Two young men found dead in Bournemouth car parks within the space of a week

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

TWO young men were found dead in separate Bournemouth car parks within the space of a week.

Winchester general manager needed 30 stitches to his face after 'maniac's' terrifying hit and run

Bournemouth Echo:

2:49pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE General Manager of The Winchester pub was one of two people to suffer horrific injuries in a terrifying hit-and-run incident.

‘Take down that gazebo or we’ll evict you’

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A 67-YEAR-OLD woman has been told to remove her pop-up gazebo from a communal garden or risk being evicted from her home.

Married 80 years today - meet Maurice, 102, and his wife Helen, 101

Bournemouth Echo:

11:49am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A BOURNEMOUTH couple are today celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary - and said if they knew the secret to a long and happy marriage they would 'bottle it and sell it'.

Hit and run driver being hunted after pensioners left seriously injured

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A HUNT is on for a hit-and-run driver and a passenger who fled the scene of a crash in Wales which left two Dorset pensioners seriously injured.

UPDATE: Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 - when are the Red Arrows on?

Bournemouth Echo: All our pictures of the Bournemouth Air Festival 2013, taken on Thursday, August 29.

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Wondering when you can catch the Red Arrows at Bournemouth Air Festival? then look no further

UPDATE: Bournemouth Air Festival 2014: is it going to rain?

Bournemouth Echo: The Merlin

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

We’re just a day away from this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival but the big question everyone is asking is; what's the weather going to be like?

VIDEO: ‘Arson not ruled out’ after fire destroys £1.4m home

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ARSON cannot be ruled out as the cause of a blaze that destroyed a £1.4 million house in Poole at the weekend, firefighters say.

Police hunt man who exposed himself to teenage girl late at night

Bournemouth Echo:

4:18pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

DETECTIVES in Bournemouth are hunting a man who exposed himself to a teenage girl.

Drivers warned of long delays at Parley Cross

Bournemouth Echo:

3:43pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

MOTORISTS are being warned of long delays at a major junction next month.

CCTV: Police hunt raiders after thousands of pounds of cigarettes stolen from store

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE are hunting raiders who fled with thousands of pounds worth of cigarettes from a Bournemouth convenience store.

Ten things not to miss at the 2014 Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo: MILITARY Chinook helicopters are responsible for some of the biggest claims paid out by the MoD for livestock trauma caused by low-flying exercises

7:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THERE'S plenty to see and do at the Bournemouth Air Festival and four days to see it all.

Abnormal loads set to cause delays on A35 and A31

Bournemouth Echo: Man arrested after BMW lands on A31 following embankment crash

4:29pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

DELAYS are expected tomorrow and Friday as two wide loads are transported from Poole to Southampton.

Community order for man who downloaded child abuse images

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

4:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A MAN who confessed to downloading indecent images of children as part of a failed suicide bid has been sentenced to a community order.

Poole’s children’s centres still don’t make the grade, say Ofsted

Bournemouth Echo:

3:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CHILDREN’S centres in Poole still have work to do to provide a good service for families, despite making headway since the last damming Ofsted inspection.

Fortune teller told me I’d live past 100, says Joyce, 105

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A BRANKSOME woman who a fortune-teller predicted would live to become a centenarian celebrated her 105th birthday.

Can you help find owner of wartime autograph book?

Bournemouth Echo:

2:37pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Mrs Meryol Norris, of Sturminster Marshall, would like to return this charming First World War autograph book to the relatives of the owner.

Win: a balloon ride, our Air Festival Book and £20 to spend with PostSnap in our phone picture competition

Bournemouth Echo: The SWIP Team Twister Duo

3:02pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

For the first time, we’re running a phone-only photo competition with a prize for every day of the Bournemouth Air Festival – and thanks to local iPhone app Postsnap we’ve got some great prizes to win.

AFCB star backs Bug Buster initiative in schools

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

AFC Bournemouth’s Simon Francis has been announced as Player Ambassador for an infection prevention schools project with Nuffield Health Hospital Bournemouth.

VIDEO: Now it's Echo Editor Toby Granville's turn to do the Ice Bucket Challenge

Bournemouth Echo:

3:26pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Bournemouth Daily Echo Editor Toby Granville was nominated for the ice bucket challenge by a friend - so today we gave him a good soaking. 

In the Dock: 2 people who have appeared in court from Verwood

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

LLOYD JOSEPH MCGRATH aged 41 of Crane Drive, Verwood. Admitted driving a Fiat Bravo at Cranborne Road with 94 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. Community order made. The defendant required to carry out unpaid work for 80 hours within the next 12 months. To pay victim surcharge of £60. Costs of £85. Disqualified from holding a driving licence for 23 months. To be reduced by 174 days of the defendant satisfactorily completes a course approved by the Secretary of State.

In the Dock: 12 people who have appeared in court from Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

TOMASZ BIS aged 23 of Church Road, Crystal Palace, London. Admitted assaulting a person by beating him at Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth on 03/08/2014. Fined £200. To pay compensation of £300. To pay victim surcharge of £20. Costs £85.

In the Dock: Ferndown

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

JANUSZ STANISLAW ELWART aged 66 of Wollaton Road, Ferndown. Admitted driving a Citroen Picasso at Barrack Road, Christchurch with 91 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. Fined £200. To pay victim surcharge of £20. Costs of £85. Disqualified from holding a driving licence for 12 months. To be reduced by 91 days of the defendant satisfactorily completes a course approved by the Secretary of State. Licence endorsed.

In the Dock: 9 people who have appeared in court from Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

DAVID BEARDMORE aged 59 of no fixed abode. Admitted being drunk and disorderly at Poole Quay . Discharged for six months. To pay victim surcharge of £15. Also admits the theft of four sandwiches to the value of £8.80 belonging to Tesco Express at Dolphin Quays.

