Bournemouth Echo

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 09:21:26 +0100
Witness appeal following fatal collision in North Dorset ​
Officers were called at around 6am this morning to a report of a motorbike crash on the A354 between Cahmoor and the Handley Cross roundabout.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Plans submitted for rebuild of Mudeford All Saints Church
Formal plans have been lodged for the rebuild of a historic church which was devastated by a fire.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 09:04:44 +0100
Road closed after fatal crash on A354
Road closed due to a serious crash on A354 both ways between B3081 and Millers Lane.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 06:56:55 +0100
Nightclubs in Bournemouth throughout the 80s, 90s and 00s
We're taking a look back at nightclubs in Bournemouth throughout the 90s and 00s.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 00:10:00 +0100
New Forest pub told 'major improvement' needed by inspectors
CAFES, pubs, restaurants and takeaways across Dorset and west Hampshire have been handed new food hygiene ratings recently.  

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Thatch Cottage in Dorset on the market for £1 million
Thatch Cottage in Wareham, Dorset is a 17th Century property that is on the market for £1 million

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 00:10:00 +0100
Distinguished Gentleman's Bike Ride returns to Dorset
Motorcyclists will take part in one of the biggest rides in the world next month as the Distinguished Gentleman’s Bike Ride returns for its 11th year.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Pub of The Week: The King Charles in Poole
Nestled just off Poole Quay is a historic traditional pub- The King Charles is Pub of The Week.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
7 of the best places to see bluebells around Dorset
Bluebells can be a pleasant sight to take in and there are loads of spots around Dorset where you can find them

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Dorset ranked as one of the best counties to find treasure
Dorset has been revealed as one of the best places to find treasure in the UK

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Plans to covert shop into flats in Bargates, Christchurch
Plans have been lodged to convert a vacant shop in Christchurch town centre into flats.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Blue Soul Customs donates shoes to Faithworks' SMILE project
A business that tattoos shoes has given back to the community by donating new trainers to children and teenagers from lone parent families.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Pub Quiz April 20: How smart are you? Find out now
Find out how good your general knowledge is with our quiz that will get you ready for your next trip to the pub.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Letter: 'Fond memories of nurses home will last forever'
I WAS so interested to read the letter from the former matron of the Retired Nurses National Home as I also have very fond memories of working there as a trained nurse during the late 1980's early 90's.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Letter: 'What's the big plan, then?'
EVER noticed how governments and public bodies like to use certain words “sustainability” was a favourite, now there’s a new one, it’s called “plan” politicians are using it all the time.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
UK flamenco group Mi Flamenco to perform in Wimborne
As part of its UK tour international flamenco company Mi Flamenco is set to bring its dazzling multimedia show, Echoes, to Dorset.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:10:00 +0100
Dorset's most dangerous stretch of road revealed
Dorset's most dangerous road can now be revealed – and it isn’t a snaking country road or dual carriageway.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Son pays loving tribute to mum after battle with cancer
A loving son from Poole has left a tribute to his mum after she recently passed from cancer.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 16:04:21 +0100
A351 congested due to crash
The A351 Wareham Road is currently partially blocked due to a crash.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:10:00 +0100
Bournemouth tourist tax will 'destroy' hotel industry
Experienced hotelier Ken Robins has warned a ‘tourist tax’ in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch would “go a long way to destroying the hotel industry”.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Southbourne's Syd's Slaps is Echo'sTrader of the Week
Ricky Knowlton, 58 owns Syds Slaps, a café located in the heart of Southbourne.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
In The Dock: appearances at Poole Magistrates' Court
THE following cases were heard at Poole Magistrates' Court:

