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Bournemouth Echo

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 12:31:19 +0100
Alleged murder in Boscombe: Police investigations continue
POLICE have been continuing their investigations into an alleged murder in Boscombe.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:19:01 +0100
BCP Council earmarked £1.4m from government to support active travel
AREAS across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch could become pedestrianised zones with designated cycling lanes as part of the council’s emergency active travel fund from central government.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:19:31 +0100
Man arrested after stolen vehicles worth combined £50k found in Wimborne
A GOLDFINCH was found and freed and vehicles worth a combined £50,000 were seized by police in Wimborne.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:01:50 +0100
New Forest MP makes bizarre suggestion to get campsites open
The “rough end of a pineapple” should be used to encourage officials to reopen a raft of the New Forest's campsites, an MP told colleagues.

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:50:11 +0100
Dorset Police officer admits manslaughter but denies murder
A DORSET Police officer has admitted causing the death of a woman in a village pub car park but denied her murder.

Bridgwater Mercury

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:00:00 +0100
New four-storey block of flats plan for Bridgwater's Penlea House site
NEW plans have been submitted to demolish Penlea House in Bridgwater and build a four-storey block of flats on the site.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:17:21 +0100
Licensing Panel to review Sydenham Barn drive-in cinema plan
PLANS for a temporary drive-in outdoor cinema at a venue on the edge of Bridgwater are in jeopardy over licensing issues.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:19:03 +0100
How Somerset's Young Farmers have kept sense of community during lockdown
Faced with the Covid-19 pandemic the Federation of Somerset Young Farmers Clubs has had to adapt very quickly.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:20:00 +0100
Fallen power cable closes M5 between Burnham and Bridgwater
A SECTION of the M5 was closed for several hours from yesterday evening.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:31:47 +0100
People helping neighbours is four times higher in lockdown, survey says
THE proportion of adults providing help or support to someone outside their household rose four-fold during the first month of lockdown, figures suggest.

Bridport News

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Have your say on new care village on Bridport
PLANS for a new care ‘village’ in the heart of Bridport are being put before the public.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Hairdressers across west Dorset reopen
HAIRDRESSERS were able to reopen at the weekend for the first time since lockdown restrictions were implemented over three months ago and west Dorset salons are back with a new 'do' of their own.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Cheers! Pubs, bars and restaurants across west Dorset reopen
PUBS, bars and restaurants were given the all clear to reopen last weekend, following three months of closure.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:00:00 +0100
West Dorset parks welcomed back holidaymakers
HOLIDAY parks in the Bridport area welcomed guests back for the first time since the lockdown began in March.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 05:00:00 +0100
Broadwindsor farmer urges people to shut gates behind them
A frustrated farmer is calling on walkers to close gates behind them after cows were let out for the third time this year.

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:00:00 +0100
Councillor encourages residents to share views on Lakeside land sale at virtual meeting
A COUNCILLOR is encouraging people to share their views on a controversial decision to sell off a publicly owned field in Highbridge at a virtual meeting next week.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:19:03 +0100
How Somerset's Young Farmers have kept sense of community during lockdown
Faced with the Covid-19 pandemic the Federation of Somerset Young Farmers Clubs has had to adapt very quickly.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:19:14 +0100
Fallen power cable closes M5 between Burnham and Bridgwater
A SECTION of the M5 was closed for several hours from yesterday evening.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 06:00:00 +0100
Rooksbridge Post Office recognised for efforts to serve village in pandemic
ROOKSBRIDGE Post Office has been recognised for its efforts to keep the branch open during the coronavirus pandemic and serve the local community.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:31:47 +0100
People helping neighbours is four times higher in lockdown, survey says
THE proportion of adults providing help or support to someone outside their household rose four-fold during the first month of lockdown, figures suggest.

Chard and Ilminster News

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 09:51:47 +0100
Family's food deliveries keeping communities connected in lockdown
VULNERABLE people living in the villages around Ilminster have kept well fed thanks to hard-working father and daughter team.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 08:19:03 +0100
How Somerset's Young Farmers have kept sense of community during lockdown
Faced with the Covid-19 pandemic the Federation of Somerset Young Farmers Clubs has had to adapt very quickly.

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:31:47 +0100
People helping neighbours is four times higher in lockdown, survey says
THE proportion of adults providing help or support to someone outside their household rose four-fold during the first month of lockdown, figures suggest.

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 16:25:13 +0100
Latest Covid-19 positive tests in Somerset
NEW confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in TWO Somerset districts in the latest 24-hour period.

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 11:36:03 +0100
Serial Somerset thief jailed for 876 days
A SERIAL burglar has been jailed for more than two years after pleading guilty to crimes in Somerset.

Western Daily Press

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 13:01:40 +0000
Tourist wished he didn't bother visiting Bath after Welsh lockdown
The Welsh Government allowed people to travel to England and the rest of the UK from July 6 - but he was left fuming by Bath's disabled toilet charge

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:52:27 +0000
Cafe at Bath furniture shop granted permission to serve alcohol outside
The owner said without the chain, the business may go under

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 12:40:14 +0000
Iconic Jane Austen Centre and annual festival in Bath 'at risk'
The centre has been visited by the likes of Ricky Gervais, James McAvoy, and Alan Titchmarsh, among others

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 11:38:16 +0000
Jacob Rees-Mogg reveals reopening date for gyms and beauty salons
The MP for North East Somerset said the Government hopes to reopen gyms in mid-July with the reopening of beauty salons to follow “as soon as possible”

Thu, 9 Jul 2020 11:38:01 +0000
Charts show how Somerset's COVID-19 outbreak grew from day one
There have now been more than 2,500 cases in the county

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