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Take your rubbish to the tip for free? Not any more, says cash-strapped Poole council

Bournemouth Echo:

4:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

Poole residents are to be charged for dumping some kinds of waste as the council seeks to save £50,000.

Elderly woman dies after Broadstone crash

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

AN elderly woman has died after a serious crash in Broadstone on Wednesday.

Investigation continues into missing Poole man Alan Allgood

Bournemouth Echo:

12:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing into the case of missing Poole man Alan Allgood.

Council in court to evict travellers from Baiter Park

Bournemouth Echo:

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

COUNCIL officers were due in court this morning to apply for an eviction order against the travellers currently camped at Poole’s Baiter Park.

Meet Alfie, the sniffer dog helping police crackdown on illegal tobacco

Bournemouth Echo:

11:49am Thursday 24th July 2014

TRAINED sniffer dog Alfie has been working with trading standards officers in Poole in a crackdown on illegal tobacco supply.

VIDEO: Roll up, roll up – the world famous Moscow State Circus are in town

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A FOOTBALL juggler and roller-skating family are just two of the acts in a world-famous circus show which has arrived in Poole.

Lane closure due to survey work on Poole Bridge tonight

Bournemouth Echo: BARRIER CORROSION: Engineers have discovered problems while carrying out work on Poole Bridge

4:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Borough of Poole will be carrying out some survey work on Poole Bridge this evening from 7.30pm which will require the Poole leaf to remain down for 3 - 4 hours.

Volunteers see First World War memorial garden become a reality at library

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

3:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COMMEMORATION garden built to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War is set to open at Oakdale Library.

Volunteers see First World War memorial garden become a reality at library

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A COMMEMORATION garden built to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War is set to open at Oakdale Library.

Did you see "racially motivated" attack in Poole?

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

1:26pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A 34-year-old man was kicked and punched by four men in Poole in what police are calling a racially motivated attack.

I nearly lost my foot in crash – now I’m warning other bikers to wear the right gear

Bournemouth Echo:

5:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A TEENAGER lucky not to lose his foot in a motorcycle crash has urged other bikers to heed his story and wear protective gear.

Jailed: homeless man who robbed elderly couple in quiet street

Bournemouth Echo:

2:09pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HOMELESS man who callously robbed an elderly couple in the street has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

Food delivery van catches fire in Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

1:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a block of flats in Poole at lunchtime after a food delivery van caught on fire.

Council to apply for eviction order to move travellers from Baiter Park

Bournemouth Echo:

9:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

COUNCIL officials have started proceedings to evict travellers from Poole’s Baiter Park.

Residents party in the street to raise money for Help For Heroes

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A dalek, Postman Pat, skittles, archery and no less than three bouncy castles were part of the fun at a fundraising event for Help for Heroes on Saturday.

Life-size replica Optimus Prime meets youngsters in Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TRANSFORMERS fans had the ultimate thrill when Optimus Prime came to Poole on Sunday.

Motorcyclist hurt in collision on Upton bypass

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

8:01am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

RUSH hour traffic was delayed this morning when a motorbike crashed on the Upton bypass.

Twin Sails Bridge reopen after afternoon of routine maintenance

Bournemouth Echo: “Simple and elegant” – Poole’s Twin Sails Bridge wins architectural award

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

HUNDREDS of motorists were forced to seek alternative routes after Poole's Twin Sails Bridge closed to traffic this afternoon.

Man taken to hospital with "life-threatening injuries" after arm crushed under lorry

Bournemouth Echo:

5:50pm Monday 21st July 2014

A MAN has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after his arm was crushed beneath a truck.

Can you help find stolen Wurlitzer jukebox taken from hall in Poole?

Bournemouth Echo:

5:02pm Monday 21st July 2014

A DISTINCTIVE jukebox – one of only 800 in existence – has been stolen from a community hall in Poole.

Could your pooch win top dog at canine competition?

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE biggest fundraising event of Margaret Green Animal Rescue’s (MGAR) year is set to take place next month.

Dog owner fined after pet attacked two dogs

Bournemouth Echo:

12:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

A POOLE man has been prosecuted by Borough of Poole trading standards after one of his dogs attacked another dog.

Managing Director of Sunseeker to step down from role later this month

Bournemouth Echo:

11:38am Monday 21st July 2014

THE managing director of Poole’s luxury boatbuilder Sunseeker is to stand down at the end of this month.

VIDEO: Hundreds make a splash for charity in annual Dragon Boat Race

Bournemouth Echo:

10:35am Monday 21st July 2014

DRAGON boat racers made a big splash for charity when they took to the water in Poole Park Lake yesterday.

Missing Poole woman Sarah Brown found 'safe and well'

Bournemouth Echo:

7:40am Sunday 20th July 2014

Missing Poole woman Sarah Brown has been found 'safe and well'.

Two divers airlifted to Poole for emergency treatment

Bournemouth Echo: LIFESAVER: The coastguard helicopter in action during the recent rescue of a woman who fell down cliffs at Blacknor Cliffs on Portland

9:50am Sunday 20th July 2014

Two divers were airlifted to Poole after ascending too quickly on Saturday afternoon.

