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Fifty-five beaches meet new rules
More than 50 English beaches have met tough new EU standards to receive Blue Flag awards, recognising their high standards and water quality.
Sun May 19, 2013
Dispute over number on Bournemouth council's 'rich list'
A "TOWN Hall rich list" published this week claims that Bournemouth council has more high earners on at least A 100,000 than neighbouring Poole or Dorset.
Fri May 17, 2013
Updated: Man killed and two injured in Milborne St Andrew crash
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.
Thu May 16, 2013
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.
Wed May 15, 2013
A 400k handed out to "silence" council workers
ALMOST A 400,000 was paid out to axed council staff last year to prevent them going to a tribunal or speaking out against their former employer.
Thu May 09, 2013
Fresh appeal in search for missing grandfather Richard Gibbons
POLICE have issued a fresh appeal for information about missing Poole man Richard Gibbons, who was last seen at his Alderney home a fortnight ago.
Wed May 08, 2013
Met Office issues warning for strong winds on Thursday
WE may have enjoyed a taste of summer over the Bank Holiday weekend but the Met Office has issued a warning for very strong winds for the South tomorrow.
Junior school plan for for Fourways site
IN a bid to provide enough school places to cope with the baby boom, Poole is seeking funds for a new junior school.
Tue May 07, 2013
Time running out to have your say on 1 million Ashley Road improvement
Residents in Poole have until this Friday 10 May to have their say on how A 1 million will be spent on improving travel along Ashley Road in Parkstone.
Sat May 04, 2013
The beauty workshop helping cancer patients to look good and feel better
Some of the women arrived wearing wigs and scarves to hide their hair loss from chemotherapy, while others sported shaven heads.
Fri May 03, 2013
'Cowardly and vicious attack' on elderly woman in her own home
The victim sustained minor facial injuries when she tried to call for help during the incident which happened at 9.30pm in Hinton Martell, near Wimborne.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Dorset adult learning merger will save 700,000
Bournemouth and Poole's Skills and Learning Service will join forces with Dorset County Council to create a single service from tomorrow, 1 May.
Canford School test fires a rocket motor
CANFORD School near Wimborne has made global science history by becoming the first school in the world to test fire a 1000lbf hybrid rocket motor.
Swanage Railway turns back the clock for 'push-pul'l day
A SPECIAL day of nostalgia is taking place to mark the 25th anniversary of the end of "push-pull" slam door trains between Bournemouth, Poole, Dorchester and Weymouth.
Live Dean Goodwin sentencing
The 32-year-old convicted sex offender sparked a huge manhunt when he raped a woman in her home on November 23 He was eventually cornered in Poole when armed officers wrestled him to the ground after spotting him running down Bournemouth Road Mr Leach said Goodwin was in care when he was a child and was sexually abused when he was aged 12.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Rapist Dean Goodwin admits string of terrifying offences
DANGEROUS rapist Dean Goodwin has pleaded guilty to a string of terrifying offences carried out while on the run in Dorset and Hampshire last year.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
This is Dorset
Vile: fury as rapist branded "worst ever" by judge set to apply for release
A POOLE MP has demanded to know why a vile rapist, responsible for one of the worst attacks ever seen in Dorset, is in an open prison and set to apply for imminent release.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Dorset musicians ready to shine at Royal Albert Hall
The cream of Dorset's young musical talent will run through hit film themes from the Dambusters to the Pirates of the Caribbean.
This is Dorset
have Your Say: Only 70% of Bournemouth and Poole 5-year-olds have had ...
HAVE YOUR SAY: Only 70% of Bournemouth and Poole 5-year-olds have had full MMR vaccine - the second worst in England, figures show HAVE YOUR SAY: Only 70% of Bournemouth and Poole 5-year-olds have had full MMR vaccine - the second worst in England, figures show Around a million children and teenagers are to be targeted in a national catch-up ... (more)
Mon Apr 22, 2013
ASBO for couple who harassed Hamworthy residents
Borough of Poole and Dorset Police have successfully obtained anti-social behaviour orders against a man and woman who caused harassment and distress to residents in Hamworthy, Poole.