Wait goes on for justice

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10:11am Wednesday 16th April 2014

TWENTY three years ago Poole businessman John Green was stabbed to death in a frenzied attack.

Justice coming ever closer for the 96

Bournemouth Echo: PAYING HER RESPECTS: Liverpool fan Janice Southwell

10:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

YOU don’t have to be a football supporter to understand the significance of today.

Bring saboteurs to justice

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10:06am Monday 14th April 2014

AFTER all the arguments about the latest Wiggle cycle ride in the New Forest, the only people known to have behaved badly over the event were not cyclists.

A question of (poor) timing

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9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

FIRST it was Christchurch council suffering a “little local difficulty”with its political leadership.

This simply cannot happen

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10:12am Friday 11th April 2014

IT’S beyond comprehension, certainly to the family involved. When a Dorset man who abused his young stepdaughter was sent to jail for nine years in December, the girl and her mother imagined they could begin rebuilding their lives.

Winding up turbine debate

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10:02am Thursday 10th April 2014

TOMORROW is a day that a lot of people have been waiting for.

Back to the future for Tardis

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10:02am Wednesday 9th April 2014

PRETTY cool. One opinion of Boscombe’s newest attraction, the police box in the precinct. And it’s the view of the cynical hard-nosed reporter who covered the opening yesterday, not of a child or an enthralled Doctor Who fan.

Bus woe for innocent folk

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10:12am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SO ONCE again innocent people are going to have to suffer – in this case, without public transport – due to the actions of a few mindless, moronic idiots.

Challenging job made harder

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10:19am Monday 7th April 2014

THE redevelopment of St Aldhelm’s Academy in Poole has been unalloyed good news for the 500 or pupils there.

Why listening’s a good thing

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10:16am Friday 4th April 2014

ASK most voters just how much influence they have on their elected representatives in between elections and the answer would be, little, if any.

A video message to us all

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10:02am Thursday 3rd April 2014

ANYONE looking at today’s pictures and video of a collision on Poole’s Alder Road is likely to recoil in shock.

Let’s wish them good luck

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9:56am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE sun shone on Poole’s first same sex marriage ceremony yesterday.

Loos: Beer today, gone tomorrow

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10:26am Tuesday 1st April 2014

ONE of the many useful things the Victorians did for us was to promote the provision of public toilets in towns and cities.

Dangerous dogs and the law

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9:00am Saturday 29th March 2014

TODAY we tell the story of another dog attack. A West Highland Terrier was set upon in the middle of Poole High Street by some kind of pitbull cross.

Dorset going for a song

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10:26am Friday 28th March 2014

WE know Dorset has plenty of singing talent and now, hopefully, the rest of the UK will find out what we already know.

Tackling the global abuse

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10:13am Thursday 27th March 2014

THEY are among the most complex and painstaking of investigations, across international boundaries and involving a number of agencies. Human trafficking is one of the curses of the modern age as it has been in different forms over centuries.

Vote gets tied up in Nottage

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10:27am Wednesday 26th March 2014

SOME might think that a victory through your own casting vote doesn’t exactly come with a huge stamp of authority. Others will say all that matters is the result. A win is a win is a win.

A boat like no other...

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10:01am Tuesday 25th March 2014

LET’S face it, we’re all a bit nosy when it comes to other’s people’s homes.

Let arsonists feel the heat

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10:32am Monday 24th March 2014

IT hasn’t taken the heath fire arsonists long to make their mark this year.

Jackie Steel was a credit to the Bourne Academy

Bournemouth Echo: ALL NEW: Steve Fletcher officially opens the new buildings at the Bourne Academy together with Principal Jackie Steel

9:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

IT’S fair to say that Jackie Steel is not you average headteacher.

Celebrations may be short

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10:16am Friday 21st March 2014

RESIDENTS in one part of Poole are jubilant today. But the mood may not be so good within a few weeks.

Putting others at risk too

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10:01am Thursday 20th March 2014

THE attempt to rescue Charlotte Furness-Smith, though ultimately unsuccessful, showed the very best of our emergency services, both full-time and voluntary.

Not entirely chuffed to bits

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10:03am Wednesday 19th March 2014

COMMUNICATING in any organisation can be a challenge. And when you are making decisions, especially affecting public services and public money, poor communication can trip you up.

Now comes the hard work

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9:57am Monday 17th March 2014

TONY Ramsden’s tenure chairing his local branch of the Federation of Small Businesses did not last long.

High cost of cleaning up after drivers

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9:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

LAST year Dorset County Council spent somewhere in the region of £10,000 clearing up the mess left behind on the A338 by drivers. The operation followed a story by this newspaper about the extent of the littering and the discovery of, among other items, a greenhouse and the remnants of a cannabis factory.

Choice is plain embarrassing

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10:13am Friday 14th March 2014

Some clearly see the election of Tony Ramsden as chair of the local FSB as a stroke of absolute genius.

