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  1. Man threatened with knuckleduster and knife during BMW carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bournemouth Echo

    A MAN was threatened by two men brandishing a knuckleduster and a knife during a carjacking in Bournemouth this afternoon. At around 1.40pm, the victim, a 28-year-old Bournemouth man, was driving in a BMW along Wallisdown Road when he was held up in traffic prior to the roundabout near the BMW dealership.

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  2. Kevin Steele was saved by members of the public and paramedics after suffering a cardiac arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    A RETIRED aviation manager given just a seven per cent chance of survival after his heart stopped while he drove through Bournemouth has thanked those who saved his life. Kevin Steele had been heading to his home in Ferndown after watching AFC Bournemouth play Burnley in November last year when he suddenly went into cardiac arrest.

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  3. Weekend column: Times are tough, but don't sell of car parksRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    And that's because, a few years back - very unjustly in my view - I was slapped with a parking ticket. I actually HAD paid to park.

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  4. Hurn roundabout scheme scaled back after council fails to acquire landRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    A PROJECT to replace a roundabout on a busy commuter route has been scaled back after the highway authority failed to acquire the required land for original proposals. While Dorset County Council admits the scheme will not have the same impact as first hoped in terms of improving traffic flows, they claim there is no "do nothing" option at the site.

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  5. In The Dock: 23 people who have appeared in court from BournemouthRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    OLATUNDE ADEMUYIWA, aged 29 and of Duncan Street, Liverpool, admits driving a Mercedes in Wimborne Road , Winton on March 27 when disqualified. Committed to prison for 12 weeks.

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  6. Dorset Cereals, Poundbury, 17/04/18, Picture: Finnbarr Webster/F19423.Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    The firm hopes its workforce can switch to the new site, but bosses admit some employees might not want to make the move. In 2014, The Jordans and Ryvita Company, part of Associated British Foods, reached an agreement to purchase the Dorset Cereals brand from Wellness Foods.

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  7. Area around Hyde Hill, Bridport, 18/04/18, Picture: Finnbarr Webster/F19427Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Several cattle boluses have been found on Hyde Hill, between Bothenhampton and Walditch, and contain a substance called Monensin which can be extremely toxic, if eaten, to dogs and horses. In November, a dog died after eating parts of discarded cattle bolus in the same area, when several of the items - used to control metabolic disease in some cattle - were found hidden in grass.

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  8. Couple's delight as Echo competition win sees their garden transformedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Teaming up with Colourfence, we offered a lucky reader the opportunity to win the 'ultimate' garden fence worth up to A 2,500. Gladys and Peter Davis of Trenchard Way, Chickerell , collected tokens from the paper and beat out more than 200 other entries to be crowned the winners.

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  9. Axe Valley Pedallers take a 'Tour de Brittany'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Midweek Herald

    A group of Axe Valley Pedallers - the community cycling club for East Devon and West Dorset - recently swapped the local roads and coffee shops for a brief taste of cycling in Brittany. After arriving in Roscoff the group took part in some energetic cycling along country lanes and cycle tracks, before heading into the picturesque Breton town of Morlaix to enjoy a proper French Saturday market.

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  10. Couple lose home to fireRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

    Manchester firefighters who responded in mutual aid to a fire at 117 Benedict Rd. in Dorset on Monday drink water and recuperate after fighting the flames. EAST DORSET - Clarke and Barbara Comollo escaped a dangerous blaze in their home at 117 Benedict Road on Monday night, and their family members and friends are trying to help them get back on their feet.

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  11. Obituary: Former Cherries player Rod TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bournemouth Echo

    Rod's career began at Portsmouth as a ground staff boy in 1958, signing his first professional contract in 1961, before going on to represent Gills and Cherries under manager Freddie Cox. He was born on September 9, 1943, in Corfe Mullen to parents Victor and Dorothy Taylor, as the only male sibling to seven sisters.

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  12. Obituary: Organiser of Dorset's first Beaver colony Ruth WingfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bournemouth Echo

    A KEY player in setting up the first Beaver group for children in Dorset, Ruth Wingfield, has passed away aged 76. Ruth was the youngest daughter of Dorrie and Pat Sherrard and was born at the family home in Priory View Road on June 17, 1941. Her parents kept pigs and she adopted a pig of her own called Fred who she would take around the roads in her dolls' pram, surprising people when they asked to look at her dolly.

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  13. Mourinho leads praise for long-time managerial foe WengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Galveston County Daily News

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho looks on, during the English Premier League soccer match between Bournemouth and Manchester United, at the Vitality Stadium, in Bournemouth, England, Wednesday April 18, 2018. It has been the most contentious coaching rivalry in the 26-year history of the Premier League, with their verbal barbs in news conferences even spilling over to physical confrontations on the touchline.

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  14. County Hall, 10/03/18, Picture: Finnbarr Webster/F19552Read the original story

    Yesterday | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Many have asked for the transfer of playing field and car parks and even public toilets from the existing district and borough councils when they cease to exist in April 2019 - but if there is any income potential, the response from the new Dorset unitary council is likely to be 'no'. It could mean that if parishes do take on public loos they may have to either start charging or increasing their share of the council tax precept to pay for upkeep.

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  15. Ready to Run: Design engineer Chris WhitlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Chris Whitlock, from Yetminster in West Dorset, will run the London Marathon on Sunday, April 22, and says that despite this being his first major race, he hopes to complete the testing course in just four and a quarter hours. The design engineer said he was inspired to take on the challenge for charity Independent Age because of the work it does in supporting older people to live independently.

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  16. Picture by Jon Beal -29-10-2013 - JB291013bCrownCourt3 - Words by AW. Bournemouth Crown Court.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Peter Long Quach, 19, appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court after admitting offences of driving without due care and attention, aggravated vehicle taking, obstructing a police constable in the execution of their duty and driving without valid insurance and otherwise than in accordance with a licence. At around 1.30pm on Monday, August 21 2017 a collision involving a grey Volkswagen Golf and a blue and white Sinnis motorcycle occurred in a public car park off Ludbourne Road in Sherborne.

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  17. Letter: Thanks to rail firm for listeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Last Autumn South Western Railways consulted on reducing the Weymouth and Wareham trains to London from twice an hour to once an hour during the day from 2019. This would have had a big impact on business and leisure travellers from Purbeck and would have deterred visitors to our area.

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  18. Travellers still at Riverside Country Park day before festival is held thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Online

    A group of travellers who set up their homes in a commuter car park on the outskirts of Medway, have now moved on while another group are still at Riverside Country Park. Around 20 plus caravans and their vehicles set up home at the Wigmore Coach Park and Ride Car Park, on Monday night.

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  19. Teenage girls are threatened with 'gun' by man who followed them homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bournemouth Echo

    Dorset Police need to make improvements on some of their day to day operations, a report by a Police and Crime government inspector shows. During the "frightening ordeal", which happened at a property in Richmond Park Crescent at 6.10pm, the victims were threatened by a man who is believed to be in his late teens.

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  20. Letters to our EditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    YOUR correspondent who wrote to promote the Bathurst development fails to mention some inconvenient truths, such as the fact that a new starter home that costs A 250,000 can be considered "affordable". Homes or flats built to rent only have to be offered at 80% of open market rent levels to be affordable.

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