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.

VIDEO: Meet Laurie, the stowaway cat found in a lorry from France in need a new home

Bournemouth Echo:

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

Bournemouth Echo:

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

Bournemouth Echo:

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

Bournemouth Echo:

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 watch could fetch up to £3k at auction

Bournemouth Echo:

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.

Meet the bodybuilding mum-of-two competing in UK championships

Bournemouth Echo:

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

Bournemouth Echo:

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”

Bournemouth Echo:

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”.

VIDEO: Meet the newborn who makes an incredible FIFTH generation of one family

Bournemouth Echo:

5:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A BEAUTIFUL baby boy born in Poole has become the fifth living generation of the same family.

Ban dogs from beach for longer – dad’s plea after animal urinates on young son’s leg

Bournemouth Echo:

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.


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