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12 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

Steam ban hits historic train excursion on day of strike action

ONE of the more unusual repercussions of today's public sector strike was the effect on a historic train excursion, that was due to steam into Swanage station.

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17 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

In the Dock: Swanage

TERENCE JAMES COLEMAN aged 29 of no fixed abode. Convicted in absence of two counts of assaulting a woman by beating at Swanage .

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Get steamed up at gala weekend as Swanage Railway celebrates 35th anniversary

SWANAGE Railway will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of its first ever passenger train with a special gala taking place this weekend.

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Bournemouth Echo

Navitus Bay wind farm proposal to be debated in Parliament tonight

A DEBATE is set to take place in Parliament this evening over the controversial wind farm proposed for the Dorset coastline.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Biker visits Weymouth lifeboat station as part of charity adventure

ON THE ROAD: Motorcyclist Matt Hawkes visits Weymouth Lifeboat Station on his venture around Great Britain to raise money for the RNLI Matt Hawkes, 43, from Fakenham, in Norfolk, paid a visit to the station on his mission to visit over 170 lifeboat stations in the UK to raise money for the RNLI.

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Bournemouth Echo

In The Dock: 7 people who have appeared in court from Poole

CHRISTOPHER ANTHONY COOK aged 39 of Longfleet Road, Poole. Admitted assaulting a woman by beating her.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Evening blues train sets off from Swanage

Swanage Railway volunteers are celebrating the success of their first-ever evening blues train which featured one of the country's top blues and rock guitarists, Robin Bibi and his band.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Busy Saturday for Coastguards and RNLI up and down Dorset coast

At 10.57am a 999 call was received reporting a windsurfer in trouble between Hengistbury Head and Southbourne .

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

CONFIDENT: Dorset Fire and Rescue Service

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a third floor flat in Swanage this morning, after smoke was spotted coming from the building.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Coastguard round-up: Dangerous items found on beach and jet ski becomes stranded

The officers and Swanage RNLI Inshore Lifeboat assisted Dorset Fire and Rescue, Dorset Police and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team in establishing an exclusion zone.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

PART of Swanage beach front is cordoned off after a number of grenades were found.

PART of Swanage beach front is cordoned off after a number of chemical bottles, believed to be SIP grenades were found on Shore Road this lunchtime.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Wind farm protests: thousands have say on Navitus Bay - with vast majority against plans

THE vast majority of the thousands of people who have registered to have their say on the Navitus Bay wind farm are opposing the plans.

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Bournemouth Echo

Fly tipping forces closure of recycling centre after sofas and mattresses dumped

The site has been targeted by people illegally dumping large amounts of rubbish next to the recycling banks, including sofas, mattresses and general household waste.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Work on preparing oil and gas well for drilling to start this winter

WORK will start this winter preparing a site in Purbeck ready for the drilling of an oil and gas exploration well.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset Echo: Andrew Hindle and Rachel Barton

WORK will start this winter preparing a site in Purbeck ready for the drilling of an oil and gas exploration well.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Coastguard round-up: Crew found safe and well after cross-national search

The search took place on Sunday after the daughter of the crew on board the 10-metre yacht said she had not heard from her parents in two weeks.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

All Aboard: Volunteers on the new Shannon lifeboat

A NEW station to house Swanage RNLI's next lifeboat has been given the go-ahead by Purbeck District Council .

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

Coastguard round-up: Catamaran capsizes, canoeists put at risk, and rib breaks down

The people were rescued by the nearby motor yacht Castaway, which reported the incident at Handfast Point around 3.05pm yesterday.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Dorset Echo: Wind park protestors at Swanage

Councillors on Weymouth and Portland Borough council's planning and traffic committee discussed their submission to the Planning Inspectorate in respect to the proposed Navitus Bay wind park.

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Bournemouth Echo

In the Dock: Bournemouth

TANYA ELIZABETH NOTLEY aged 39 of Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth. Pleaded not guilty but found guilty of damaging a Peugeot car, Reg No T32 RWT, intending to destroy.

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