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New homes, shops, schools and leisure facilities among ideas for former council depot

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CHRISTCHURCH residents have been casting their eyes over potential development ideas for a former council depot.

UPDATE: Suspect still on the loose after two hour manhunt in Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo: LIFT OFF: A police helicopter demonstration took place at Bromsgrove Police and Fire Station's open day. Buy picture, BCR401406_13, at bromsgroveadvertiser.co.uk/pictures.

2:30pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

POLICE launched a large-scale manhunt in Christchurch this afternoon.

Life saving defibrillator installed in village Co-op

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A LIFE-saving device has been installed in the heart of a village near Christchurch.

Tucktonia, trolleybuses and the Shand Kydd factory: see pictures from Christchurch's past in a gallery

Bournemouth Echo:

12:57pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TAKE a trip back in time with our special gallery featuring pictures of Christchurch past.

Two men in court over alleged assault at Christchurch Railway Station

Bournemouth Echo:

8:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TWO men have appeared in court over an incident at Christchurch Railway Station on Saturday evening.

Christchurch 10k to return next year after first event is a hit with runners

Bournemouth Echo:

10:07am Monday 20th October 2014

MORE than 200 people put on their running shoes to take part in the inaugural Christchurch 10K run on Sunday.

Police helicopter scrambled following serious assault near Christchurch train station

Bournemouth Echo:

9:46am Sunday 19th October 2014

THE police helicopter was called into action following a serious assault near Christchurch Railway Station yesterday evening.

Issues around controversial felling of trees at Druitt Gardens to be discussed

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

A DETAILED examination of the issues around the controversial felling of a tree in Christchurch will be discussed on Tuesday.

Popular Stompin’ on the Quomps jazz festival nominated for national award

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

A POPULAR Christchurch festival has been nominated for a national award.

£8,000 worth of cigarettes stolen in store raids over two nights

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Police are appealing for information after two convenience stores in Christchurch were raided on consecutive nights and around £8,000 worth of cigarettes stolen in total.

School caretaker arrested over alleged historic offence against a child won't face charges

Bournemouth Echo: School caretaker arrested over historical offence involving a child

10:04am Friday 17th October 2014

A SCHOOL caretaker arrested amid claims of a historic offence against a child will not face charges, police have confirmed.

UPDATE: Man cut free from car after collision with tonne bag of shingle

Bournemouth Echo:

11:40am Thursday 16th October 2014

A MAN has suffered neck, chest and back injuries after his car was in collision with a tonne bag of shingle.

Two car crash on Hoburne roundabout in Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo: Dorset Police

9:07am Thursday 16th October 2014

TWO cars have collided on a roundabout in Christchurch this morning.

Demolition of historic Christchurch hospital block begins

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

DEVELOPMENT work at Christchurch Hospital is picking up pace as one of the main blocks is demolished.

Gridlock in Christchurch due to crash on Fairmile Road

Bournemouth Echo:

3:06pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A CRASH in Fairmile Road in Christchurch caused long delays this afternoon.

Designer handbags galore - final preparations for Autism Wessex charity auction

Bournemouth Echo:

10:17am Wednesday 15th October 2014

DESIGNER handbags will be sold off to raise money for a Christchurch charity on Thursday.

Residents warned over courier fraud phone scam

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

3:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

RESIDENTS in Christchurch are being warned of a telephone scam.

Help decide fate of former council depot

Bournemouth Echo:

1:36pm Monday 13th October 2014

THE future of a Christchurch depot will be discussed at a public event in Christchurch later this month.

Two weeks 'not long enough' for residents to have their say on future of Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Friday 10th October 2014

CONCERNS have been raised about the length of time residents have to respond to major plans for Christchurch town centre.

Lane closures set for Christchurch by-pass while “badly needed” repairs take place

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Friday 10th October 2014

WORK to repair a weather-damaged main route through Christchurch will take place at the end of this month.

Warning after telephone fraudster posing as police officer tricks elderly victims

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

3:37pm Friday 10th October 2014

POLICE are urging members of the public to be vigilant of “callous” crooks operating a devious telephone scam.

Long delays as two car shunt closes A35 through Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo:

5:32pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

CHRISTCHURCH experienced the “mother of all traffic jams” after an accident on the bypass led to a road closure and major tailbacks this evening.

Saved from closure: charity cafe stays open thanks to new partnership

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A CAFE which helps people with mental health issues has been saved from closure.

Junior school catchment rules are changed following complaints by parents

Bournemouth Echo: Christchurch Junior School

9:03am Wednesday 8th October 2014

CHANGES that will give Dorset families higher priority in securing a place at their catchment junior school have been agreed by a national adjudicator.

Look what we found! 5ft Conger Eel discovered on beach by dog walker

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A HUGE conger eel was washed up at Highcliffe beach when high winds and heavy rain lashed the Dorset coastline.

