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Breaking news Strong police presence as protest marches take place in Bournemouth town centre

Bournemouth Echo:

1:31pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

AN ENGLISH Defence League march through Bournemouth town centre has been taking place with approximately 200 demonstrators and a large police presence.

Builder wins £1m on scratchcard

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A BOURNEMOUTH builder was left jumping for joy after winning £1million on a scratchcard during his coffee break.

Teen motorcyclist 'stable' after being airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after crash

Bournemouth Echo:

9:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A motorcyclist remains in a stable condition after suffering serious injuries in a crash.

UPDATE: 'Business as usual' despite EDL and Unite the Union protests

Bournemouth Echo:

11:20am Saturday 23rd August 2014

BOURNEMOUTH council is stressing it is business as normal this weekend, despite two major marches in the town centre.

Clothes and food meant for homeless are stolen from garage

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

FOOD, clothes and money donated to help the homeless and down on their luck has been stolen from a garage in Bournemouth.

Noise, traffic and litter fears from residents - but council says yes to new games area

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

AN EXPANDING school in Southbourne has been given permission for a new multi-use games area, to the anger of residents living nearby.

Breastfeeding app to help support new mums around-the-clock

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A NEW breastfeeding app for smart phones has been launched by Dorset HealthCare to offer local mothers and pregnant women a 24-hour private resource.

Holocaust survivor meets old school friend 70 years on after book brings them together

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A HOLOCAUST survivor who lives in Bournemouth has been paid an emotional visit by a school mate who travelled from America to see him.

Estate agent who glassed stranger no longer at firm after she is spared jail

Bournemouth Echo:

12:06pm Friday 22nd August 2014

THE EMPLOYERS of disgraced estate agent Yasmin Thomas have confirmed she no longer works for the Westbourne-based firm.

UPDATE: Police launch probe after body of 21-year-old found at Richmond Gardens car park

Bournemouth Echo:

4:40pm Thursday 21st August 2014

POLICE are investigating after the body of a young man aged 21 was discovered in Bournemouth this morning.

Council made "several visits" to flat where nurse lay dead for seven years

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

COUNCIL officials made “several visits” to the flat in which the body of a Bournemouth nurse is believed to have lain unnoticed for seven years, Bournemouth Borough Council has revealed.

Bournemouth drafts in mounted police to help with EDL and Unite the Union protests

Bournemouth Echo:

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

The number of officers patrolling Bournemouth town centre this weekend will rise substantially as two separate protests take place at the same time.

Police seize 'loud' motorbikes after complaints from residents

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Police logo

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Dorset Police recently seized two motorbikes that have been causing a disturbance to residents in the Slades Farm and Redhill Park area.

New dads able to stay overnight at Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEW fathers can now stay overnight at hospital to support the mother and baby.

Youngsters: get your running shoes on for Bournemouth Marathon Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ASPIRING young athletes are being urged to don their trackies and trainers for the Bournemouth Marathon Festival’s junior races.

A backpack shield and rugby training – how I fought off armed robbers who stabbed me

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN knifed in the shoulder during an attempted robbery said his days playing rugby helped him fend off his attackers.

UPDATE: EDL set to march through Bournemouth on Saturday

Bournemouth Echo:

12:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

THE English Defence League is planning to march through the centre of Bournemouth on one of the busiest weekends of the year.

Ralph Millward’s killer given second chance after breaking court order

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A VICIOUS killer who beat a defenceless homeless man to death when he was just 16-years-old has been given another chance after breaking a court order.

The way we used to live: Charminster, the suburb with more than a century of commerce

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CHARMINSTER lies within the BH8 catchment and is a growing suburb.

“Outstanding” nursery celebrates 10th birthday with special party

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN “OUTSTANDING” Bournemouth nursery celebrated its 10th birthday with a party for families.

The way we used to live: Bournemouth – town founded by Tregonwell was once mostly deserted heath

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BOURNEMOUTH was founded in 1810 by Captain Lewis Tregonwell.

Steaming into Bournemouth: the historic trains set to transport people back to the 1950s

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

HISTORIC steam trains will be transporting hundreds of sun-seeking city folk to Bournemouth over the summer.

UPDATE: Unexploded shell found in garden, Ferndown

Bournemouth Echo:

6:50am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BOMB disposal team carried out a controlled explosion of an unexploded shell last night.

No late opening for bar as councillors seek to “protect Westbourne’s image”

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BAR and restaurant being launched in Westbourne has been blocked from staying open later.

Workers, get on your bikes! cycle challenge is coming – and you could win prizes

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WORKERS in Bournemouth are being urged to compete against each other in a cycling competition.

100-year-old Dorothy still enjoys nightly sherry and a packet of crisps

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A SPECIAL centenarian from Charminster was joined by her friends and family for a tea party on Saturday, August 16.

