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Travellers move to Turlin Moor but leave 'large' amount of rubbish and waste at Slades Farm

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A CLEAN-UP operation has begun after a group of travellers left Slades Farm last night.

JAILED: Man with HIV who sexually abused 14-year-old girl

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Crown Court

12:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

A BOURNEMOUTH man with HIV who sexually abused a 14-year-old girl has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

Portaloo left on top of grave by 'callous pranksters'

Bournemouth Echo:

10:21am Friday 1st August 2014

CALLOUS pranksters are believed to be responsible for positioning a portaloo on top of a double grave at a cemetery in Kinson.

Don’t let him out: daughter of murderer Russell Causley begs court not to set him free

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A WOMAN whose mother was murdered by her father is attending a parole hearing today in a bid to ensure he stays behind bars.

Meet Tom, the 94-year-old wingwalker who’s kicking off this year’s Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Friday 1st August 2014

A 94-YEAR-OLD wingwalker will kick off this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival.

UPDATE: Emergency services called to Castle Lane after collision

Bournemouth Echo:

8:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Emergency services are in attendance at a collision on Castle Lane this morning.

Residents rescued from flat fire in Bournemouth

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

7:51am Friday 1st August 2014

RESIDENTS were evacuated from a block of flats in Bournemouth town centre in the early hours of Friday morning.

UKIP’s new Bournemouth headquarters has a previous life – as a brothel

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

UKIP is opening its first office for Bournemouth East in a former massage parlour closed for offering sexual services.

Council gets court order to evict travellers from Slades Farm

Bournemouth Echo:

4:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A COURT order to remove the travellers from Slades Farm has been obtained by Bournemouth council.

Couple who stole £100k in benefits but escaped jail may still have to pay it back

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A PAIR of fraudsters who bagged more than £100,000 in benefits that they weren’t entitled to could still have to pay the cash back – and a Bournemouth councillor has slammed their sentence as a “slap in the face”.

Audio: James Blunt needs an opening act – and it could be you

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Thursday 31st July 2014

POP star James Blunt is searching for a local support act for his November show at the BIC - and he's going to choose from our Unsigned competition entries.

Flower beds dedicated to poet Rupert Brooke, who discovered poetry in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: Plans for wifi access and new LED lights are in place for Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens

5:45pm Thursday 31st July 2014

To commemorate the beginning of the First World War, two flower beds in the Lower Gardens will pay tribute to the poet Rupert Brooke, whose work was heavily influenced by his frequent visits to the town in the 1900s and 1910s.

Weymouth crash victims both died of 'multiple injuries'

Bournemouth Echo:

3:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

INQUESTS have been opened and adjourned into the deaths of a motorcyclist and dog walker who died following a collision on the Weymouth Way on Saturday.

One war memorial, a thousand stories

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

When Jenny Young began researching the names on the war memorial at Moordown St John’s Church she had no idea what she might find, if anything.

Town should have permanent memorial to Phil Carey

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A FORMER Bournemouth mayor says there should be a permanent memorial to the late Phil Carey.

Phone and Pay parking transaction fees waived for August

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

EXTRA charges for using cashless car parking in Bournemouth will be waived throughout August to attract more people to the town.

UPDATE: Wimborne Road re-opened following motorcyclist injured in crash with car

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A MOTORCYCLIST has been injured in a crash with a car.

Coastguard search Swanage coast for 'unexploded ordnance'

Bournemouth Echo: Swanage by Richard Crease with the assistance of Bournemouth Helicopters

10:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

Coastguard officers were due to search the Swanage coast after reports of an unexploded ordnance last night.

Coastguard report: jetskiers in trouble and search for missing person

Bournemouth Echo: UNDER THREAT: The Portland Coastguard helicopter

10:16am Thursday 31st July 2014

PORTLAND coastguard centre were called to help jetskiers in trouble yesterday.

UPDATE: Crash blocks Cooper Dean roundabout

Bournemouth Echo:

9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

TWO cars have crashed on the Cooper Dean roundabout.

UPDATE: Teenager struck by car in Charminster

Bournemouth Echo:

9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

A TEENAGER has been struck by a car in Charminster.

Beach litter pick at Hengistbury Head

Bournemouth Echo: BEST IN BRITAIN: The beach at Hengistbury Head

11:56am Thursday 31st July 2014

A beach litter pick is taking place at Hengistbury Head on Saturday morning.

Tours of Upton House this weekend

Bournemouth Echo: FUNDED BY VOLUNTEERS: Upton Country Park

11:22am Thursday 31st July 2014

Tours of Upton House are available for visitors this summer with the next event due to take place this weekend, August 2 and 3.

New M&S Simply Food for Ferndown

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

11:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A BID to develop a former car dealership in Ferndown into a new Marks & Spencer food store is to go before the council.

Security guards called in as number of travellers at Slades Farm doubles

Bournemouth Echo:

4:13pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE number of caravans and campervans at Slades Farm has doubled since Friday evening - despite security guards on-hand to prevent further vehicles from entering the land.

UPDATE: A350 reopen after serious head-on crash between van and car

Bournemouth Echo:

9:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Two people have been seriously injured after a crash between a van and a car on the A350 in North Dorset.

