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Police at the scene of the Best One store in Springbourne

Shop worker assaulted with "lump of wood" during daytime robbery

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Ferries cancelled amid warnings of strong gales on Monday

IN PICTURES: Updated forecast as Storm Imogen hits Dorset

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PICTURES: Storm Imogen brings down wall of cottage

PICTURES: Storm Imogen brings down wall of cottage

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Man arrested after woman 'punched in face' at pub

Man arrested after woman 'punched in face' at pub

School production cancelled after Storm Imogen wrecks theatre

UPDATE: School production cancelled after Storm Imogen wrecks theatre

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Beach hut owners "very, very angry" over jetty's "prison" gate

Beach hut owners "very, very angry" over jetty's "prison" gate

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The Abba Symphonic Spectacular

Fireworks, Abba, and Carmen: the BSO Proms in the Park is back!

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Dog rescue charity investigated over dog smuggling claims

Dog rescue charity investigated over dog smuggling claims

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Tyler Keen was jailed for possessing hundreds of indecent images of children

Teen jailed over child images

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'Arrogant' and 'disgusting' man who harassed his own mother launched campaign against probation officer

'Arrogant' and 'disgusting' man who harassed his own mother launched campaign against probation officer

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Lord Brittan

Met Police investigation into peer rape claim "fully justified", Dorset review finds

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Wick Lane car park behind the Regent Centre in Christchurch

Town set to ditch free Christmas parking - and double overnight charges

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Image from Swanage Coastguard. Rescue 106 from Portland lowers a winchman to the base of cliffs in front of the National Coastwatch lookout

UPDATE: Woman dies in hospital after falling from cliff in Swanage

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Parking permit to stop disabled shoppers using residents' bays

Parking permit to stop disabled shoppers using residents' bays

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Christchurch from the air

Historic Battle of Mudeford to be recreated in festival

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A338 works to switch to northbound carriageway today

UPDATE: A338 works postponed due to Storm Imogen - road closed tonight

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Appeal after spate of thefts from cars

27 cars damaged in spate of thefts from vehicles in Bournemouth

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Corin Messer's 19 favourite pictures from AFC Bournemouth v Arsenal

Corin Messer's 19 favourite pictures from AFC Bournemouth v Arsenal

Gordon Nelson

Missing Gordon, 90, found "safe and well" in Poole

Plans from Harris Irwin architects for a new care home on the site of St Martins First School

Care home at former school site backed by planners

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Jasper Conrad, new patron of Julia's House Children's Hospice

Designer Jasper Conran appointed patron of Poole children's hospice

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Alex Wischhusen with dad Stuart Wischhusen and mum Natalie

The dad who's moving his family to Hollywood so his daughter can be a star

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Professor Nigel Jump

Expert warns Dorset’s economic recovery ‘could get slower’

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Pensioner to join historic voyage to South Atlantic prison island

Service users and staff at Diverse Abilities enjoy the chocolate-themed party

Chocoholics enjoy party at disabilities charity

New sugar-free menus have been launched at Tops Day Nurseries

New healthy menus for nursery students

100-year-old Ethel Somerville with her card from the Queen

Former postmistress who served in the war turns 100

William Atkinson, four, with his dad Jonathan, mum Eliana and brother Gary

"I've changed my life to help friend's son"

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Nick Appleby and Rebecca Ellison from Together for Short Lives celebrate with Debra Reed and Lucinda Gray from Hall & Woodhouse

Brewery offers cheer to charity

In The Dock: Two people from Poole who have appeared in court

In The Dock: Two people from Poole who have appeared in court

Bournemouth Magistrates' Court

In The Dock: Christchurch

DISAPPOINTED: Denise Nuttall who runs training classes for aggressive dogs

Why can’t we use field to train aggressive dogs?

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Police appeal for witnesses following altercation in Parkstone

Police appeal for witnesses following altercation in Parkstone

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A31 closed after crash in north Dorset

A31 closed after crash in east Dorset

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SEIZED: Counterfeit tobacco

Fake cigarettes ‘could be funding organised crime’

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The Poole Lions Swimathon

GALLERY: Poole Lions Swimathon under way

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Picture: Andrew PM Wright

Record-breaking year for Swanage Railway

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Sophia

PICTURES: Meet the six cats and dogs in need of new homes

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New shop & cafe nearing completion at RSPB Arne

Can you help run new shop, cafe and wildlife garden?

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The newly refurbished Burley Manor.

Restaurant review: Burley Manor – Delicious, locally sourced food

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Andy Chu cooks up some Oriental treats.

Chef set to spice up restaurant’s Chinese New Year banquet

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Deborah Marshal has started a journal for 2016 writing down one thing each day that has made her happy. Pictured with her husband, Malcolm, who has recently been treated for cancer

My Happy Year: woman's quest to help people make 2016 their best ever

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Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard in Brief Encounter, which is being re-released by Park cus for its 70th anniversary in 2015

Last surviving cast member of Brief Encounter on the film's enduring appeal

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EXCITED: Talbot Heath Junior Choir were thrilled to take part in the Young Voices event at London’s O2 Arena

Pupils join biggest school choir in the world

POLITICS FAN: Michael Bryan

Schoolboy becomes Director General for a day

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Andy and Charlie

PICTURES: Can you take the best #petselfie in Dorset?

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Dorset businessman selling fresh air to the Chinese for £80 a pop

Dorset businessman set to make a fortune after selling fresh air to the Chinese for £80 a pop

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232 operations have been cancelled in five weeks

232 hospital operations postponed in just five weeks

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DISTRAUGHT: Bradley Moss, with 30-day-old daughter Ezmai, at his Winton flat which has puddles of water on the window sills and mould on the walls

‘Move my family from mouldy flat', pleads dad

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Bournemouth student Phyll Swift talks to the Daily Echo about the facial injuries she received in a coach crash in Ghana in 2015 and how she won't let her scars define her life.. (53198695)

The Long Read: 'Appearance cannot be the measure of human worth'

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