Meet the Emmy award-winning dad who makes Sherlock sound good

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A former musician has won a prestigious award for his work on BBC series Sherlock.

In the Dock: 2 people who have appeared in court from Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

MATTHEW SEAN AMBRIDGE aged 30 of Hillside Drive, Christchurch. Admitted driving a Ford Focus, Reg No DF63 ZTW at Bargates, Christchurch with 77 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. Fined £110. To pay victim surcharge of £20. Costs £85. Disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 18 months. To be reduced by 136 days if the defendant satisfactorily completes a course approved by the Secretary of State.

In the Dock: Wimborne

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

BRODIE LEWIS HARRISON FEW aged 26 of Barnes Crescent, Wimborne. Admitted using threatening/abusive or insulting words and behaviour with intent to cause that person to believe that immediate unlawful violence would be used against them. Conditional discharge of 12 months. To pay victim surcharge of £15. Costs £85.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Bournemouth Echo: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

No preferred sites for new homes in Swanage

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PUBLIC consultation into the preferred sites for future development in Swanage has revealed “no clear consensus” for where new homes should be built, says Purbeck District Council.

Skate jam will raise funds for improved ramp

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TEENAGER is organising a skate jam dedicated to improving facilities in Upton.

Pregnant women don’t exercise enough, says report

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A NEW report has shown that 70 per cent of pregnant women are failing to achieve the recommended 30-minutes of exercise five days a week.

One arrested after police raid house in Charminster

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

9:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

POLICE have arrested one person after raiding a house in Charminster this morning.

Heavy rain causes problems for hundreds of Great Dorset Steam Fair visitors

Bournemouth Echo: Traction engines line up at Helmsley steam fair.Nigel Holland. (7895792)

8:49am Wednesday 27th August 2014

HEAVY rain and muddy conditions caused delays for hundreds trying to access the site of the Great Dorset Steam Fair.

Paul Gascoigne home after hospital stay

Bournemouth Echo:

8:07am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Paul Gascoigne has returned to his Sandbanks home after five days in Poole Hospital

Tide times for Dorset and Lymington for Thursday, Aug 28

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

LOW WATER TOMORROW Bournemouth 0553 (0.6m) 1807 (0.8m) Christchurch 0618 (0.5m) 1848 (0.6m) Lymington 0634 (0.7m) 1846 (0.9m) Poole 0606 (0.6m) 1821 (0.8m) Swanage 0541 (0.7m) 1758 (0.9m) Wareham 0803 (0.9m) 2016 (1m)

Legendary Vulcan ready to roar at Bournemouth Air Festival after £400k works

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE last flying Vulcan will make a popular return to the Bournemouth Air Festival this year following a £400,000 wing modification funded by supporters.

UPDATE: 'Vulnerable' missing woman found safe and well in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo:

11:12pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Police spent the night searching for a vulnerable missing woman in Bournemouth

VIDEO: ‘People were running and screaming but he kept driving back for more’ – hit and run victim describes terror

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A VICTIM of a terrifying hit and run attack which saw a car repeatedly drive into people on the street has spoken about the traumatic incident.

No Excuses for speeding motorists as Dorset Police crack down on dangerous driving

Bournemouth Echo:

11:10pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

That’s the message from Dorset Police officers who this evening targeted motorists who flout the law.

UPDATE: Man taken to hospital after car hits tree on Hurn Road

Bournemouth Echo:

11:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

FIRE crews had to remove the side of a car this morning to release a person trapped inside.

Indian restaurant could be fined £120k for employing illegal workers

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A RESTAURANT could face a fine of up to £120,000 for employing illegal workers.

Bournemouth Air Festival: your essential guide

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Air Festival: your essential guide

7:10am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Never been to Bournemouth Air Festival before? Here are some handy hints and tips from traffic to where's best to stand and what else is going on. 

Ambulance crews treat three children in shock after two-vehicle crash on A31

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

11:07am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THREE children are being treated by paramedics for "shock" after a two-vehicle collision on the A31.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO: Have you taken on the ice bucket challenge yet?

Bournemouth Echo:

5:10pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

PLAYERS from AFC Bournemouth, Dorset’s Police and Crime Commissioner and even the news team of Daily Echo have taken part in the latest charity challenge to sweep the internet.

‘Council misled us over number of businesses taking part in toilet scheme'

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

POOLE council is being accused of maladministration over the closure of public loos in Parkstone after traders claim they were misled about the alternative.

Police arrest escaped prisoner Ashley Tessyman in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: Ashley Tessyman (8559126)

6:07pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A ROBBER who absconded from a prison in Gloucestershire five weeks ago has been arrested in Bournemouth.

VIDEO: Major clean-up begins after travellers leave rubbish and glass bottles behind at Creekmoor

Bournemouth Echo:

5:38pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A MAJOR clean-up operation was launched at Creekmoor’s park-and-ride after travellers left the site over the Bank Holiday weekend.

It's elementary: Christchurch dad wins Emmy award for work on Sherlock

Bournemouth Echo: Sleuthing: Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock

5:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A FORMER musician has won a prestigious award for his work on BBC series Sherlock.

Can you help keep visitors happy during the Air Festival?

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

IT’S eyes to the skies as the town comes alive for the 2014 Bournemouth Air Festival, but a leading recruitment agency is putting out an urgent call for anyone who would like to get paid to be involved.

Approved: sailing club in Christchurch to be extended – despite concerns over traffic

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

PLANS for an extension at Christchurch Sailing Club were unanimously approved by councillors despite residents’ opposition.








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