Driver killed in crash may have suffered ‘medical episode’

A MOTORIST has died after his car came off the road at Hurn and crashed into a hedge. The incident occurred just after 8pm last night (Monday) in Matchams Lane near to the Snowtrax centre. The...

Police hunting suspect in £10,000 online Rolex scam

POLICE have released an image of a suspect they want to trace after a man was fleeced out of £10,000 for a Rolex watch he was selling online. The victim, who is in his 30s,...
A338 roadworks

Drivers warned of overnight road closures at major junction

MOTORISTS could face long delays due to a series of overnight road closures starting tomorrow (Tuesday) amid major junction improvement work near Hurn. It is part of the next phase of constructing a more efficient...
Dorset Plane Pull

Strong enough to drag a 737? Have a go in the Dorset Plane Pull

THE fundraising Dorset Plane Pull, which challenges participants to haul a 35-tonne Boeing 737, is set for take-off. Tasked to drag the passenger jet across 50 metres of runway at Bournemouth Airport in Hurn, people...
RSPCA pigeons

Theft suspicions over ‘fancy pigeons’ rescued from road by RSPCA

A PROBE has been launched by the RSPCA after nine unusual-looking pigeons were found dumped near a Hurn holiday site. The alarm was raised by a member of the public who saw the birds wandering...

Police release CCTV image after road crash puts two in hospital

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a car, the driver of which they want to trace as investigations continue into a serious collision in Matchams Lane, Hurn. Two people were hospitalised – with one...

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...
A338 speed cameras

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,...
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