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Flagship free school that cost £35m closes due to lack of pupils

Government funded Parkfield, in Dorset, after ‘unbelievable’ lack of due diligence, says expertOne of the government’s vaunted free schools, whose site was beset with so many problems it is estimated to have cost £35m, is set to close, having failed to attract enough pupils.Free schools were ...

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How to sell your house quickly in the UK? 8 steps to follow

To help make selling your home as smooth as possible, the digital property pack provider Moverly has shared eight essential tips.

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Ringwood pub The London Tavern closes its doors

A long-standing pub in Ringwood has closed following a 'difficult decision' made by the landlord.

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How to save on vet bills with this at-home hygiene routine

From dental care to paw checks, vet Rebecca MacMillan has rounded up some top tips that all conscientious owners should follow.

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Van crash shuts the B3145 near Poyntington in early hours

A road was closed for more than four hours after a crash in the early hours of the morning.

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PHOTOS: Talbot Heath School year 11 prom

TALBOT Heath School students dressed up to the nines for their prom.

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Sponsored Rotary Toddlethon at Poole Park in July 2004

Ivo the clown in his taxi was pursued around the cycle track by around 100 under-fives.

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Royal Mint rare 20p coin worth more than £50 sells on eBay

The 20p piece is a rare “mule” coin dating from 2008, and fetched more than 250 times its face value at auction.

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Can you be fined for parking on corners of the road in UK?

Find out if it's illegal to park on corners of the road in the UK, if you can be fined and what the rules are, according to a motoring expert.

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DWP pensions: Waspi compensation scam warning issued

Women Against State Pension Inequality (Waspi) campaigners warned of a “deeply concerning” spike in claim forms appearing online

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Weil's disease in dogs and humans: all you need to know

Weil's disease (leptospirosis) is an illness caused by bacteria that damages vital organs which can make humans seriously ill and be fatal to dogs.

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Is car insurance fronting illegal? What the penalties are

This is when fronting in car insurance means and that the consequences are if you do it.

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Dorset Council to prioritise housing developments for vulnerable

Several sites for housing vulnerable and disabled people are to be prioritised, according to a new report from Dorset Council.

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Concern as Dorset continues to lose pharmacies

Dorset is continuing to lose pharmacies – with many which were open two years ago having closed while others have reduced their hours, or changed hands.

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Man who died in stolen car in Totton lorry crash is named

A man who died in a stolen car which crashed into a lorry in Totton has been named by the coroner.

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What is the fastest way to replace a lost UK passport?

Find out the fastest ways to replace a lost or stolen UK passport, from an emergency travel document to Fast Track service.

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Ethnically Diverse Communities Project to launch in Bournemouth

A project to offer opportunities to ethnically diverse communities in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is set to launch.

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Misconduct panel out for officer accused of sexual chat

A POLICE misconduct panel has been sent out to rule on an officer accused of talking about having oral sex with a female colleague.

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Tributes paid to Moses Penfold who passed away aged 85

Tributes have been paid to a 'happy, cheerful and loving man' who passed away aged 85.

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Christchurch teaching team Futures picks up national award

A ‘LIFE-changing’ Christchurch teaching team has picked up a national award.