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Man appears in court charged with attempted murder
A BOSCOMBE man has appeared in court charged with the attempted murder of a Townsend man and several other offences.
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10 hrs ago
Elderly targeted by distraction burglars, Bournemouth
DETECTIVES in Bournemouth and East Dorset are issuing advice to members of the public after a number of elderly people have been targeted by distraction burglars.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
'Matriarch' Mildred is 105
Mildred Gillett, who was born in 1909 and grew up on Canford Road, was presented with a special cake at Nightingale Nursing Home, Talbot Heath, as 'Happy Birthday' was sang to her.
In The Dock: Bournemouth
ANTHONY JOHN BARRETT aged 48 of no fixed abode. Admitted failing to comply with a direction given by a police constable to leave the locality of Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, where his presence was likely to cause or contribute to alcohol-related crime or disorder.
In The Dock: Bournemouth
ROSS STEPHEN SMITH aged 28 of Stour Road, Christchurch. Admitted the theft of food and drink to the value of A 5 from One Stop, Christchurch.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
ARMED police were called to deal with an incident on Holdenhurst road in Bournemouth.
A 24-year-old from the town is being held by officers after dozens of armed police were seen this afternoon.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
New 22m four-storey "world class facility" for Bournemouth University ...
A NEW A 22million four-storey flagship building for Bournemouth University is set to open in 2016 after plans were approved by Borough of Poole council.
In the Dock: Bournemouth
KEVIN DARREN McLAUGHLIN aged 26 of Windham Road, Bournemouth. Admitted stealing a Northface Jacket, to the value of A 145, belonging to Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd, Kingland Crescent, Poole.
Five charged after street protest linked to English Defence League
The charges relate to incidents on the evening of Friday, February 28, when a group of around 15 to 20 people gathered in The Broadway, Thatcham Edward Scovell, 43, of Donnington Gardens, in the university area of Reading, has been charged with one count of racially or religiously aggravated harassment and one count of using threatening, abusive or ... (more)
Tue Apr 15, 2014
'Think Tank' day for Dorset healthcare professionals
More than 100 key stakeholders from diverse aspects of healthcare and social services across Dorset recently joined forces at a one-day workshop event, all focused on streamlining care provision for the county's older people with complex needs and those with multiple long term conditions.
Council officers' hours could be extended in bid to clamp down on stag and hen 'party houses'
Council officers' hours could be extended in bid to clamp down on stag and hen 'party houses' in Canford Cliffs and Sandbanks CIVIC chiefs are looking into the possibility of extending the hours some Borough of Poole officers work, in a bid to clamp down on the late night 'party houses' in Canford Cliffs and Sandbanks .
Illegal gas fitter who put residents at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is fined
AN ILLEGAL gas fitter from Poole put lives at risk after carrying out sub-standard work in people's homes, a court has heard.
Queen of Hearts and Cheshire Cat to entertain crowds in Boscombe over Easter
The Alice in Wonderland characters will be taking to the streets during this year's Easter Adventure Weekend, which organisers say will be bigger and better than ever before.
Beach huts at Studland to be made 'storm-proof' after violent winter weather
STUDENTS from Bournemouth have teamed up with the National Trust in a bid to design 'future proof' beach huts at Studland, capable of withstanding violent storms.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Bournemouth hosts the first gay wedding to be held in a UK church
Although there have been many same-sex marriage ceremonies since the law first allowed them on March 29, the town's Metropolitan Community Church says it is the first religious building to host one.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
In the Dock: Bournemouth
GARY KILLINGTON aged 34 of Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth. Admitted possession of 17 ml of methadone, a Class A drug.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
More than 750k invested in empty factory to create more jobs
MORE than A 750,000 is being invested in a redundant Poole factory to transform it into a centre to create employment and learning.
In the Dock: Christchurch
JAMES LEE CUNNINGHAM aged 33 of Burton Road, Christchurch. Admitted stealing a poppy collection box belonging to the Royal British Legion at Barn Surgery, Purewell Cross Road, Christchurch.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Porn shock: children find hardcore film inside brand new DVD player bought from Asda
HORROR: Gillian Scammell, who bought a new DVD player from Asda only to discover that it contained a gay porn video A mother was left horrified after her nine-year-old daughters found a hardcore porn movie inside their new DVD player.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Our flood heroes: David Cameron praises volunteers for "showing best of British spirit"
The Prime Minister David Cameron meets some of the hard-working volunteers that helped during the floods around the UK The flood volunteer reception at Downing Street saw people from across storm and flood-affected regions thanked personally by David Cameron for the work they carried out in their communities.