), 1531 (1.2m) Poole 0308 (0.9m), 1532 (1.1m) Swanage 0235 (1m), 1455 (1.1m) Wareham 0424 (1.1m), 1651 (1.1m) HIGH WATER TOMORROW Bournemouth 1203 (1.9m), 2013 (1.9m) Christchurch 1152 (1.5m), 2104 (1.4m) Lymington 1206 (3m) Poole 1219 (2m), 1925 (1.9m) Swanage 1150 (1.9m), 1902 (1.8m) Wareham 1028 (2m), 2231 (2m) SAILING TOMORROW Excellent for sailing. 19C, clouds and sun. Wind up to 16km/h NE.

Giant urban mural to be completed on wall during nine-day exhibition in Boscombe

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

WORK has started on a giant piece of street wall art to publicise the forthcoming Great Exhibition of Boscombe.

Policeman in court for making threats to kill

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A POLICEMAN has been charged with making threats to kill and disclosing police information.

Take a trip back in time to life in the 17th century at historic Poole museum

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A SPECIAL event being held in Poole’s historic Scaplen’s Court will transport visitors back to the 17th century.

Celebrity buys pigs from Dorset firm

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

CELEBRITY Liz Hurley went from the red carpet to a muddy field as she took delivery of a pair of pigs through Poole attraction Farmer Palmer’s.

Policeman charged with making threats to kill ordered not to enter Dorset

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

3:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

A POLICEMAN has been charged with making threats to kill and disclosing police information.

UPDATE: Man wanted on European Arrest Warrant sparks police search involving helicopter in Southbourne

Bournemouth Echo: GREEN WANDS Police Helicopter chases suspect in Putney

10:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN who made off when issued with a European Arrest Warrant is awaiting extradition after a police pursuit.

Man dies after falling 30ft at Winter Gardens car park in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo:

5:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN died after plunging 30ft at the Winter Gardens car park today.

£90k of taxpayers’ money spent on tackling traveller camps in Bournemouth and Poole this summer

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 19th September 2014

MORE than £90,000 was spent by Bournemouth and Poole councils on tackling unauthorised traveller camps this summer.

UPDATED: Child abduction fears after two boys approached within days

Bournemouth Echo: nswebpix police crime tape

11:12am Thursday 18th September 2014

POLICE are hunting a man who tried to entice a nine-year-old boy into his car.

Audio: Ferndown Police Station to be sold and six enquiry desks closed as force tries to slash £9.5m from budget in two years

Bournemouth Echo: Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill

12:00am Friday 19th September 2014

FERNDOWN police station will be sold and enquiry desks closed as part of ongoing efforts to slash £9.5 million from the force’s budget in the next two years.

Richard Carr and co-defendants plead not guilty to fraud and theft charges

Bournemouth Echo:

4:50pm Friday 19th September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH businessman Richard Carr and his four co-defendants entered not guilty pleas to a host of fraud and theft charges today.

11 Things to do in Dorset and Ringwood this weekend

Bournemouth Echo: Image from Ringwood Carnival 2013.

5:20am Friday 19th September 2014

Looking for something to keep the whole family entertained this weekend? or just simply fancy doing something you've never done before? then we have lots of ideas for you

VIDEO: Fisherman catches 300lb shark just a few miles from Swanage shore

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Friday 19th September 2014

THIS monster two-metre shark was caught just 14 miles off the Swanage coast.

‘Filthy road signs not sending out great message’ says council

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Friday 19th September 2014

COMPLAINTS have been made about the state of filthy road signs along main routes into Christchurch.

Dorset Police in crackdown on burglary and vehicle crime across Poole and Purbeck

Bournemouth Echo: The victim and another man were walking along Dorset Avenue when they were both struck by a dark-coloured BMW at around 10.15pm last night.

11:27am Friday 19th September 2014

A CRACKDOWN on burglary and vehicle crime across Poole and Purbeck has just been launched by Dorset Police.

