Meridian Dorset

Man jailed after attacking shopkeeper with a knife in Bournemouth

The incident in Wallisdown in November 2019 was captured on CCTV, as the shopkeeper fought him off, forcing the attacker to leave empty-handed.

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Abuse towards 999 call handlers doubles during lockdown in Dorset and Wiltshire

Figures from South Western Ambulance Service show control room staff are dealing with aggressive and intimidating calls on a regular basis.

Section of West Dorset coastal path closed after crack appears along clifftop

A 200-metre section of the South West Coast Path near West Bay has now been closed to the public, after the damage grew over time due to 'unstable cliffs'