Been away, on holiday, or just busy? Here's our new weekly round-up of our most read and most interesting stories you might have missed...
6:00am Friday 24th October 2014
A KITTEN found close to death in the back of a goods vehicle from France has made a full recovery and is looking for a new home.
My dad’s First World War memoirs had been in an attic for years – so I sold my house to publish them
5:20am Friday 24th October 2014
THE son of a First World War soldier has sold his Bournemouth home so he can publish his late father’s harrowing memoirs that have recently been unearthed.
Back from the dead: Bournemouth marathon runner’s amazing recovery after heart stops for eight minutes at the finish line
5:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014
A RUNNER who was feared dead after he collapsed on the finish line of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival’s 10K race has made a miraculous recovery.
Meet Mike, the mechanic who’s worked at the same garage for 50 years – and he’s only taken one week off sick
6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014
A DEDICATED mechanic is celebrating 50 years of working at the same Bournemouth garage – having only taken one week off sick during that time.
2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014
A WRISTWATCH bought for £2 in 1962 could make as much as £3,000 when it goes under the hammer at auction in Sherborne.
1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014
A MUM-of-two from Poole has secured fourth place in the UK Bodybuilding and Fitness British Championships finals.
Tucktonia, trolleybuses and the Shand Kydd factory: see pictures from Christchurch's past in a gallery
12:57pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014
TAKE a trip back in time with our special gallery featuring pictures of Christchurch past.
VIDEO: Thug smashed shop window 19 times with a ladder - but can't be prosecuted after police “misunderstanding”
5:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014
A THUG who smashed a ladder 19 times into the window of a central Bournemouth letting agency escaped prosecution following a police “misunderstanding”.
5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014
A BEAUTIFUL baby boy born in Poole has become the fifth living generation of the same family.
7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014
A CONCERNED dad who claims Friar’s Cliff beach has become “a dog toilet” has called on Christchurch council to consider extending dog restrictions.