Mike to finally down tools

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8:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THESE days, we are often told the way to get ahead in the working world is to keep changing jobs.

What reason could there be for mindless vandalism?

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

PUTTING aside the mix-up in dealing with it, today’s front page story about a lettings agent having its front window smashed up is shocking.

Salute to ‘miracle baby’

Bournemouth Echo:

10:24am Monday 20th October 2014

DARYL Samways is an inspiration to us all.

A sad day for local people

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8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

LESS than 18 months ago Sunseeker was taken over by Chinese group Dalian Wanda amid assurances that little would change on the ground at its HQ.

Time to eat humble pie

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8:00am Friday 17th October 2014

IT IS clear that the school meals provision for Dorset’s children has been nothing short of a complete fiasco.

The bravery of survivors

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE brave words of the teenager on the front page today are something we should all take note of.

Tide times: Wednesday October 15

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5:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LOW WATER TOMORROW

Offering an explanation

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BUSINESSMAN Mr Abdul Jaffer is on the receiving end of adverse publicity over another of his care homes today.

Keep talking about bikes

Bournemouth Echo:

10:47am Monday 13th October 2014

TWO big cycling events in the New Forest have passed off peacefully.

Victims we’re letting down

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9:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

CONSIDER, if you can bear it, the number of children worldwide who have been abused on behalf of Jean-David Marshall and others like him.

Serving up a call to account

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8:00am Friday 10th October 2014

THERE may be a sense of deja vu at Dorset’s audit and scrutiny committee on Thursday.

Making the numbers add up

Bournemouth Echo: The subsidised wind power debate keeps on turning

8:08pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

YOU can make figures and statistics do almost anything for you and use them to bolster or demolish any argument.

A disgrace to care system

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A SURVEY has just concluded that dealing with social care provision for elderly parents or other relatives is one of the most stressful experiences, more so than divorce or moving home.

Marathon to raise £500,000

Bournemouth Echo:

10:52am Monday 6th October 2014

IT was another marathon effort at the weekend.

Town makes another splash

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10:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

SURVEYS on attractions for Bournemouth invariably throw up the old chestnuts of swimming pools and ice rinks. So today there is some good news.

Campaign to save public toilets gets desperate

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10:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

IT might seem the people fighting to save Upper Parkstone’s public toilets are getting desperate.

Finally a better deal on fuel

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8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

THERE’S a bit of good news for the private motorist in general and the transport sector in particular as fuel prices head towards their lowest level for three years.

Care a little more and condemn less

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8:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE story in this newspaper at the weekend and yesterday about asylum seekers in Bournemouth sadly provoked a torrent of predictable knee jerk reaction which doesn’t bear repeating.

Plan to boost town vitality

Bournemouth Echo:

10:33am Monday 29th September 2014

ANY proposal which can encourage more trade in Bournemouth town centre has to be a good thing.

Positive step to boost town's vitality

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8:00am Monday 29th September 2014

ANY proposal which can encourage more trade in Bournemouth town centre has to be a good thing.

The same old contingency

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

8:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE military talk in the past couple of years as British forces began shutting down in Afghanistan was all about ‘return to contingency.’

A laughable vicious circle

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8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

TODAY it emerged that schools in Bournemouth, Poole and wider Dorset could be further penalised in the school meals debacle.

Taste of things to come

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8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

IT seems that the current closure of the old Poole bridge is just a taste of things to come.

Last thing bistro needs

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8:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

WE all know it’s tough out there in the business world and has been for some years now.

The shop talk that never stops

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8:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CHRISTCHURCH will surely get a new supermarket one day.

It’s a nightmare for drivers

Bournemouth Echo:

10:14am Monday 22nd September 2014

TODAY’S story about problems with Tesco diesel is the stuff of nightmares for drivers.

How Jane stays positive

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8:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

JANE Ormerod, in today’s Echo, is a remarkable woman.