Four races, four weekends, one challenge: Stu’s on the run to raise money for hospice

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

A POOLE man is tackling four races over four weekends to raise funds for Forest Holme Hospice.

Minister gives major project to deliver 1,500 new homes at power station site the thumbs up

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

MINISTER for Housing Kris Hopkins MP took a tour around Poole to see the building of new homes for the town’s residents.

Fireworks, vintage clothes and live music – are you ready for Summer Breeze?

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

FUN in the sun is back, with the first of Poole Tourism’s Summer Breeze on the Quay bursting into life on Thursday.

‘Bird lady of Wallisdown’ Ellie celebrates 100th birthday

Bournemouth Echo:

2:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

GREETINGS from the Queen, a visit by her son from Australia and congratulations from Poole’s mayor – it could only add up to a very special birthday for Ellie Guest.

Spirit of gifted ballet dancer dances on in little Una

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

WHEN little Una Grace takes to the stage today she will carry in her the legacy of another dancer with whom she shared a special bond.

Approved: the new £6.8m junior school for Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

4:33pm Friday 18th July 2014

THE green light has been given to Poole’s new £6.8million junior school.

Sandbanks ferry running again - two days after chain snapped as Barfluer passed

Bournemouth Echo:

11:19am Friday 18th July 2014

The Sandbanks Ferry is operating normally again this morning, two days after one of its guiding chains snapped.

Travellers asked to move caravan further away from resident's back garden

Bournemouth Echo:

4:51pm Friday 18th July 2014

FOLLOWING complaints from residents, travellers at Fleetsbridge, Poole, have been asked to move a caravan further away from a back garden.

Eviction proceedings begin to move travellers on from Baiter Park

Bournemouth Echo:

4:42pm Friday 18th July 2014

COUNCIL officials have started proceedings to evict a group of travellers that moved from a car park at Poole’s Baiter Park onto the adjoining public open space.

Female footballers battle it out on the pitch to raise money for cancer charity

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

FOUR teams of female footballers battled it out to take home the trophy and raise funds for Breast Cancer Care.

Tiny dancers – youngsters dress up and dance to raise money for cancer support

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

SEVENTY children from a Poole theatre school put on their glad rags and raised £200 for Macmillan Cancer Support’s fundraising event, Dress Up and Dance.

£100k Children in Need boost for disadvantaged youngsters in Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

1:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

More than £100,000 has been given to projects and charities in Poole supporting disadvantaged children and young people by BBC Children in Need.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Bournemouth Echo: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

11:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support.

UPDATE: Sandbanks ferry: tests today but service hoping to run again on Friday after chain snapped

Bournemouth Echo:

1:20pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Sandbanks Ferry is out of action until Friday morning due to a broken chain - believed to have been caused by the incoming Barfleur on Wednesday morning.

Did you see youngster knocked to the ground by car on Wimborne Road?

Bournemouth Echo: CONCERNED: Margaret Morrissey

11:50am Thursday 17th July 2014

A SCHOOLBOY was knocked to the ground in Poole by a car which then left the scene.

Meet little Ayla, the baby born on a stairwell

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Thursday 17th July 2014

BABY Ayla Hirsh gave her family memories to “cherish” when she made an unscheduled arrival on the concrete steps of a communal stairwell.

Ad Astra Infant School: where youngsters have a well-rounded and varied education

Bournemouth Echo:

5:26pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PROVIDING a safe and secure environment to enable children to thrive is the top priority at Ad Astra Infant School in Canford Heath.

Sandbanks Beach Polo was “best yet”

Bournemouth Echo:

3:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

“The best yet” is how organisers have described the seventh annual Asahi British Beach Polo Championships which saw crowds of up to 10,000 flock to a sun-drenched Sandbanks Beach.

Axing popular mobile library would cause “uproar”

Bournemouth Echo:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

“UPROAR” among Poole mobile library users has been predicted if Borough of Poole axes the valuable service.

VIDEO: Meet James, the graphic designer who writes puzzles for postmen

Bournemouth Echo:

4:48pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Poole graphic designer James Addison writes puzzles for postmen. Instead of addresses on letters he creates elaborate codes, pictures and puzzles in a bid to outsmart the Royal Mail's detectives.

No railway crossing this year after tenders come back more than double council budget

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Wednesday 16th July 2014

HOPES have been dashed that a long awaited railway crossing bridge would be built in Hamworthy this year.

A 33-storey ‘sports tower’ and a seven star seagull shaped hotel: Eddie Mitchell unveils his vision for Sandbanks

Bournemouth Echo:

5:20am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PROPERTY developer and former Cherries chairman Eddie Mitchell has unveiled his ambitious vision for the future of Sandbanks, which include an imposing 33-storey ‘sports tower’.

VIDEO: Dramatic moment a taxi burst into flames on Poole Quay

Bournemouth Echo:

9:20am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A TAXI driver says he ran for his life after his car burst into flames at Poole Quay’s cab rank.

Travellers set up camp at Baiter Park and Fleetsbridge

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

4:50pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

TWO more traveller encampments have emerged in Poole.






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