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POLICE are investigating whether a road accident caused the death of D-Day veteran and popular community stalwart Phil Carey.
A TEENAGER lucky not to lose his foot in a motorcycle crash has urged other bikers to heed his story and wear protective gear.
The blaze, which Dorset Fire and Rescue confirmed was started deliberately, took hold of 60m by 30m of heathland near the former ironstone quarry in the middle of the reserve.
LOUISE SARAH JANE BENWELL aged 19 of Waltham Road, Caterham, Surrey. Admitted entering a train at Pokesdown Railway Station on 06/01/2014 for the purpose of travelling without a valid ticket.
Between June 1 and July 17, 69 people have been charged with drink or drug driving-related offences in connection with the force's annual campaign.
COLIN ARTHUR BLAZEY, aged 41, of Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth. Admitted possessing a quantity of cannabis resin, a controlled drug of Class B. Fined A 80 and ordered to pay A 85 costs.
A NEST of birds trapped inside a car had travelled up to five miles before being freed by a car technician in Bournemouth.
THE mother of a young father who was found dead more than a day after he was hit by a delivery driver says that she is "gutted" that the "coward" who failed to report the accident was not jailed.
A SECTION of a main road through Broadstone was closed off by Dorset Police this afternoon following a one-vehicle RTC.
MICHAEL TERRENCE COFFEY, aged 25, of 2 Squadron, Blandford Camp. Found guilty of driving a vehicle after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in breath was 101 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.
THERE WILL be the Queen Mother of all festivals in Poundbury next weekend as Dorset food and art are celebrated.
This is the sixth year of Purbeck Shorts and the event is going from strength to strength, attracting films from the UK and internationally.
THE family of former Bournemouth East MP David Atkinson have claimed he led a secret life which included a string of affairs with men.
A COUPLE in Dorset were given a shock when they discovered an old human skull outside a church in Wareham.
Test your limits for fun and fundraising PEOPLE with a sense of adventure are being encouraged to sign up for this year's Kamikaze Adventure Run near Bridport in aid of Dorset disability charity Diverse Abilities Plus.
Youngsters between the ages of seven to 16 are being invited to come along with their parents and enjoy the sessions, which have been organised by West Dorset District Council thanks to a grant of A 1,800 from Rounders England.
Today's live news: Fire at Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth had hottest day of the year so far and A spokesman from Dorset Fire and Rescue said the service received reports of smoke in the area at 12.35pm.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:33 am
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