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London Waterloo: South Western Railway delays as engineering works overrun

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:01
Passengers face travel misery as services into both Victoria and Waterloo stations are disrupted.
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'Why I ran away from foster care when I was 12'

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 01:02
More than 10,000 young people went missing from the local authority care system in England in 2017.
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Woman raped in Dorchester town centre alleyway

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 12:54
A 22-year-old man, from Weymouth, is arrested on suspicion of carrying out the attack in Dorchester.
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Cash stolen during Betfred Bournemouth armed raid

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 10:42
The offender, described as a black man in his late 20s or early 30s, escaped with more than £2,000.
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Nine Bournemouth students escape house fire

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 12:24
The blaze in Bemister Road started after a portable heater was left too close to bedding.
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Northern and South Western rail strikes disrupt events

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 03:34
Rugby fans will also be affected as staff at two of the country's biggest rail operators stop working.
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'Dangerously underweight' seal pup rescued from Weymouth Beach

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:47
The one-month-old grey seal pup also had several bite wounds when it was discovered on Weymouth Beach.
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'No money' to reinstate landslip Bournemouth cliff lift

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:32
A section of the cliff on Bournemouth seafront fell away in April 2016 and has been sealed off since.
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Poole tower block cladding 'not tested' despite proposal

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:43
Sterte Court's cladding is different from that used on Grenfell Tower but has a similar flammability rating
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Discarded needles and syringes removed up to 50 times a day

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 01:39
A BBC investigation finds more than 100,000 used needles were collected in the UK in three years.
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West Moors house fire: Phillip Evans jailed for arson

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:42
Phillip Evans locked himself inside his ex-partner's house in West Moors before setting it alight.
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Poole's support over hospital shake-up plan referral stalls

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:08
Campaigners claim longer travel times for emergency care would risk patient safety.
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Callum Wilson: Hunger took me from non-league to England squad

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:13
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson says "hunger and desire" took him from non-league football to a first England call-up.
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Carole Packman: Killer husband refused open prison move

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:01
Mother-of-one Carole Packman vanished from the family's Bournemouth home 33 years ago.
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'£98k fraud Colonel' acquitted as investigation labelled 'flawed'

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 19:08
Colonel Roddy Lee was accused of fraudulently claiming allowances for his children's school fees.
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Badger culling has 'modest' effect in cutting cattle TB

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 01:12
An independent scientific review says badger culling can have a modest effect in reducing cattle TB.
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Port security 'resourced to fail', inspectors told

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 19:27
Illegal immigrants may be exploiting staff shortages at south coast ports, a report suggests.
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Camp Bestival offers refunds after 2018 weather cancellation

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:37
Refunds for the July event were delayed after the festival went into administration, organisers say.
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Southeastern and Greater Anglia want more women train drivers

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 16:05
Kelly-Joe Ballard says she loves the job as two train operators say just 5% of their drivers are women.
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Badger cull: Vets accuse ministers of 'barefaced lies'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 13:01
Campaigners accuse the government of telling "bare faced lies" about the effectiveness of badger culls.
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