Jailed: pair who left man with serious head injury after robbery sentenced to 12 years each

Bournemouth Echo:

10:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A Bournemouth man and a woman of no fixed abode have been sent to prison for 12 years respectively for committing a robbery at a property in Bournemouth.

‘Make A338 three lanes north after Air Festival’ says driver caught in delays – but MP says nothing can be done to stop jams

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THOUSANDS of drivers were stuck in 10-mile traffic queues at the end of the most successful ever Bournemouth Air Festival.

UPDATE: Wareham landfill blaze now under control after firefighters make "huge progress" over last 24 hours

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A FIRE that raged for more than 24 hours at a Wareham landfill site is now under control.

Popular bus driver praised after Purbeck Breezer crash

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

POLICE are still investigating the circumstances of an accident involving an Audi and a double-decker bus at Sandbanks.

Tragedy as man dies in Budapest during stag weekend

Bournemouth Echo:

10:46am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A Dorset man has tragically died during a stag weekend in Budapest.

Vanished in February, bought at poultry market – but seven-month-old Chihuahua Dolly has finally come home

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A TINY pup who disappeared last winter has “miraculously” returned home after six months.

Get on your bikes and get happy: has your workplace signed up to cycle challenge yet?

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Competition for last year’s Momentum Cycle Challenge was fierce with over 650 participants from Bourne-mouth businesses taking part; now the town’s biggest cycle challenge is set to return.

DCCI chief: Get ready to say goodbye to your car tax disc

Bournemouth Echo: DCCI chief executive Ian Girling: Dorset Growth Hub to end confusion over advice

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

October 1, 2014, sees the introduction of the new car tax system for the UK – and what I believe is one of the best-kept secrets in the UK at the moment. It’s important that both domestic and business vehicle owners understand the new system which for some reason we have largely been unaware of.

Christchurch Quay awarded Green Flag for third year running

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

IT’S green flags galore in Christchurch with beauty spots awarded for their quality and upkeep.

Want to enter Dorset Business Awards? Then you’d better hurry

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

COMPANIES have until Friday, September 12, to submit their applications for the 20th annual Dorset Business Awards, in association with the Daily Echo and Dorset Echo.

Free school meals: Dorset and Poole "ready to go" but half Bournemouth schools need more time

Bournemouth Echo: BENEFIT: Nick Clegg has announced government funding for school meals and child care

2:01pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THOUSANDS of Dorset pupils will sit down to a free hot school lunch this week, as the Government’s multi-million pound initiative comes into effect.

Sound the alarm, fire alarm firm has been in business 50 years

Bournemouth Echo:

1:10pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

DREWLEC Electrical Services, part of the Drewitt Group in Bournemouth, is celebrating 50 years in business.

VIDEO: Nice day for a trike wedding as couple don biker goggles and boots for big day

Bournemouth Echo:

12:11pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A HAPPY couple from Ringwood were given a send-off from a few revving bikes on their special day.

“Don’t turn your back on our beaches” – residents urged to join in Great British Beach Clean

Bournemouth Echo: Litter left on Bournemouth beach during last summer's heatwave

5:56pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

DIRTY beaches get spruces up at events across the county over the weekend of September 19 to 22 with the Marine Conservation Society hoping for a record turnout.

'Council didn’t get best price for care home’ says councillor as work begins on £3m affordable housing development

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BUILDING work is now under way on an affordable housing development in Bournemouth, where councillors once clashed over the value of the site.

Want to meet the Red Arrows?

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH Red Arrows Association is running a silent auction for a money-can’t-buy prize.

VIDEO: Missing 11-year-old boy found safe and well down ditch after major search

Bournemouth Echo:

10:40am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A MISSING disabled boy was found down an eight-foot ditch after a home-owner saw pleas for information published by the Daily Echo's sister website.

CCTV: Man sought after purses stolen at Wimborne hotel

Bournemouth Echo:

10:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Police has issued CCTV images after a theft at a Wimborne hotel.

Air Festival boost for businesses after record-breaking event sees hotels full and 500 jobs supported

Bournemouth Echo: Check out all our pictures from day four of the Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 on Sunday, August 31. Picture by Sam Sheldon.

9:54am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH businesses benefited from a big boost from the weekend’s air festival, say industry chiefs.

Delays due to emergency water main repairs

Bournemouth Echo: ROADWORKS: Hagley residents are facing six months of roadworks in their village. SP

9:05am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

There are delays between Three Legged Cross and Ashley Heath this morning due to emergency repair works.

Council obtains eviction order for travellers at Ringwood

Bournemouth Echo:

8:39am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Travellers could be evicted today after the council obtained a court order.

Delays at Parley Cross due to roadworks

Bournemouth Echo: Slow traffic in Swanley due to temporary lights

8:23am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Temporary traffic lights are causing delays at Parley Cross this morning.

Tide times for Dorset and Lymington for September 3

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Tide times for Bournemouth, Christchurch, Lymington, Poole, Swanage and Wareham for September 3

Crack house closed down months after rough sleepers rescued in major fire

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A CRACK house closure order has been obtained for a “problematic” site that has attracted rough sleepers and drug addicts.

