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1 hr ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset Echo: DAMAGE: Ben Galloway manager at Poundbury Garage has had trouble with vandalism

A SPATE of vandalism at a Dorchester garage used as a base for a taxi firm could land owners with a repair bill for up to A 1,000.

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4 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

A350 at Sturminster Marshall blocked both ways due to four-vehicle crash

The collision, between a Renault lorry registered to a Poole company, a Mercedes Sprinter van registered to a Christchurch company, and a Fiat Doblo van registered to a Coventry company, took place at around 11.15am between the Roundhouse roundabout and Dullar Lane/Station Road.

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4 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

In the Dock: Bournemouth

KEVIN DARREN McLAUGHLIN aged 26 of Windham Road, Bournemouth. Admitted stealing a Northface Jacket, to the value of A 145, belonging to Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd, Kingland Crescent, Poole.

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8 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

In the Dock: Wimborne

STUART PHILIP PEARSON aged 18 of Blythe Road, Corfe Mullen , Wimborne. Admitted being drunk and disorderly at Corfe Mullen.

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12 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Thousands celebrating first choice primary school places while some left disappointed

THOUSANDS of parents and children in Dorset have been finding out if they have a place at their primary school of choice this September.

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13 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

in the Dock: North Dorset

NATHAN RICHARD BEALING, aged 19, of Half Acres, Sherborne. Admitted sending an offensive, indecent, obscene or menacing message by public communication network.

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16 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

The health divide: born in Glasgow, a baby will live to 75...in Dorset, 85

As Glaswegians prepare to welcome some of the world's most elite athletes to their city, the state of local people's health has once again been thrust into the spotlight after a new report revealed that the life expectancy of locals is lagging behind the rest of the UK.

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17 hrs ago | Kent Online

Medway man Jake Austin denies the murder of Gillingham man John O'Donohue aka John Hedges

Jake Austin is accused of killing John O'Donohue, 33, who was also known as John Hedges, suffered severe head injuries after being struck by a Ford Mondeo car in Castlemaine Avenue, Gillingham, on January 23. John O'Donohue who was also known as John Hedges, 33, from Gillingham, who died after being struck by a car.

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18 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset Echo: at Risk: Postal workers in Dorset have been attacked

A DOG chasing the postman may be a classic cartoon image - but for Dorset's Royal Mail workers, it's no laughing matter.

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21 hrs ago | Get Reading

Five charged after street protest linked to English Defence League

The charges relate to incidents on the evening of Friday, February 28, when a group of around 15 to 20 people gathered in The Broadway, Thatcham Edward Scovell, 43, of Donnington Gardens, in the university area of Reading, has been charged with one count of racially or religiously aggravated harassment and one count of using threatening, abusive or ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset Echo: Up, Up and Away: Kite festival organisers on Weymouth Beach

THERE will be plenty of fun at this year's Wey-mouth Kite Festival - even for those who are not fans of kites.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Coast Road campaigners' delight as white lines return after 6 years

Residents have been lobbying for more than four years to have the lines repainted in the middle of the B3157 coast road between Weymouth and Bridport.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Weymouth rescue centre operators fined over land use

OPERATORS of a former animal rescue centre in Weymouth have been fined for breaching enforcement notices after a long-running dispute over land they own.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Navy wife's biography looks back at her time in Weymouth and Portland

Mary Collingwood-Hurst, 71, who now lives in Bournemouth, has written about her adventures from Portland to Singapore, Hong Kong and beyond in her new biography, Green Smarties: Tales of a Navy Wife.

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Bournemouth Echo

Illegal gas fitter who put residents at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is fined

AN ILLEGAL gas fitter from Poole put lives at risk after carrying out sub-standard work in people's homes, a court has heard.

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Western Gazette

'Think Tank' day for Dorset healthcare professionals

More than 100 key stakeholders from diverse aspects of healthcare and social services across Dorset recently joined forces at a one-day workshop event, all focused on streamlining care provision for the county's older people with complex needs and those with multiple long term conditions.

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Kent Online

Boy, 16, arrested with another teen after rampage at Diggerland...

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with an alleged burglary in which four pieces of construction machinery were stolen and damaged.

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Bournemouth Echo

15-year plan outlining vision for Bournemouth Airport and housing in East Dorset is approved

The Christchurch and East Dorset Core Strategy, the councils' main planning document for the next 15 years, is sound and can be adopted, says an inspector.

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Bournemouth Echo

Beach huts at Studland to be made 'storm-proof' after violent winter weather

STUDENTS from Bournemouth have teamed up with the National Trust in a bid to design 'future proof' beach huts at Studland, capable of withstanding violent storms.

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Bournemouth Echo

Queen of Hearts and Cheshire Cat to entertain crowds in Boscombe over Easter

The Alice in Wonderland characters will be taking to the streets during this year's Easter Adventure Weekend, which organisers say will be bigger and better than ever before.

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