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Ollie Harfield: Bournemouth defender joins Dagenham & Redbridge

Dagenham & Redbridge recruit third defender in two days by bringing in Bournemouth's Ollie Harfield. Source: BBC Dorset

Portland Hospital beds to shut ahead of NHS shake-up

Portland Hospital's 16 beds are expected to shut "some time after" 7 August due to staff shortages. Source: BBC Dorset

One-Day Cup final: Hampshire meet Kent to decide first trophy winners of 2018

Another white-ball run-fest on the cards? BBC Sport previews Saturday's One-Day Cup final - Hampshire v Kent at Lord's. Source: BBC Dorset

Dorset police merger debate taken to the public

The bosses of Devon & Cornwall and Dorset Police have been in talks about a merger for the past year. Source: BBC Dorset

Robots and AI are subject of event in Echo building

THE body that represents the digital industry is hosting a free session on artificial intelligence (AI) in an effort to reconnect with the sector...

Bigger than Christmas: 'Biggest ever' Beales sale sees Dysons and handbags sell out 'in...

SOME say the high street is dying, but Beales dramatically bucked the trend with an evening sale that attracted big queues outside its Bournemouth...

'How I founded Green & Black chocolate'

THE co-founder of the chocolate brand Green & Black has told how her “biggest regret” is that she wasn’t able to use social media...

'How I founded Green & Black's chocolate'

THE co-founder of the chocolate brand Green & Black's has told how her “biggest regret” is that she wasn’t able to use social media...

County Championship: Lancashire v Hampshire peters out to draw

Joe Weatherley's maiden first-class hundred helps Hampshire bat out the final day of their draw with Lancashire. Source: BBC Dorset

David Brooks: Bournemouth set to sign Sheffield United midfielder

Premier League side Bournemouth are set to sign Sheffield United midfielder David Brooks. Source: BBC Dorset

Could your customer service or exports earn you a Dorset Business Award?

DORSET Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to introduce three new sponsors to the award category line-up for the Dorset Business Awards 2018,...

Costa sales weaken: Have we reached 'peak coffee shops'?

BRITAIN may have reached “peak coffee shops” after Costa revealed weakened sales figures, it is claimed. Source: Dorset Local

Great Western Railway: 'Critical shortage' is seven trains

More trains than usual are needing repairs at the same time, Great Western Railway admits. Source: BBC Dorset

Cash-strapped Bournemouth school scraps hot meals

Stourfield Junior School's head says she can no longer afford the staffing costs for hot meals. Source: BBC Dorset

Why Jimmy's Iced Coffee is getting a new look

THE Dorset-based iced coffee producer which is on course to sell 4.5million drinks this year has had a relaunch. Source: Dorset Local

Crazy golf plan for Bournemouth's Imax cinema site

The smuggling-themed golf attraction is set to be built on Bournemouth seafront. Source: BBC Dorset