15 hrs ago
Get clued up about every tree at beauty spot thanks to fundraisers' efforts
Stour Valley Supporters, Chair of the Valley Supporters Katie Wilkinson, second from right, and Countryside Ranger James Boyland, far right The Stour Valley Supporters group has paid for new interpretation boards to provide information about the tree species to be found at Muscliff Arboretum.
19 hrs ago
In The Dock: Three people who have appeared in court from Christchurch
MARTIN BOSTOCK aged 30 of Auster Close, Christchurch. Proved in absence that he travelled on South West Trains at Bournemouth Station on 06/01/2014 without having previously paid his fare of A 3 and with intent to avoid payment.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Mechanic finds three baby birds nesting in Nissan Pixo
A NEST of birds trapped inside a car had travelled up to five miles before being freed by a car technician in Bournemouth.
Free to go: driver who left body of 23-year-old dad in undergrowth by Upton Bypass escapes jail
THE mother of a young father who was found dead more than a day after he was hit by a delivery driver says that she is "gutted" that the "coward" who failed to report the accident was not jailed.
Hengistbury Head fire: could take 10 years for heathland to return to 'decent' habitat
The blaze, which Dorset Fire and Rescue confirmed was started deliberately, took hold of 60m by 30m of heathland near the former ironstone quarry in the middle of the reserve.
In The Dock: Bournemouth
LOUISE SARAH JANE BENWELL aged 19 of Waltham Road, Caterham, Surrey. Admitted entering a train at Pokesdown Railway Station on 06/01/2014 for the purpose of travelling without a valid ticket.
I nearly lost my foot in crash - now I'm warning other bikers to wear the right gear
A TEENAGER lucky not to lose his foot in a motorcycle crash has urged other bikers to heed his story and wear protective gear.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
14 more motorists named and shamed in police drink driving crackdown
Between June 1 and July 17, 69 people have been charged with drink or drug driving-related offences in connection with the force's annual campaign.
There are reports of a gorse fire at Hengistbury Head. We're hearing it's spread within the last five to ten minutes.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Former Bournemouth MP's family express shock over - secret life'
THE family of former Bournemouth East MP David Atkinson have claimed he led a secret life which included a string of affairs with men.
Council 'putting up barriers' over plans to create new allotments on green belt
FRESH calls have been made for the council to implement long-held plans to create new allotments on green belt land.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Man steals life savings from ill mum
A MAN who stole thousands of pounds from his sick elderly mother to bring a Ghanaian woman to the UK faces jail.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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.
A round-up of recent cases at Bournemouth Magistrates' Courts.
MICHAEL JOHN ROGER DARCY aged 30 of Capstone Place, Bournemout. Admitted failing to provide a specimen for analysis in the course of an investigation into whether she had committed an offence.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Nine things to do in Dorset this weekend
But here's a selection of things to do across the county this weekend if you do decide to brave the outdoors.... From 7pm tonight in Bournemouth's Lower gardens, join face painters, circus workshops, stilt walkers, fire performances and street performers for a Family Fiesta - and make sure you stick around for the 10pm fireworks display from ... (more)
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Exclusive: Council pulls plug on bus station scheme - clearing the...
BOURNEMOUTH Council is set to abandon plans to build a bus station in the town centre - at least for now.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
in the Dock
BOURNEMOUTH KRZYSZTOF MISZIWSKI aged 21 of Alumhurst Road, Bournemouth. Pleaded not guilty but found guilty of entering as a trespasser, Best One, Poole Hill, Bournemouth with intent to steal.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Seven in court charged with class A drugs offences after biggest raid of its kind
Police officers smashed their way into 13 properties across Bournemouth during Operation Moped, one of the biggest initiatives of its kind in the county.
VIDEO: 16 arrested after police storm homes in series of drug raids
SUSPECTED drug dealers were woken with a start when police smashed their way into their homes in a major operation yesterday.