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- Breaking news, headlines, pictures and more from the Bournemouth Daily Echo on January 28, 2014
A youth given a potentially lifelong sentence for having sex with an under-age schoolgirl in Poole Park on his 18th birthday has been freed by top judges.
Cherries boss Eddie Howe welcomed the arrival of Adam Smith and said the defender had made a “brave decision” to leave Premier League Tottenham.
We've spoken to Dorset Police and they say that nobody has been arrested in relation to this incident at the moment.
We're live blogging the latest on the police acitivity in Bournemouth town centre this lunchtime, in what has been described as an "arrest enquiry"
We have a few details we have so far about the ongoing incident near Bournemouth Pier.
The police helcopter is up and unmarked police cars have been seen.
What's going on in #Bournemouth gardens near the pier? #police and #unmarked cars shooting about everywhere? Helicopter out @Bournemouthecho— @meljames1001 28 January 2014
The Met Office has issued a number of yellow warnings for heavy rian, strong winds and also ice over the next few days.
Poole residents have raised concerns over the £25 charge to join the waiting list for a beach hut in Poole.
Here's a look at today's Daily Echo reader letters:
- Must be a better way to maintain our roads
- Leave our Pavilion alone
- Poole on the road of a steady decline
- Existing road cannot cope with extra traffic
- Why don't councillors listern to their officers
A shoreline search for a vulnerable woman who went missing from St Ann's hospital in Poole has been called off after she was found.
Licet, the developer behind the £50m West Central cinema and restaurant complex, has started work on the scheme - despite an ongoing wrangle with Bournemouth council over its future.
Police have appealed for help in tracing this man after the theft of hundreds of pounds worth of hair products and honey from a health store in Wimborne.
This picture of Corfe Castle from 1958 is featured in our nostalgic gallery dedicated to the Purbecks.
Following on from our article featuring ten things that will surprise you about Bournemouth, we've put together a list of 12 famous people who have lived in Bournemouth over the years.
Vintage cars, BMX stunts, cycle races and a fireworks display are on the cards for Bournemouth's first-ever Wheels Festival, which comes to town between May 24 and 26.
The RNLI and Coastguard have resumed a search for a missing vulnerable woman this morning.
Emergency services were called out on Monday night to look for the woman who is missing from St Ann's hospital in Poole