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BBC News - Dorset

  • Jigsaws used to create 4ft elephant

       (Saturday, 20 December 2014 13:38)

    An artist creates a 4ft (1.2m) elephant using old jigsaw puzzles, as part of a scheme to donate new ones to five hospitals in England and Scotland.

  • Blade-wielding robbers tie up woman

       (Saturday, 20 December 2014 12:06)

    A woman is threatened with a letter opener before being tied up by two masked robbers at her home in West Parley.

  • Beach sport arena plan for Sandbanks

       (Friday, 19 December 2014 14:16)

    Developers submit plans to replace a seaside pavilion with a sports arena for beach sports in the Sandbanks peninsula.

  • Blackpool v Bournemouth

       (Friday, 19 December 2014 13:30)

    Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Blackpool and Bournemouth.

  • Mummified nurse was under warning

       (Friday, 19 December 2014 13:04)

    A nurse found mummified in her Bournemouth flat seven years after she died was being investigated for "inappropriate conduct towards a child", an inquest hears.

  • Beach storm repair work completed

       (Friday, 19 December 2014 09:35)

    Work to repair beaches along Poole's seafront - damaged in winter storms - is completed.

  • School in lockdown after shots fired

       (Thursday, 18 December 2014 16:50)

    A school was placed in emergency lockdown after reports a gunman fired shots at school workmen, police say.

  • South Africa include Rantie in squad

       (Thursday, 18 December 2014 10:57)

    South Africa coach Ephraim Shakes Mashaba puts Bournemouth striker Tokelo Rantie in his draft squad for Africa Cup of Nations.

  • Thousands raised in memory of sailor

       (Wednesday, 17 December 2014 15:30)

    Thousands raised in memory of sailor

  • VIDEO: Cameron's plans for the deficit

       (Tuesday, 16 December 2014 00:23)

    The prime minister's speech in Dorset



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