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Save our gardens!

An entire class of infants put pen to paper to back the Bournemouth Daily Echo’s appeal to save the Winter Gardens. The six and seven-year-olds wrote in support of the campaign after taking part in the Bournemouth JC2000 celebrations recently.

Fighting to save Winter Gardens

The Bournemouth Daily Echo is spearheading a campaign to save one of the town’s most famous entertainment venues. The paper has been inundated with letters from readers opposed to the local council’s plans – but councillors argue that the town

UK regional press campaigns

Fake guns in the spotlight Several regional papers are currently running strong campaigns calling for tighter controls on imitation guns. The Bournemouth Daily Echo and the Bath Chronicle have both put the spotlight on ball-bearing guns. The Echo discovered that

Daily Echo battles to save special needs school

The Daily Echo in Bournemouth is campaigning to save a special needs school after local education bosses voted for it to be closed. The proposal to shut Penwithen School and put special needs children into mainstream education will now go

Support mounts for Echo's call to End the Carnage

The Daily Echo in Southampton has received more than 2,000 pledges of support from readers to its End the Carnage on the A36 campaign. The introduction of speed cameras, reduced limits, filter lanes and flashing warning lights are what’s being

Echo keeping safety in the spotlight

The Southern Daily Echo has launched a poster campaign after a spate of sex attacks on women in the Fareham area of Hampshire. The posters have been drawn up with the help of Hampshire police and give advice to women

Echo campaign is important, says minister

Health minister Alan Milburn has added his support to the Daily Echo’s You can help your NHS campaign. And he’s in good company – because his boss, the Prime Minister, has already backed the initiative, which aims to save the

"Waste of money" hospitals targeted

The Southern Daily Echo has launched a campaign to slash the amount of money it claims is being wasted in local hospitals. The campaign, You Can Help Your NHS, has been backed by Prime Minister Tony Blair and aims to

Cherries: Let's keep them up!

The Daily Echo, Bournemouth, has launched a campaign to stop the town’s football team – the Cherries – from being relegated to Division Three.

Daily Echo puts the spotlight on NHS

A campaign to draw attention to good and bad in the NHS has been launched by the Southern Daily Echo. Good performance will be highlighted – but the paper has promised not to shy away from bad aspects of the

Dame Vera backs campaign for Spitfire tribute

A Daily Echo campaign to raise funds for a bronze tribute to a Second World War plane has been backed by Dame Vera Lynn. The war-time favourite, who kept up the troops spirits with her personal appearances, has lent her

Rules change call to save lives

The Southern Daily Echo has launched a campaign aimed at improving the safety of children at school. The Justice for Elizabeth campaign was set up after a lapse in guidelines was blamed for the death of schoolgirl Elizabeth Bee, who

Catch the killer: Echo

The Bournemouth Daily Echo has lent its support to the campaign to catch the killer of a lift engineer – by offering a £1,000 reward for information leading to a conviction. Editor Neal Butterworth made the offer after seeing harrowing