10 things you might have missed last week

10 things you might have missed last week

10 things you might have missed last week

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Welcome to our new weekly round-up of things you might have missed - whether you've been away, working or just busy, we've selected some of our most popular and interesting items from the week in case you didn't see them the first time round.

This week we've got slow motion lightning, a controversy-sparking MP, a mysterious human skull, the most adorable Scottie dog to grace the Commonwealth opening ceremony and a special report on the Kaiser's tea parties at Highcliffe castle.

Bournemouth gran who sells lottery tickets for a living wins £300k on a scratchcard

Bournemouth Echo:

1:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A BOURNEMOUTH grandmother has struck it lucky scooping a dream prize of £300,000 on a lottery scratchcard.

VIDEO: Amazing footage of Bournemouth seafront as you've never seen it before

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

THIS stunning footage captures Bournemouth seafront as you've never seen it before.

"Tokenism has burst upon us like a thunderstorm" - MP Richard Drax dismisses women in Westminster

Bournemouth Echo: Richard Drax MP - Weymouth to Westminster

3:32pm Monday 21st July 2014

SOUTH Dorset MP Richard Drax says David Cameron's reshuffle is "tokenism" and that the women promoted to the cabinet are "venturing out of their depth".

UPDATE: Old human skull left outside church - can you help police investigation?

Bournemouth Echo:

3:50pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A COUPLE in Dorset were given a shock when they discovered an old human skull outside a church in Wareham.

We're NOT imagining it - there really are a LOT of barrel jellyfish being washed up on Bournemouth beach

Bournemouth Echo: BARREL OF LAUGHS: Martin Frith with the barrel Jellyfish

9:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

You've sent us dozens of pictures and now a new report confirms it - an “unusual” amountof jellyfish have been spotted in Dorset this year.

Archie the Scottie dog is star of Commonwealth Games opening ceremony - and he's got his own Twitter account

Bournemouth Echo:

9:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

A SCOTTIE dog called Archie was one of the stars of last night's Commonwealth Games opening ceremony - and it's made him a social media star too.

Hollywood star Ricky Gervais has links to Dorset. Fact.

Bournemouth Echo:

2:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A GENEALOGIST with a keen interest in celebrity family trees has traced the ancestors of one of the nation’s most famous comedy performers to an area of rural Dorset.

Navitus Bay would damage Bournemouth's tourism and economy, council report says

Bournemouth Echo: DIVISIVE: Navitus Bay has split opinions locally

5:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A WIND farm off the Dorset coast would spell “huge” damage to Bournemouth’s environment and its economy, a report for the borough council has claimed.

When the Kaiser held tea parties for children at Highcliffe Castle

Bournemouth Echo:

5:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THOSE men of Dorset and Hampshire who marched off to fight the Kaiser and his army could barely have comprehended that seven years before, the Hun-in-chief had been holding tea parties for their own children when he took up residence in Highcliffe.

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