Delays after part of Wessex Way closed after crash

Bournemouth Echo:

10:55am Wednesday 30th July 2014

PART of the Wessex Way was closed this morning after a crash.

Police helicopter joins search after 'man fires air gun in woods'

Bournemouth Echo: MOVING AWAY: Dorset Police helicopter could be based at Bournemouth

1:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE police helicopter was called in after reports were received of a man firing an air gun in woods near East Way, near Castle Lane West, this morning.

First Sea Lord to attend Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

11:58am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE First Sea Lord will be visiting the Bournemouth Air Festival next month.

The big switch: 16,000 Bournemouth streetlights to be replaced to save energy costs

Bournemouth Echo:

11:46am Wednesday 30th July 2014

STREETLIGHTS across Bournemouth are being fitted with LED technology to reduce energy costs.

Tank that changed the way we waged war

Bournemouth Echo:

11:12am Wednesday 30th July 2014

ON display in the Tank Museum at Bovington is the 99-year-old machine that changed the way nations waged war.

100 years on, a complete roll of honour for Bournemouth’s WW1 dead

Bournemouth Echo:

11:08am Wednesday 30th July 2014

When Westbourne Library manager Jenny Young was researching the names of fallen soldiers on the First World War memorial in Moordown St John’s Church she discovered that several of them were not listed in Bournemouth Council’s Book of Remembrance.

Power cut hits 54 properties in Tuckton

Bournemouth Echo:

7:46pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

DOZENS of homes and businesses are without power after a problem with the supply in Tuckton.

‘Lest we forget’ – WW1 heroes remembered at opening of new library garden

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

IN a poignant ceremony, simple wooden crosses were placed in a rose bed at a commemorative garden created at Oakdale, Poole.

AFC Bournemouth players show their support for Julia’s House lottery

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

TOP AFC Bournemouth players took time out from training to show their support for Julia’s House by helping promote its newly re-launched lottery.

Not religious? There's a church for that...

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A SUNDAY celebration which has been dubbed the ‘Atheist church’ is coming to Bournemouth.

Popular flying instructor Jim gets his wings

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FORMER aspiring pilot has gone on to become chief flying instructor at a company based at Bournemouth Airport.

Large tree comes down on top of headstones at cemetery

Bournemouth Echo:

12:23pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A LARGE tree has fallen down at a cemetery in Bournemouth.

"Flying Solo" - Bournemouth named second top town for people able to rent alone

Bournemouth Echo: Property-swapping could be the key to finding a more suitable home

10:09am Tuesday 29th July 2014

YOUNG professionals in Bournemouth are bucking the national trend and managing to afford to rent a place of their own, a study has revealed.

Blaze at outdoor centre near Corfe Castle

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

8:05am Tuesday 29th July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze at an outdoor residential centre near Corfe Castle this morning.

D-Day veteran honoured for Normandy campaign

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

NORMANDY veteran Eric Westrope says he is proud to have been honoured with a French commemorative medal, adding: “I only wish that a lot more of my colleagues and young men my age had survived.”

1,200 signature petition calling for lifts at station reaches Downing Street

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A PETITION with over 1,200 signatures calling for access improvements to Pokesdown Railway Station has been delivered to Downing Street.

'Your kindness could kill' - don't hand cash over to beggars on the street, public urged

Bournemouth Echo:

11:34am Monday 28th July 2014

PROBLEMS with begging and drunkenness in Bournemouth are being made worse by donations from kind-hearted members of the public, say Bournemouth council.

We should have phone-free "quiet zones" on beach, says Bournemouth MP

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Monday 28th July 2014

PROPOSALS to introduce mobile-free zones on parts of Bournemouth beach have been put forward by Bournemouth East MP Tobias Ellwood.

'I don’t want people to suffer like I have' - dad backs road safety campaign at junction where popular son died

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

The father of a popular student killed in a horror car crash has backed a campaign to improve the road junction where he died.

What a transformation: hundreds flock to celebrate shopping centre’s £3m makeover

Bournemouth Echo:

11:19am Monday 28th July 2014

HUNDREDS of people flocked to Saxon Square in Christchurch on Saturday to celebrate the shopping centre’s multimillion pound makeover.

Delays on A338 after crash near Ashley Heath

Bournemouth Echo:

11:12am Monday 28th July 2014

There are delays on the A338 after a minor crash near Ashley Heath.

Welcome to our award winning beaches (but mind the litter)

Bournemouth Echo:

9:16am Monday 28th July 2014

Reader Nigel Hemsley took this picture of litter strewn across the promenade last night. Bournemouth's beach litter problem has not yet been as bad as last year but tourists are being encouraged to take their rubbish away if the bins are full.

Heavy thunderstorms force Airbus to land at Bournemouth Airport

Bournemouth Echo:

9:11am Monday 28th July 2014

A BRITISH Airways flight destined for London Gatwick has landed at Bournemouth Airport this morning.

Eight things to do in Dorset today

Bournemouth Echo: SPECTACLE: The  Swanage Carnival parade passes through the town

9:28am Monday 28th July 2014

 1) Bournemouth Carnival






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