Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth from the Bournemouth Eye Balloom in the Lower Gardens. Picture by Richard Crease, Bournemouth Echo. To buy this photo of Bournemouth seafront and to see more pictures, click here

Look what vile drug addicts did to my paraplegic son – shocking pictures reveal extent of injuries after attack

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A PAIR of drug addicts who launched a vicious attack on a paraplegic man as he lay in his bed were jailed for 12 years each on Friday.

Can you help find our missing dog Jack?

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A DESPERATE family appealing for help in finding their missing dog Jack have offered a £500 reward.

Police guitarist Andy Summers to attend blue plaque unveiling at former rock venue

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A BLUE plaque is to be unveiled next week that commemorates the 1961 opening of Bournemouth’s first full-time rock and jazz venue The Downstairs Club, later known as Le Disque a Go! Go!

Woman charged in connection with alleged murder of nurse Rui Li

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

A 65-YEAR-OLD woman was set to appear in court today in connection with the alleged murder of Poole nurse Rui Li.

Jailed: pair who left man with serious head injury after robbery sentenced to 12 years each

Bournemouth Echo:

10:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A Bournemouth man and a woman of no fixed abode have been sent to prison for 12 years respectively for committing a robbery at a property in Bournemouth.

‘Make A338 three lanes north after Air Festival’ says driver caught in delays – but MP says nothing can be done to stop jams

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

THOUSANDS of drivers were stuck in 10-mile traffic queues at the end of the most successful ever Bournemouth Air Festival.

Christchurch Quay awarded Green Flag for third year running

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

IT’S green flags galore in Christchurch with beauty spots awarded for their quality and upkeep.

“Don’t turn your back on our beaches” – residents urged to join in Great British Beach Clean

Bournemouth Echo: Litter left on Bournemouth beach during last summer's heatwave

5:56pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

DIRTY beaches get spruces up at events across the county over the weekend of September 19 to 22 with the Marine Conservation Society hoping for a record turnout.

'Council didn’t get best price for care home’ says councillor as work begins on £3m affordable housing development

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BUILDING work is now under way on an affordable housing development in Bournemouth, where councillors once clashed over the value of the site.

Want to meet the Red Arrows?

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH Red Arrows Association is running a silent auction for a money-can’t-buy prize.

Live LIVE: Wareham landfill fire, serious crash on Wallisdown Road, roadworks, traffic updates

Bournemouth Echo:

7:44am Monday 1st September 2014

Live updates from Wareham landfill fire, delays on roads around Dorset and news from across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch.

Motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after serious crash on Wallisdown Road

Bournemouth Echo:

4:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

The air ambulance has been called to a crash involving a motorcycle in Bournemouth.

VIDEO: A truly grand finale to Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 - now let's do it all again next year

Bournemouth Echo:

11:10am Monday 1st September 2014

IT couldn't have gone better. As finales go, the fourth day of the seventh Bournemouth Air Festival had everything.

Thousands of people stuck in two hour delays on A338 after Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

11:36am Monday 1st September 2014

Drivers heading home after the final day of Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 found themselves stucl in ten mile tailbacks on the A338 and A31.

Back-to-school traffic braced for delays as Castle Lane roadworks overrun

Bournemouth Echo: The junction of Castle Lane East and East Way

9:40am Monday 1st September 2014

DELAYS in completing major roadworks on one of Bournemouth's busiest commuter routes could cause disruption for school pupils this week.

Double decker bus catches fire in West Howe

Bournemouth Echo:

2:05pm Monday 1st September 2014

A DOUBLE-decker bus was evacuated in Bournemouth this afternoon after a fire broke out in the engine compartment.

Just for students: one-night-only event to be held at Dolphin Centre

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

STUDENTS will be welcomed into the Dolphin shopping centre in Poole for their own exclusive one-night-only event next month.