Force needs to save cash

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9:54am Thursday 13th March 2014

IT’S good news that Dorset Police is listening to the public and has decided to put on hold its plan to close some police enquiry offices and reduce hours at other sites.

Why Izzy’s tale is worrying

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9:53am Wednesday 12th March 2014

THE owners of Tibetan terrier Izzy have been through a worrying time.

Soldiers will never be forgotten

Bournemouth Echo: A memorial tablet for the two soldiers

10:40am Tuesday 11th March 2014

THEY were known as the Burton Boys.

Whatever the weather...

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10:36am Monday 10th March 2014

IT felt a lot like spring at the weekend.

It’s bin confusing for staff

Bournemouth Echo: Pictured with two of the remaining food bins are Redhill residents Nikki Edwards, left, Gordon Harvey, back left, Bob Stocker and Karen Speeden

9:00am Saturday 8th March 2014

BIN collectors tend to be some of the hardest working people in your community.

2014 takes off on all fronts

Bournemouth Echo: BACKING EVENT: Air Festival patrons

9:46am Friday 7th March 2014

IT may be a huge success already, but the Air Festival can always do with more support.

Weather issues still there

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10:18am Thursday 6th March 2014

SO, what we all pretty much knew anyway has now been confirmed – Bournemouth has suffered its wettest winter ever.

A painful battle for justice

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10:07am Tuesday 4th March 2014

ANYONE who has spent any time with the military knows that by and large, our armed forces take care of their own. But not always.

Taking good from tragedy

Bournemouth Echo: HORRIFIED: Victor Ibitoye

10:11am Monday 3rd March 2014

TODAY we hear from Victor Ibitoye, the cyclist who was with Lewis Gill when he struck the punch that killed Andrew Young in Charminster.

Real cost of police failure

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9:00am Saturday 1st March 2014

THE details of some crimes are so appalling as to be almost inexplicable.

Injuries could have been so much worse after pavement collision

Bournemouth Echo: SHOCK: Ann Woolston was badly injured after a cyclist ran her over on the pavement alongside Sterte Road in Poole

10:41am Friday 28th February 2014

PRESUMABLY the experts who have come up with the idea of carpeting the conurbation with cycle lanes at the cost of several million pounds have done some calculations about how many people will actually use them.

Justice may yet be done

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10:57am Thursday 27th February 2014

THE Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, spoke for many when he said yesterday: “I think most of the public will feel justice hasn’t been done.”

Room for both in Poole...

Bournemouth Echo: Eddie Mitchell

10:26am Wednesday 26th February 2014

SAY what you like about Eddie Mitchell, but he gets things done. And quickly.

One punch enough to kill

Bournemouth Echo: DRAMATIC: CCTV footage of the moment Lewis Gill hit Andrew Young

11:06am Tuesday 25th February 2014

THE CCTV footage is shocking.

Baby Elena’s little miracle

Bournemouth Echo: MIRACLE: Little Elena Forder was born on October 8th 2013, four months early weighing 1lb 5oz, and has come home after 13 weeks in hospital. Pictured here with mum Sarah and dad Andy

10:14am Monday 24th February 2014

EVERY family who is able to bring home a healthy baby from hospital feels themselves blessed.

Mum's bravery is inspiring

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9:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014

WHAT would you do if your child fell into freezing water? All parents would surely do the same as Sue Read from Verwood – but that doesn’t make her bravery any less inspiring.

Help find needle raider

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10:17am Friday 21st February 2014

IT’S reassuring to hear that Mehmet Yalcin, a brave shop assistant who was scratched with a hypodermic needle during a robbery, is okay.

Help for firefighting heroes

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10:08am Thursday 20th February 2014

YESTERDAY was a busy one if you were a Dorset firefighter. First a major incident at a block of flats in Poole followed by a bus blaze on the A338 Bournemouth Spur Road.

Real cause for celebration

Bournemouth Echo: All our pictures of the Bournemouth Air Festival 2013, taken on Saturday, August 31.

9:54am Wednesday 19th February 2014

WHAT a great way to celebrate 50 years of flying. Today we reveal that the Red Arrows will be displaying for all four days of the Bournemouth Air Festival this year, for the first time.

The best of public services

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10:01am Tuesday 18th February 2014

THE financial cost of the bad weather is becoming clear. Dorset County Council alone has spent more than £700,000 on weather-related highways problems since Christmas.

Praise for the big clean-up

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10:18am Monday 17th February 2014

THE true cost of the storm damage on Friday night may not be known for some time.

The sweet smell of a council tax freeze

Bournemouth Echo: Council leader John Beesley hopes to freeze bills for taxpayers

9:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

TODAY we publish a picture you probably never thought you’d see - the Tory leader of Bournemouth Council, John Beesley, with a halo over his head.

The tainting of democracy

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10:06am Friday 14th February 2014

THERE are no local elections here this May. Electors with a point to make will have to wait until 2015 or make do with June’s European elections.

Relief easier said than done

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9:53am Thursday 13th February 2014

THE weather will improve sooner or later but flooding misery is set to continue for some time as water levels carry on rising.






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