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Camp Bestival cancelled after heavy rain and high winds

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 16:16
Organisers say they are "utterly devastated" but made the decision for safety reasons.
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Ferndown Common heathland fire reignites

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 17:45
At least 80 hectares (198 acres) of Ferndown Common were scorched in a fire on Thursday.
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Mary Berry plays drums with Rick Astley at Camp Bestival

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 11:19
The unlikely pairing of the former Bake Off judge and Never Gonna Give You Up singer surprised fans.
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Acid attack victim welcomes training exercises

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 08:16
Lauren Trent was one of 22 people injured in an acid attack in a London nightclub.
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South Western Railway and Eurostar rail workers to strike

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 03:04
RMT union members at South Western Railway and Eurostar will walk out for 24 hours.
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The Dorset woman who is still farming at 90 years old

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 00:19
At 90 years old, Win Foot is still yet to give up driving the combine harvester.
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The Great Pretender

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 00:16
Think you know England's landscape? These film locations might make you change your mind.
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Drone footage captures Dorset heath fire damage

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 13:57
At least 80 hectares of heath-land ignited at Ferndown Common on Thursday.
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Dorset County Museum to close for two years for £15m revamp

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 11:18
Artefacts will be taken on the road in a series of "pop-up" museums around Dorset.
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Wildfires break out on Dorset heath commons

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 07:57
The fires stared at Ferndown Common and Ham Common in Poole on Thursday.
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Custody battle after son's China murder

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 00:00
A couple are in a bitter fight for custody of their grandchildren after their son was killed in China.
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Bestival drug death: Ceon Broughton denies manslaughter

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 18:14
Louella Fletcher-Michie, daughter of Holby City actor John Michie, died at the festival in 2017.
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Ex-GP David Crichton fined £6,000 over suicide threats

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 17:51
Dr David Crichton is sentenced for sending malicious communications to Andrew Bolden.
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Lyme Regis firm denies wall collapse death charges

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 15:18
Bricklayer Thomas Telfer died from head injuries when a wall collapsed on a building site in 2015.
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Metal detectorist finds ring lost in sea off Bournemouth

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 15:15
Richard Higham spent two hours scouring the seabed after a desperate call about a lost wedding ring.
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Poole lifting bridge closed again for urgent repairs

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 11:36
The bridge has needed remedial work since reopening in January after a £4.2m, 16-month upgrade.
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South Western Railway guard dispute strike goes ahead

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 10:33
South Western Railway staff mount the first of eight strike days.
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Kia Super League: Loughborough Lighting beat Southern Vipers by six wickets

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 22:13
Amy Jones and Elyse Villani's partnership helps Loughborough Lightning to a six-wicket victory over Southern Vipers.
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Patient data breach after bag stolen at Poole Hospital

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 18:12
The documents were recovered after being "discarded and hidden within the hospital", a report says.
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Church warden David Crichton cleared of hitman murder attempt

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 14:36
However, Dr David Crichton was found guilty of sending malicious communications to Andrew Bolden.
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