YMCA chief stepping down after 40 years at association

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH YMCA’s executive director Blair Crawford is stepping down after a 40-year career with the association.

Keen angler? Come along to Fish Hack and help design safety app

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

LIFEBOAT managers have asked local anglers to help them design an app as part of a project to improve safety for coastal fishermen.

Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 Day Four Live: Long delays leaving Bournemouth as thousands head home

Bournemouth Echo:

9:53am Sunday 31st August 2014

It's all over for this year, but don't go just yet - we'll have traffic updates as people make their way home

Seventh Bournemouth Air Festival is record breaker

Bournemouth Echo:

7:19pm Sunday 31st August 2014

IT was a record-breaking weekend for the Bournemouth Air Festival, organisers have confirmed.

Gallery: Our best pictures from Bournemouth Air Festival 2014

Bournemouth Echo:

4:36pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Our amazing photographic team have taken some incredible pictures over the last four days. Click here to see them all. (And if you'd like this one as a wallpaper, click here

Old Christchurch Road blocked after fire at KFC

Bournemouth Echo:

4:32pm Sunday 31st August 2014

FOUR fire engines are at KFC at Lansdowne in Bournemouth following reports of a fire.

Red Arrows down to eight at Bournemouth Air Festival - after Red 3's wife goes into labour

Bournemouth Echo:

11:50am Sunday 31st August 2014

The Red Arrows will only fly with eight aircraft over Bournemouth this afternoon - because Red 3's wife has gone into labour.

I spent week in a wheelchair to raise cash for teen’s new legs

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A pastor has spent a week in a wheelchair in a bid to raise money for prosthetic legs for a Romanian teenager.

Here's what happened when Echo photographer Richard Crease got stranded on the RFA Argus ship overnight

Bournemouth Echo:

12:19pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Daily Echo photographer Richard Crease got more than he bargained for while shooting the air festival aboard the ship RFA Argus.

Canadian Lancaster won't be flying at the Bournemouth Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo: Rare Lancaster bomber to grace Clacton Airshow for the first time

11:47am Friday 29th August 2014

The Canadian Lancaster will not be flying this weekend at the Bournemouth Air Festival.

UPDATE: Woman hospitalised after 'flying 12ft out of speeding car"

Bournemouth Echo:

10:14am Saturday 30th August 2014

A woman in her 20s was taken to hospital after apparently falling out of a car on Friday night.

VIDEO: Here's what happens when the handbrake fails on a recovery truck...

Bournemouth Echo:

7:46pm Friday 29th August 2014

A LARGE recovery vehicle rolled onto a busy Bournemouth pavement after its handbrake failed.

Inquest into tragic death of Bournemouth University student Tayla Woodard is set

Bournemouth Echo: Student Tayla Woodard, who died in London at the weekend

5:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

AN INQUEST into the death of a Bournemouth University student has been provisionally set for September.

Bournemouth Marathon Festival: put your best foot forward and raise money for charity

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

If you’re looking for a good reason to step up your fitness regime this autumn, there’s still time to register for a charity place at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival which takes place in a month’s time.

Egging trust goes from strength to strength

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

MORE young people are set to benefit from the work of the Jon Egging Trust, set up in memory of the Red Arrows pilot who lost his life at the 2011 Bournemouth Air Festival.

Police helicopter helps in search for missing pensioner

Bournemouth Echo: The police helicopter was scrambled late last night

7:51pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE POLICE helicopter was sent out to search for an 87-year-old man who was reported missing from his Bournemouth home early this evening.

Seven things you missed today if you were at the Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

4:54pm Friday 29th August 2014

Been on the beach watching planes all day? Here's our round-up of the news stories you missed:

Love animals? Buy a raffle ticket and help raise funds for charity

Bournemouth Echo: SEEKING LICENCE: Pets at Home at the Arnison Centre, Durham, where restaurant chain Frankie and Benny's has applied to have a drinks licence. Picture: TOM BANKS

4:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Animal lovers are being urged to support a new fundraising initiative being launched at Pets at Home stores in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

Meningitis: do you know the signs to look out for?

