Dorset Police’s ‘No Excuse’ road safety team are steeping up patrols this week to tackle dangerous and inconsiderate driving. They are on the streets of the county aiming to eliminate the ‘fatal five’ from the roads – drink and drug driving, excessive and inappropriate speed, not wearing a seatbelt, driver distractions such as hand held […]
After a recent death of a rough sleeper in Bournemouth, many other homeless locals in the town have called for more “action” from the council to prevent tragedies like the passing of Kevin happening again. Buzz News today went to Bournemouth’s town centre to speak to rough sleepers about the death of Kevin and the […]
Police are out in numbers across Dorset this week aiming to catch commuters using a handheld mobile phone whilst at the wheel. In an initiative spearheaded by the National Police Chiefs’ Council, officers in Dorset will be conducting targeted patrols aimed at catching drivers who can’t keep away from their phone. This comes almost a year […]
Residents have united together to vent their frustration at a lack of action to combat anti-social behavior in their neighbourhood…
There has been a recent outcry from Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole residents for more Traffic Officers to be patrolling the roads of Dorset. Local motorists have said they do not feel safe whilst driving due to fellow motorists “not being in control” of their vehicles and driving “reckless” – endangering others. Locals frustrations grew deeper […]
Bournemouth, an area known for high levels of illicit substance use, is set to see a large amount of illegal drug activity in the upcoming weeks due to music events. Research from the Drug and Alcohol Governance Board for Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset reveals that there is an average of 40 drug related deaths over […]
Detectives investigating an attempted knifepoint robbery in Christchurch yesterday have issued a CCTV image of the suspect.