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Archive - Wednesday, 24 August 2005

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  • Was puma on prowl at West Cliff?

    RESIDENTS are being warned to be on their guard following sightings of a big cat in Bournemouth and on the outskirts of Christchurch. read more

  • Operatunity for all

    IF YOU fancy the idea of a little al fresco classical singing get yourself down to Poole town centre on Thursday, August 25 and you can witness opera for the people in action. read more

  • HEARTBREAK AS FAMILY'S BID TO STAY FAILS

    THE Kachepa family have failed in their bid to stay in Weymouth. read more

  • Work begins on historic barn thatch restoration

    WORK is underway to restore the thatched roof of the historic Tithe Barn in Abbotsbury. read more

  • Primary schools leading the way

    PRIMARY schools in Dorset are setting the benchmark for standards nationwide, according to figures released today. read more

  • Teacher Violet gets an A+ for longevity

    FORMER school teacher Violet Curtis celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by family and friends. read more

  • Fundraising tribute to a much missed father

    THE heartbroken family of a Dorset cancer victim today launched a fundraising event to help find a cure for the killer disease. read more

  • Did you see that deer?

    A LONE deer has been spotted on Portland for the first time in 30 years. read more

  • Travellers' fair site will cost £25,000

    A TEMPORARY campsite for travellers attending the Great Dorset Steam Fair has been found. read more

  • They really have a lot to crow about!

    SCENES from rural life, television characters and wartime nostalgia captured the imagination of judges and ingenious scarecrow makers in and around the village of Bisterne near Ringwood. read more

  • £110,000 in payments are 'value for money'

    COUNCILLORS in Christchurch cost the borough's council taxpayers almost £110,000 in allowances and expenses last year. read more

  • Operatunity for all

    IF YOU fancy the idea of a little al fresco classical singing get yourself down to Poole town centre on Thursday, August 25 and you can witness opera for the people in action. read more

  • Man lay dead for three weeks

    RESIDENTS in sheltered flats are worried about money-saving cutbacks on wardens after a man lay dead in his flat for three weeks unnoticed. read more

  • COMPANY PAYS £77M FOR 'ENVIABLE ASSET'

    "THE UK's largest" specialist producer of point-of-purchase (PoP) shop displays has been sold for £77 million. read more

  • ROGUE HEROIN 'KILLED JADE'S DAD'

    A ROGUE batch of heroin may have caused the death of Big Brother star Jade Goody's father, the Daily Echo can reveal. read more

  • Swiss student died from date-rape drug

    A SWISS student who died after collapsing in Bournemouth Gardens had overdosed on the powerful date rape drug GHB, toxicology tests have shown. read more

  • Was puma on prowl at West Cliff?

    RESIDENTS are being warned to be on their guard following sightings of a big cat in Bournemouth and on the outskirts of Christchurch. read more

  • Warning after dog is savaged on common

    A DOG owner whose pet was attacked by three Rottweillers has warned other people to take extra care when walking their animals. read more

  • Wild man of pop 'a model student'

    WILD man of pop Pete Doherty was a model pupil when he was at school, according to one of his former teachers. read more

  • 'Miracle' baby for cancer mum Olivia

    HE'S a little fighter just like his mum. Daniel Sidaway is just five days old and he has already brought so much joy and happiness to his doting parents Olivia and Peter. read more

  • Dan stranded on 98 as Dorset suffer fourth loss

    WEYMOUTH teenager Dan Belt agonisingly missed out on his maiden Minor Counties Championship ton as Dorset pushed Oxfordshire all the way before losing by four wickets at Dean Park on August 23. read more

  • Weekly market could be set for move to quay

    WAREHAM'S weekly street market could be moving to Wareham Quay. Negotiations are underway between Wareham Town Council and Dorset County Council to agree a level of compensation to be paid to county hall for loss of car parking revenue. read more

  • 'Miracle' baby for cancer mum Olivia

    HE'S a little fighter just like his mum. Daniel Sidaway is just five days old and he has already brought so much joy and happiness to his doting parents Olivia and Peter. read more

  • ARTINGSTALL

    ARTINGSTALL -Leslie. Companion of Her Majesty's Imperial Service Order, suddenly on 19th August at his home in Lincolnshire. Beloved husband of Ann, adored dad of Alicia, Philip and Deborah, and Grandad of Kieron, Liam, Ryan and Lauren. His funeral will take place in Lincolnshire on Friday 26th August. He will be brought back to his beloved Weymouth.

