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Solomon Islands leader blames unrest on foreign powers

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare blamed foreign interference on his government’s decision to transfer alliances from Taiwan to Beijing over the anti-government protests, arson and looting that have ravaged the capital Honiara in recent days . But critics also blamed the unrest on complaints about a lack of government …

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New Lidl opens in Shaftesbury this week

LIDL GB has confirmed that its new supermarket on Christy’s Lane in Shaftesbury will open for the first time on Thursday. The store’s opening hours will be 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. During the first week of opening, customers …

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Queen sends message to flood-stricken BC

The Queen has sent a message to the people of British Columbia following “catastrophic” flooding in the Canadian province, saying her thoughts are with them. The 95-year-old monarch, who is also Queen of Canada, thanked emergency responders and volunteers for their “hard work” and for providing comfort and support to …

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Clarendon House “Needs Improvement”, CQC Report Says

OPERATORS at a care home in Bournemouth say they are “deeply disappointed” after being rated “requires improvement” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The Shelley Park Neuro Care Center at Clarendon House, Boscombe, supports people with neurological disorders and has already been rated “Good” by the CQC. However, after an …

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Covid: 530 cases recorded in Dorset in past 24 hours

A TOTAL of 530 new cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Dorset in the past 24 hours, according to the latest figures. The latest government figures show 530 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the county in the 24 hours leading up to 4 p.m. on Friday, November 19. …

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Covid rates in England are similar to January, data suggests

Coronavirus rates in England are similar to where they were in January of this year, just after the peak of the second wave, new data suggests. From mid-October to early November 2021, the prevalence was 1.57% – the same as in January – compared to 0.83% in September. According to …

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Council opinion on garbage collection to help household garbage workers

The BCP Council has given advice to people to ensure that their bins will be emptied properly during the winter months. With dark mornings upon us, the council urges residents to leave their food waste, trash cans and recycling bins in a bright, unobstructed area so that garbage workers, working …

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Bike stolen in Ferndown Heist

POLICE investigating a burglary at an address in Ferndown appeal for witnesses and publish an image of a stolen bicycle. Between the afternoon of Saturday November 6 and the morning of Sunday November 7, 2021, entry was obtained at a Medway Road address via an unsecured temporary veranda door. The …

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What the Newspaper Say – November 10

Jabs for tightening jobs for health and care workers, climate change and Geoffrey Cox are on the front pages of Wednesday. The Daily Mirror splashes with a “race to sting 100,000 NHS staff,” saying many health workers risk dismissal if they are not fully immunized by April. Tomorrow’s front page: …

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DANNY WARD JOINS THE PREVIEW SHOW! – New

Regular pre-match HTTV feature features upcoming Bournemouth home clash, in association with SportsBroker – The latest edition of the HTTV Preview Show is now available!– Striker Special with Danny Ward and Andy Booth– Exit at 5 p.m. on Friday You can now join HTTV presenter Raj Bains on the latest …

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Dolphin Center team conquers 16-mile beach for charity

SIX team members from the Poole Dolphin Center took part in a 16.4 mile beach cleanup to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital and the NHS University Hospitals Dorset charity. The team, who dubbed themselves ‘The Green Dolphins’, covered the length of a half marathon, from Sandbanks to Hengistbury …

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What the Newspaper Say – October 19

The fallout after the murder of Sir David Amess tops most Tuesday newspapers, including calls to end online hate, counterterrorism measures and the fulfillment of the late MP’s hopes to have it declared Southend as a city. The Daily mail splashes with a CCTV photo of Ali Harbi Ali walking …

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Bournemouth Pavilion to host new snow dome features

VISITORS to Bournemouth can take advantage of a new feature of this year’s Christmas attraction with the launch of Snow Domes at the Bournemouth Pavilion. The lodge’s outdoor space and patio are to be transformed into a winter wonderland with fully covered and heated snow domes. The Snow Domes, which …

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Dorset planning chief defends housing goals

DORSET Planning Officer Cllr David Walsh said there were no “exceptional circumstances” that would allow the region to sidestep government housing targets. He said while neighbors, BCP, might have a case, rural Dorset – which has already offered to provide an additional 9,000 housing units for the Bournemouth, Christchurch and …

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Fire damages historic bridge in Rome

A fire destroyed part of a historic bridge spanning the Tiber in Rome. Firefighters said the fire started shortly before midnight on the Industry Bridge near the Ostiense district and was extinguished at 4 a.m. on Sunday. No one was injured but three nightclubs along the river, a popular neighborhood …

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Man was filming female students in Holdenhurst Road

A MAN was seen filming female students as they walked along Holdenhurst Road before attempting to gain access to a university building. Police are investigating the incident which occurred around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 30. Two female witnesses to the incident were seen approaching a member of Tesco security staff …

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Paolo’s Posh Preview: High-flying Bournemouth in town

Peterborough United host Scott Parker’s AFC Bournemouth at Weston Homes Stadium on Wednesday (7.45 p.m.) as they look to strengthen their formidable home form this season. Darren Ferguson’s men’s road struggles continued as they fell 3-0 to Coventry City on Friday night, resulting in 16 goals conceded in five away …

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Man accused of murdering teacher Sabina Nessa

A 36-year-old man has been charged with the murder of teacher Sabina Nessa. Koci Selamaj, from Eastbourne, East Sussex, was arrested in the seaside town in the early hours of Sunday, and a light-colored Nissan Micra was seized on a leafy residential street around half a mile away. He was …

