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Couple who married during the Second World War celebrate 70th anniversary

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

A PIANIST and singer who hit all the right notes at a party during the Second World War have celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary.

Policeman in court for making threats to kill

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

A POLICEMAN has been charged with making threats to kill and disclosing police information.

UPDATE: Man wanted on European Arrest Warrant sparks police search involving helicopter in Southbourne

Bournemouth Echo: GREEN WANDS Police Helicopter chases suspect in Putney

10:50am Friday 19th September 2014

A MAN who made off when issued with a European Arrest Warrant is awaiting extradition after a police pursuit.

Man dies after falling 30ft at Winter Gardens car park in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo:

5:04pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A MAN died after plunging 30ft at the Winter Gardens car park today.

£90k of taxpayers’ money spent on tackling traveller camps in Bournemouth and Poole this summer

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 19th September 2014

MORE than £90,000 was spent by Bournemouth and Poole councils on tackling unauthorised traveller camps this summer.

Bournemouth teens to compete in British Taekwondo National Championships

Bournemouth Echo:

5:48pm Friday 19th September 2014

A PAIR of teenage girls will be putting their fighting spirit to the test as they battle it out at the British Taekwondo National Championships on Sunday.

Will it be fourth time lucky for multi-million pound Winter Gardens plans?

Bournemouth Echo:

3:36pm Friday 19th September 2014

A SPECIAL planning meeting will be held next Monday to consider multi-million pound plans to redevelop Bournemouth’s Winter Gardens site.

Missing man Balazs Biro found safe and well

Bournemouth Echo:

1:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

A MISSING man who was believed to be in the Bournemouth area has been found safe and well.

Met Office issues new weather warning after storms and heavy rain cause 'hazardous' driving conditions

Bournemouth Echo: Heavy rain and strong winds cause flooding and high tides across Dorset. Flooding  in Mudeford Lane, Christchurch

11:50am Friday 19th September 2014

DRIVERS were urged to take care on the roads this morning after heavy rain and thunderstorms across Dorset.

One lane closed near St Paul's Roundabout after car ends up over central reservation

Bournemouth Echo: SPILL: St Paul’s roundabout Picture: Richard Crease with thanks to Bournemouth Helicopters

11:33am Friday 19th September 2014

A LANE has been closed on St Paul’s Road near St Paul’s Roundabout following a collision between two cars.

Scotland votes No - Salmond concedes defeat in fight for independence

Bournemouth Echo: A Saltire car aerial at the  Aberdeen International Conference Centre in Scotland, ahead of the SNP Spring Conference, where Labour voters in Scotland will be urged to vote Yes in the independence referendum to "reclaim" their party. PRESS ASSOC

7:45am Friday 19th September 2014

Alex Salmond conceded defeat in his fight for Scottish independence, after Scots voted by a margin of around 55%-45% to stay part of the United Kingdom.

First look at Bournemouth’s first overnight stay beach huts – but cost to rent remains a mystery

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Thursday 18th September 2014

THIS picture shows what Bournemouth’s first overnight stay beach huts will look like – but how much you’ll have to pay to rent one remains a mystery.

Film screenings to animation talks on offer at second BFX Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ANIMATION enthusiasts will gain an insight into the industry with the return of the BFX festival being hosted at Bournemouth International Centre.

Bugler in Last Post tribute to soldiers ‘known unto God’ buried in France

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A BOURNEMOUTH bugler played the Last Post as unknown British soldiers were laid to rest at Commonwealth War Graves cemeteries in France.

Abandoned greyhounds Ernie and Tracey set to make stage debut in opera

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

A PAIR of greyhounds are set to take centre stage as they make their debut at Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre. Ernie and Tracy, who are both rescue dogs, will be featuring in a one-off production of the opera Rigoletto on Thursday, October 2.

Scottish independence: even ‘no’ vote will have repercussions, warn MPs

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Thursday 18th September 2014

AS SCOTLAND goes to the polls in the independence referendum, Dorset’s MPs are warning that even a no vote will have serious repercussions.

Lorry hits railway bridge in Branksome

Bournemouth Echo:

12:46pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A lorry collided with a railway bridge on Bourne Valley Road this morning.

Five brides and grooms, one happy day: couples get chance to renew vows at same hotel

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

VISITORS to a Bournemouth wedding fayre found themselves guests at real-life nuptials as five couples took turns to renew their wedding vows.

Protestors calling for clean energy to march in Bournemouth on global day of action

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MARCH to call for 100 per cent clean energy will be held in Bournemouth this Sunday as part of a global day of action.

Veteran rockers unveil blue plaque at Bournemouth venue where music history was made

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

VETERAN rockers have paid tribute to a legendary music club in Bournemouth by erecting a commemorative plaque.

‘Tea and meet’ event to combat loneliness set up after nurses body lay in flat for seven years

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AROUND 100 people attended the first ‘Tea and Meet’ session designed to combat loneliness and isolation.

‘No suspicious circumstances’ after man’s body found

Bournemouth Echo: The victim and another man were walking along Dorset Avenue when they were both struck by a dark-coloured BMW at around 10.15pm last night.

8:33pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN’S body was found in a Bournemouth property two weeks ago.

Youngster Theo off to America for surgery to help him walk unaided

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A YOUNG boy from Bournemouth who cannot walk unaided is being taken to America for surgery denied to him on the NHS.

‘World class seafront? we’re on track’ – council says investment is sign they’ve got right approach in multi million pound plan

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Millions of pounds of private investment in Bournemouth’s seafront and town centre are signs of confidence in the council’s approach, councillors have claimed.

