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Teenage girl rescued from mud on Jurassic Coast

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 10:06
Emergency teams formed a chain to pass her up a steep bank on a stretcher to safety.
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Police officers suspended for years during misconduct investigations

Mon, 01/28/2019 - 00:03
One officer said she tried to take her own life while waiting more than three years for a hearing.
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Bournemouth A338 Spur Road: Speed cameras installed

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 15:55
There will be overnight lane closures while some of the cameras are installed.
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Man 'seriously hurt in fall from Bridport roof'

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 13:08
Detectives are investigating how he was injured and whether anyone else was involved.
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Protest against Poole Bay oil rig

Sat, 01/26/2019 - 13:34
A temporary oil platform is being brought in by sea and will be used to explore oil reserves.
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Historic lifeboat images go on show at Poole Museum

Sat, 01/26/2019 - 13:18
Volunteers cleaned, scanned and repackaged nearly 1,000 fragile glass plates dating back 150 years.
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Driver jailed after mother lost unborn baby in Somerton crash

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 19:47
A woman, who lost her unborn baby, and her daughter were also injured in the crash caused by Stuart Wells.
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'Smart drugs' seized in Bournemouth medicine raids

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 17:41
Two people are arrested after investigators seize medicines, including narcolepsy drug modafinil.
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Hillsborough fans 'begged police to save them'

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 16:44
A former police officer tells a court a young fan begged him to save those trapped in the crush.
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Bere Regis A35 death: Two men charged over crash

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 11:24
One man died and four others were seriously injured in the three-car crash on the A35 in July.
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Hares in Essex and Dorset found with rabbit virus

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 00:05
It is the first time this particular strain of the disease has been found in hares in Britain.
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Dundee United: Bournemouth teenager Charlie Seaman signs on loan

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 18:51
Dundee United sign "exciting" teenage Bournemouth defender Charlie Seaman on loan until the end of the season.
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Further man charged over Farnborough Airport cocaine seizure

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:22
The man has been charged in connection with a 500kg cocaine haul that was found on a private jet.
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MP refers Bournemouth A338 junction plan to government

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:25
Bournemouth council is days away from deciding whether to approve its own plans for a new junction.
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Driver killed in Bridport crash with car and van

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:30
Police say the 74-year-old man died at the scene on the A35 near Bridport on Wednesday evening.
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Mother speaks about dangers of dark web drug fentanyl

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 14:46
A woman who found her son dead speaks about her devastation.
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Santander to shut 140 branches

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 11:39
About 1,270 jobs are put at risk after Santander announces a big round of branch closures.
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Dorset councils merger: Criticism of redundancy letters

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:45
A council is criticised for "disregarding protocols" as staff are told they may lose their jobs.
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Motorcyclist killed in Bournemouth van crash

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 06:56
Police say the 21-year-old rider died at the scene on Tuesday evening.
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Branksome crash: Tributes to grandmother hit by car

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 19:40
Jackie Bradnick's family describe her as "an amazing mum, nan, great grandma, sister and friend".
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