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Poole: Town in England
Poole is a large coastal town and seaport in Dorset, on the south coast of England. The town is 21 miles (34 km) east of Dorchester and adjoins Bournemouth to the east. Since 1 April 2019, the local authority is Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council which is a unitary authority. Poole had an estimated population of 151,500 making it the second-largest town in the ceremonial county of Dorset. Together with Bournemouth and Christchurch, the conurbation has a total population of nearly 400,000.


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Robert Baden-Powell: Statue of Scouts founder to be removed in Poole amid anti-racism protests

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The care home worker was hit on the head, knocked to the ground and also kicked.
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Woman rescued by good Samaritan from knifepoint attack

The attacker held a knife to the victim's neck during the ordeal in Poole.
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Poole crash: Bus hits police car and ambulance

The bus crashed into the emergency vehicles as police and paramedics were dealing with a crash.
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'Scoreboards' added to speed indicators in Poole and Corfe Mullen

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Tribute to woman killed in Poole crash that injured daughter

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Woman dies and daughter, 8, critically injured in Poole crash

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'Revolutionary' 18th Century naval ship to go on display in Poole

More than 2,000 artefacts have been recovered from HMS Invincible, the 18th Century ship that revolutionised naval ship design.
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Poole siblings lose 'neighbour torment' damages claim

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D-Day veterans mark 75th anniversary in Poole and Portsmouth

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