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...

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,...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

25 jobs saved as aviation firm Jets is rescued

A DEAL has been struck to salvage a stricken Bournemouth Airport-based aviation firm and save 25 jobs. Jets (Bournemouth) Ltd landed in trouble after its parent company, Casarian Holdings Ltd, went into administration in November...
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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...

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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