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...
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South Western Railway sorry for delays in compensating for… delays

THE train company serving the New Forest and Christchurch has apologised for being one of the worst performing train firms for handling compensation claims. South Western Railway settled claims within the target of 20 working...

Local Conservative MPs split in Commons vote on Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal

LOCAL MPs fought on opposite sides of the argument in the House of Commons this week as Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal deal was crushed by a record 230 votes. Rebel Conservatives Sir Chris Chope and...

DJ Chris Evans goes nuts with Faf All at Amberwood Inn pub quiz

FORMER Radio 2 breakfast show host Chris Evans was a surprise contestant in Monday night’s regular quiz at Walkford’s Amberwood Inn Chris was staying at the nearby Chewton Glen Hotel and brought along some friends...

Stickler for the rules MP caught out over ‘disregard’ for planning rules

AN MP with a record of blocking popular legislation in the name of sticking to protocol has been accused of trying to get around the planning process in a bid to rebuild his New...

Arthur Taylor: Dunkirk veteran whose memories shaped Hollywood blockbuster

  TRIBUTES have been paid to one of the last remaining survivors of the Dunkirk evacuation after he died aged 98. Arthur Taylor, who lived in Christchurch, queued for 29 hours on the French beach in...

Homeless burglar jailed for more than three years after latest crime spree

A THIEF has been sent down for 40 months after his latest burglary spree which included a raid in Christchurch. The jailing of Peter Evans, of no fixed abode, prompted the county’s police force to...

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...

Double lung transplant ends with fairytale finish for panto star Charles

IN an almost fairytale-like story of triumph over adversity, a cystic fibrosis sufferer from Highcliffe is preparing to star in the panto he wrote just months after undergoing a lifesaving double lung transplant. Charles Michael...

Christchurch Tories to fight their own party over council merger ‘sell-out’

FIVE Conservative members of Christchurch council have pledged to stand as Independents when the authority merges with Bournemouth and Poole to prevent the town being “dominated”' by its bigger neighbours. The borough council’s current leader,...
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