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Dorset Detectorist’s Seal Ring Find Sells For £10,000

  The gold seal ring is thought to date to between the late 1500s and early 1700s. A centuries-old gold ring unearthed by an amateur metal detectorist has been sold at auction for £10,000. Paul Wood, 64, a driving instructor from Poole, Dorset, uncovered the treasure while exploring land earmarked for housing near Witney, Oxfordshire.…

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Top Tourist Attractions in Poole

Top Tourist Attractions and Beautiful Places in Poole – Travel England, United Kingdom: Brownsea Island, Studland beach and Nature Reserve, Farmer Palmer’s …

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Man Utd prioritising new De Gea contract

Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona in 2020, Man Utd prioritising David de Gea contract, Tottenham want Nathan Ake, plus more. Manchester United will prioritise a new contract for Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 27, after making significant progress on extensions for England left-back Luke Shaw, 23, and 22-year-old France forward Anthony Martial. Read More…

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Diving under Dorset’s Durdle Door

  Divers have captured stunning images of an underwater cave off the Dorset coast. A group of divers have filmed themselves swimming through a sea cave. The video was taken off the Dorset coast near the popular tourist attraction Durdle Door. Diver Wayne Taylor who was with the group says that diving conditions are “stunning”,…

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House Prices Tumble In Sandbanks

Affording a home in one of Britain’s ritziest seaside towns has long been way out of reach, even for the moderately rich. But now it seems that house prices in two of the smartest resorts have tumbled significantly in the last year. In the boating haven of Salcombe in South Devon, prices have fallen 8.2%,…

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Urgent Appeal After Bournemouth Food Bank Trashed

A food bank in Bournemouth, which had a month’s worth of goods stolen, says it has enough supplies to last two days after receiving emergency donations. People from Hong Kong and France were among those sending donations to Hope for Food after the raid on Thursday. The site was trashed, causing £3,000 of damage and 90%…

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Lush drops ‘anti-spy cops’ campaign

  Cosmetics company Lush has dropped its campaign drawing attention to the so-called UK “spy cops” scandal. The brand had been criticised on social media for a window display focusing on the scandal, which some people said amounted to an attack on police. Lush said it had suspended the campaign “for the safety of our staff”. Cosmetics…

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‘Fake Botox’ injections doctor Ozan Melin jailed

A practitioner who left two women with swelling and burns after injecting them with what they thought was Botox has been jailed for four years. Ozan Melin, 42, from Uxbridge, west London, gave the women an “unknown and extremely dangerous substance”, Bournemouth Crown Court was told. More …

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Suffrage centenary: The women getting creative and going on the march

Thousands of people prepare protest banners about equality to form a huge “living artwork”. On Sunday, tens of thousands of women and girls will take to the streets of the UK wearing the colours of the suffragettes and carrying creative banners bearing their messages about equality today. The marches in London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh…

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Islamic State supporter ‘urged Prince George attack’ pleas guilty

An Islamic State supporter who called for jihadis to attack Prince George has admitted a string of terror charges. Husnain Rashid, 32, of Leonard Street in Nelson, Lancashire, brought his trial at Woolwich Crown Court to a halt with a dramatic change of plea. Nearly two weeks into his trial Rashid was re-indicted and pleaded…

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