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Five top tips for taking a gap year this summer

4 hours 6 min ago
Worried about results day or thinking about taking a year out? Here's our top tips.
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Homebase: The stores that will close

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:43
The struggling DIY retailer is closing 42 stores, putting about 1,500 jobs at risk.
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Alleged victim of Christian camp leader John Smyth 'beaten 3,000 times'

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:43
Andy Morse says he twice tried to take his life because of the lashings he received from John Smyth.
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Weymouth seafront lighting plan design backed

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 10:46
New lighting in the seaside town will feature patterns of coloured lights on lampposts.
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Premier League: 11 of 20 clubs could have made profits in 2016-17 without fans at games

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 23:00
BBC Sport looks at how profitable Premier League clubs are thanks to TV money and how important fans are to club finances outside the top flight.
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Poole lifting bridge closed again for gate repairs

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 17:49
The bridge has needed remedial work since reopening in January after a £4.2m, 16-month upgrade.
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Cardiff City: FA investigates allegation of fan 'coin-throwing'

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:44
The Football Association confirms it is investigating an allegation that coins were thrown at Bournemouth players from a Cardiff City fans' area last weekend.
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Dorchester Prison revamp plans stall over 'lack of resources'

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 08:56
Developer City and Country has permission for 200 homes to be built on the site of HMP Dorchester.
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Christian camp leader John Smyth suspected of abuse dies

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 14:25
The CPS was unable to confirm if John Smyth had been called back to the UK for police questioning.
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Arrest after two injured in Southbourne stabbing

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 18:27
A man and woman were taken to hospital with stab wounds following reports of a disturbance.
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Bournemouth 2-0 Cardiff City

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 16:36
Bournemouth seal an opening day Premier League win for the first time as they beat newcomers Cardiff City.
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Wareham lorry death: Memorial is dedicated to Jaiden Mangan

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 15:14
Jaiden Mangan died a day before his fourth birthday after being hit by a lorry in Wareham.
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Wareham woodland rape probe: 'No offences committed'

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 16:29
A man, 51, arrested on suspicion of raping an 18-year-old woman will face no further police action.
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Christchurch appeal bid refused over council merger

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:57
Christchurch Borough Council will not be able to appeal against a ruling over the merger of Dorset councils.
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Biker killed in Crossways crash was 'caring soul'

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:46
Mark Coombs from Weymouth died when his bike was in collision with a Land Rover near Dorchester.
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Cardiff City confirm Victor Camarasa and Harry Arter loan deals

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 17:55
Cardiff City secure loan deals for Real Betis midfielder Victor Camarasa and Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter.
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South Western Railway halt strike for further talks

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 16:56
South Western Railway says it now plans to run its full Saturday timetable.
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Man charged with GBH with intent over Bournemouth stabbing

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 16:09
Kevin Sherwood, 36, is due to appear before Poole Magistrates' Court later, police say.
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Man arrested over woodland rape in Wareham

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 11:16
An 18-year-old woman was raped after being run off the road and forced into woodland, police say.
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Second man arrested over fatal three-car crash in Bere Regis

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 10:50
Driver David Grant-Jones died at the scene while his wife, who was a passenger, was seriously hurt.
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