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Sherborne attack: Son charged with father's murder

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 22:21
Robert Hodgson was airlifted to hospital after suffering a fatal head injury at a house.
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Body pulled from sea off Dorset coast

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 21:50
Police are trying to find out the identity of the person and the circumstances of their death.
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Hengistbury Head land train replaced amid bike crash probe

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 19:15
The train was suspended in October after an accident involving a detached trailer and a cyclist.
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County Championship: Hampshire go second with victory over Notts at Newport

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 15:51
Hampshire take the final eight Notts wickets to complete a 244-run win on the Isle of Wight and go second in the Championship.
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Poundbury: Planning crackdown on Prince Charles' estate

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 13:27
The Duchy of Cornwall wants to make sure changes to original plans are not getting out of hand.
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Bournemouth beach body find prompts police probe

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:24
The body is discovered between Bournemouth Pier and Boscombe Pier at about 06:00 BST.
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Dog punched in head in Bournemouth pub garden attack

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 09:45
The animal was picked up by the throat, hit and dragged along the road in Bournemouth.
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County Championship: Sam Northeast and Ajinkya Rahane punish Notts

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 18:55
Centuries from Sam Northeast and Ajinkya Rahane help Hampshire build a big lead over Nottinghamshire on day three at Newport.
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Poole explosion: Ex-husband jailed for blowing up house

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 17:11
Ian Clowes wanted to stop his ex-wife from owning their former marital home, a court heard.
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Wareham crash: Cyclist and motorcyclist seriously injured

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:57
A cyclist is airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries and a motorcyclist is seriously injured.
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Sherborne attack: Murder arrest as man in his 70s dies

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 06:59
Dorset Police say the man arrested and the dead man were known to each other.
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County Championship: Hampshire on top against Nottinghamshire despite Steven Mullaney ton

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 19:08
Nottinghamshire captain Steven Mullaney hits a defiant 102 but Hampshire were able to seize control on day two.
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Weymouth junction criticised after boy's death

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 17:12
A coroner calls for "urgent action" on the busy road where a teenage cyclist was killed in a crash.
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Chambers too small for new council's meetings

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 13:45
The first meeting of a newly formed council will be held at a university lecture theatre.
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Nan Winton: First woman to read BBC TV news dies

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:33
Nan Winton became the first female TV newsreader at the BBC on 20 June 1960.
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Don't Tell the Bride blamed for plastic confetti beach waste

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 16:06
Plastic confetti and table ornaments were said to have been left on the beach and washed into the sea
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Two held after man stabbed in back in Poole

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:18
Two men, aged 22 and 24, are being questioned over the stabbing of a man outside a cocktail bar.
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Royal Mail to launch parcel postboxes

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:18
Customers will be able to post parcels in the same way as letters, as long as postage is pre-paid.
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Boy arrested after sexual assault on woman in Weymouth

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 13:04
The attack happened in Weymouth town centre in the early hours of Saturday morning, police say.
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Woman sexually assaulted in Weymouth doorway

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 16:01
The attack happened in Weymouth town centre in the early hours of the morning, police say.
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