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County Championship: Surrey & Hampshire draw after Ollie Pope's unbeaten 221

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 18:16
Ollie Pope hits an unbeaten 221 for Surrey but they eventually have to settle for a draw at home to Hampshire.
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Bournemouth driving test centre closure criticised

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 12:33
Learner drivers face the "huge inconvenience and extra expense" at a centre six miles away.
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Back-to-school uniform swap-shop is Dorset mum's mission

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 03:45
Laura Mulley started the swap shop after her children grew out of their good quality uniforms.
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Kia Super League: Western Storm beat Southern Vipers to continue 100% record

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 22:35
Kia Super League leaders Western Storm continue their perfect record in the competition with victory over Southern Vipers.
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Poole raised Beach huts could 'improve cliff stability'

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:22
Developers maintain the huts' design is "innovative" and would boost tourism.
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County Championship: Hampshire's lower order frustrate Surrey despite Rikki Clarke's 7-74

Mon, 08/19/2019 - 19:37
Mark Stoneman and Scott Borthwick give Surrey hope after Hampshire's lower order had frustrated the hosts on day two.
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T20 Blast: All eight games abandoned as rain wrecks Friday schedule

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 19:44
No play is possible in any of the eight T20 Blast games scheduled to take place on Friday because of rain.
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Susan Tate fined for illegally having stuffed animals

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 15:37
Susan Tate had a stuffed wildcat and a stuffed red squirrel at her home.
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South Western Railway workers to hold four-day strike

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:03
The stoppage in August and September is part of the long-running guards dispute.
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Aston Villa v Bournemouth

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:02
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Aston Villa and Bournemouth.
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Eileen Samways: Air and land search for missing pensioner

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 08:53
Search teams are scouring woodland around Wareham for missing 72-year-old Eileen Samways.
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Bournemouth cookery class for young asylum seekers

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 00:17
Workshops are teaching young asylum seekers how to cook and improve their English skills.
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Vipers tie KSL thriller with Thunder

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 22:36
Western Storm maintain their 100% Kia Super League record with a commanding fifth win of the campaign.
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Liam Dawson: Hampshire all-rounder agrees new three-year contract

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 16:30
Hampshire and England all-rounder Liam Dawson agrees a new three-year contract with the county.
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Man dies in suspected 'medical episode' in Gillingham

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 14:16
The car the 81-year-old man was in went through a hedge and stopped next to the wall of a house.
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Python found at Weymouth's Radipole Lake nature reserve

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:25
The royal python is thought to have been abandoned at the RSPB site before being found by a passer-by.
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Lyme disease: Older white women 'at highest risk'

Thu, 08/15/2019 - 01:22
White older women in south-west England appear most likely to contract the disease, a study suggests.
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Wimborne explosives accused 'was like textbook weirdo'

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:15
Kevin Yates told an NHS helpline worker he had weapons and explosives at his home, a jury hears.
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Fire breaks out at Poole's Ryvita crispbread factory

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:50
The Jordans and Ryvita Company says there was "light smouldering" in one of its food compactors.
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Sandbanks Ferry Company 'not to blame' for three-month closure

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 07:02
South Dorset MP Richard Drax says a ferry firm "couldn't be faulted" after its vessel broke down.
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