Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance nominated for excellence awards

Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance is represented in three categories at this year’s Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence.  Paramedics Greg Peacock, Stephen Freeman and Pilot Max Hoskins have been shortlisted for the Special Incident Award.  Dorchester based Keith Wilson is shortlisted for Charity Volunteer of the Year and Dr Farhad Islam (known to many as ‘Izzy’ who is based at Royal…

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Swan killed in Bournemouth

Officers in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a swan was shot in the Throop area of the town. The incident, in which the swan sadly died, happened between 3.35- 3.45pm on Monday 4 November  at Throop Mill Pond. Police Constable Gemma Wallbridge, of Bournemouth police, said: “This…

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Farmer fleeced in Wool

160 sheep have been stolen near Wareham. The animals disappeared between 8am on Saturday 2 November and 2.30pm on 4 November from a field next to the A352 between Wool and East Stoke. Police Constable Adam Taylor, of Wareham police, said: “The thieves would have needed a good understanding of livestock and used a large…