Police called over lengthy queues at local McDonald’s branches

A LARGE McFlurry of motorists eager for their first fast-food fix in more than two months saw police called over the lengthy traffic queues. McDonald’s off the A31 at Picket Post, near Burley, and in...
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Oystercatcher breeding hopes dashed as Mudeford nests found empty

  HOPES that oystercatchers would successfully breed at Mudeford for the first time in 50 years have been dashed after it appeared two nests in the area are now empty. There was great excitement after two...

Council survives Tory takeover attempt – by one vote

THE ruling coalition on BCP Council survived by just one vote in a bid by the opposition Conservatives to take power. With nothing to split those in favour and against, the no-confidence motion against leader...

Tories’ bid to seize power at council slammed by coalition as ‘irresponsible and underhand’

MEMBERS of the coalition controlling BCP Council have attacked a push for a vote of no confidence in its leadership as “irresponsible and underhand”. At tomorrow’s (Tuesday) full council meeting, the Conservative group will call...

Women posing as charity workers steal pensioner’s Rolex watch in street scam

TWO women posing as charity workers stole a pensioner’s Rolex watch in a Christchurch street. Police hunting the thieves, who struck on Saturday 23rd May, have released an image of the stolen watch and are...

Volunteers to patrol the beaches offering advice and targeting anti-social behaviour

VOLUNTEERS have been invited to patrol the seafront across Christchurch, Bournemouth and Poole under a new initiative. BCP Council leader Cllr Vikki Slade announced the new scheme, set to begin tomorrow (Friday), as part of...

Four arrested after armed police sent to weapon alerts in Christchurch

ARMED police were sent to two disturbances in Christchurch, reportedly involving weapons, on Saturday morning. The call-out to the first incident was around 11.10am when a fight was said to have broken out between two...

Plea for witnesses and dashcam footage after Avon Causeway cyclist’s death

WITNESSES and dashcam footage are being sought following the death of a cyclist a week after he suffered a suspected medical episode on the Avon Causeway at Hurn. Paramedics and police responded to an emergency...

New £6m cash fund to help local firms ineligible for government coronavirus grants

MORE than £6m of extra funding has been made available to small New Forest and Christchurch firms badly hit by the coronavirus crisis. The government has handed New Forest District Council £2m and BCP £4.3m...

Oystercatchers take advantage of lockdown for rare nesting

LOCKDOWN has led to two pairs of oystercatchers nesting successfully in Stanpit Marsh for the first time in 50 years. The lack of watercraft near the site at Mudeford, due to the coronavirus restrictions, has...
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