FOUR in a Bed sees a group of B&B owners from across the UK go head-to-head in a battle to be named "best value for money".Sadly for one Dorset accommodation owner, his "dirty" offering left guests vowing never to stay again.
A man from Bournemouth who pleaded guilty to two terrorism offences has been sentenced to 4.5 years in prison today.He will also be closely monitored for a period of 30 years.Robert Gregory, aged 24 and from Bournemouth, was sentenced at Winchester Crown Court.Counter terrorism policing cannot protect our society on its own.
Clutching a quill and pots of ink, Philip Sutton ended his 421-day care home lockdown this week by heading out to do what has been impossible since the Covid pandemic began: observe something new and capture it on paper.The 92-year-old Royal Academician, who built a reputation as one of Britain’s most celebrated colourist painters, has been confined to Harbour House, a Quaker care home in Dorset, since 9 March 2020 under government guidelines to protect vulnerable people.
Covid: 11 cases confirmed in Dorset over last 24 hours EXACTLY 11 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Dorset over the last 24 hours, latest figures show.Data released by the government shows, in the 24 hours leading up to 4pm on Thursday, five cases were confirmed in the BCP Council area.
It's become an election tradition.When the country goes to the polls, they bring their dogs with them.Since 2016, the hashtag #dogsatpollingstations is widely shared on social media every time we vote.From cute canines to democratic dogs, the voting public show off their furry friends in a uniquely British fashion every election year.
An 18-month-old toddler was mauled by a dog in an attack that missed her eye by millimetres.Kelsie Male was thrown across the pavement as the Alsatian-cross suddenly lunged and sank its teeth into her face.Mum Sophie Garth, 28, was a few steps behind and desperately ran to her aid before taking the bloodied tot to hospital.
TRETHOWANS LLP General IAN WILSON (Deceased) Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925 any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of the above named, late of 100 Higher Blandford Road, Broadstone, Poole, Dorset BH18 9AH, who died on 13/09/2019, are required to send written particulars thereof to the undersigned on or before 07/07/2021, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to the claims and interests of which they have had notice.
Frettens LLP Solicitors General EILEEN JOYCE BARRINGTON (Deceased) Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925 any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of the above named, late of 15 Gladstone Road West, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 4HZ, who died on 27/03/2021, are required to send written particulars thereof to the undersigned on or before 07/07/2021, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to the claims and interests of which they have had notice.
Deborah Troke General Neville Arthur Johnson (Deceased) PURSUANT to the Trustee Act 1925 any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of the aforementioned deceased late of 2 Tricketts Lane, Ferndown, Dorset BH22 8AU who died 08.04.2021 are required to send particulars thereof in writing to the undersigned Executrix/Executor on or before 5th July 2021 after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to claims and interests of which they have had notice.
JACOBS & REEVES SOLICITORS General PATRICK WILLIAM FORWARD (Deceased) Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925 any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of the above named, late of 21 Greenhays Rise, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1HZ, who died on 15/11/2020, are required to send written particulars thereof to the undersigned on or before 07/07/2021, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to the claims and interests of which they have had notice.
By Jane Reader Senior Reporter THE UK's biggest pub company is recruiting staff in its Dorset venues as it gears up for the year of the staycation.The Stonegate Group operates several local pubs including The George Tapps and Slug and Lettuce venues in Bournemouth, The George in Christchurch and the Horns Inn in Ferndown.
Snow, hail and sleet all fell on Wednesday and the UK looks set to experience more Unseasonable snow hit the North East on Wednesday afternoon with areas in Gateshead, County Durham and Sunderland all dusted following a wintery outburst.Snow, hail and sleet fell to the surprise of many, with footage showing cars struggling to move along icy roads.
By Jane Reader Senior Reporter A BMW driver stopped after a police chase in north Dorset was arrested for possession of class A drugs and money laundering.The driver initially failed to stop for North Dorset Police patrol officers in Gillingham last night.But when he finally stopped he was also detained for having no driving licence or insurance.
Oxfordshire prepare for Berkshire and Dorset friendlies OXFORD Brookes University student Oliver Southon will make the step up to the county squad for Sunday’s friendly with Berkshire.The seamer joins the 12-man group for the 50-over match at Challow & Childrey CC.Southon has joined Oxford for the summer and has played second XI cricket for Hampshire and Kent.
Tom Parker Bowles: Why Dorset snails are as good (if not better) than French ones — and a recipe to prove it
Snails might forever be associated with French cuisine, but the slippery little suckers bred on these shores are rivalling the best Bordeaux has to offer.Tom Parker Bowles explains more, and shares his favourite snail recipe.‘It has been argued that the national food forms the national character,’ thunders Frederick W. Hackwood in Good Cheer, ‘in proof of which have often been put forward the contrast between the smooth, slippery volatile character of the soup-, snail- and frog-eating Frenchman and the heavy, stolid and imperturbable character of our own beef- and pudding-eating countryman.’ He may have been writing in 1911, but there seems to be precious little evidence of any good cheer.
Landlords are finding less and less of their income is coming to them Owners of retirement flats who let them out can lose more than a third of their rent to services charges and fees imposed by management companies.Letting out retirement flats has become commonplace once properties are inherited, as they can be difficult to sell.
Pandemic sees a big fall in people using cars on the county's roads The number of miles covered by cars in Lancashire plummeted by a quarter last year with travel impacted by the coronavirus lockdown, figures show.Last year saw the fewest miles driven on the area's roads by motorists since the turn of the century.
App gives information for Bournemouth,Christchurch and Poole beaches AN APP which allows beach-goers to check out the best spots has been upgraded and now provides even more information.Launched in July last year to help the public comply with social distancing, the BCPBeachCheck app now provides live information on car-parking spaces and locations for toilet facilities, barbecues and dog-friendly areas.
MORE than 30 schools across Dorset have been awarded £1,000 grants to support their careers education programmes.These grants, supplied by Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), have been awarded via the Dorset Careers Hub, which is led by Dorset LEP in partnership with BCP Council and Dorset Council.
Valerie Dowding was said to have acted as a 'bully' towards husband Dennis, the former head of Bournemouth University law department The wife of a retired professor “gaslighted” him by throwing away his books and forcing him to live in one room, a court has heard.