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Sean Ervine: Derbyshire sign Hampshire all-rounder on loan

6 hours 29 min ago
Veteran Hampshire all-rounder Sean Ervine joins Derbyshire on an initial 28-day loan.
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South Western Railway workers hold fifth guard strike

15 hours 32 min ago
South Western Railway and the RMT union are in dispute over the future role of guards.
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Wool rail crossing dangers 'exaggerated'

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 16:53
The track has a line speed of 85mph, but opponents said few trains ever travelled that fast.
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Tests confirm sewage did not leak into bathing water near Poole

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:15
The Environment Agency says water testing results came back clear after a sewer main burst.
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West Ham United v Bournemouth

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:15
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between West Ham United and Bournemouth.
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Crossways village: Further homes agreed on farmland

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:55
Woodsford Farms wants to create 140 homes, a children's play area and open space at Crossways.
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Highcliffe collapsed cliff path rebuild plans approved

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 09:20
Plans to rebuild the beach path were initially scrapped after it was estimated it could cost up to £1.25m.
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Wareham crash father's devastation over killed son

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 01:01
Jaiden Mangan was killed crossing the road on the way to nursery the day before his fourth birthday.
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Stag Gate crash: Five hurt in A31 collision

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 08:55
Police are keen to speak to witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage leading up to the collision.
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T20 Blast: Surrey & Birmingham Bears win to maintain quarter-final hopes

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 21:33
Surrey and Birmingham Bears keep their T20 Blast quarter-final hopes alive by winning their penultimate group games.
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Warning to Poole Holes Bay swimmers after sewage leak

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 17:57
Wessex Water says it has "contained the area to prevent any waste from spilling into Holes Bay".
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Dorchester car park spaces 'to cost £40,500 each'

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:11
A council spent nearly £1m on the church to make way for a planned retail development.
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Weymouth Castle Cove Beach gets £20,000 for access steps

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 09:48
The landslip in March 2013 resulted in the closure of the steps to the beach at Portland Harbour.
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Reality Check: Public toilets mapped

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:29
A BBC map helps you find out how many public toilets have been cut in your area.
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Five top tips for taking a gap year this summer

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 01:05
Worried about results day or thinking about taking a year out? Here's our top tips.
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Homebase: The stores that will close

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:43
The struggling DIY retailer is closing 42 stores, putting about 1,500 jobs at risk.
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Alleged victim of Christian camp leader John Smyth 'beaten 3,000 times'

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:43
Andy Morse says he twice tried to take his life because of the lashings he received from John Smyth.
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Weymouth seafront lighting plan design backed

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:46
New lighting in the seaside town will feature patterns of coloured lights on lampposts.
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Premier League: 11 of 20 clubs could have made profits in 2016-17 without fans at games

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 00:00
BBC Sport looks at how profitable Premier League clubs are thanks to TV money and how important fans are to club finances outside the top flight.
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Poole lifting bridge closed again for gate repairs

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 18:49
The bridge has needed remedial work since reopening in January after a £4.2m, 16-month upgrade.
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