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In the dock: Bournemouth
FREDERICK GEORGE BOURKE aged 35 of Granville Road, Bournemouth. Admitted assault by beating at Oswald Road, Bournemouth.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
New food bins end up at landfill after Bournemouth council staff throw them away by accident
COLLECTED: Pictured here with two of the remaining food bins are Redhill residents Nikki Edwards, left, Gordon Harvey, back left, Bob Stocker and Karen Speeden BOURNEMOUTH'S much-publicised food waste collection service has got off to a bad start after more than 100 food bins were accidentally thrown away - by council staff.
Walkers urged not to pick up cigarette packets washed up at Hengistbury Head
POLICE have urged walkers not to pick up cigarette packets washed ashore on Dorset's coastlines after the fierce winter storms.
My boys will never be the same again' - " dad of hit-and-run brothers tells of crash horror
That's the emotional response from the father of the two boys who, aged seven and four, were hit whilst they crossed the road in Kinson with their mother.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
THE man accused of the murder of Rodger Tett will go on trial at Winchester Crown Court on Monday.
Stephen Gibbs, 33, is charged with murdering the 42-year-old at an address in Luckham Road, Charminster, on Saturday, September 7 last year.
In the Dock: Poole
MARTIN LAZENBY aged 47 of No Fixed Abode. Admitted breach of an anti-social behaviour order when he was present in an area at Poole High Street which he was prohibited from doing.
22 reports of honour-based violence and forced marriage cases in Bournemouth and Poole last year
BASED violence and forced marriage cases were reported 22 times in Bournemouth & Poole last year, Dorset Police have confirmed.
In the Dock: Bournemouth
VALERIE MIZEN aged 46 of Christchurch Road, Bournemouth. Pleaded not guilty but found guilty of driving a Peugeot 307, Reg No SH62 BND, on Alder Road with 99 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Police hunt hit and run driver who mowed down two boys, Bournemouth
A CALLOUS hit and run driver mowed down two brothers aged four and seven as they crossed a road in Bournemouth this evening.
Killer winds strike area - how Dorset suffered after gales and storms through the ages
In November 1954, a 72mph gale led to 50 people being rescued from Wick Caravan Camp at Christchurch, while dozens of cars were marooned in deep water at Bridge Street.
When the River Stour froze for three months - the Big Freeze of 1962-63 in pictures
Geoffrey and Richard Adams walk on the frozen River Stour at Christchurch during the cold spell of 1963 - the river was frozen over from Boxing Day 1962 and didn't thaw until early March 1963 THE winter of 1962-63 saw a big freeze that was not only colder than anything in modern memory but also went on longer.
Work to create cycle lanes in Iford and Boscombe slammed by residents and traders
The proposals, part of the Three Towns Travel Initiative between Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch councils, involve creating cycle lanes along Christchurch Road between Southbourne Road and the Iford roundabout, as well as making junctions safer and changes to parking.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Double yellow lines to be added to Bournemouth town centre road after safety concerns
Waiting will be prohibited at Yelverton Road between its junction with Richmond Hill and a point 72 metres from the junction with Old Christchurch Road.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Westbourne Tandoori gets top food hygiene rating after follow-up inspection
The Westbourne Tandoori in Seamoor Road was named and shamed by Bournemouth Council last month after failing an environmental health inspection.
Disabled mum knocked to street after being - violently elbowed' by stranger on school run
A DISABLED mum was knocked to the street after being violently elbowed by a stranger while picking up her child from school.
Innovative new care centre opens at Bournemouth and Poole College for students
A NEW centre has been opened at Bournemouth and Poole College to bring together all the different strands of care.
What makes you a Bournemouthian? Here's 28 of your suggestions and memories
You've been sending us your suggestions for things which make you a Bournemouthian and your most loved memories about living here.
Parents and children in Dorset find out about secondary school places
Places have been allocated to secondary schools across the county, with families finding out where their children will go to school from September.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
In a platinum caravan you get three bedrooms, a spacious open-plan lounge/diner and a bathroom with a power shower.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Tensions flare after Gypsy Council accuses Borough of Poole of...
THE Gypsy Council has accused Borough of Poole of failing gypsies and travellers by not providing permanent sites in the borough.