Bournemouth teens to compete in British Taekwondo National Championships

Bournemouth Echo:

5:48pm Friday 19th September 2014

A PAIR of teenage girls will be putting their fighting spirit to the test as they battle it out at the British Taekwondo National Championships on Sunday.

Bus catches fire on Penn Hill Avenue

Bournemouth Echo: 'Take extra steps to reduce fire risks' residents asked as firefighters plan bank holiday strikes

4:56pm Friday 19th September 2014

A BUS caught fire in Poole this afternoon resulting in a road being blocked both ways.

Ponies and cattle helping to keep grass growth ‘under control’

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

PONIES and cattle have been released on two open spaces in New Milton for the first time in 50 years.

Will it be fourth time lucky for multi-million pound Winter Gardens plans?

Bournemouth Echo:

3:36pm Friday 19th September 2014

A SPECIAL planning meeting will be held next Monday to consider multi-million pound plans to redevelop Bournemouth’s Winter Gardens site.

Family have "very lucky" escape after lightning strikes house

Bournemouth Echo:

2:33pm Friday 19th September 2014

A FAMILY had an ‘incredibly lucky’ escape after a lightning strike blew apart the back of their West Dorset home.

After 36 years of pools collections Brian’s completed his final round

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

A WELL-known face around Verwood has collected his last coupons as he ends nearly 40 years of running football pools in the town.

Workout anytime, day or night, as PureGym to open 24-hour facility at Tower Park

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

FITNESS company PureGym is to open a 24-hour fitness facility on Poole’s Tower Park.

Penny farthings to unicycles – cyclists put pedal power to the test at ride challenge roadshow

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

PENNY farthings, unicycles and go carts were seen whizzing round Poole Park as the Momentum Cycle Ride Challenge roadshow rolled into town.

Should council start community libraries? Views sought on proposals to axe Poole’s mobile library

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

CONTROVERSIAL proposals to axe Poole’s mobile library service and replace it with community libraries have gone out for public consultation.

Missing man Balazs Biro found safe and well

Bournemouth Echo:

1:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MISSING man who was believed to be in the Bournemouth area has been found safe and well.

Bournemouth's universities slip from positions in The Times Good University Guide

Bournemouth Echo: Kimmeridge House at Talbot Campus of Bournemouth University

1:12pm Friday 19th September 2014

BOTH of Bournemouth’s universities have slipped in this year’s Good University guide rankings.

'Outdated and lacking in vision' - group hits out over plans to revamp gyratory near Twin Sails Bridge

Bournemouth Echo:

12:55pm Friday 19th September 2014

PROPOSALS to revamp the roads between Poole town centre and its two bridges have been blasted as ‘outdated and lacking vision’ by a green group.

Bus route axed for second time – 12 months after Yellow Buses comes to “stranded” residents’ rescue

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

WIMBORNE residents left “stranded” after bus services were cut have suffered another blow.

In the dock: Wimborne

Bournemouth Echo:

4:24pm Friday 19th September 2014

A round-up of who has appeared before local magistrates

Met Office issues new weather warning after storms and heavy rain cause 'hazardous' driving conditions

Bournemouth Echo: Heavy rain and strong winds cause flooding and high tides across Dorset. Flooding  in Mudeford Lane, Christchurch

11:50am Friday 19th September 2014

DRIVERS were urged to take care on the roads this morning after heavy rain and thunderstorms across Dorset.

Woman taken to hospital after car hits tree in Branksome Park

Bournemouth Echo: Medical Investigation’s Unit at Poole Hospital is shortlisted for national award

11:47am Friday 19th September 2014

A woman suffered facial and chest injuries after her car collided with a tree in Branksome Park this morning.

One lane closed near St Paul's Roundabout after car ends up over central reservation

Bournemouth Echo: SPILL: St Paul’s roundabout Picture: Richard Crease with thanks to Bournemouth Helicopters

11:33am Friday 19th September 2014

A LANE has been closed on St Paul’s Road near St Paul’s Roundabout following a collision between two cars.








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