Welcome to the Friday edition of The Breaker, bringing you the latest news from around Dorset, as well as up to date entertainment and international news from around the world.
In our featured section today, we have a story on controversial plans for housing development on the Talbot Heathland being declined this week, after opposition from several fronts including Bournemouth West MP Conor Burns and the RSPB. We want to hear your views on this, how do you think we should balance environmental protection with the need for new housing development?
We also a look at a Bournemouth Olympic hopeful’s attempt to raise funds for training to get on the GB long jump team. Everyone here at The Breaker is wishing him the best of luck, and you can find out more by reading our story by Dom Buchan.
It’s been a big week for Bournemouth council with new members being added to the council along with a bit of a change-up in the current members. This includes Nicola Greene being reinstated as cabinet member for education and children’s services after being dismissed by Peter Charon before his recent departure.
Take a look at the top stories on The Breaker and leave your comments, we want to hear from you!