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE UK’s largest meningitis charity, Meningitis Now, has launched an awareness drive of the potentially fatal disease ahead of the new school year.

Zip wire line finally installed on world's first pier-to-shore ride

Bournemouth Echo:

12:35pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE finishing touches are being made to the world’s first pier-to-shore zip wire, which will be open to thrill-seekers soon.

Crashes closes Wessex Way

Bournemouth Echo: Misery for motorists as lane restrictions on Wessex Way cause tailbacks

12:21pm Friday 29th August 2014

A SINGLE-vehicle crash caused delays on the Wessex Way last night.

Tony Hadley and Rizzle Kicks ready to take the stage at Night Air

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

THE seventh annual Bournemouth Air Festival has taken to the skies.

VIDEO AND GALLERY: Spectacular Night Air displays light up Bournemouth seafront

Bournemouth Echo:

10:40am Friday 29th August 2014

THE SKIES of Bournemouth were lit up in a spectacular sea of colour as the first evening of Night Air got under way on Thursday.

Banks Road closed after Purbeck Breezer bus hits house wall

Bournemouth Echo:

12:55pm Friday 29th August 2014

Banks Road has closed after a bus crash in Sanbanks, Live updates here

VIDEO: Rain, a 94-year-old wingwalker, some cancellations and a perfect display from the Red Arrows: Bournemouth Air Festival Day One

Bournemouth Echo:

5:18pm Thursday 28th August 2014

YOU couldn't have scripted it. As 94-year-old wingwalker Tom Lackey opened the Bournemouth Air Festival this afternoon, the weather drew in.

VIDEO: Opening the Air Festival in the pouring rain? Refreshing! says wingwalking grandad

Bournemouth Echo:

6:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

GRANDAD Tom Lackey might have had to cut short his wingwalk due to adverse weather conditions at the opening of theAir Festival - but he said it was a “refreshing” experience - despite being a “bit wobbly”.

Superfast Bournemouth: 'world's fastest free outdoor Wifi' on its way to town centre and seafront

Bournemouth Echo: HOLIDAY PLANS: Aerial view of Bournemouth seafront and town centre

11:58am Thursday 28th August 2014

IT could be the fastest free outdoor WiFi in the world. And it’s right on our doorstep in Bournemouth.

E-Zec non-emergency ambulance service 'improves' following damning report

Bournemouth Echo: An E-zec ambulance outside the Basepoint business centre on the Bournemouth airport site

4:04pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A NON-emergency ambulance service labelled “diabolical” by patients and councillors has now improved, an independent inspection has concluded.

Castlepoint car park demolition and rebuild plans are unveiled

Bournemouth Echo:

3:49pm Thursday 28th August 2014

DETAILS of the painstaking process needed to demolish and rebuild Castlepoint’s defective car park and its walkways have been unveiled.

Jailed: the conman who stole his neighbours rent money

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A SERIAL conman was jailed for 14 months for conning tenants out of their rent.

Brockenhurst College gets Gold award for cultural education

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Artsmark Gold has been awarded to Brockenhurst College for its commitment to, and excellence in, arts and cultural education.

IPad to bring joy to children with life-limiting illnesses

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

CHILDREN with life-limiting illnesses are set to benefit from the donation of a new iPad donated by a Dorset-based insurance broker.

10 things to do in Dorset this weekend if you hate the Air Festival

Bournemouth Echo: LADIES RACE: Helen Grahham from Markington tries her hand at racing this 1908 Fowler general purpose steam engine belonging to Mark Edwards from the Isle of Man at the Masham Steam Fair. Picture: ANDY LAMB

11:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Does the roar of the Red Arrows have you reaching for the earplugs? If the Air Festival is not for you then here are ten other things to do in Dorset this weekend. 






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