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Police hunt man who threatened to cut fellow dog-walker

A MAN threatened to “cut” a fellow dog walker while holding what appeared to be a knife at Highcliffe. Police have launched an investigation into the incident which took place as the victim, a man...

Three local schools and care home confirm coronavirus cases

CASES of coronavirus have been confirmed in three local schools in the past week, and a care home last month. Both Our Lady & St Joseph Catholic Primary School in Pennington and Ringwood Junior School...

Police hail papergirl’s quick thinking which saved life of ill resident

A 15-YEAR-OLD papergirl’s quick thinking helped save the life of an elderly resident, say police. Highcliffe School pupil Naomi Jupp raised the alarm on Tuesday morning after becoming concerned the newspapers she was putting through...

Man dies after track electrocution at Hinton Admiral

A MAN died after apparently being electrocuted on the tracks at Hinton Admiral railway station late last night (Tuesday). Paramedics and British Transport Police (BTP) officers rushed to the scene, off Hintonwood Lane, in response...

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...

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...

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...
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