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Uber drivers launch 24-hour strike

Drivers of giant Uber are staging a strike on Tuesday over issues such as wages and allegations workers are being unfairly sacked. Members of the Drivers and Couriers Union (ADCU) App will hold protests in London, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Sheffield, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow, and urge people not to use …

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Government will ban businesses from refusing tips to staff

The government plans to make it illegal for restaurant, bar and cafe owners to withhold tips from staff, potentially helping around two million workers. The ministers said research shows many companies add discretionary service charges to customer invoices and then keep some of the payments themselves. The problem was first …

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All key announcements from Microsoft’s Surface event

One of the most popular lines in mobile computing has received a substantial upgrade after Microsoft’s latest round of Surface announcements. Here’s a look at the new 2-in-1 phone, laptop, and hybrid devices the company has unveiled. -Studio for Surface Laptop Microsoft’s new flagship laptop has a new look and …

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YouTube star visits Sandbanks and Bournemouth

A YOUTUBE star visited Sandbanks and Bournemouth to share the beauties of our coast with people who can’t come here anymore. Tim Lindon of Norwich launched his YouTube channel, Walk With Me Tim, on lockdown last year. Living by the coast himself, he decided to film his walks to share …

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A baby red panda named by zookeepers

An endangered little red panda has been named after it underwent its first checkup at a city zoo. Ruby was born in July at the Edinburgh Zoo of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). Staff at the Wildlife Conservation Charity voted for his name from a shortlist compiled by …

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Man charged with alleged rape in Poole

The victim – a woman in her 30s – was approached by a stranger on a bicycle in the Westbourne area of ​​Bournemouth between 4.45am and 6am on Sunday 5 September. The man traveled with the victim to the vicinity of Poole Road in Branksome, where the reported violation took …

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DVLA Covid-19 office security dispute enters week 20

A Covid-related security dispute at the headquarters of the Driver’s License and Vehicle Agency is entering its 20th week, with the threat of further industrial action. Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union members at the Swansea site are asked if they want to take further action amid lingering concerns about …

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What the Newspaper Say – August 23

Boris Johnson’s long-awaited appeal to Joe Biden to extend his deadline for grace flights from Kabul amid strained US-UK relations made headlines on Monday. The Prime Minister will plead with US President Joe Biden tomorrow at the virtual summit of G7 leaders to leave US troops at Kabul airport beyond …

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H&M at Commercial Road, the last store to close for good

H&M at Commercial Road will close next month, a trend which the Bournemouth town center BID says is being repeated across the country. The store will close on September 12, with a spokesperson directing people to the Castlepoint store. The spokesperson said: ‘H&M Bournemouth will close on 12 September. “At …

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Seven Afghans killed in chaos at Kabul airport

Seven other Afghan civilians have been killed in the chaos surrounding Kabul International Airport, the British military said on Sunday, showing the danger still facing those trying to flee the Taliban takeover of the country. The deaths came as a new perceived threat from the Islamic State group’s affiliate in …

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Online retail businesses managed from storage units

HUNDREDS of retail businesses are run from self-storage units as some businesses move off Main Street and others grow from home-based businesses, it is claimed. Bournemouth-based Store & Secure says many other retailers have taken up space on its sites over the past five years and the number has grown …

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No plans for a vaccine passport in Wales, says PM

The Welsh government has “no plans” to introduce compulsory vaccination certificates for sites, Prime Minister Mark Drakeford said. At a press conference on Friday to announce that Wales will move to level 0 alert from Saturday, Mr Drakeford said he would continue to ‘assess’ whether the so-called vaccine passports are …

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What the Newspaper Say – July 23

The changes to the isolation rules are in the head of many Friday papers, in hopes the move will put a stop to the so-called pingemia. Time writes that employees at supermarket depots will be exempt from quarantine if reported as contact of a Covid case, as ministers seek to …

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What Covid rules change on ‘freedom day’ in England?

Monday marks so-called ‘freedom day’ in England when most of the remaining legal restrictions on coronaviruses are lifted. After months of constraints linked to the pandemic, the country has finally taken the final step in the government’s unblocking roadmap. Here, the PA News Agency examines how life will be different: …

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Sex shop burglar gets 12 months in prison

A MAN who has committed a series of offenses including burglary of a sex shop, assault and criminal damage was sentenced to 12 months in prison. However, Cameron Davis, 28, with no fixed address, was released from court after having already spent six months in pre-trial detention. Davis appeared in …

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Pitman Bournemouth offering more than 250 courses

THE training provider Pitman aims to help people retrain and develop new skills in the wake of the pandemic. Pitman Training Bournemouth and Poole opened earlier this year and offers online and in-person training and exams. Calum Hales, director of the center and one of the owners of the local …

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New mask can diagnose Covid-19 in 90 minutes

Scientists have developed a new prototype face mask that they say can accurately diagnose Covid-19 and other illnesses after being worn for just 90 minutes. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University have teamed up to create the mask, which contains small disposable sensors developed using freeze-dried cellular …

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Coronavirus: more than a million jabs given in Dorset

OVER one million Covid-19 vaccines have been distributed across Dorset thanks to the tireless efforts of county medical staff and volunteers. This magnificent feat now brings the total number of doses administered across Dorset to 1,001,740, according to the latest NHS data. Figures released by NHS England show that a …

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