UPDATE: Pedestrian dies following crash in Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

6:10am Monday 20th October 2014

A pedestrian has died after being involved in a collision with a car in Poole.

Standards of care improved at Avalon nursing home in Branksome Park

Bournemouth Echo:

6:30am Monday 20th October 2014

STANDARDS of care have now improved at a Poole nursing home that was originally deemed to be failing in all areas, a new inspection has confirmed.

96-year-old’s 45-minute wait for paramedics after collapsing in Swanage

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Monday 20th October 2014

SAFETY concerns have been raised after a 96-year-old Swanage woman was left collapsed on the pavement in torrential rain for three-quarters-of-an hour waiting for paramedics.

Council spends £130k on failed car park bid

Bournemouth Echo:

5:30am Monday 20th October 2014

BOURNEMOUTH council spent almost £130,000 on a failed attempt to buy a prime town centre site – despite warnings they had “no chance” of succeeding.

Trial begins for man accused of murdering teenager Linda Lietaviete

Bournemouth Echo: Book of condolence for teenager Linda Lietaviete

1:46pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE trial of a man accused of the murder of 16-year-old Linda Lietaviete began in Winchester Crown Court today.

Guilty: drug dealers admit supplying class A drugs to undercover officer in biggest crackdown of its kind

Bournemouth Echo:

11:10am Monday 20th October 2014

THREE more drug dealers responsible for peddling drugs on the streets of Boscombe have faced the courts.

Swanage Lions raises money for Poole Heart Support Group

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

Swanage Lions president Tim Mersey has presented a £125 cheque to the Poole Heart Support Group.

Bournemouth naturalists on trek to save the rainforests

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN intrepid team of Bournemouth naturalists are setting out on an expedition next month to catalogue the exotic fauna of the Madagascar rainforests.

Cybercrime "the fastest emerging threat in Dorset" - see 10 ways to protect yourself online...

Bournemouth Echo: Police launch crackdown on fraud and internet crime

12:33pm Monday 20th October 2014

GET Safe Online Week is being backed by police in Dorset in a bid to help residents protect themselves from online crime.

Caught on camera: moment two house sparrows clashed during vicious turf war

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

A pair of humble house sparrows show their vicious side as they clash in an avian turf war.

Chloe-Jasmine Whichello: the X Factor contestant who grew up in Poole is voted off show

Bournemouth Echo:

11:30am Monday 20th October 2014

X-FACTOR contestant Chloe-Jasmine Whichello, who grew up in Poole, has lost her place in the X-Factor.

The sugar bowl tipped to sell for £1m – despite being broken by Bournemouth auctioneers

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

THIS small Chinese sugar bowl is tipped to sell for £1million – despite once being broken by a Bournemouth auctioneers.

Attention, Poole council: THIS is what we want for town centre roads, say residents

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

RESIDENTS of Poole are holding a public meeting to present their own vision for a major town centre road system.

Award-winning baker Mark Bennett gets late-night licence

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

AWARD-winning Poole baker Mark Bennett will now be able to serve alcohol at his Sandbanks Road patisserie, after borough chiefs backed proposals for a late-night licence.

Tower Park’s “extraordinary” Christmas tree will leave you breathless, promise designers

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Monday 20th October 2014

A TOWERING Christmas tree will greet visitors to Tower Park this festive season, designed especially for the leisure complex by designers to the stars The Christmas Decorators.

Number of jobless falls

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:47am Monday 20th October 2014

POOLE: Unemployment has fallen slightly across Dorset.

Annual poppy appeal launched in Ringwood with special event

Bournemouth Echo:

10:13am Monday 20th October 2014

POPPY appeal organisers in Ringwood are hoping supporters will dig deep for the Royal British Legion this year.

Need a job? Health-on-Line is holding a recruitment day

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Monday 20th October 2014

EXPANDING Bournemouth company Health-on-Line is planning to recruit around 20 people at a recruitment day.

Christchurch 10k to return next year after first event is a hit with runners

Bournemouth Echo:

10:07am Monday 20th October 2014

MORE than 200 people put on their running shoes to take part in the inaugural Christchurch 10K run on Sunday.

Prizes snapped up by winners of this year’s Daily Echo and Castle Cameras Air Festival photographic competition

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Monday 20th October 2014

IT WAS smiles all round for the winners of this year’s Daily Echo and Castle Cameras Air Festival photographic competition as they received their well-earned prizes. Picked out of more than 400 entries taken during the four-day festival, David Ashby and Charlotte Cook wowed the judges with their impressive shots.

Woman trapped under her own car after forgetting to apply handbrake

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

2:47pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A WOMAN was rescued by firefighters when she became trapped under her own car after she forgot to apply the handbrake.

Police helicopter scrambled following serious assault near Christchurch train station

Bournemouth Echo:

9:46am Sunday 19th October 2014

THE police helicopter was called into action following a serious assault near Christchurch Railway Station yesterday evening.

