He stole £300 from the till in the Co-op on London Road, after threatening a staff member.
No Turbines For North Dorset
The application for 4 gigantic industrial wind turbines was firmly rejected by the North Dorset Planning Committee yesterday – for the 2nd time.
The application was for 4 turbines 410 feet tall at Silton, near Gillingham. It was surprising that Ecotricity applied a second time since 350 protesters turned up for the first application which was unanimously rejected.
This sets a precedent for the application for 4 turbines of the same size at East Stoke, near Wool.
The Purbeck Planning Committee decided that they were "minded to approve" the windfarm as long as the objections from the Planning Officer could be overcome. However the Officer highlighted that the proposed turbines were right next to the year-round Dorset Scout Camp which is used for some 15,000 camp nights during the year.
The Council has received a medical report that turbine noise can damage human health, and the tent walls are no protection from the damaging industrial noise. In Scotland and on the Continent it is recommended that no turbine should be erected closer than 2000 metres from the nearest house – yet the tents will be only 240 metres away.
"The Council has a Duty of Care to protect the health of the young Scouts," said Geoff Edwardes, Chairman of DART (Dorset Against Rural Turbines).
The Planning Officer also objected that the height and layout of the Windfarm will damage the nationally designated Purbeck Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
"The Officer reported that 'the overbearing and dominant height of the turbines' will detract from Dorset's beauty," said Terry Stewart, Chairman of Purbeck CPRE, "and there is nothing that the developer can do to mitigate this major impact."
Manchester United won the EFL Cup final 3-2 with a late goal, after Saints had battled back from two down.
Coastguards Called After Fire Broke Out On A Car Carrier.
61-Year-Old Man From Christchurch Died After White Van Crossed Carriageway At Hit A Tree.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: Non-stop hit music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.