Suspected drug-driver arrested after speeding through roadworks at 94mph

A VAN driver was arrested after police saw him speeding at 94mph on the A338 Bournemouth Spur Road and performing dangerous manoeuvres. Officers from Dorset Police’s No Excuse team spotted the white vehicle as they...
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Average speed cameras going live to enforce 40mph limit

NEW permanent average-speed cameras on the A338 Bournemouth Spur Road are finally going live tomorrow (Friday) – more than three months later than originally planned. Installed at the beginning of February and due to have...

Two seriously hurt in five-vehicle pile-up with sewage tanker

POLICE are investigating after a tanker driver suffered “potentially life-changing” injuries in a five-vehicle crash which closed Matchams Lane at Hurn for eight hours. The incident took place between Raceway and Snowtrax around 2.20pm last...

Airport business park expansion set to create nearly 2,000 new jobs

Up to 1,900 jobs will be created at Bournemouth Airport’s business park if plans to extend the site are given the go-ahead. The proposal could contribute £93m every year to the Dorset economy. Rigby Real Estate,...

Relief for drivers as traffic controls to ease on A338 roadworks

DAYTIME motoring on the A338 Bournemouth Spur Road should start getting a little easier after months of long delays and detours for drivers due to major roadworks. This weekend will see the removal of the...
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More countryside put off limits to drones near Bournemouth Airport

A SWATHE of countryside near Bournemouth Airport is now off-limits to drone enthusiasts after tougher rules came into force. The previous 1km no-fly zone has been extended by the government this month to 5km, banning...

Golfers handicapped by a birdie pinching their balls!

A MISCHIEVIOUS birdie has been blamed for the disappearance of balls from Parley Golf Club’s course. It is believed a crow has been flying off with balls hit onto fairways having mistaken them for eggs. The...

Bournemouth Airport’s soaring £3 drop-off charge among highest in UK

  CONTROVERSIAL drop-off charges at Bournemouth airport make it one of the most expensive in the UK, a survey has revealed. It costs drivers £3 to stop at the Hurn site no matter whether they are...

Cyclist who died on road near Bournemouth Airport ‘suffered medical episode’

A CYCLIST who died on a main road near Bournemouth Airport is believed to have suffered a medical episode. Paramedic teams, including the Dorset and Somerset air ambulance, were dispatched to the incident involving a...

Third Heathrow runway would cost Bournemouth Airport flights, MP warns

BOURNEMOUTH Airport would lose two-fifths of its international flights if the controversial third runway is built at Heathrow, an MP has warned. Expanding the UK’s leading air hub would have a “suffocating” effect on regional...
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