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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.

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.

Can you help find missing man believed to be in Bournemouth?

Bournemouth Echo:

9:05am Tuesday 16th September 2014

POLICE have appealed for help to track down a missing man believed to be in Bournemouth.

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.

VIDEO: OAP hit bartender with car then carried him through town on bonnet, court told

Bournemouth Echo: Paul Malin had a ride from hell on top of a car

5:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

A BARTENDER “clung to the bonnet of a car while being driven around the streets of Southbourne”, a court has heard.

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. 

Hate crimes on the rise – but it’s just because officers are better trained, say police

Bournemouth Echo:

8:10am Thursday 11th September 2014

HATE crimes, homophobic incidents and violent offences are on the rise in Dorset, new figures have revealed.

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.

Navitus Bay: planning process starts today

Bournemouth Echo: DIVISIVE: Navitus Bay has split opinions locally

10:15am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE planning process into the decision over the Navitus Bay wind park planned for off the Dorset coast gets under way today.

33-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with Boscombe stabbing

Bournemouth Echo:

6:19pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection the second of three stabbing incidents to have taken place in Bournemouth this week.

Overnight maintenance on Wessex Way postponed

Bournemouth Echo: File picture

5:20pm Thursday 11th September 2014

OVERNIGHT maintenance work which was due to take place on the Wessex Way tomorrow has been postponed.

Former mayor Emily Morrell-Cross dies aged 71

Bournemouth Echo:

12:11pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

POPULAR former Bournemouth mayor Emily Morrell-Cross has died after a long illness at the age of 71.

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.

World's first Pier to Shore zip wire launched today - but no date yet for when you can ride it

Bournemouth Echo:

8:59am Wednesday 10th September 2014

The world's first pier-to-shore zipwire will be officially launched in Bournemouth today.

Murphy’s Threadwort, the country’s “most perplexing” rare plant, came to Bournemouth from New Zealand, experts reveal

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A RARE plant found only in two sites in Poole and Bournemouth and on two Scilly Isles, has been found to be a native of New Zealand.

Woman held on suspicion of attempted murder as man remains in stable condition after stabbing

Bournemouth Echo:

8:50am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MAN remains in a stable condition after being stabbed in an attack in Southbourne.

First pier-to-shore zipwire to open tomorrow - meet the man behind the reinvention of Bournemouth Pier

Bournemouth Echo:

10:33am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A HIGH-speed zipwire ride which opens on Bournemouth’s seafront tomorrow will mark the latest phase of a plan to revive the resort’s pier.

Tide times for Dorset and Lymington for September 11

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

8:07pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

times for Bournemouth, Christchurch, Lymington, Poole, Swanage and Wareham for September 11

15th Littledown fireworks party to be ‘biggest and best yet’

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

BOURNEMOUTH’S biggest fireworks party is set for Saturday, November 8 at the Littledown Centre. With three top quality displays, including the famous White Knuckle – the South’s loudest and latest fireworks show – the stage is set for Bournemouth Fireworks to go with a bang.

Fashion giant Zara threatens fabrics shop owner with legal action over similar name

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MOTHER-of-two has had to change the name of her Bournemouth fabric shop after being threatened with legal action by a multi-national firm.

Reunited: Bevin Boys who kept Britain’s coal industry moving during WW2

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A DWINDLING band of the heroes who kept Britain’s coal industry working during World War Two held their reunion at a Bournemouth hotel.

Man arrested after alleged attack at Westbourne pub

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

9:53am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A MAN has been arrested following an alleged attack at a Westbourne pub.

Slow traffic on A338 Spur Road due to broken down car

Bournemouth Echo: Delays on A338 after two-car crash near Ashley Heath

8:22am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Traffic is slow on the A338 Spur Road this morning due to a broken down car.






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