A close eye on police trial

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8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THERE is mixed news on the crime front. The police and crime panel heard there’s been a reduction in antisocial behaviour, burglary and vehicle crime. Violence and alcohol related crime are up. Meanwhile some officers will be relocated from Christchurch to Ferndown. In a statement designed not to give much away, Dorset Police say this trial will be used to “determine the best way to meet the current and future operational needs of the county.” Doubtless Christchurch residents and community leaders will be keeping a watchful eye on how this experiment actually pans out.

Campaigners get their way

Bournemouth Echo:

9:58am Monday 15th September 2014

COMMUNITIES have lost a number of services over the years. With cutbacks, increasing costs and a multitude of obligations, many authorities have struggled to provide the amenities they used to.

Taking a deadly gamble with illegal drugs

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6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

TAYLA Woodard made a confession to her parents that, undoubtedly, they dreaded hearing.

Scandal of abuse of trust

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8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

ADRIAN Mills is another name to remember and add to the ever-growing roll call of shame. Another abuser who took advantage of a child. Mills was a taxi driver who was contracted to take children to school on behalf of Dorset County Council.

An end to the dumping ground

Bournemouth Echo:

8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

EVEN by its own standards, it has been a particularly bleak few days for Boscombe.

A bright pier future

Bournemouth Echo:

10:56am Wednesday 10th September 2014

TODAY we publish images of how Pier Approach should look once work, which is now under way, is completed.

A tribute to unsung heroes

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THIS is a particularly special year for commemoration. We are remembering the sacrifices of servicemen and their families in World War One and the heroes of D Day in World War Two.

It’s one ‘L’ of a big decision

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11:00am Monday 8th September 2014

NOBODY would want the experience of taking a driving test to be any more stressful than it already is.

Punishment and deterrence

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

ANOTHER day, another slap on the wrist for a defendant who probably deserved rather stronger punishment. This time it’s a thieving carer who stole from three elderly woman she was supposed to be looking after, not ripping off.

School meals row hots up

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11:00am Friday 5th September 2014

SOME children were served up an unexpected treat on Wednesday.

Bigger blooming issues...

Bournemouth Echo:

10:38am Thursday 4th September 2014

THERE has been a row in Christchurch over its lack of a Britain in Bloom entry.

Policy is hard to swallow

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11:14am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SCHOOL dinners are back this week for thousands of local pupils.

Caution over landfill blaze

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

FIREFIGHTERS will have their hands full over the next few days dealing with the blaze at the landfill site in Wareham.

Air Festival was a huge success

Bournemouth Echo: Check out all our pictures from day four of the Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 on Sunday, August 31. Picture by Richard Crease.

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

The 2014 Bournemouth Air Festival has been a huge success.

Gazza wasting police time

Bournemouth Echo:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

PEOPLE often claim ‘high profile’ people get a different – as in better- service than the rest of us.

Blown away by Air Festival

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10:00am Friday 29th August 2014

THE Bournemouth Air Festival took off in fine fashion yesterday.

In the public interest or not

Bournemouth Echo:

10:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

JOHN Clarke was not the first teacher to have been convicted of downloading indecent images of children.

A spineless, cowardly pair

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:05am Wednesday 27th August 2014

HIT-and-run seemed to be the flavour of the weekend.

Taxpayers to foot the bill

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:15am Tuesday 26th August 2014

THERE will be an element of ‘I told you so’ from residents and councillors in Creekmoor today.

Calm presence on marches

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

10:56am Monday 25th August 2014

THE police often come in for criticism.

Officialdom and censorship

Bournemouth Echo: Bournemouth Daily Echo logo

9:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THERE’S been some criticism, not least of this newspaper, for reporting in advance details of the two marches in Bournemouth today and claims by some people who should know better, that any problems arising will have been the fault of the media.

Cases leave lasting damage

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10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE criminal justice system tests the strength and righteousness of a prosecution case and (if it works properly) will find it wanting if the evidence is not there.

Countdown to Air Festival has begun

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9:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

QUESTIONABLE weather, busy roads and disrupted train journeys. Yes, it must be another Bank Holiday. More than two million Britons will head overseas in the next few days, 7,000 from Bournemouth Airport apparently.






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