LiveJanuary 28, 2014

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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.

Bournemouth Echo: SCENE: Poole Park, where the sex act took place


Cherries boss Eddie Howe welcomed the arrival of Adam Smith and said the defender had made a “brave decision” to leave Premier League Tottenham.

Bournemouth Echo: DEAL: Adam Smith has signed a three-and-a-half-year contract at Dean Court


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"

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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.

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Town Centre



We've had reports of police activity in the town centre and will have something about this shortly.
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The Met Office has issued a number of yellow warnings for heavy rian, strong winds and also ice over the next few days.

Bournemouth Echo: Heavy rain and strong winds cause flooding and high tides across Dorset. High Tide and heavy rain brings flooding to Shore Road in Poole.


Poole residents have raised concerns over the £25 charge to join the waiting list for a beach hut in Poole.

Bournemouth Echo: SOUGHT AFTER: People are being asked to pay £25 to join each of the six beach hut waiting lists in Bournemouth


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.

Bournemouth Echo: UPDATE: Shoreline search to resume for vulnerable missing woman


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.

Bournemouth Echo: PLANS: The NCP car park in Exeter Road, where Bournemouth Council wants to build a bus hub for the town centre


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.

Bournemouth Echo: CCTV appeal after "high-value" honey and hair products stolen from Wimborne's Holland and Barrett


This picture of Corfe Castle from 1958 is featured in our nostalgic gallery dedicated to the Purbecks.

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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.

Bournemouth Echo: Christian Bale wins best supporting actor at Golden Globes


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.

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth’s Wheels Festival will take place between May 24 and May 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

Bournemouth Echo: UPDATE: Shoreline search to resume for vulnerable missing woman


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