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  • Traffic Regulations Flouted In Wimborne Square

    By DomCar at 10:14 on 10/08/12
    Traffic Regulations Flouted In Wimborne Square
    Wimborne Town Councillor Ann Roberts has presented the planning committee with a report calling for better policing of traffic regulations in and around the Square, after noting an increase in motorists flouting the law. Councillor Roberts suggests the situation has gotten a lot worse since the Square refurbishment. Councillor Roberts hints that the increase could possibly be due to the loss of car park spaces after the refurbishment...
  • Wimborne: Drink Drive Arrests Up Again This Summer

    By DomCar at 13:42 on 23/07/12
    Wimborne: Drink Drive Arrests Up Again This Summer
    Dorset Police have arrested 100 people for drink driving during June as part of this summer's campaign against drink drivers. Despite extensive local media coverage the figure has increased by 12 since last year and 19 from 2010. The majority of the offenders, four fifths, were men, with 43 out of the 100 being under 30 years of age. During the June campaign a quarter of the 100 arrests were made following a collision, showing that...
  • Will Wimborne Be Safe After Dorset Police Budget Cuts?

    By DomCar at 13:01 on 19/07/12
    Will Wimborne Be Safe After Dorset Police Budget Cuts?
    Dorset Police are set to lose 21 per cent of its officers, more than twice the national average, in savage cuts to the Dorset Police budget. 310 officers will be lost along with 270 support staff and Police Community Support Officers to save @20million between March 2011 and March 2015. Eight front counters will also close across the county. This is all despite crime figures in Dorset dropping by two-and-a-half per cent since last year...
  • Where Was Wimborne's CCTV System And The Police?

    By MrBobBobly at 10:52 on 28/06/12
    Where Were Wimborne's CCTV And The Police
    OK so the Folk Festival passed relatively peacefully except for the two alcohol fuelled idiots who decided to go on a destructive rampage through the town at the dead of night. I read the article posted a couple of days ago and two things jumped out at me immediately. The offenders were obviously caught on camera, but why aren't there better shots of them? As I understand it, and please correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't Wimborne's...
  • Pair Hunted After Wimborne Folk Festival Carnage

    By DomCar at 12:00 on 26/06/12
    Pair Hunted After Wimborne Folk Festival Carnage - If you know who they are then report them.
    Two young men are being hunted by police after a string of criminal damage incidents in the town at around 2.30am on Saturday 9th June. The pair tipped over large barrels of flowers and pulled hanging baskets and other floral containers from their positions, dumping some into the river and bins. The trail of destruction ran through Surplus Stores, Carnival Flowers, High Street, Wimborne Square, Cook Row and Pye Corner. The damage is...

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