220 miles, five days, one gruelling challenge: siblings raise £10k in memory of their brother

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A BROTHER and sister who ran 220 miles in memory of their beloved brother raised nearly £10,000.

Grand gesture: ivories to be tinkled at Regent Centre thanks to generous Janet

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A FOUNDING member of the Regent Centre in Christchurch has generously donated a grand piano to the popular arts centre.

Free wifi, wider pavements and a “heritage triangle” – is this the future for Christchurch?

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Friday 3rd October 2014

NEW ideas to transform Christchurch into a 21st century town centre have put heritage at the heart of the fresh proposals.

Long delays after car veers into ditch on Christchurch bypass

Bournemouth Echo:

8:12am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Traffic is building on the Christchurch bypass following an accident just after 7.30am.

Christchurch council latest to lodge "serious" objections to Navitus Bay proposals

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Thursday 2nd October 2014

SERIOUS objections have been raised by Christchurch Council over the ‘monstrous’ Navitus Bay wind farm.

Riverbank repairs to get underway on Monday

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

2:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Work to repair the riverbank at Riverlands and Tuckton damaged by the floods will get underway on Monday.

Exhibition shows how Christchurch helped the war effort

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CHRISTCHURCH’S unique contribution to the First World War will be detailed in a new exhibition.

Shoppers turn out in droves for Purewell Electrical opening

Bournemouth Echo:

10:19am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SHOPPERS turned out in their droves for the opening of a popular Christchurch retailer’s new superstore.

130 light aircraft make Bournemouth Airport aviation day a ‘soaring’ success

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A SPECIAL event at Bournemouth Airport was a soaring success attracting around 130 light aircraft to the site on Sunday.

Celebrations at equestrian centre as young horse qualifies for prestigious competition

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A YOUNG horse looks set to put a Dorset equestrian centre on the map after qualifying for the prestigious Horse of the Year Show at the first attempt.

Revamped Christchurch Chamber of Trade celebrate with special launch

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A REVAMPED Christchurch Chamber of Trade and Commerce will be celebrated at a special launch event today.

"Unattractive” building demolished for 12 flats at ‘gateway’ to Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

A LARGE “unattractive” building on a key Christchurch site will be demolished to make way for flats.

'Think about impact of wind farm on Christchurch’ – Navitus Bay to be discussed at special council meeting

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

OBJECTIONS and concerns over the controversial Navitus Bay wind park are set to be discussed at a special meeting at Christchurch council on Monday.

Christchurch wins prize for floral displays – despite no overall Britain in Bloom entry

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A DEDICATED volunteer group from Christchurch have been awarded a prestigious prize for their floral displays at the railway station.

Travelodge opens in Christchurch – bringing £4million investment to town

Bournemouth Echo:

10:14am Thursday 25th September 2014

A NEW budget hotel has opened in Christchurch, signalling a £4million investment in the town.

VIDEO: Simon Cowell hated my band – but I still got three yes's on X Factor

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Thursday 25th September 2014

A SINGING starlet from Christchurch has set out to win over Simon Cowell after he slated her girl group during their controversial X Factor audition.

Have your say on plans to “enhance and improve” Christchurch town centre

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PLANS to ‘enhance and improve’ Christchurch town centre will go out to the public next month.

Plans for multi-million pound Asda supermarket to be submitted “very shortly”

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

DETAILED plans for the approved multi-million pound Asda food store development in Christchurch are “well advanced”.

Morrisons appeals decision over refusal for new store in Christchurch

Bournemouth Echo:

5:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

REJECTED plans for a Morrisons supermarket in Christchurch have been appealed by the developers hoping for a reprieve.

123 years after plans were drawn up, new boathouse will finally open

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

ORIGINAL plans for a boathouse at a youth charity have been implemented – 123 years after they were first drawn up.

‘Filthy road signs not sending out great message’ says council

Bournemouth Echo:

6:20am Friday 19th September 2014

COMPLAINTS have been made about the state of filthy road signs along main routes into Christchurch.

Search for 'missing' angler will not resume unless new information comes forward

Bournemouth Echo:

8:23am Thursday 18th September 2014

A search for a ‘missing’ angler will not resume unless new information comes forward, coastguard officers say.

Search for angler who left fishing gear abandoned at Mudeford is suspended

Bournemouth Echo:

12:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A SEARCH is taking place after concerns were raised for an angler who may be missing at Mudeford.

BBC3 reality TV star Carl helps jobseekers get on their bikes

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A REALITY TV star has started a new career in learning support by encouraging two hard workers to start cycling.

Lifeboat launched to swimmer in difficulty

Bournemouth Echo: All our pictures from 2014's Mudeford RNLI Funday on August 3.

8:16am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Mudeford lifeboat was launched after reports of a swimmer in difficulty in waters off Southbourne.

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