Issues around controversial felling of trees at Druitt Gardens to be discussed

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A DETAILED examination of the issues around the controversial felling of a tree in Christchurch will be discussed on Tuesday.

30th birthday celebrations for ‘miracle baby’

Bournemouth Echo:

7:10pm Sunday 19th October 2014

THIRTY years ago 'miracle baby' Daryl Mills defied the odds to become the youngest surviving premature baby to be born at Poole Hospital.

UPDATE: Dog rescued after plunging 100 foot off cliff in Swanage

Bournemouth Echo:

12:19pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A DOG was rescued by the RNLI and coastguards after falling nearly 100 foot off a cliff in Swanage.

Girl, 3, locked in and left alone at pre-school for two hours

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

AN INVESTIGATION was launched after a lack of supervision at a Dorset pre-school led to a toddler being locked-in and left alone for nearly two hours.

Homeless heroes: Charity to help re-house former servicemen living on the streets

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

ARMED forces charity UK Homes 4 Heroes has launched a new Dorset service to help re-house homeless ex-service personnel.

Emergency services called after car crashes into bridge

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Police logo

2:58pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A car crashed into a bridge in North Dorset earlier this afternoon.

Don’t turn black cats away – give them a home, urges charity

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

A FERNDOWN animal charity is asking would-be pet owners to ‘paws’ for thought before rejecting black cats.

Find the Squirrel: get set for a treasure hunt with a difference on Brownsea Island this half term

Bournemouth Echo: A red squirrel on Brownsea Island

12:00pm Sunday 19th October 2014

The much-loved red squirrels of Brownsea are the subject of a fun island quest for children this half-term holiday, reports Nicky Findley

I never set out to be a bee-keeper - they adopted me: Graphic designer on his accidental hobby

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Emma Joseph talks to Ivor Kemp about his love for his hobby as a beekeeper

Quartet are joined by young aspiring musicians

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

THE Stanford Quartet were joined by a younger aspiring group of musicians for a performance in Swanage last weekend.

10 stories you might have missed last week

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Welcome to our weekly round-up of things you might have missed - whether you've been on holiday, working or just plain busy, we've selected some of our most popular and interesting items from the week in case you didn't see them the first time round.

300 jobs set to go at Sunseeker in Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

6:06pm Friday 17th October 2014

AROUND 300 people are to lose their jobs by Christmas at Poole’s luxury boatbuilder Sunseeker.

Jailed: man who caused bleed on the brain with single punch during row over cat

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A MAN who floored a stranger with a single punch, causing him a near-fatal bleed to the brain, has been jailed.

Police helicopter searched for 'fail to stop' car driver

Bournemouth Echo: LIFT OFF: A police helicopter demonstration took place at Bromsgrove Police and Fire Station's open day. Buy picture, BCR401406_13, at bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

The police helicopter took to the skies last night in the hunt for a car driver who had "gone to ground" in the Springbourne area of Bournemouth.

Toilet scheme isn’t working in Hamworthy – so let us re-open them, plead residents

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Residents whose public loos were closed in March are determined to re-open and run them.

I had tumour the size of a rugby ball removed from one of my kidneys

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A MAN has been given a “second chance at life” after having a tumour the size of a rugby ball removed.

Popular Stompin’ on the Quomps jazz festival nominated for national award

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A POPULAR Christchurch festival has been nominated for a national award.

3D breast screening at Poole Hospital to offer better detection of cancer

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

BREAST cancer treatment has been given a boost after a state-of-the-art mammography unit was installed at Poole Hospital.

Come along and try real ales from across the world at festival

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FOR the next two weeks, beer drinkers will be able to enjoy a range of real ales from across the world and British beers, during a 17-day festival at ten pubs in the area.

Mormon conference to be held in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A MAJOR conference for Mormons is set to be hosted in Bournemouth.

Wartime-themed event to help bring isolated elderly people together

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

NEIGHBOURS of elderly people who have become isolated are being urged to help bring them back into the community.

In the Dock: Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A round up of who has appeared before local magistrates

In the Dock: Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A round up of who has appeared before local magistrates

In the Dock: Poole

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A round up of who has appeared before local magistrates

In the Dock:Wimborne

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A round up opf who appeared before local magistrates

In the Dock: Swanage

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

YIGIT SINAN KOC aged 28 of High Street, Swanage. Admitted assaulting a person by beating him at Exeter Road, Bournemouth on 10/12/2013. Committed to prison for four weeks suspended for 12 months. To carry out unpaid work for 120 hours within the next twelve months. To pay compensation of £1,820.50. To pay victim surcharge of £80. Costs £200.

Horse thieves believed to be behind suspicious mane-plaiting in Purbeck

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Police logo

11:46am Saturday 18th October 2014

HORSE owners are being urged to stay vigilant following a report of suspicious activity in Purbeck.

Care home that closed its doors suddenly to become... another care home

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

THE site of a former care home in Poole has been retained by the council for another much-needed residential care home.








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