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Diggers move in to start clearing rubble from landslip

Diggers have been trying to move the rubble from the site of where the landslip happened Credit: ITV Meridian
Is appears the landslip didn't happen that far away from beach huts (bottom right corner) Credit: ITV Meridian
Cordons are still in place as rubble is moved from the path way Credit: ITV Meridian


Ambulance service statement following response vehicle crash

The South Western Ambulance Service have released a statement following the collision last night with a Dorset restaurant.

The Trust was called to incident at 6.53pm last night (December 19th) at the KOH Restaurant, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth. The incident involved a Rapid Response Vehicle that had left the road and collided with the restaurant. The first ambulance responding to the incident arrived on scene within 6 minutes and one casualty, a male inside the restaurant, sustained chest injuries and was taken to Poole Hospital A&E for treatment. The paramedic in the Rapid Response Vehicle was uninjured but was taken to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital as a precaution.”**

– South Western Ambulance Service


Ambulance crashes into Dorset restaurant

An ambulance like the one pictured crashed into the restaurant Credit: PA

An ambulance car crashed into a restaurant last night, leaving a restaurant customer needing hospital treatment.

The emergency vehicle crashed into the Koh Thai restaurant in Boscombe last night at 6.55pm.

The driver of the ambulance was checked by paramedics and the customer at the restaurant was rushed to Poole Hospital.

Inquest opens into Boscombe death

An inquest will opened this morning into the death of a man in Boscombe. Police were called to an address on Gloucester Road on Friday where the body of 42-year-old Ibrahim Yousef was found.

A murder investigation is underway. Officers believe his death is linked to a fatal crash in Trowbridge in Wiltshire on Friday evening.

Fourth man sentenced for death of James Reece

Jarome Parkinson Credit: Dorset Police

A fourth man has been sentenced to eighteen years in prison for the manslaughter of twenty one year-old Reece James from Bournemouth. Reece James was shot at his flat at the junction of Roumelia Lane and Sea Roadin Boscombe, on Wednesday 25th July 2012.

Twenty five year old Jarome Parkinson, from London, was found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday 6 June 2013. The Honourable Mrs Justice Nicola Davies, told him : “I believe a sentence of 18 year’s imprisonment will give you time to reflect on your life and the crime you have committed.”

Kieron Kenroy Wellington, aged 30 and of no fixed abode, and two London men – Wayne Stephenson, aged 34, and Keifer Hutchinson, aged 23, were also found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday 6 June 2013. They were sentenced to 16 years in prison on Friday 7 June 2013 at Winchester Crown Court.

Men convicted of Bournemouth death

Four men have admitted fatally shooting a Bournemouth man at his home.

21-year-old Reece James was shot dead in his flat in Boscombe on Wednesday July, 27.

The four men were found guilty of manslaughter today and will be sentenced tomorrow, Friday June, 7.

Kieron Wellington was sentenced in connection with Reece James' death Credit: Dorset Police
Keifer Hutchinson Credit: Dorset Police

After the death of Reece James, Dorset Police's Major Crime Investigation Team started a search across the South, which led officers to London and Kent areas.

Detective Superintendent Pam Trevillion, said: “This verdict comes at the end of a complex investigation by Dorset Police working together with our colleagues at the Metropolitan Police and Kent Police as well as the Crown Prosecution Service."

Jarome Parkinson was found guilty in connection with Reece James Credit: Dorset Police
Wayne Stephenson was charged in connection with Reece James' death Credit: Dorset Police
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