10 stories you might have missed last week

10 stories you might have missed last week

10 stories you might have missed last week

First published in News

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.

Seven MPs claim over £1m expenses in one year: see who claimed what

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MPs locally have claimed more than £1million between them in allowances in one year.

‘Someone I’ll never know has given me my sight back’ – Tom’s vision is restored after life-changing eye operation

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

A PATIENT who had a life-changing eye transplant featured in a new two-part BBC documentary series.

James Blunt’s search for an opening act is over – here’s who he picked...

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POP star James Blunt has chosen Bournemouth singer-songwriter Drew Allen as a support act for his November 27 show at the BIC.

VIDEO: Farewell Sea Vixen: historic plane leaves home at Bournemouth Airport

Bournemouth Echo:

4:34pm Friday 12th September 2014

IT was an emotional day as a historic aircraft left Bournemouth for its new home this afternoon.

Soup kitchen banned from Lower Gardens because "it's bad for tourism"

Bournemouth Echo: ‘GARDEN CITY’: Looking lovely in the Lower Gardens

11:11am Thursday 11th September 2014

A BUSY soup kitchen which feeds up to 100 people on Saturday nights has been told it must no longer give out food in the Lower Gardens.

Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood calls "urgent" meeting with Dorset Chief Constable as police seek to reassure public

Bournemouth Echo:

5:18pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH East MP Tobias Ellwood will have an “urgent” meeting with Chief Constable Debbie Simpson over this week's stabbings.

VIDEO: What's it like to ride PierZip at Bournemouth Pier?

Bournemouth Echo:

5:10am Thursday 11th September 2014

Journalists were the first people to ride the world's first pier-to-shore zipwire this afternoon. 

Going up: the £60m Hilton hotel development set to transform Bournemouth’s skyline

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE only way is up for Bournemouth’s £60million Hilton hotel development, following the completion of almost a year’s worth of extensive groundworks.

VIDEO: D-Day veterans presented with badge honours for bravery in Battle of Normandy

Bournemouth Echo:

9:23am Thursday 11th September 2014

FIVE World War II D-Day veterans from Swanage were presented with special commemorative badges at the town’s railway station on Monday.

First look at how Bournemouth seafront could be transformed in multi-million pound revamp

Bournemouth Echo:

5:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

VISITORS will get a better “first impression” of Bournemouth beach following a multi-million pound revamp of the Pier Approach area, it is hoped.


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