My tribute to Robin Williams: UK’s smallest cinema to hold event in comedian’s memory

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE UK’s smallest cinema will host a tribute to American actor Robin Williams this August.

Police seeking family of hospital trustee following his death

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

THE family members of a hospital trustee are being sought fol¬lowing his death last month.

VIDEO: “She’s so beautiful” - Marilyn Monroe becomes latest icon in sculptor’s project

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Tuesday 19th August 2014

HOLLYWOOD legend Marilyn Monroe is the latest icon to be immortalised in clay by Bournemouth sculptor Linda Joyce.

'She was spared jail because she is a woman' - glassing victim's anger after estate agent walks free

Bournemouth Echo:

10:13am Monday 18th August 2014

The latest victim of a 21-year-old estate agent who has notched up a staggering 18 convictions for violence has spoken of his outrage after she was spared a jail sentence.

Controversial plans for outdoor games at school set to get the go ahead despite objections

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

1:35pm Monday 18th August 2014

CONTROVERSIAL plans to build an outdoor games area at a Bournemouth secondary school are set to be approved, despite a wave of objections.

Tiny tribute: the palm-sized statue honouring the fallen from First World War

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Monday 18th August 2014

A TINY bronze sculpture depicting two soldiers raising a red poppy has taken centre stage at a Bournemouth art gallery.

Appeal after attempted handbag snatch in Westbourne

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Police logo

10:08am Monday 18th August 2014

A WOMAN was left shaken after an attempted handbag theft in Westbourne.

Winton neighbourhood wardens scheme to be expanded after success

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

AN innovative scheme that has introduced community student street wardens to Winton has been so successful that it will double in size.

Changes to improve emergency access at Dean Court

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Monday 18th August 2014

NEW traffic regulations are being introduced around Dean Court in a bid to improve emergency access to the AFC Bournemouth stadium.

Round the clock Relay for Life raises £15k for cancer charity

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Sunday 17th August 2014

A 24-hour relay to raise funds for Cancer Research UK has raised an amazing £15,000.

UPDATED: Man who drove "like a bullet" jailed for six years after causing crash which killed grandfather

Bournemouth Echo: ADMISSION: David Churcher

12:37pm Friday 15th August 2014

The widow of a former serviceman killed by a drunk driver said she hopes he "rots in jail"

Protest planned over UKIP's new Bournemouth headquarters at former brothel

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Friday 15th August 2014

MORE than 100 people are set to protest as Ukip opens a new office at a former brothel in Pokesdown.

Big Issue sales fall after council campaign against beggars

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Friday 15th August 2014

SALES of the Big Issue magazine sold by the homeless have dropped since Bournemouth council launched a campaign against beggars, said a member of staff.

'Several attempts' made to contact woman found mummified in her home seven years after death

Bournemouth Echo: The flats where Anne Leitrim's body was found by baliffs

8:10am Friday 15th August 2014

A CHILDREN’S nurse was found dead in her Bournemouth flat seven years after she is believed to have died, an inquest has heard.

Man charged after six-car police pursuit through Bournemouth

Bournemouth Echo: Gresham Road

3:33pm Friday 15th August 2014

A MAN has been charged with dangerous driving following a 30-minute night time police chase in Bournemouth.

‘I like a Guinness every now and again’: 106-year-old Dorothy reveals secrets to long life

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

A LIFETIME of dancing, fending off admirers and an occasional Guinness has helped “belle of the ball” Dorothy Humphreys reach the age of 106.

Bournemouth MP attacks decision not to recall Parliament over situation in Iraq

Bournemouth Echo: MP Conor Burns to appear as panellist on Question Time tonight

9:25am Friday 15th August 2014

A BOURNEMOUTH MP has attacked the decision not to recall Parliament over the situation in Iraq.

Warning to cat owners after pet dies from antifreeze poisoning

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Friday 15th August 2014

THE RSPCA is warning pet owners of the dangers of anti-freeze after a cat died in Bournemouth.

Sailing club extension promotes row among residents

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Friday 15th August 2014

A PROPOSED extension to Christchurch Sailing Club has led to objections from local residents despite reassurances.

Pedestrian taken to hospital after crash on Wallisdown Road

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A WOMAN in her twenties was injured in a crash with a car this afternoon.

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Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

6:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

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It could open the floodgates: Late night bar would "severely compromise" character of Westbourne

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

ALLOWING a new Westbourne restaurant and bar to stay open late could “open the floodgates” to more requests, it has been claimed.

UPDATE: Delays after car loses wheel on A338 Spur Road

Bournemouth Echo: Delays on A338 northbound after collision closes one lane

1:22pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

A CAR with a lost wheel is causing delays on the A338 Spur Road.

Seabed to be drilled as research for proposed Navitus Bay wind farm

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE firm behind proposals for a large wind farm off the Bournemouth coast has commissioned a further site investigation of the sea bed.






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