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  • Ferry suspended after chain break

       (Friday, 24 October 2014 20:11)

    The car ferry across Poole Harbour returns to service after one of the chains guiding it breaks.

  • Birmingham City v Bournemouth

       (Friday, 24 October 2014 15:58)

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

  • VIDEO: Beckham lookalike back in FA Cup

       (Friday, 24 October 2014 12:17)

    David Beckham lookalike Jamie Gleeson tells BBC South Today he hopes Dorchester can repeat the heroics of two years ago when they beat Plymouth in the FA Cup as they host Bristol Rovers on Saturday.

  • Writer scoops £10,000 book prize

       (Friday, 24 October 2014 11:37)

    Bournemouth-born novelist Amy Mason, who dropped out of school at 16 and took up writing at 25, wins the Dundee International Book Prize.

  • One boss for three Dorset councils

       (Friday, 24 October 2014 10:34)

    West Dorset, North Dorset and Weymouth and Portland councils are to join forces and share one chief executive.

  • Roman gums 'healthier than ours'

       (Friday, 24 October 2014 00:45)

    Researchers analyse 303 skulls from Poundbury

  • New council care plans approved

       (Thursday, 23 October 2014 15:50)

    Plans to transfer adult care services to a local authority trading company are approved.

  • Ritchie vows best form is to come

       (Thursday, 23 October 2014 15:19)

    Bournemouth winger Matt Ritchie says his best form is yet to come and challenges his team-mates to continue their winning run at Birmingham.

  • AUDIO: Egyptian obelisk revealed anew

       (Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:24)

    Fresh information on the Philae obelisk

  • WW1 soldiers' remains reinterred

       (Wednesday, 22 October 2014 18:39)

    The remains of 15 soldiers, which were discovered during drainage work in 2009, are reinterred at a military cemetery in France.

  • Pitman delight with Cherries brace

       (Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:13)

    Bournemouth striker Brett Pitman pays tribute to the influence of manager Eddie Howe after his two goals help to defeat Reading.

  • Bournemouth 3-0 Reading

       (Tuesday, 21 October 2014 22:59)

    Brett Pitman and Callum Wilson score as Bournemouth make it four wins in five Championship games with victory over Reading.

  • Pirates hail 'incredible' title win

       (Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:10)

    Poole Pirates promoter Matt Ford hailed his 'incredible' side as they retained their Elite League speedway title.

  • Bournemouth 1-0 Charlton Athletic

       (Saturday, 18 October 2014 18:01)

    Charlton lose their unbeaten league record as Bournemouth pick up a fourth win in their last five games.



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