Day: September 19, 2013

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Jade Clark

Family pays tribute to Jade

The family of Ringwood teenager Jade Clark who died following a collision on the A31 on 24 February 2013 has issued a tribute. The incident, in which her red moped collided with a Volvo XC90 happened on the westbound carriageway near the Ashley Heath roundabout. 16-year-old Jade from Ringwood, was pronounced dead at the scene.…

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Teenage girl sexually assaulted in Poole

Officers in Poole are appealing for witnesses after a 15-year-old local girl was sexually assaulted in the town centre. She was walking from Poole bus station through the underpass of Seldown Bridge toward the Dolphin Swimming Pool on Tuesday (17 September) at around 8.15am when the incident happened. She was approached from behind by an…

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Hospice Art Group with pom-poms

Pom-ping it up

The patient art group at Lewis-Manning Hospice has been busy creating special pom-poms to decorate its marquee for the ‘Celebrating Women Luncheon’, which is being held there on 11 October 2013 during Breast Cancer Awareness month. As part of its commitment to health and wellbeing, the Poole charity, which offers free specialist palliative nursing care…

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‘100’ Coming to the Regent Centre

Imagine that you must choose one single memory from your life – all else will be erased forever; that choosing this memory is your only way of passing through to eternity. You have one hour to choose and you will re-live that treasured memory afresh, experiencing it as if for the first time over and…

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Farewell ‘Mars Bar Mike’

Ferndown Middle School has said a sad farewell to a much cherished and dedicated Chairman of Governors. Mr Mike Downton. He has retired after almost 18 years of tirelessly volunteering at Ferndown Middle School. Fondly known by the pupils as ‘Mars Bar Mike’ for his never-ending supply of Mars bar awards, he has diligently supported…

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Banned driver jailed for Jade Clark death

A man from Kent has been sentenced to six years’ imprisonment after being found guilty of causing death by careless driving, driving while disqualified, driving without insurance and attempting to pervert the course of justice. The court heard how 58-year-old Brian Hampton was driving his Volvo XC90 along the A31 near Ashley Heath roundabout at…

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Fail to stop collision knocks workman into ditch

Police in Wareham are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a fail to stop road traffic collision near Corfe Castle. The incident happened at around 10.20pm on Thursday 12 September 2013 along East Street. A number of employees working for a water company were carrying out emergency repairs by the…

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Mountain bike stolen in Wyke

A mountain bike was stolen in Wyke, Weymouth between 7.30pm on 31 August and 7.25am on 1 September. Unbelievably, it was removed off the top of a blue Audi estate car parked outside a house on Connaught Road. The Specialized Rockhopper SL Comp mountain bike is very distinctive with a red and white frame, white…

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