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Police issue CCTV image of Neil Alan in effort to locate him

Officers continue to search for a missing man from Wimborne.

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Staff member assaulted at convenience store in Bournemouth

A SHOP worker was taken to hospital after being punched in the face and spat at by a customer.

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Wilko to reopen store in The Dolphin, Poole

WILKO has announced it will be returning to its former store in Poole, in a wave of revived sites.

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Sir Conor Burns made chair of Bournemouth action group

A GROUP established to ‘make a difference’ in Bournemouth town centre has appointed a chair.

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The Body Shop to shut half of its stores - 7 will close today

The Body Shop has announced it is to shut half of its stores with seven closing immediately from today (February 20).

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Restaurant owners urged to check fire safety arrangements

Firefighters are issuing advice for anyone who lives above a food outlet as they could be at further risk in case of the event of a fire

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Royal Mint rarest coins as 50p sells for £2,500 on eBay

The Kew Gardens 50p is a highly desirable coin, due to its scarcity in circulation and as a commemorative coin.

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Man arrested after fight in Ashley Road, Poole

A man has been arrested after a fight on a high street in Poole.

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Cameron Hamilton: Bournemouth murder trial continues

Thomas Betteridge and Lennie Hansen are at Bournemouth Crown Court facing trial following the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Cameron Hamilton

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Tuckton Bridge to be closed overnight for maintenance works

A BUSY bridge will be closed for five days while maintenance works are carried out.

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Costa Coffee and Sainsbury's to open cafes in supermarkets

Costa Coffee cafes are coming to Sainsbury's supermarkets nationwide with the first one already open in Portsmouth.

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Next of kin appeal for Robert Stewart who died in Poole

Dorset's coroner is appealing for the public’s help to find the next of kin of an 81-year-old who died in Poole.

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New Forest District Council fraudsters' mugshots released

Custody photographs of two men who were jailed for defrauding New Forest District Council have been released by police

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New Forest: Image shows how hotel site will be transformed

Developers replacing the Lyndhurst Park Hotel with 79 homes have released an artist's impression of the multi-million-pound scheme

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Ringwood: Wave of support for plan to convert Regal Cinema

Support is pouring in for plans to transform an old cinema by converting it into flats and shops.

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Sturminster Newton fire: Crews tackle late-night tyre blaze

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire & Rescue reported to be tackling a tyre fire at a vehicle repair shop in Sturminster Newton on Monday, February 19,

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Bimini and Horse Meat Disco booked for Poole Pride

The Lighthouse is ‘delighted’ to announce that new-drag artist and queer club DJ collective have been added to the line-up for the Poole Pride evening celebration.

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Dorset Countyside Volunteers mark birthday with 'lost' hedge

A Dorset conservation voluntary group has begun to restore Kingcombe Meadow's lost hedges to mark its 50th birthday.

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Letter: 'Too many people using their cars for roads to cope'

THERE has been much coverage in the Echo recently about roads and traffic congestion, yet one key fact is always missing.

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Letter: 'To ban cars altogether is simply scandalous'

I AM writing in support of the protestors to our ridiculously anti-car councils attempt to ban cars in Poole Park.