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Locomotive partially derails at Corfe Castle on Swanage Railway

An investigation has been launched after a heritage locomotive partially derailed during a festival at a Swanage Railway.

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DVSA MOT warning as data reveals 5.2 million expired MOTs

Drivers have been warned not to forget their car’s MOT due date after it was revealed millions missed their MOT renewal date

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DVSA analysis reveals top 10 most common driving test faults

These are the top 10 most common driving test mistakes that you should be aware of if you want to pass your test.

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Morebus marks Dementia Action Week

Morebus has said it is marking Dementia Action Week by highlighting its commitment to making its services more accessible for its vulnerable passengers.

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Two released on police bail after West Howe 'stabbing'

Two people have been released on bail as officers continue to investigate a stabbing in West Howe.

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Sandy Balls annual egg rolling down Good Friday Hill in 2004

we take a look back at a decades-old Sandy Balls tradition that still takes place to this day and that's almost as peculiar as the name.

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Tobias Ellwood accuses BCP Council of 'throwing away £4m'

TOBIAS Ellwood has hit out at the council for “throwing away £4m” surrounding the sale of Wessex Fields.

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Christchurch Carnival announces 2024 'charity partners'

Christchurch Carnival has announced which three charities will be its ‘Charity Partners’ for 2024.

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Poole Harbour osprey breeding project finds fourth egg

A rare bird of prey has laid its fourth egg 'surprising' researchers pioneering a breeding programme in Poole.

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Pub of The Week: Poole Arms on Poole Quay

The oldest pub on Poole Quay specialising in fresh seafood- Poole Arms is Pub of The Week.

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Bus shelters in Christchurch town centre to be replaced

BUS shelters in Christchurch town centre are set to be ‘enhanced’ under a new scheme.

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Bournemouth animal organisation to rehome abandoned puppies

AN animal organisation is hunting for forever homes for a litter of abandoned puppies.

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Banks surgery 'will not be available for use' for patients

RESIDENTS are ‘distraught’ at the news that another GP surgery is closing in Winton.

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Thousands come to Bournemouth beach as sun shines down

THOUSANDS flocked to Bournemouth beach to make the most of the sunny weather on the first warm weekend of the year.

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Sheep brutally killed in ‘horrible’ New Forest knife attack

A flock of sheep have been brutally mutilated and killed in a 'horrible' attack in Cadnam.

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Why are Northern Lights sightings more common nowadays?

Sightings of the Aurora Borealis, or the Northern Lights, have been more frequent in the UK in recent years, but why is that?

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Pair arrested after armed police reported in Christchurch

Two teenagers were arrested after armed police and helicopters were seen in Christchurch.

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Northern Lights put on a stunning show across Dorset

Dorset residents were left in awe after a rare clear sighting of the Northern Lights.

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Will the Northern Lights be visible again tonight in the UK?

The Northern Lights were visible to many across the UK on Friday night (May 10, 2024) but will they be visible again on Saturday, May 11?

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When Martin Kitcher wrote potential Eurovision song

Local musician recorded Eurovision Song Contest entry for Britain.