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Bestival drugs death: Ceon Broughton 'delayed and prevaricated'

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 18:45
Prosecutors said Ceon Broughton did little to help Louella Fletcher-Michie over six hours.
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Van passenger hurt in Dorset crash dies

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 12:51
The driver remains under investigation by police following his arrest on suspicion of driving offences.
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Dorset Council merger: Council tax bills to rise

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 11:53
Four Dorset Council areas will see council tax increase with one area benefiting from lower bills.
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Christchurch ambulance crash car 'failed to stop for police'

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 19:25
Police said an unmarked car had tried to stop the car before it collided with the ambulance.
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Jeremy Hardy: Comedian's funeral held in Dorset

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 15:01
The private ceremony was attended by Jeremy Hardy's "lifelong friend" Jeremy Corbyn.
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Teenager found hanged at Bournemouth psychiatric unit

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 09:54
Henry Vickery, 17, was found dead by staff in a bathroom on 12 February, a coroner heard.
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Fire-hit Lyme Regis cinema design plans redrawn

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 14:29
Owners say they are developing a fourth set of designs in a bid to rebuild the listed venue.
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Poole Bay oil drilling gets one-month extension

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:04
Corallian Energy is drilling more than 1,000m (3,280ft) below the seabed to explore oil reserves.
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South Western Railway: RMT suspends strikes after talks

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:26
The RMT said there had been a breakthrough in the row, following strikes over Christmas and New Year.
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Bestival drugs death: Louella Fletcher-Michie 'could have survived'

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:09
Louella Fletcher-Michie had become "exhausted" by the effects of the drug 2-CP, a court heard
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Beauty queen stalker Jonathan Deal given jail sentence

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 17:30
Police said he became "obsessed and fixated" with the former winner of Miss Dorset.
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Campaigners join hands to save hospital in Dorset

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 11:39
More than 200 people joined a protest calling for beds to return to Portland Hospital.
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Man, 70, dies after collision with lorry in Dorset

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 11:05
A woman in her 60s, travelling in the same car as the man, also has life threatening injuries.
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Private probation firms in Wales and south west in administration

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:22
Unions say they had warned about the "disastrous privatisation programme" four years ago.
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Bournemouth restaurant owner fined for illegal fishing

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 13:04
An angler filmed three men landing protected fish at night in Poole Harbour.
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Man charged over Wimborne chemical substances find

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:34
Homes were evacuated and a bomb disposal team called in after suspicious items were found at a house.
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Poole explosion: Ex-husband admits arson

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 13:18
Ian Clowes was airlifted to hospital following the blast in Poole which also injured his ex-wife.
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Hampshire CCC: Jimmy Adams and Alfonso Thomas named assistant coaches

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:23
Former captain Jimmy Adams and ex-Somerset bowler Alfonso Thomas join Hampshire as assistant coaches.
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Bomb squad searches Wimborne home after chemical find

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:19
An Army bomb disposal team is carrying out a thorough search of the house, police say.
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Bestival drugs death: Accused Ceon Broughton 'erratic'

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 15:01
Security guards found Louella Fletcher-Michie dead in "thick forest" outside the festival site.
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