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Poole Pottery former factory site homes plan refused

Fri, 07/20/2018 - 11:27
The proposal for 138 homes was refused by five votes to four amid fears of over-development.
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Dorset hospital bosses 'not told about A&E move risks'

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:48
Campaigners crowd-funded to bring a judicial review against the shake-up of Dorset health services.
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Former GP David Crichton 'hired hitman' over debt

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:41
Prosecutors allege he blamed his financial advisor for a £300,00 loss and the break-up of his marriage
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Hampshire: Ryan Stevenson grateful for county's support during injury exile

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 13:14
Ryan Stevenson thanks Hampshire for their support during a two-year injury exile with persistent back stress fractures.
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Man arrested in Weymouth Asda gunfire probe

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 12:00
Armed officers searched the area after reports of shooting near an Asda store in Weymouth.
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No fines issued in Poole begging crackdown

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:53
The Borough of Poole says it plans to review the Public Space Protection Orders in October.
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Dorset cat rescuer 'laid up in hospital' after being bitten

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 11:03
A fundraising campaign for Joseph Lines raises more than £600 after he was injured in the rescue.
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Are young people going cool on cars?

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 00:34
More and more young people are living without the car. Will the government change its road-building plans?
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Upskirting row MP Sir Christopher Chope under fire again

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 17:06
Sir Christopher Chope says he will not be "intimidated" by misogyny claims after blocking a women's conference.
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Bere Regis three-car crash victim was 'loved by all'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:55
David Grant-Jones died in the A35 crash and three others were injured, including his wife Heather.
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Portland prisoners' Spice use 'risks health of officers'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:32
New psychoactive substances are an "epidemic" inside jails, the Prison Officers' Association says.
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Children 'abused' by anti-social neighbours 'failed by council'

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 20:19
Two children suffered abuse after being moved next door to persistently anti-social neighbours.
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Man arrested after fatal three-car crash in Bere Regis

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:24
Police renew their appeal for witnesses and dashcam footage following the crash in Dorset.
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Large barn fire creates smoke plume over Dorchester

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:27
Drivers are warned of reduced visibility and residents advised to keep their windows closed.
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Jurassic Coast crash paraglider rescued from cliff face

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 09:44
The pilot was found on a narrow ledge 260ft from the bottom of a cliff in Dorset.
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Man dies and four injured in crash at Bere Regis

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 10:20
The road was closed to allow helicopters to reach the casualties and it remained closed overnight.
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Sandbanks hotels redevelopment plans 'ghastly'

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 10:00
The owners wants to replace buildings on the exclusive peninsula with flats, a hotel and apartments.
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Court order closes down 'anti-social' Weymouth house

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 14:20
Dorset Police said it follows complaints of drug activity, noise and fighting involving occupants.
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We will build it

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 06:13
More money is now available for people who want to develop affordable housing in their local area.
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Poole woman dies as police investigate mystery injuries

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:12
Two men had been arrested but police say there was no indication of third-party involvement.
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