• Moore fit for Wales' crunch qualifier with Turkey

    CHERRIES forward Kieffer Moore is available for Wales’ crucial Euros qualifier at home to Turkey tomorrow evening. Striker Moore suffered a nasty fall in Wales’ last fixture, a disappointing 1-1 draw away in Armenia. However, the former Yeovil

  • Have you seen Daniel? Urgent appeal to find missing man

    AN URGENT appeal has been launched to find a man who has gone missing in Christchurch. UPDATE: Daniel has now been found. Daniel Hill, 45, was last seen in Bure Lane at 7am on Sunday, November 19. Inspector Jon Wasey, of Dorset Police,

  • Man assaulted by pair who got out of Peugeot 208

    TWO men got out of a Peugeot 208 and assaulted a man in East Dorset. The victim was approached and then assaulted by the pair after they got out of the car in Hayters Way in Alderholt. The men were both wearing dark clothing, and the Peugeot

  • REVIEW: Jools Holland, Bournemouth Pavilion

    I HAVE some friends who will only go and see a band once as when you have seen them why go to see them again. Well, I must have seen Jools Holland and his band ten times or more and it is an absolute delight every single time. A party atmosphere

  • Car 'fled the scene' after crash with cyclist

    A CYCLIST was seriously injured in a suspected hit and run crash in Bournemouth.  The man was riding back home from work shortly before 11pm on Friday, November 17, when he became involved in a crash with a car in St Michael’s Road.  Police

  • Do I need a TV Licence to watch Netflix? Rules explained

    Almost everyone who watches live television must obtain a TV Licence to do so, however many of us have purchased a TV Licence when we don't need one. Every household in the UK is legally required to have a TV licence if they watch or record live

  • Huge dinosaur footprint is discovered in paving slab

    THE footprint of a huge dinosaur has been discovered in a paving slab at a nature reserve now famous for its red squirrels. National Trust ranger Sophie Giles came across the 140 million year old print while jogging around Brownsea Island in Poole

  • Double burglaries in Westbourne prompt investigation

    TWO burglaries in Bournemouth have sparked a police investigation.  The county force is investigating two burglaries in the Westbourne area, including one onn Portarlington Road on Tuesday, November 14 between 4pm and 7pm.  The other break-in

  • Scam warning issued to parents ahead of Black Friday 2023

    With Black Friday approaching, parents are being warned to watch out for fake deals advertised online. Research for the Take Five To Stop Fraud campaign, run by banking and finance industry body UK Finance, indicates that more than a quarter (27%

  • Book of condolence for 'Gordon the Tramp'

    TRIBUTES are being paid to Bournemouth legend ‘Gordon the Tramp’ who has died at the age of 94. The much-loved character was a well-known face in the town centre and a massive AFC Bournemouth fan. He would often be seen in town wearing his

  • Bournemouth legend 'Gordon the Tramp' has died aged 94

    GORDON Roberts, affectionately known as Gordon the Tramp, has died at the age of 94.  The Bournemouth legend to many was one of the best-known faces in the town and had become an internet phenomenon.  He hit the national news in 2007 when students

  • Major plan to cut hospital waiting times

    A hospital is looking to reduce waiting times with a £1.4m ward refurbishment scheme. Ridgeway Ward at Dorset County Hospital in Dorchester is to be refurbished into a 24-bedded ward for orthopaedic elective surgery patients. The ward is being

  • 'We will not allow it here': Criminals given stern warning

    CRIMINALS will be "relentlessly pursued” and caught, the police and crime commissioner has warned.  PCC David Sidwick said he is “intent” on making Dorset the safest county in the country ahead of an intensified operation by the police to tackle

  • Bournemouth leisure complex to guarantee snow this year

    A BOURNEMOUTH leisure complex will be bringing snow to the town in the run up to Christmas.  BH2 in Bournemouth town centre will be guaranteeing a white Christmas with the return of regular snowfall at the entrance.  The snow machine will be

  • Lemon Garden opens its doors to Winton

    A NEW family business has opened in Winton this week serving Turkish treats and desserts Lemon Garden offers traditional wedding and birthday cakes and the cafe specialises in cakes such as occasional cakes and desserts. It also creates baklava

  • Bournemouth nursery has 'kind and caring staff'

    A BOURNEMOUTH nursery has been praised by inspectors for its “kind and caring” staff.  Ofsted have rated Carmela Coady Childcare, in Shelley Road, Boscombe, as ‘good’ following an inspection.  In the nursery’s first inspection since opening

  • Vacant town centre unit opened up for new uses

    A VACANT town centre site has been opened up to a ‘range of potential uses’ following a planning application approval. The former Hayloft Gallery at 14 Wick Lane in Christchurch now allows for commercial, business, and service uses. It had

  • 'We're Bournemouth, not Ibiza': Beach diner to be given revamp

    A SEAFRONT diner is to be expanded for next summer despite objections to the “ugly” design and “Ibiza” feel.  Extra restaurant floor space, seating and decking will be created at the Prom Diner restaurant, to the west of Boscombe Pier, next year

  • Fatboy Slim performs at Rockwater in Bournemouth

    POOLE’S newest beachside restaurant has been a “massive success”, according to its owner.  The first part of the Rockwater development in Branksome has enjoyed a successful start despite a delayed opening in September.  Last Thursday, guests

  • 'We could do with a Shard': Bournemouth's skyline to change

    BOURNEMOUTH’S skyline is set to change after proposals for what would be the tallest building in the town were given the green light.  Oxford Gardens, in Oxford Road, Lansdowne will officially become the tallest building in Bournemouth when building

  • Bournemouth town centre summit to take place today

    SENIOR figures from across Bournemouth will come together today to discuss how to improve the town centre.  BCP Council’s town centre summit will be held this morning on Monday, November 20 at the Echo Building on Richmond Hill.  Key players

  • Bournemouth firm announces 12th deal in 18 months

    A BOURNEMOUTH-based business telephone systems provider has announced its 12th deal in 18 months. 4Com has purchased 128 customers from Hampshire-based telecoms company, Meraki Communications Limited. Gary Scutt, 4Com’s chief executive officer