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  • CONNOR

    CONNOR STRINGER Is 13 years old today! Have a great day. Lots of love ~ Mum, Dad, Brandon & Madison xxx

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  • PAUL

    PAUL ACKRILL CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT Many congratulations on passing your finals Love from your very proud Mom & Dad

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  • PAUL

    PAUL ACKRILL Congratulations on passing your ACCA Exams and becoming a Chartered Accountant - You deserve it! Love Jen, William, Joseph, Sue, Dusty & Karen xxx

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  • MIKE

    MIKE HOUSE Congratulations on becoming a qualified Accountant. Well done. Love Mum, Dad, Melanie, Simon, William

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  • MIKE

    MIKE HOUSE Congratulations on passing your final exams and becoming a Qualified Accountant. Lots of love Kelly

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  • BARRY

    BARRY & TRACY McSHERRY Happy 20th Wedding Anniversary. Best wishes. Love ~ Mum, Bill and Nan Gill xxx

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  • ARNOLD

    ARNOLD & WHITE The Marriage has taken place at Richmond Registry Office on 22nd August 2005 between Steven Arnold, son of Dawn and Richard Arnold of Weymouth and Paula White, daughter of Jill Silver and the late William White of Wimborne

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  • JACK

    JACK STUART LUCAS Jack was promoted to Glory on 23rd August, 2005, at the the Joseph Weld Hospice, aged 56 years. "Safe in the arms of Jesus - Gods love is sufficient for me." Dearly loved son of Doreen and the late Bill Lucas, devoted brother to Tim and loving uncle to Adrian and Hannah. A Thanksgiving Service in memory of Jack will take place at the Salvation Army Citadel, Westham Road, Weymouth, on Friday 2nd September at 1.00pm, followed by cremation at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations, may be given, to Weld, Trimar & CCD Trust c/o Dennis Mould at Stocking Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth, DT4 7BX. Enquiries Tel (01305) 785915

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  • BEATRICE

    BEATRICE EMILY MAY FOX She passed away peacefully, her sense of humour remains, her loving heart will stay with us forever more, goodnight, God bless you mum, love Sylvia and Jim xxx

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  • BEATRICE

    BEATRICE EMILY MAY FOX I love you Sue, I love you mum, now it's Gods turn to cuddle you above, the angel's wings are stretching out with love to take you mum to the land above, so open your gates dear God and keep my mum safe, my mum deserves a precious place. Sue, Derek and Natalie-May xxx

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  • BEATRICE

    BEATRICE FOX

    Beautiful Elegant Attentive Tender Relentless Intuitive Caring Eternal

    A special smile, a special face, A special Mum I can't replace. You gave your love, Your whole life through. God bless you Mum, I love you too. Always in my thoughts Forever in my heart Love Shirley XX

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  • NAN

    NAN Though your smile is gone forever and your hand we cannot touch, still we have so many memories of the ones we loved so much. Your memory is our keepsake with which we'll never part, God has you in his keeping we have you in our hearts.

    With love Steve, Tracey, Aimee and Craig XX

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  • KNIGHT

    KNIGHT - Francis (Frank), passed away peacefully on his 81st birthday, 22nd August 2005 at Portland Community Hospital. Husband of the late Jean and a much loved father of Nathan, Fran and Vanessa, "dad" to Gill, Ray and Mandy. Devoted grandfather of Joanne, Coral, Levi, Steven, Isaac, Jaden and Violet and great grandad to Joseph, Samantha and Anthony, also brother to Margaret and the late Arthur. His funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Tuesday 30th August at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations can be made for the Portland Hospital Amenity Fund c/o Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, DT4 9LY. Tel: (01305) 785832

