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The weekend in Dorset - The Big Bournemouth Family Fun Day, Swanage Carnival, Mudeford Arts Festival, The Poole Town and Country Show, Great Dorset Chilli Festival and lots more, plus travel updates

Live The weekend in Dorset: Poole Carnival, Thai Summer Fair and Littledown Family Fun Day

Cilla Black

Breaking UPDATE: Tributes paid after Cilla Black dies, aged 72

MP Chris Chope

MP: Why do we only need one A&E hospital?

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Divers suffering with the bends flown to Whitecliff

Crash causes traffic misery on A31

Crash causes traffic misery on A31

Police release CCTV of potential witnesses to sex attacks in Bournemouth Gardens

Police release CCTV of potential witnesses to sex attacks in Bournemouth Gardens

Linda Cook of Heartizans Deli with, left to right, Tim Noakes of Egar & Scott, Manoj Patel of Urban Health and Kemal Azzeddin of Loch & Quay who are all members of the new 'Heart of Christchurch' group for independent traders.

Shops stay open late to attract more visitors to Christchurch

Van damaged by fire

Van damaged by fire

A fleet of Toppers crewed by young sailors enjoying the youth regatta held at Parkstone Yacht Club.

Ahoy there! 100 boats and 150 sailors set for Poole regatta

Scouting For Girls

WIN: 'Money can't buy' VIP tickets to Wave 105 Night Air at the Piers!

Firefighters called to fire on railway embankment

Firefighters called to fire on railway embankment

Highcliffe castle viewed from the air with the help of Bournemouth Helicopters.

Orienteering course launched at Highcliffe Castle

GALLERY: Thousands enjoy 2015 Swanage Carnival

GALLERY: Thousands enjoy 2015 Swanage Carnival

Police attend a collision on the A35

Renewed calls for improved safety on 'very dangerous' stretch of A35

Annette Langley-Tayler from Annette's Makes and Bakes who has recently launched a Bournemouth Bake Club. People will get together once a month and take part in competitions for the best cake.

Come along to first-ever Bournemouth Bake Club

Norton's Gate, picture the Hillman collection

PHOTOS: Poole Park through the years on its 125th anniversary

TEATIME: The YMCA open day at Sandyholme in Studland

YMCA hosts open day at Sandyholme retreat

PROPOSAL: An artist’s impression of new plans for Salterns Marina

Richard Carr's £100m flats and hotel plan for Salterns Marina

Moped rider left with serious injuries after Poole crash

Moped rider left with serious injuries after Poole crash

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Paramedics on 999 call 'threatened by man with hammer'

A Stompin' good time at Christchurch. Pics: Sally Adams

A Stompin' good time at Christchurch

Punters feel the heat at Great Dorset Chilli Fest. Pics: Sam Sheldon

GALLERY: Punters feel the heat at Great Dorset Chilli Fest

Host of attractions at Poole Town and Country Show. Pics: Sam Sheldon

GALLERY: Host of attractions at Poole Town and Country Show

Poole Park

Parking charges at five Poole parks a step closer

Graham Gilmour outside Southampton Crown Court, Southampton.

Youth worker jailed for 14 years for sexually abusing two boys

DRAMA: A US Airways flight

Pensioner caught up in US Airways flight diversion drama

Picture by Kevin W

UPDATE: 14 pictures and one timelapse of the 'blue moon' over Dorset

the Yakovlevs Aerobatic Team

UPDATE: 20 things to do in Dorset over the next seven days

DELIGHT: Rachel-Ann Stroud, crowned national champion for Teenstar UK 2015.

WATCH: Rachel-Ann crowned winner of UK singing competition, TeenStar

The Barfleur leaving Poole Harbour. Picture: Gary Ellson, Bournemouth Helicopters

Ferry passengers choose Poole to avoid Calais crisis

Dick and Dom on the Castle Stage at Camp Bestival

GALLERY: Fun in the sun as Camp Bestival gets underway

Cllr Marion Le Poidevin.

Poole Carnival set to be bigger and better than last year

Lord Sewel

Faith Eckersall: Wrong to have unelected peers like Lord Sewel in the first place

CELEBRATIONS: Stokewood Leisure Centre marks its 85th anniversary. Pictured are the over 50's swimming group with Geoff Messenger, front left, and John Davies, front right, both from the centre.

From the sixpenny bath to a modern leisure centre: 85 years of Stokewood

OFFER: Get a third off food at Pizza Express - click for all the details!

OFFER: Get a third off food at Pizza Express - click for all the details!

Cait Allen, chief executive of Wessex Cancer Trust, outside Fairview House in Hinton Road , Bournemouth where they are raising funds for The C Change appeal to help equip a cancer care centre to provide counselling and support services for people recoveri

Can you help bring cancer care centre to Bournemouth?

Badger vaccination in Dorset.

Badger vaccination programme to continue in Dorset

Travel: Sunshine, history and delicious food just a short hop away in Normandy

Travel: Sunshine, history and delicious food just a short hop away in Normandy

Poole Lighthouse

£5.3m refurb at Poole Lighthouse gets underway

Woman airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after car and motorbike collide on Dorset-Somerset border

UPDATE: Woman in motorcycle crash no longer in life-threatening condition

Ian Brough, owner of  Madison's convenience store in Bearwood

Secret Lottery winner scoops £1m prize

Rare "blue moon" to light up the skies tonight

Rare "blue moon" to light up the skies tonight

Christchurch tops prescriptions league table

Revealed: the most poorly place in Dorset

Proposals for Eddie Mitchell's vision of a  Sandbanks Sand Sports Stadium go on show to the public at The Haven Hotel. Planning consultant John Montgomery from Tanner and Tilley

Eddie Mitchell's Sandbanks stadium could become "Poole's Imax"

Bournemouth council "hoarding" £700,000 of taxpayers' money

Bournemouth council "hoarding" £700,000 in overpaid council tax

Cyclist airlifted to hospital after crash on Broadstone Way

Cyclist airlifted to hospital after crash on Broadstone Way

Police are appealing for information after a man stole a bank card from a woman in South Wales and later used it in Bournemouth

Police appeal for information after bank card stolen

Phillip Nicholson

Pair plead not guilty to murder of 22-year-old Phillip Nicholson

Cllr Phillip Stanley-Watts

AFC Bournemouth’s promotion ‘won’t have impact on traffic’

Police on Charminster Road on Wednesday

Man in court following alleged axe attack

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