Council braced for Tory takeover attempt in vote of no confidence this evening

THE second vote of no confidence in the leader of BCP Council will be considered at its meeting this evening (Tuesday). The previous attempt by the Conservative opposition to remove Liberal Democrat Cllr Vikki Slade...

Police hunt dogwalker who punched mum in the face and kicked her puppy in...

A WOMAN was punched in the face and her puppy kicked in front of her young daughter by a fellow dog walker who accused her of failing to keep it under control. The vicious attack...

Christchurch Christmas shows cancelled

PLANS to hold a series of free performances in Christchurch to countdown to Christmas and raise money for local charities has been cancelled due to the coronavirus. The Living Advent Calendar was the idea...

Police hunt driver after 14-year-old cyclist injured in crash near Iford Roundabout

POLICE are hunting for witnesses after a 14-year-old boy was knocked of his bike and broke his wrist in a collision with a car near the Iford Roundabout last night (Wednesday). The accident happened at...
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Ticket to ride – Beryl bikes cycle share scheme hits Christchurch

THE Beryl bikes cycle share scheme has been unveiled in Christchurch. The distinctive green bicycles hit various spots around the town today after their successful introduction in Bournemouth and Poole last year. BCP Council is subsidising...

Teen charged with murdering former Highcliffe School student James Cutting

A TEENAGER has been charged with the murder of a former Highcliffe School student who was stabbed in Bournemouth. James Cutting (31) died from his wounds in Boscombe Chine Gardens on the evening of Tuesday...

Men charged over five-vehicle crash involving sewage tanker

TWO men will appear in court charged in connection with a five-vehicle crash at Hurn which involved a sewage tanker and left two motorists badly hurt. Emergency services responded to the incident, which took place...

Christchurch’s Bargates to be closed for up to three weeks

CHRISTCHURCH drivers may be in for three weeks of traffic chaos in the town centre as a stretch of Bargates is closed from today. BCP Council has said diversions will be in place on the...

Emergency services tackle three-car crash on A31 and car blaze near Christchurch Sainsbury’s

THE emergency services had a busy few hours with a three-car crash on the A31 this morning and an abandoned car on fire near Sainsbury’s in Christchurch late last night. Two people were hurt in...

Tories launch second takeover bid at BCP Council with coalition struggling for numbers

ANOTHER vote of no confidence in the leadership of BCP Council will be called later this month, three months after a previous attempt failed. The Conservative opposition group agreed at a meeting last Thursday night...
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