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Firefighters called after aerosol causes house fire in Swanage - Dorset Echo

Firefighters called after aerosol causes house fire in Swanage. Sam Beamish @dorsetechosam Reporter. Firefighters called after aerosol causes house fire. 0 comments. A fire started at a house in Swanage after an aerosol was used near a boiler. The ... Read More...

Gaia Pope: Swanage teenager died of hypothermia - BBC News

A teenager whose disappearance sparked a major search died of hypothermia, an inquest has heard. Gaia Pope, 19, from Langton Matravers, Dorset, was reported missing on 7 November. Her body was found 11 days later near the Dorset coast path. An inquest ... Read More...

Swanage-Wareham rail line reconnection trials face delay - BBC News

Further trials of regular passenger train services between the mainline and a Dorset seaside resort after 45 years have been delayed. The original line from Swanage to Wareham was closed by British Rail and ripped up in seven weeks, in 1972. Last ... Read More...

Owner of dog which attacked a sheep near Swanage comes forward - Dorset Echo

The owner of a dog involved in a reported sheep worrying incident near Swanage has come forward. The incident took place around 1.10pm on Sunday January 14. Dorset Police received a report of a dog attacking sheep in the area of Hillbottom near Worth ... Read More...

Hotel's fresh plans for beach huts in Swanage after first scheme rejected - Bournemouth Echo

FRESH plans for beach huts beneath a Swanage hotel have been submitted after a previous scheme was refused by district councillors. The owners of the Pines Hotel in Burlington Road originally wanted to build 45 beach huts on four levels on the cliff ...and more » Read More...

Delay to second year of Swanage Railway's Project Wareham trial train service - Dorset Echo

The Swanage Railway's Project Wareham director Mark Woolley said: “We are committed to operating the second year of our trial train service to Wareham using our two heritage diesel multiple units which have diesel engines under the floor so there is no ... Read More...

190 year old building to become a new visitor centre - Wessex FM

Work has officially begun to renovate the Swanage Pier Marine Villas into a visitor centre and café as part of the Swanage Pier Restoration project. The 190-year-old Georgian building will have a complete internal redecoration to create a reception ...and more » Read More...

Underwater photographer of the year 2018 winners - in pictures - The Guardian

British waters macro category - winner. Battle of the Tompots by Henley Spiers (UK). Location: Swanage Pier, Swanage, Dorset. These two tompot blennies are not kissing but engaged in a ferocious battle over mating rights. As one judge pointed out: “Who ... Read More...

EXCLUSIVE: Swanage to Wareham: no Summer service - RAIL magazine

Timetabled passenger services between Wareham and the seaside resort of Swanage in Dorset will not resume until September, after the peak summer season. They had been planned to operate from May. On June 13 last year, scheduled trains from the heritage ... Read More...

Swanage Town & Herston handed 12-point deduction after fielding ineligible player - Bournemouth Echo

DORSET Premier League promotion hopefuls Swanage Town & Herston have been hit with a 12-point deduction and a £50 fine for fielding a player without obtaining international clearance. The DPL confirmed sanctions had been imposed on the Day's Park ... Read More...

Gaia, 19, was missing from her Swanage home for 11 days before her body was discovered - Bournemouth Echo

AN INQUEST is due to open today (Tues) into the death of teenager Gaia Pope-Sutherland. The body of the 19-year-old was found on the afternoon of November 18, 11 days after she was reported missing from her Swanage home. The discovery followed a huge ...and more » Read More...

'Purbeck Explorer' charters tie in with Swanage gala - RAIL magazine

Betts said the main three-day gala will feature an intensive four-train diesel service operate between Wareham, Norden Park & Ride, Corfe Castle, Harmans Cross and Swanage from 0800 to midnight on May 11/12, and 0800 until 1900 on Sunday. The Dorset ... Read More...

'Gaia could have been saved if police had done their job': Grandfather slams 'blinkered' officers for arresting ... - Daily Mail

Mr Elsey claimed Dorset Police have not yet apologised to his family for putting them through the 'horrendous' ordeal. He said: 'The police were so blinkered they went after my family and didn't take into consideration anything else (about her ... Read More...

Take a look at Dippy's holiday photos from a tour of Dorset - BT.com

General view of Portland Bill lighthouse in Dorset (Johnny Green and Andrew Matthews/PA). Things were, as ever, looking a little choppy at the Cobb. Not used to this soggy atmosphere after spending 1979 to 2017 in the NHM's Hintze Hall entrance, Dippy ... Read More...

Local railway museum gets prestigious 'Oscar of steam' at top awards ceremony - Belfast Newsletter

In an historic first, two organisations went onto the podium for the Manisty Award – Whitehead and Swanage. Dorset's Swanage Railway is a busy vintage steam and diesel-train service through six miles of beautiful scenery, passing the magnificent ruins ... Read More...