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Missing since March, can you help Linda's family find her?

The last reported sightings of Linda Trim was in March Credit: Dorset Police

The family of a woman from Bournemouth who has gone missing are appealing for the public to help trace her.

Linda Trim, aged 67, was reported missing on Saturday 27th February after she failed to return to the Thornhill Hotel, at Meyrick Park Crescent in the town. She had been staying at the hotel for seven weeks, and some of her personal belongings were left behind at the hotel.

Dorset Police say Linda was last seen at a letting agency on Hinton Road on the morning of Saturday 5th March. She was wearing a skirt, a top and a thin rain coat. She has been described as:

  • White
  • Approx 5ft
  • of a slim build
  • with medium length brown hair

Linda Trim, 67, was reported missing on Saturday 27 February 2016 after she failed to return to the Thornhill Hotel, Meyrick Park Crescent, where she had been staying for the past seven weeks. She left some of her personal belongings behind.

She was last seen at a letting agent on Hinton Road on the morning of Saturday 5 March 2016.

She is described as white, around five feet tall, of slim build and with medium length brown hair. When Linda was last seen, she was wearing a skirt, a top and a thin rain coat.

“My family and I are really worried about Linda. If anyone knows Linda or has seen her, please contact the police just so that we know she is safe.

“If Linda sees this appeal we would urge her to get in touch with either us or the police just to let us know that she is alright.”

– Darren Trim, Linda's stepson

“We have conducted a number of enquiries over recent weeks to find Linda.

“It is out of character for her to have not contacted relatives for such a lengthy period of time.

“I would urge anyone with information about where Linda may be to call Dorset Police on 101. I would also ask members of the public to call us if they see someone matching her description.

“If Linda sees this appeal, please make contact with us to let us know that you are safe.”

– Detective Sergeant Ross Brown, Dorset Police

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Concerns for missing man

Andrew Edwards was last seen on Saturday morning Credit: Dorset Police

Police are asking for the public's help to find a missing man from Bournemouth.

Andrew Edwards who's 52 was last seen at an address in King John Avenue on Saturday morning.

It's believed he was upset when he left and took his car - a black Peugeot 206.

"Andrew was reported missing this morning and we now believe he was upset when he left and we are becoming increasingly concerned for him.

"If anyone knows where Andrew may be, has seen his car or has heard from him please get in touch.

"Finally, if Andrew sees this appeal I would urge him to please contact us - your family are very worried about you."

– Chief Inspector Bob Acaster, of Dorset Police

Appeal for help to find missing Bournemouth woman

Linda Trim Credit: Dorset Police

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing Bournemouth woman and are appealing for the public’s help to find her.

67 year old Linda Trim was reported missing on Saturday 27th February after she failed to return to the Thornhill Hotel in Meyrick Park Crescent, where she had been staying for the past seven weeks. She left some of her personal belongings behind. She was last seen at a letting agent on Hinton Road on the morning of Saturday 5 March 2016.

She is described as white, around five feet tall, of slim build and with medium length brown hair. When Linda was last seen, she was wearing a skirt, a top and a thin rain coat.

Detective Sergeant Ross Brown, of Dorset Police, said: “Linda has been missing for over a month with officers carrying out enquiries as to her whereabouts, and we are appealing to the public to help find her. It is out of character for her to have not contacted relatives for such a lengthy period of time. I would urge anyone with information about where Linda may be to call Dorset Police on 101. I would also ask members of the public to call us if they see someone matching her description. If Linda sees this appeal, please make contact with us to let us know that you are safe.”

Bournemouth's £200k pledge to tackle homelessness

Bournemouth is one of the south's most popular seaside towns - famous for its sandy beaches and bustling nightlife. But tonight, dozens of people will bedding down in parks and shop doorways there.

A new report shows a worrying increase in homelessness. The problem has risen almost 400 percent in just five years. There were 10 rough sleepers in the town in 2010, but the latest figures show that in 2015, there were 47 homeless people. That's a much bigger increase compared to the rest of the country.

Bournemouth Borough Council is now promising an extra £200,000 to tackle the issue. Richard Slee reports.

Bournemouth Football Club reveal expansion plans

Bournemouth celebrate reaching the Premier League Credit: ITV news

Plans to increase capacity at Bournemouth Football club's stadium go on show later. Currently the Vitality at Dean Court has the lowest capacity of any Premier League side at just under 11,700. New proposals would see a permanent south stand constructed.

Bournemouth secured a place in the Premier League for the first time in its history last year. The team took part in a celebratory bus tour around the town.

The plans will be displayed at the stadium between 4pm - 7pm on Thursday.

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Thief runs up £3,250 on stolen debit card

Credit: Bournemouth Police

Police are searching for a man who went on a £3,000 spending spree with a vulnerable man's debit card.

The victim lost his wallet on the 24 bus in Bournemouth on Thursday.

Over a 24-hour period, £3,250 was spent in 21 shops from Poole to Boscombe. His card has since been cancelled.

It is essential that if you do lose your wallet or bank cards that you ensure you contact your bank and cancel them immediately. While it may be difficult to remember a pin number it is very important to change it to something more memorable and memorise it. Never write it down or keep it alongside your card.

– PC Chris Rawlings, Bournemouth police

CCTV released after hotel break in

CCTV footage has been released by police after eight rooms were broken into at a Bournemouth hotel.

During the evening of January 23, someone gained access to eight guest rooms at the Hotel Miramar on East Overcliff Drive.

A quantity of cash, gold earrings and a gold and diamond necklace were stolen.

Police Constable Dave Buchanan, of Bournemouth police, said: ““As part of my investigation, I am in a position to release CCTV images of two men I would like to speak to.

"I would ask the two men pictured or anyone who knows them to please call me.”

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