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.
1:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014
A BOURNEMOUTH grandmother has struck it lucky scooping a dream prize of £300,000 on a lottery scratchcard.
8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014
THIS stunning footage captures Bournemouth seafront as you've never seen it before.
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".
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
And our most read news stories of the week:
- UPDATE: One dead and two injured in head-on collision which closed A31 for five hours
- A31 re-opened after man dies in crash near Wimborne
- Storm takes Dorset by surprise and causes flash floods
- 14 more motorists named and shamed in police drink driving crackdown
- Man taken to hospital with "life-threatening injuries" after arm crushed under lorry
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