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  • RITA

    RITA CHANT Passed away peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on 22nd August, 2005, aged 74 years. Much loved mother of Simon and Purdie, grandmother and loving sister of Ian and Marie, also a wonderful aunt to her nieces and nephews. All enquiries to Rose Funeral Service 01305 785832

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  • PAT

    PAT and JOHN BALL Pat on 14th August at Joseph Weld Hospice and John on 16th August at Dorset County Hospital; both peacefully in their sleep. Their funeral service will be held at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 31st August at 2.15pm. Family flowers only please, but if desired, donations for 'Weld, Trimar & CCD Trust' may be sent to Cotton & Son, Milton House, 1 Milton Road, Weymouth, DT4 0AZ. Enquiries: Tel. (01305) 76 76 76.

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  • BENJAMIN

    BENJAMIN MOORE Congratulations Ian & Sarah on the birth of your little boy. A gorgeous nephew for Claire & Dave, with love x

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  • MOORE

    MOORE - CASTLE Congratulations Ian, Sarah and Sophie on the birth of your baby son and brother, Benjamin. Lots of love ~ Great-Poppa, Great-Nan-nan and Great-Auntie Helen. xxx

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  • MOORE

    MOORE - CASTLE Congratulations to Ian and Sarah on the birth of Benjamin. A beautiful nephew for Hayley and Olly, and a cousin for Ella. Lots of love. xxx

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  • COLLISON

    COLLISON - Joseph Edward. Peacefully on 19th August in Poole Hospital aged 93 years, formerly of Bere Regis. Beloved husband of the late Emily Florence, a very much loved father, grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather. He will be very sadly missed. Funeral service at St John the Baptist Church, Bere Regis on Wednesday 31st August at 2.15pm, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations may be given for Cats Protection c/o Woods Funeral Service, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW. Tel: (01305) 250425.

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  • BEATRICE

    BEATRICE EMILY MAY FOX Passed away peacefully on Friday 19th August 2005 after a long illness borne with much courage and dignity. Much loved mum and mum-in-law to Danny and Jackie, beloved nan to Paul and Emma, Catherine and Paul John, Anna and Rodney, great nan to Rhys Andrew. Miss you already

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  • JESSIE

    JESSIE LOUISE DIALES Passed suddenly at home on 20th August, aged 81 years. Loving mum of Tony, sister of Doreen and Joyce. Funeral service to take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 31st August at 1.00pm. Flowers and all enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, 130 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, DT4 0JS. Telephone (01305) 772789

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  • FENTON

    FENTON - Joann. Ronald and Gwen would like to thank everyone for the numerous cards and letters of sympathy following their sad loss. We wish to express our sincere thanks to the Coronary Care Unit in Dorset County Hospital and particularly to the wonderful staff who treated Joann. Thanks also to Jane Cotton and staff for the sensitivity in handling the funeral arrangements. Our thanks also to all who attended the Church for the celebration of her life and to Rev'd Dennis Ackroyd for such a beautiful service.

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  • BETHANY

    BETHANY DUNN No 1 Girl Happy 18th Today Well done with the A levels Good luck with your training in the Nursing Profession Love you lots and lots Granma and Naughty Grandad Dunn xxxx

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  • BETHANY

    BETHANY DUNN Congratulations darling on reaching your 18th Birthday. Our best wishes go with you for your years at University. All our love, as always Nan & Grandad Tregunna

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  • GEMMA

    GEMMA BROOKES Happy 18th Birthday Hope you have a great day Love you loads ~ Mum, Dad, Paul and Daniel xxxx

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  • CAROLYN

    CAROLYN REXWORTHY (neé Seagrave)

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    When our sis' was a young girl, As we all now can see, In the Coronation-year street party She played a young Romany.

    But time has just flown by And now a Grandma her be, Yet it seems hardly possible That she's now reached sixty!

    So, from your brothers And sister, we just want to say Congratulations and we send our love To you on this special day.

    Love from Dawn, Paul, Ross and Shane. XXX

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