Facing jail: estate agent who stole £400k from employer

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A WOMAN has been warned she faces jail after stealing almost £400,000 from her employers.

Emergency services called to collision involving cyclist and bus near Asda

Bournemouth Echo: The victim and another man were walking along Dorset Avenue when they were both struck by a dark-coloured BMW at around 10.15pm last night.

11:29am Tuesday 16th September 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to a collision involving a cyclist and a bus at St Paul’s Roundabout in Bournemouth.

Police still hunting hit-and-run suspect after Poole Hill car rampage

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Monday 15th September 2014

DETECTIVES hunting a hit-and-run driver who left two victims with serious injuries have renewed their appeal for information.

‘She said yes!’ – couple’s love set in stone after proposal is engraved on brick

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH beauty spot Hengistbury Head provided the setting for a wedding proposal with a difference.

Historic Lancaster bombers take to the skies over Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo:

6:10am Sunday 14th September 2014

Aviation fans got a treat on Saturday afternoon as the only remaining airworthy Lancaster bombers took to the skies over Bournemouth.

Engaged, fell in love with someone else then eloped – couple who couldn’t bear to be parted celebrate 60th anniversary

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Sunday 14th September 2014

AN INSEPARABLE couple celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary having lived through a love story reminiscent of Brief Encounter.

VIDEO: Man struck with bottle and woman punched in head in New Milton attack

Bournemouth Echo:

2:24pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A MAN was struck with a glass bottle and his girlfriend was punched in the head as they walked home from a New Milton pub last night, say police.

UPDATE: Police helicopter hunts for burglars chased off by householder

Bournemouth Echo: Police helicopter joins search for suspected burglar in Alum Chine

7:30pm Saturday 13th September 2014

POLICE launched a hunt for several intruders who broke into a woman's property in Bournemouth this evening.

Lap-dancing club investigated after dancers allegedly breach ‘no touch’ rules

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH lap-dancing club Spearmint Rhino has been investigated amid allegations its dancers have been breaching “no touch” rules.

Mystery as main title sponsor for Poole Pirates closes its doors

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

MYSTERY surrounds the fate of up to 30 jobs at a factory on an industrial estate in Poole after it closed its doors suddenly on Monday.

Dealing with divorce? Vicar to help people going through separation with course

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A VICAR from Branksome is hosting a group course for people dealing with separation and divorce starting next month.

Historic Lancaster aircrafts due to fly from Bournemouth Airport delayed

Bournemouth Echo:

1:04pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TWO historic aircrafts due to fly out of Bournemouth Airport this morning have been delayed.

Take two: five couples to have wedding day for second time after winning competition

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

FIVE married couples will be renewing their vows on the same day in Bournemouth this weekend.

Student Tayla Woodard died after drug use on night out

Bournemouth Echo:

12:47pm Friday 12th September 2014

AN ASPIRING showbiz journalist at Bournemouth University died after taking a fatal dose of the drug MDMA on a night out with her boyfriend, an inquest has heard.

VIDEO: World's only two airworthy Lancasters arrive at Bournemouth Airport

Bournemouth Echo:

4:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

Flying fans have been able to see the world's two airworthy WW2 Lancaster bombers in Bournemouth today.

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.

OAP who drove with bartender on bonnet ‘thought he was being threatened’, court told

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Friday 12th September 2014

A 74-YEAR-OLD man who drove around Southbourne with a man clinging to his bonnet stopped four times as he tried to get the unwanted passenger to get off the car, a court has heard.

From Edinburgh Fringe Festival to Boscombe: Barney brings one man show to Shelley Theatre

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

A MUSICIAN whose song-cycle won plaudits at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last month is bringing the show to his native Bournemouth.

Delays on South West Trains due to signalling problem at Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: STRUGGLING WITH WEATHER: A train at Bournemouth railway station

1:38pm Friday 12th September 2014

RAIL passengers are experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes on South West Trains services due to a signalling problem at Bournemouth.

Signed up for Bournemouth Marathon Festival? Run to help children

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

Runners taking part in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival next month are being urged to help raise vital funds for children and young people.

Halo nightclub comes out on top at Bournemouth Best None awards

Bournemouth Echo:

12:12pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE best of Bournemouth’s licensed trade was celebrated at the seventh annual Best Bar None awards.

Say hello to Flex Gym: third gym in Bournemouth to open up at shopping centre

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Friday 12th September 2014

EMPTY units in a Bournemouth shopping centre are to be converted into a gym – the third to open in the town centre.

Motorbike destroyed in arson attack

Bournemouth Echo: 'Take extra steps to reduce fire risks' residents asked as firefighters plan bank holiday strikes

8:16am Friday 12th September 2014

A MOTORBIKE was destroyed by arsonists in a fire at Turbary Common last night.

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.

Schools 'to be compensated over meals fiasco'

Bournemouth Echo:

8:11pm Thursday 11th September 2014

SCHOOL-meal supplier Chartwells failed to inform the authorities about the fire which disrupted its services until the start of term, according to Dorset County Council.

Daniel Robbie inquest: young dad was "foolish" to walk along Upton bypass at 4.30am, says coroner

Bournemouth Echo: Man charged in connection with death of Daniel Robbie near Upton Bypass

11:21am Thursday 11th September 2014

AN inquest has been held into the death of a young father killed while riding a micro-scooter along the Upton Bypass.






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