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Friday Jul 25 | Bournemouth Echo

Travellers leave Baiter Park - but 12 caravans arrive in Branksome

TRAVELLERS are playing a game of cat and mouse with council officials, pulling onto Branksome's Beach Road car park just hours before an eviction notice would have forced them to leave Poole's Baiter Park .

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Friday Jul 25 | Bournemouth Echo

Giant skull of first fin whale to wash up in Dorset does on display

THE giant skull of the first fin whale ever recorded in Dorset has been preserved as part of a display in the county.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Fireworks, aerobatics and floats - thousands set to flock to Swanage Carnival

THOUSANDS of people are set to descend on Swanage next Saturday for start of the town's popular regatta and carnival week.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Extra train on track for regatta

Swanage Railway volunteers are supporting the town's regatta and carnival by running extra trains so visitors can leave their vehicles.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

In the Dock: Purbeck

ADAM GEORGE DORE, aged 21, of Willow Way, Wareham. Admitted driving a vehicle after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in urine was 120 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Competition run by the Purbeck Film Festival is now open for entries

This is the sixth year of Purbeck Shorts and the event is going from strength to strength, attracting films from the UK and internationally.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Quicksand victim freed in Purbeck

A man who got stuck in quicksand and then became lost after freeing himself was plucked to safety by Portland Coastguard's rescue helicopter.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Wind farm approval has 'little bearing' over outcome of Navitus Bay scheme

THE approval of plans for the first wind farm off the south coast of the UK should have little bearing on the development planned for the Dorset coastline, say objectors.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

LIVE: Storm warnings, scarecrows and Tolpuddle Martyrs - the weekend in Dorset

Amber warning for today includes heavy, thundery showers, thunderstorms, possibility of some torrential downpours with frequent lightning, large hail and locally strong gusts.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

In The Dock: Purbeck

MARTYN JOHN DARCH, aged 54, of East Burton Road, Wool . Admitted using a vehicle on a road/in a public place without third party insurance.

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Bournemouth Echo

Sandbanks Ferry out of action until further notice

Sandbanks Ferry is out of action because the Barfleur ferry snapped a chain as it entered Poole Harbour this morning, Steve Wilson,engineer for the Bournemouth- Swanage Motor Road and Ferry Company, told the Daily Echo the incident happened earlier today during a "very, very low tide" and that the ferry would be out of action until at least ... (more)

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

MUSIC fans flocked to Purbeck for the 25th Swanage Jazz Festival.

More than 50 bands performed at the event this year, with a mix of styles ranging from the traditional to the more modern.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Get steamed up at gala weekend as Swanage Railway celebrates 35th anniversary

SWANAGE Railway will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of its first ever passenger train with a special gala taking place this weekend.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Evening blues train sets off from Swanage

Swanage Railway volunteers are celebrating the success of their first-ever evening blues train which featured one of the country's top blues and rock guitarists, Robin Bibi and his band.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

DRUGS worth 250,000 have been seized in a major crackdown in Poole and Purbeck.

Dorset Police raided 13 addresses in June, uncovering illegal drugs including cannabis, Methedrone, steroids and cocaine worth an estimated quarter of a million pounds.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

PART of Swanage beach front is cordoned off after a number of grenades were found.

PART of Swanage beach front is cordoned off after a number of chemical bottles, believed to be SIP grenades were found on Shore Road this lunchtime.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

UPTON residents are to lose their mini-recycling centre as a result of persistent fly tipping.

The site has been targeted by people illegally dumping large amounts of rubbish next to the recycling banks, including sofas, mattresses and general household waste.

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Bournemouth Echo

Thousands raised for Poole hospice thanks to Yellow Ribbon Appeal

A POOLE hospice's Tie a Yellow Ribbon Appeal has raised more than A 3,500 making it the most successful year ever.

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Bournemouth Echo

Work on preparing oil and gas well for drilling to start this winter

WORK will start this winter preparing a site in Purbeck ready for the drilling of an oil and gas exploration well.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, United Kingdom, Geology, Science

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset Echo: Andrew Hindle and Rachel Barton

WORK will start this winter preparing a site in Purbeck ready for the drilling of an oil and gas exploration well.

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