Live LIVE: Wareham landfill fire, serious crash on Wallisdown Road, roadworks, traffic updates

Bournemouth Echo:

7:44am Monday 1st September 2014

Live updates from Wareham landfill fire, delays on roads around Dorset and news from across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after serious crash on Wallisdown Road

Bournemouth Echo:

4:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

The air ambulance has been called to a crash involving a motorcycle in Bournemouth.

16-year-old charged with robbery at Co-op store

Bournemouth Echo:

12:37pm Monday 1st September 2014

A 16-year old boy from Corfe Mullen has been charged with robbery and is due to appear at Bournemouth Youth Court on September 25.

11 more motorists named and shamed in police drink drive crackdown

Bournemouth Echo: 85 drivers were arrested for breath tests during the festive drink-drive crackdown

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

NEARLY 90 people have been charged with a drink or drug driving-related offence as part of Dorset Police's summer crackdown. See the latest 11 drivers to be named.

Jailed: burglar who posed as a policeman to steal from elderly women

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

A COWARDLY burglar who stole from elderly women by posing as a police officer has been jailed for four years.

VIDEO: A truly grand finale to Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 - now let's do it all again next year

Bournemouth Echo:

11:10am Monday 1st September 2014

IT couldn't have gone better. As finales go, the fourth day of the seventh Bournemouth Air Festival had everything.

Thousands of people stuck in two hour delays on A338 after Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

11:36am Monday 1st September 2014

Drivers heading home after the final day of Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 found themselves stucl in ten mile tailbacks on the A338 and A31.

Back-to-school traffic braced for delays as Castle Lane roadworks overrun

Bournemouth Echo: The junction of Castle Lane East and East Way

9:40am Monday 1st September 2014

DELAYS in completing major roadworks on one of Bournemouth's busiest commuter routes could cause disruption for school pupils this week.

Bitcoins welcome: Swanage newsagent becomes first in Dorset to accept digital payment

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Monday 1st September 2014

AN ENTERPRISING shop-owner from Swanage has become the only shop in Dorset to accept Bitcoins as a way of payment.

Lifesaving volunteers able to buy vital equipment, thanks to £1,000 donation

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

VOLUNTEER lifeguards have received a vital boost to the tune of £1,000.

New roadside Subway store opens up off A31

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

A NEW Subway store has opened its doors to the public in Bere Regis.

Double decker bus catches fire in West Howe

Bournemouth Echo:

2:05pm Monday 1st September 2014

A DOUBLE-decker bus was evacuated in Bournemouth this afternoon after a fire broke out in the engine compartment.

Just for students: one-night-only event to be held at Dolphin Centre

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

STUDENTS will be welcomed into the Dolphin shopping centre in Poole for their own exclusive one-night-only event next month.

YMCA chief stepping down after 40 years at association

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH YMCA’s executive director Blair Crawford is stepping down after a 40-year career with the association.

UPDATE: Investigation underway after explosion at factory on edge of New Forest injures five fire-fighters

Bournemouth Echo:

12:20pm Monday 1st September 2014

A MAJOR investigation is underway today after a huge warehouse blaze on the edge of the New Forest.

Keen angler? Come along to Fish Hack and help design safety app

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

LIFEBOAT managers have asked local anglers to help them design an app as part of a project to improve safety for coastal fishermen.

Road re-opened after crash in West Parley

Bournemouth Echo:

9:26am Monday 1st September 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST suffered leg injuries after a crash in West Parley during Monday morning rush-hour.

Loom band charms taken off shelves at toy store after cancer fears

Bournemouth Echo:

9:11am Monday 1st September 2014

One of the country's leading toy stores has taken loom band charms off its shelves after they were found to contain potentially harmful chemicals.

UPDATE: Man arrested after reports of armed robbery at supermarket

Bournemouth Echo:

7:20am Monday 1st September 2014

Police arrested a man after a helicopter search follwing reports of an armed robbery at Corfe Mullen co-op.

PCC Martyn Underhill takes part in taser training after concerns raised over weapon

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

DORSET’S Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill has taken part in taser training, after a number of constituents raised concerns about the use of the controversial weapon.

Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 Day Four Live: Long delays leaving Bournemouth as thousands head home

Bournemouth Echo:

9:53am Sunday 31st August 2014

It's all over for this year, but don't go just yet - we'll have traffic updates as people make their way home

Seventh Bournemouth Air Festival is record breaker

Bournemouth Echo:

7:19pm Sunday 31st August 2014

IT was a record-breaking weekend for the Bournemouth Air Festival, organisers have confirmed.

Been at the Air Festival the past two days? catch up on the weekend's news

Bournemouth Echo:

4:50pm Sunday 31st August 2014

IF you've been enjoying Bournemouth Air Festival all weekend, here are some stories from across the site you may have missed.

Gallery: Our best pictures from Bournemouth Air Festival 2014

Bournemouth Echo:

4:36pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Our amazing photographic team have taken some incredible pictures over the last four days. Click here to see them all. (And if you'd like this one as a wallpaper, click here

Old Christchurch Road blocked after fire at KFC

Bournemouth Echo:

4:32pm Sunday 31st August 2014

FOUR fire engines are at KFC at Lansdowne in Bournemouth following reports of a fire.

Red Arrows down to eight at Bournemouth Air Festival - after Red 3's wife goes into labour

Bournemouth Echo:

11:50am Sunday 31st August 2014

The Red Arrows will only fly with eight aircraft over Bournemouth this afternoon - because Red 3's wife has gone into labour.

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