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Parents told to throw out 'dangerous' baby proofing product

Plug protectors are in millions of homes across the UK, but parents have been warned to throw away the potentially “dangerous” product

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Parents warned of £120 fines for early summer holidays

Costs of holidays often skyrocket as children break up for the school holidays, but booking a holiday during term time could come with unexpected costs

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James Wright found after missing person appeal

James Wright, 32 was last seen in Tiptoe Road, New Milton at around 7.15pm on July 8.

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Developer plans to demolish front of Lyndhurst Park Hotel

A developer is seeking consent to bulldoze the most historic part of a landmark building with links to the creator of Sherlock Holmes

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Missing persons appeal launched for man in his 30s

James Wright, 32 was last seen in Tiptoe Road, New Milton at around 7.15pm on July 8.

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Trainee teachers graduate from Castleman Learning Network

Trainee teachers have graduated from the Castleman Learning Network, which is part of the Bournemouth-based Castleman Academy Trust of schools.

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Thousands of people employed in green jobs in Poole

Thousands of workers are employed in green jobs in Poole, but the UK is lagging behind other nations for green manufacturing, new analysis reveals.

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Daily Echo Beauty Therapist of the Year 2024: how to nominate

Daily Echo readers are being invited to nominate their favourite beauty salon/beautician in our Beauty Therapist of the Year competition.

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Letter: 'New MPs will need to address Bournemouth's needs'

HAVING been roundly defeated by Labour’s Jessica Toale in Bournemouth West, may I congratulate her and Tom Hayes on their election as Bournemouth new MPs, whilst thanking those who voted Liberal Democrat for their support.

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Charity chair recognised for efforts

A Bournemouth disability training charity is celebrating winning a “significant” accolade.

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Letter: 'The NHS is not broken'

WHAT an insult! the new Health Secretary Wes Streeting says the “NHS is broken”.

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Slain dragon said to have formed this iconic local landmark

The story goes that this dragon resided in the New Forest, near Burley Beacon, and terrorized the nearby hamlet of Bisterne.

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Fewer developments going ahead in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Fewer planning applications are being submitted in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, government data shows.

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Former Royal Marine in fight for compensation from Ministry of Defence

A former Royal Marine from Christchurch has said the Ministry of Defence (MoD) accepting responsibility for hearing loss suffered during service gave him a “glimmer of hope” in his legal fight for compensation.

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BCP Council refuses summer event for 'dying' town centre

Plans that were widely seen to bring life to a “dying” Bournemouth town centre have been refused by BCP Council.

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Vikki Slade to stay on as BCP Council leader 'for now'

Council leader Vikki Slade will remain in her post for the possibly for the next couple of months.

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Liz Lean PR wins at the Chartered Institute of PR Excellence Awards

A Poole-based communication agency has won the 2024 Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Excellence Awards.

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Luxurycare announces new private GP partnership in Dorset

A private GP practice in Canford Cliffs is collaborating with Luxurycare care homes to offer a four-hour clinic at six care homes across Bournemouth.

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Council gives reason for closure orders at Bournemouth homes

ANTI-social behaviour at two properties in Bournemouth have ‘significantly impacted’ neighbours, say BCP Council.

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Winton Library Garden to reopen after eight years at event

A library garden is set to reopen for the first time in eight years after efforts by volunteers to restore it.