Dorset

Stolen tractor used to rip cash machine off Dorset shop wall

Thieves in Dorset have brought new meaning to the phrase “hole in the wall” after stealing a tractor to rip a cash machine out of a shop wall.<p>Police received several calls just after 4am on Saturday to report the theft in progress from a shop in Fleet Street, Beaminster.<p>The perpetrators used a …

Land Rover

Firm renting out student rooms says it's doing nothing wrong

Rooms at the Dorset Point complex on Dorset Street are being advertised for €179 a night for Saturday, August 26. A number of complaints were made to …

City Politics

Wareham crash father's devastation over killed son

The father of a little boy who died when he was hit by a lorry says the family cannot move on until an inquest is held.<p>Jaiden Mangan was killed crossing the road in Wareham, Dorset, on the way to nursery the day before his fourth birthday in March.<p>His dad James says he now plans to do the things he …

Roads

Teacher shortage could delay school year in six communities

Classes could start later than expected for some students in six communities due to teacher shortages. The bulk of the 66.5 teaching vacancies that …

Northern Canada

BWW Review: PRIDE PREJUDICE at Dorset Theatre Festival delights and astounds

Full disclosure. I love Jane Austen's <i>Pride & Prejudice</i> so I have been eagerly looking forward to Dorset Theatre Festival's production pretty much all …

Pride and Prejudice

Real-life action man! Amputee, 57, who lost his left arm in a motorbike accident 40 years ago, is the first person in Britain to be fitted with a detachable bionic limb

A man has become the first upper limb amputee in the UK to have groundbreaking surgery that has left him with an Action Man-style detachable arm.<p>Alex …

Health (UK)

A joyous parade in Cape Dorset

Three months of Embassy of Imagination programming brought about imaginative flair from the scores of youth who participated in the Quviana parade in …

Nunavut

Win a stay at 10 Castle Street in Dorset

<b>We’re giving away a weekend break at 10 Castle Street, a hotel and members’ club in Dorset.</b><p>This Grade II-listed grand Palladian house has nine …

Beaches

Woman 'died by suicide after arguing with housemate about stolen make-up facemask' inquest hears

A young woman took her own life after arguing with a housemate about a stolen make-up facemask, an inquest heard.<p>Mercedes Harrison, 21, was found …

Foster Care

Plan to rent student housing during Pope visit to be investigated

Dublin City Council has received complaints over its plans to advertise student accommodation to tourists<p>Dorset Point, a block of 447 bedrooms on …

Housing

Junior Cherries clean up Bournemouth Beach

AFC Bournemouth<p>40 Junior Cherries, along with members of our Community Sports Trust and the Dorset Devils, partook in a beach clean along …

Cherries

08-15: NEWS: Art made by Cape Dorset youth on display at Nunavut legislature

NEWS: Nunavut August 15, 2018 - 1:30 pm<p>Art made by Cape Dorset youth on display at Nunavut legislature<p>“We call it youth art but it stands on its …

Northern Canada

Late sealift, teaching vacancies pose challenges for new Cape Dorset school

Excitement has been growing for Cape Dorset’s new high school, but the school’s opening date has been thrown into question due to the late arrival of …

Northern Canada

Lake of Bays Antique & Classic Boat & Car Show

The Lake of Bays Antique & Classic Boat and Car Show will be held on Sunday, August 19, 2018, from Noon to 4 p.m. Featuring the SS Bigwin, Northern …

Classic Cars

UK's prettiest coastal towns revealed but how many have you already visited?

The British coast is pretty spectacular. After all it's home to rolling green hills, beautiful sandy beaches, and even the occasional UNESCO World …

East Sussex

Man jailed for raiding 17 churches and stealing thousands

<b>A man who broke into 17 churches and caused tens of thousands of pounds of damage has been jailed.</b><p>Mihaita Rosca, 26, entered most of the churches by breaking stained glass windows with rocks, and stole money from collections and charity boxes.<p>He admitted 13 burglaries in Devon and Dorset and asked …

Judiciary

Quaint Shaftesbury cottage from Ridley Scott’s famous Hovis advert is now for sale

It’s located on the iconic Gold Hill in Dorset<p>Do you think this beautiful little cottage is the best thing since sliced bread? Well, you’re in luck, …

Lifestyle (UK)

Jeremy Corbyn wears Labour-tribute T-shirt and red safety helmet during bike ride in London

JEREMY Corbyn was spotted with a Labour-themed outfit and mode of transport as he left home yesterday.<p>He rode a Raleigh bike and wore a safety helmet …

Jeremy Corbyn

This beer is designed to increase your sex drive

This beer hopes to get Brits laid.<p>A new English pilsner called “Watercress Warrior,” after its star ingredient, is promising to increase drinkers’ …

Alcohol

Cherries see off Cardiff in Dorset

<b>Bournemouth recorded their first three points of the 2018/19 Premier League season when they saw off plucky newcomers Cardiff City 2-0 at the</b> …

Soccer

Man with rotten teeth forced girl off her bike then raped her

<b>A hunt has been launched for a man with rotten teeth who raped a teenage girl in woodland after forcing her off her bike in broad daylight on Tuesday.</b><p>…

Walking

'Substantial' Dream Home kept to 'highest standards' with added luxury touches

An “immaculate” family home that takes its inspiration from a “modernist masterpiece” has come on to the market in the village of Thornton, near Yarm.<p>…

Living Rooms

Wisconsin man dies in crash in southern Vermont

Vermont State Police say a Wisconsin man has died in a crash in Dorset earlier this week.

Vermont

The best cocktail recipes by Mark Hix

From a West Country take on a classic Moscow Mule to a full British Negroni, these are Mark Hix's best cocktail recipes<p>Freya Rhubarb<p>Temperley …

Rhubarb

The Crab House Cafe in Dorset is the perfect summer beach cafe

Nothing says summer like a good beach café, and there’s maybe no better summer activity that munching on fresh fish and seafood while you gaze out at …

Oysters

Alix and Tom's Pretty Pastel Garden Party Wedding in Dorset by Christine Wehrmeier - Boho Weddings For the Boho Luxe Bride

Yay it’s Friday! How are you all? I hope you have had a good week so far and you have lots of lovely things planned for the weekend. I am in the …

Weddings

3000-year-old Egyptian beauty to be star attraction at TEFAF New York Fall fair

<b>LONDON</b><b>.-</b> At almost 3000 years old, this Egyptian sarcophagus mask of a woman has a 19th century provenance to the Pitt-Rivers Museum in Dorset.<p>From …

Art

Man shot in arm by police in Bournemouth

<b>A man has been shot by officers in Bournemouth during a police operation linked to an earlier stabbing.</b><p>The 59-year-old was shot in the arm after officers stopped a car, with two men and a woman inside, on Castle Lane West at 20:30 BST on Tuesday.<p>The injured man was taken to hospital for treatment …

Bournemouth

Spin king Fynn weaves magic as Dorset are hammered by Shropshire

DORSET were on the receiving end of a heavy beating as Shropshire's Warrick Fynn weaved his magic to send them spinning to a 162-run defeat at Chapel …

England

Ghost town: A tiny English village abandoned during WWII

TYNEHAM, England (AP) — Explore Britain's southern coast carefully enough and you can still find relics of the dark years when the country awaited Nazi invasion: abandoned radar stations; tank-traps lost in farmers' fields; half-hidden concrete bunkers overlooking wide, shingle beaches.<p>Then there's …

British History