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A 27-year-old woman was pushed to the ground by an unknown man on a footpath near the sorting office on the Butts Pond Industrial Estate.
9 hrs ago
Richard Drax: why I'm rebelling over Marriage Bill
They plan to support rebel amendments to the bill, which was approved in the House of Commons in February despite almost half of Conservative MPs opposing it.
13 hrs ago
Career criminal escapes jail after 20th burglary
A "CAREER criminal" who raided a Ferndown hair salon to make money ahead of Christmas has been given a suspended sentence.
13 hrs ago
Meet Bournemouth's five most blooming beautiful businesses - who gets your vote?
We were overwhelmed with the number of people who cast their vote and we are now able to reveal the final five, as voted for by residents and visitors for the campaign in conjunction with Bournemouth Coastal BID and Heart FM.
13 hrs ago
'Danger roundabout won't be removed
CALLS: Cllr Anne Rey and Cllr Ron Whittaker at the roundabout at the junction of Sandringham Gardens and Muscliffe Lane in Bournemouth Part of the 20mph zone at Shillingstone Drive, the mini roundabout at Muscliffe Lane was installed in April but has been immediately reviewed following a raft of complaints from residents.
Sun May 19, 2013
FRIENDS and family joined together in memory on the first anniversary of the Purbeck Isle disaster.
GONE but never forgotten - family and friends raised a glass in remembrance of tragic Purbeck Isle skipper David McFarlane, a year on from his death.
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Portland prison set to become detention centre for illegal immigrants
The former Victorian military barracks, transformed into a jail more than 60 years ago, could begin a new lease of life as a Home Office immigration unit housing people waiting to be removed from the UK.
Council officers cracking down on doggie doo problem
OFFICERS from the Christchurch and East Dorset Partnership are mounting a week-long campaign at favourite dog-walking spots in Christchurch and East Dorset to encourage people to pick up after their dogs.
UPDATED: A35 road re-opened after three car crash
Queues tailed back to Dorchester and along the Puddletown bypass after the three car smash at Kingston Pond, near Stinsford.
The man who hunted Jack the Ripper
Adam Rothenberg, Matthew Macfadyen and Jerome Flynn in the BBC series Ripper Street, in which Abberline is portrayed as having out-dated ideas You have to feel sorry for Abberline.
Sat May 18, 2013
Explore RAF history tomorrow
THE Friends of the New Forest Airfields will be remembering RAF Sopley tomorrow from 10am until 4pm at their education centre in Merryfield Park, Bransgore.
Bridport roadshow to find foster carers
An appeal has gone out to West Dorset families and people who could take in children in need as foster carers.
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The victim's wife, who was a passenger in their Honda car, and another man - travelling in a convertible sports car involved in the crash - were rushed to hospital with serious injuries.
Fri May 17, 2013
a Woman was injured in a rush hour crash on Radipole Lane in Weymouth.
A spokesman for Dorset Fire and Rescue Service said that two crews of firefighters were called by paramedics as one person was medically trapped in the vehicle.
Updated: Weymouth and Portland by-election winner wants to 'stir things up' on council
Just over a fifth of the electorate turned out to vote in the election, which was called following the death of the late Peter Farrell.
Tesco to press on with Sandbanks store, despite boycott threat
TESCO is pushing ahead with controversial plans for an Express store in Sandbanks , set to open in July - but angry residents have said they may boycott it.
Dynamite dancers in Denmark final
Shake have returned from their most successful All England Street Dance Championship to date, where 23 of its dancers won places at the World Street Dance Championships in Denmark.
UPDATED: Road in Wareham re-opened after tree fall
Bere Road was closed in both directions from Wareham to Westminster Road this morning after a hefty tree fell near the Silent Woman Inn.
Local By-Election Preview : May 16th 2013
Coker on Somerset Last Council Election : Con 28, Lib Dem 18, Lab 3, UKIP 3, Ind 2 Last Ward Election : Lib Dem 1,454 Con 1,365 Green 249 Ind 131 Last Ward Election : Lib Dem 1,687 Con 1,559 Green 271 Ind 151 Somerset has always been a Conservative / Liberal Democrat battleground going back as far as 1989.
Thu May 16, 2013
East Dorset Church looking for vendors
The East Dorset Congregational Church is preparing for the second annual Craft Fair and Silent Acution to be held on Saturday, August 17 on the church lawn.