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21 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Tales of addiction and a stand-up show about prison - performers...

Tales of addiction and a stand-up show about prison - performers draw on real-life at Boscombe Fringe Festival TALENTED Boscombe residents joined other artists, musicians and dancers performing at the area's second Fringe Festival at the weekend. The event kicked off on Thursday with a performance of the play Our Stories Will Remain at Vita Nova's theatre in Roumelia Lane - a collaboration between the charity's own writers and actors, drawn from their real life experiences.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Teenager sexually assaulted by group of men 'of Asian appearance' in Springbourne

During the incident, which took place between 11pm and 11.30pm on Thursday, September 11 at the junction of Stanley Road and Windham Road, a 19-year-old Bournemouth woman was stopped by the group, who tried to speak to her. Three of the men are described as aged between 35 and 40 years old and approximately five feet nine inches tall.

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Bournemouth Echo

Scottish independence: 'keep the UK united' - what Scots in Dorset say ahead of referendum

Scottish residents go to the polls on Thursday to decide whether or not they remain a part of the United Kingdom - established in 1707 by the union of the English and Scottish governments. Although hundreds of miles from the land of their birth, many Scots have made Dorset their home.

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Bournemouth Echo

Phones 4u to go into administration, putting more than 5,000 jobs at risk

Phones 4u is to go into administration - placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk including across Dorset - after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer. The company said its stores will be closed today pending a decision by the administrators on whether the business can be reopened for trading.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

In the dock: Bournemouth

DEAN DANIEL MORGAN SMITH aged 21 of Keeble Road, Bournemouth. Admitted on 15/07/2014 at Weymouth, damaging a custody mattress belonging to Dorset Police intending to destroy.

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Bournemouth Echo

Which business will come out on top in cycle challenge?

STAFF from Borough of Poole will be getting on their bikes this month as part of the Momentum Cycle Challenge 2014. Council employees will be competing against businesses in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch to see who can get the highest number of people cycling for at least 10 minutes.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

From Edinburgh Fringe Festival to Boscombe: Barney brings one man show to Shelley Theatre

A MUSICIAN whose song-cycle won plaudits at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last month is bringing the show to his native Bournemouth. Barney Ashton-Bullock's Torsten The Bareback Saint, performed in Scotland by Erasure frontman Andy Bell, will be one of the highlights of this year's Boscombe Fringe Festival, which started yesterday.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

12 people who have appeared in court from Bournemouth

BENJAMIN LEE ATKINS aged 39 of Morley Close, Bournemouth. Admitted entering as a trespasser a building at Christchurch Road with intent to steal.

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Bournemouth Echo

Going up: the 60m Hilton hotel development set to transform Bournemouth's skyline

THE only way is up for Bournemouth's A 60million Hilton hotel development, following the completion of almost a year's worth of extensive groundworks. The Terrace Mount development - which will consist of a top-end Hilton hotel, a three-star hotel and a block of flats - is now making its presence felt on the town's skyline.

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Flight Journal

On This Day in Aviation History

1919 - The Schneider Trophy race is flown at Bournemouth, England; Italian Guido Janello, flying a Savoia S.13, is the only finisher, but is disqualifed for missing a turning buoy. When judges ask Janello to complete another lap, he runs out of fuel.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Bournemouth East Mp Tobias Ellwood calls 'urgent' meeting with Dorset ...

BOURNEMOUTH East MP Tobias Ellwood will have an "urgent" meeting with Chief Constable Debbie Simpson over this week's stabbings. The MP said he was "shocked and concerned" following three days of violence on the streets of Boscombe , Pokesdown and Southbourne , and is to speak to the top officer tomorrow as "action is needed".

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Bournemouth Echo

Crisis talks over free school lunch chaos as Chartwells blame kitchen fire for disruption

Dorset County Council has called for a meeting to hold meal-supplier Chartwells "to account" after days of disruption and problems. On Tuesday, Mudeford Infants School failed to have any food delivered to them with teachers and helpers forced to get food themselves for the children, although yesterday the meals arrived.

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Bournemouth Echo

Puppy dies after eating suspected death cap mushrooms

CHILD safety fears have been raised following the death of a puppy that ate what are believed to be deadly wild mushrooms in the grounds of a popular swimming pool. Concerned mum Daniela Baker was "horrified" when Fifi died the day after eating the fatal fungi at Lodge Hill Pool adjacent to Montacute School, Canford Heath , Poole.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

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Bournemouth Echo

Police guitarist Andy Summers to attend blue plaque unveiling at former rock venue

A BLUE plaque is to be unveiled next week that commemorates the 1961 opening of Bournemouth's first full-time rock and jazz venue The Downstairs Club, later known as Le Disque a Go! Go! A ceremony will take place on Sunday, September 14 at 3pm at 9, Holdenhurst Road, in Lansdowne .

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Bournemouth Echo

A 2.6 million to repair Bournemouth's storm damaged coastal defences

Bournemouth council have been granted A 1.2million to fix the destruction at the popular beauty spot caused by severe weather over the winter.

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Bournemouth Echo

'Driven by greed' - finance manager who stole nearly A 40k from firm is jailed

A FINANCE manager driven by greed swindled just under A 40,000 from his employer in less than two years, a court has heard.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Woman charged in connection with alleged murder of nurse Rui Li

A 65-YEAR-OLD woman was set to appear in court today in connection with the alleged murder of Poole nurse Rui Li.

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Bournemouth Echo

"Don't turn your back on our beaches" - residents urged to join in Great British Beach Clean

DIRTY beaches get spruces up at events across the county over the weekend of September 19 to 22 with the Marine Conservation Society hoping for a record turnout.

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Bournemouth Echo

Free school meals: Dorset and Poole 'ready to go' but half Bournemouth schools need more time

THOUSANDS of Dorset pupils will sit down to a free hot school lunch this week, as the Government's multi-million pound initiative comes into effect.

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