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Fail to stop collision in Bournemouth – Driver sought

Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a fail to stop road traffic collision in the town. At 10.50am on Monday 10 December 2012, a cyclist fell off his bicycle while trying to avoid a collision with a green car at the junction of Withermoor Road and […]

Public buttock spanking, street fighting, homelessness and vomit : “Oh I do like to be beside the seaside!”: a night out in Bournemouth.

By Mark Perry I join in with a group of party-goers taking a taxi into Bournemouth. On discovering our driver is from Afghanistan I ask if his family back home are okay?. He replies with a grimace. I don’t press the question any further, after-all it`s the beginning of a night out in Bournemouth! On […]

Shark victims urged to come forward

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By Lee Williams A national team that hunts down loan sharks and offers support to their victims is making its presence felt in Bournemouth. The Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT), set up by Trading Standards, gave a presentation at Bournemouth Town Hall on Monday to raise awareness about loan sharks and their victims in the […]

Amnesty Hits 50

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You may have heard in the media (although there was a deafening hush in Bournemouth) that Amnesty International  is 50 years old.  The actual birthday was back in May, but Amnesty feel  we deserve a whole year of celebrations! Ironically, most of us involved with Amnesty International over the years have hoped it wouldn’t get […]

Houses getting smaller

Lisa Northover Of course in Bournemouth they are usually flats.. RIBA the Royal Institute of British Architects, has reported that new build houses are now 8% smaller than they were in the 80s when rues on living space were lifted. Planning regulations encourage use of brown field sites, which are smaller than the rolling hills […]

Twitter. Good for organising riots? It would take some preparation…

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By Lisa Northover As the police and politicians seek the authority to shut down twitter in times of  public disorder, I wonder if it is just an urban myth that it was used to organise riots? The power of using any social network to organize direct action is that you can recruit people from outside […]

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