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BBC News - Dorset

  • Wind farm 'must pay £1bn to tourism'

       (Thursday, 27 November 2014 04:38)

    Developers behind plans for a wind farm off the south coast should pay businesses £1bn compensation for the expected loss of tourism, a local authority says.

  • Rare E. coli 'cluster' investigated

       (Wednesday, 26 November 2014 18:05)

    Nursery children are among several people infected with a rare E. coli strain in Dorset that led to kidney problems in some patients.

  • Concerns over street light changes

       (Wednesday, 26 November 2014 14:25)

    Concerns are raised by some Dorset residents over changes to the county's street lighting.

  • Man dies after car ploughs into shop

       (Wednesday, 26 November 2014 07:36)

    A man dies when his car careers off the road into a shop in Lyme Regis.

  • Hardy 'would turn in grave' at plans

       (Tuesday, 25 November 2014 20:31)

    A conservation body says author Thomas Hardy would "turn in his grave" at proposals for a housing development near his old home.

  • Girl died after stem cell transplant

       (Tuesday, 25 November 2014 18:56)

    A problem with the freezing of stem cells may have contributed to the death of a 12-year-old girl with cancer but was not a factor in the death of a 13-month-old boy from Bournemouth, a coroner rules.

  • Tesco 'gifts for boys' sign removed

       (Tuesday, 25 November 2014 16:55)

    A complaint from a seven-year-old girl prompts Tesco to remove a sign which referred to a superhero alarm clock as a "gift for a boy".

  • Seal pup found on beach by fishermen

       (Tuesday, 25 November 2014 15:26)

    Three-week-old pup nursed back to health

  • Bournemouth plan 18,000 expansion

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 14:28)

    Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn says the club are looking to expand the Goldsands Stadium to 18,000.

  • Are food foragers unfairly maligned?

       (Sunday, 23 November 2014 05:52)

    Are food foragers 'annoying' or unfairly maligned?

  • Bournemouth 2-2 Ipswich Town

       (Saturday, 22 November 2014 19:53)

    Daryl Murphy's header rescues a point for Ipswich as Bournemouth lose ground on Championship leaders Derby.

  • Howe hopeful of Rantie scoring boost

       (Friday, 21 November 2014 12:17)

    Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe hopes striker Tokelo Rantie can carry his international form into the Championship.



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