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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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Portland's Olympic rings sculpture 'could topple over'

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:06
There is "a significant risk of toppling" if people continue climbing on the stone structure.
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South Western Railway workers to strike on eight days

Fri, 07/13/2018 - 10:42
The RMT union says South Western Railway has "sabotaged" talks over the role of guards on trains.
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Death of man in Poole woods 'not murder'

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:53
A second man has been arrested over an incident in which a woman was critically injured.
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Essex scuba diver returns iPhone found in ocean to tourist

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:52
Cerys Hearsey has been able to return the mobile to a Canadian tourist who dropped it while kayaking.
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Call to monitor Dorset's home-educated children

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:37
Councillors are told only 60% of 454 home-schooled children are engaging with the authority.
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Two charged over Bournemouth unknown substance attack

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 10:21
A man had to be treated in hospital after an unknown substance was sprayed in his face.
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Man charged with Stela Marisabel Domador-Kuzma murder

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 18:36
Stela Domador-Kuzma, from Venezuela, was found dead at a flat in Bournemouth early on Saturday.
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Murder probe after body found in woods in Poole

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:39
Officers are also investigating how a woman in her 40s suffered critical injuries.
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Repairs begin on 'Thomas Hardy novel' bridge in Dorset

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 14:51
Wool Bridge features in Tess of the D'Urbervilles as it is near the d'Urberville family home.
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Poole council tower blocks set to get sprinkler systems

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:28
Spinklers are planned for tower blocks at Sterte, Rodney, Grenville, Nelson and Drake courts.
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Cat stuck in Dorset tree for three days attacks rescuer

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 01:29
The feline attacked the helpful tree surgeon as he tried to bring it down from the 40ft tree.
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