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Dorset Tea master brewers share secrets for National Tea Day
Dorset Tea's master brewers have shared the secrets of creating the best tea in the area on National Tea Day.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 09:37:00 +0100
Wanted man missing for over a month may be in Poole
A Wanted man who from Fareham  who has been missing for more than a month may be  in Poole.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 09:25:45 +0100
Officer found guilty after cutting earrings off recruits
PC Martin Briggs cut out the earrings of three female recruits with a pair of wire cutters before a police fitness test.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:10:00 +0100
Volunteers take on ambitious restoration of 1899 locomotive
Dedicated volunteers are embarking on an ambitious challenge to overhaul a Victorian locomotive.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Ringwood care home resident’s celebrates turning 107
A Ringwood care home resident has credited being a lifelong vegetarian as the reason why she has celebrated her 107th birthday.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Joanne Hairdresser named Echo's Hairdresser of the Year 2024
Votes for the Bournemouth Echo Hairdresser of the Year 2024 are in.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Scouts St George's Day events in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Thousands of Scouts will assemble for annual St George’s Day celebrations across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
New Milton swimming teacher encourages more to become instructors
A swimming teacher has urged more people to teach after research showed that an estimated 667,000 children will miss out on lessons due to an instructor shortage.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Cursus cider and music festival returns to Blandford in May
A cider and music festival is to return to Dorset for its ninth year.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 03:30:00 +0100
Race was on in Poole to raise money for Ovacome Charity
Fundraising for Ovacome, the runners braved April showers to take on the 5km course.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 03:30:00 +0100
Pictures of Swanage Pier taken from vintage postcards
The wooden structure, constructed around 1859-1860, featured a tramway running along its length and part of the Swanage seafront.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Mudeford RNLI volunteer to run in London Marathon
AN RNLI volunteer from Mudeford lifeboat station is preparing to take on the London Marathon on Sunday.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Leo Café in Bournemouth applies to stay open later
A CAFÉ in Bournemouth town centre has applied to stay open later.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Letter: 'Hospital care is out of this world'
This is into my third week in hospital in Poole Hospital in Durlston ward.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
You can be fined in your garden for trimming trees and more
From trimming your trees to putting down decking, here are the ways that you could be fined in your garden.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 05:00:00 +0100
Letter: 'So sad to hear wonderful nurses home is closing'
I WAS so sad to read that the Retired Nurses National Home behind Bournemouth Hospital is having to close.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Win tickets to Upton House Food and Music Festival
Win tickets to Upton House Food & Music Festival

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 15:21:13 +0100
Gabriel Marinoaica jailed after Bournemouth beach rape
A man who raped a 15-year-old girl in the sea off Bournemouth Beach in a ‘brazen’ act in broad daylight has been jailed for six and a half years.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 10:04:04 +0100
Signs for Bournemouth's twin city in Israel removed
Police are investigating whether any offences have been committed after Israeli signs were removed in Bournemouth.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 00:10:00 +0100
Paramedics made redundant over controversial contract
Paramedics and blue light drivers have lost their jobs because of a controversial new contract signed between independent ambulance providers.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 17:48:23 +0100
Man jailed after attempted robbery at Christchurch Londis
A MAN threatened staff with a screwdriver during an attempted robbery at a convenience store in Christchurch.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 15:16:49 +0100
Maserati Quattroporte stolen from a residential garage
A supercar was stolen from a residential garage in Bournemouth.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:07:03 +0100
Delays after Christchurch crash
Queueing traffic due to crash on A35 Christchurch By Pass Westbound at Millhams Street North.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 07:44:55 +0100
Man flees after crashing into grade II listed Dorset home
A man fled the scene after crashing his car into a listed Dorset home.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 00:10:00 +0100
Bournemouth town centre closure time pushed back an hour
ROADS closures through Bournemouth town centre are to be pushed back as part of a new trial.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 00:10:00 +0100
Spaces to be lost at Bournemouth car park for flats
Some 300 car parking spaces are now going to be lost after councillors unanimously voted to build on it.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
Bournemouth murder trial: Victim dismembered with hacksaw
A man whose remains were found dumped around Boscombe had been cut up with a hacksaw, a court heard.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0100
RNLI Poole pay tribute to 'proper Poole bloke' John Buckby
The RNLI and family have paid tribute to a Poole Man who dedicated 33 years to saving lives at sea.

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