Meridian Christchurch

Former Christchurch MP Baroness Diana Maddock has died at the age of 75

She won a spectacular victory for the Lib Dems in Christchurch in 1993 with one of the biggest swings in electoral history.

Firefighters tackle major blaze in Christchurch

Investigations are continuing into the cause of a fire in Christchurch. It spread from a house to two other properties in Chestnut Avenue.

The beginning of Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

Nearly a million people woke up this morning to find they had a new council- one of the biggest authority shake-ups in more than forty years