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South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike

3 hours 53 min ago
The walkout will be the longest yet in the dispute over the role of guards on South Western Railway.
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The parents of children who died fighting IS visit Syria

10 hours 33 min ago
Eight Britons are known to have been killed fighting with the Kurdish militia against the Islamic State group.
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Poole house explosion: Seriously hurt man arrested

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 19:20
Investigations are focussing on gas cylinders at the house in Poole.
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Horse rescued from Dorset swimming pool

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 13:53
The 26-year-old mare had to be hauled out of the pool by firefighters in Dorset.
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Red Arrows will not appear at Bournemouth Air Festival 2019

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 09:04
Organisers say they hope to keep visitors happy despite the Red Arrows missing the show.
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Yeovil Town Ladies 1-2 Bristol City Women: Lucy Graham brace sends Vixens fifth

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 16:10
Lucy Graham's brace sees Bristol City beat West Country rivals Yeovil Town in the WSL to keep the Lady Glovers bottom.
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Hospital volunteers help patients find peace before they die

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 23:20
End-of-life volunteers at Bournemouth hospital are helping patients and their families find peace with death.
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Premier League: Bournemouth and Southampton play out stalemate

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 18:12
Southampton boss Mark Hughes describes their goalless draw with south coast neighbours Bournemouth as a "statement", as they end their losing streak.
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Blandford farm murder inquiry: Man released from bail

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 14:12
One of two men arrested in connection with the murder of Marcin Tameczka is released from bail.
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Gorman: 'Why I've given up London'

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 23:04
The comedian says he is quitting London for a more relaxed life by the sea.
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Fines issued in Poole begging crackdown remain unpaid

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 18:35
The Borough of Poole says two people have been fined for continuing to beg in the town centre.
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Second attempt at Bournemouth and Poole bike share scheme

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:47
Bournemouth and Poole councils want 1,000 bikes in the two towns using an app-based GPS system.
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Camp Bestival founders 'back in control' after administration

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 12:19
The family-friendly festival was forced into administration by its financial backer Richmond Group.
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Bournemouth A338 Spur Road: Christmas break in roadworks 'to extend'

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:55
The works, which have led to two-hour queues, have been described as "chaotic" and "shambolic".
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Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe gets tattoo for Bradley Lowery

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 18:43
Bournemouth striker Jermain Defoe gets a tattoo in memory of his friend Bradley Lowery, the Sunderland fan who died aged six after a long illness.
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Shaftesbury Cattle Market campaigners lose legal challenge

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 13:47
Justice for Shaftesbury lodged a legal bid over a council's plan to sell the town's cattle market.
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Woman's 'car thief' snap: Man comes forward

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:38
The 24-year-old attended a voluntary interview after the owner's snap of a suspect was widely shared.
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Troubled Poole Park mini railway taken over by council

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:24
The 69-year-old attraction was suspended by Borough of Poole Council for safety reasons in May.
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Christchurch Twynham School teacher jailed for child sex offences

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:06
Michael Herrity, 44, was convicted of indecent assault and indecency with a child.
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Dorset NHS shake-up plan referred to Matt Hancock

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:25
Campaigners have argued Dorset's health services review will put lives at risk.
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