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ROAD TEST: Lexus LC 500 Convertible

→ BEAUTIFUL? Yes. Thrilling? That too. And it's what the marketing people like to call reassuringly expensive...Läs mer → Bournemouth Echo / 2021-09-25 06:30

TECH

CAR REVIEW: Citroen C3 Aircross

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-28 16:41
The appearance, pricing and interior of the Citroen C3 Aircross are all broadly appealing...

ROAD TEST: Lexus LC 500 Convertible

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-25 06:30
BEAUTIFUL? Yes. Thrilling? That too. And it's what the marketing people like to call reassuringly expensive...

An electrifying line-up at SMMT's northern test day

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-23 22:54
There was a time - not so many years ago - when the paddock at the northern drive day was a very noisy place as cars were fired up and taken out for short test drives...

KOREAN CLEVERNESS

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-23 10:00
This improved version of Kia's third generation Ceed has further sharpened its proposition in the Focus-class family hatchback segment, with smarter looks, extra technology and stronger standards of s..

ONE TO WATCH

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-23 10:00
The name's much the same but the car could hardly be more different. BMW's M135i gains xDrive 4WD and a rather different outlook on life from the rear drive M135i and M140i older generation models tha..

CAR REVIEW: Honda Jazz Crosstar is a little gem

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-22 12:36
There’s no doubting the popularity of baby SUVs these days - so Honda’s attempt to appeal to small car buyers with the Jazz Crosstar is entirely logical...

ROAD TEST: Kia Ceed

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-18 07:00
LOWER, wider and with a longer rear overhang, the latest Kia Ceed looks set to continue its successful journey in fine fettle...

CAR REVIEW: Hyundai Bayon Ultimate

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-18 00:47
The distinctive Hyundai Bayon has many attributes – not least the fact it’s good value for money...

SEE YOU IN SANTA FE?

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-16 10:00
Hyundai is increasingly offering some very high quality cars and one of them was the original version of the fourth generation ‘TM’-series design, launched in 2018 and sold only with a diesel engi..

A GRANDER DESIGN

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-16 10:00
Vauxhall's Grandland mid-sized SUV no longer has an 'X' in its name - but does it still have the X-Factor? Well, it remains an affordable, well equipped mid-sized SUV and it now has a shaper look and ..

ROAD TEST: Toyota Yaris

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-11 06:15
THE fourth generation of Toyota's Yaris sees the likeable supermini get a whole new package of improvements from top to bottom...

ROAD TEST: Mazda CX-30

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-10 07:00
THOSE awfully clever people at Mazda have done it again...

A CLASSICALLY VERSATILE FAMILY HATCHBACK

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-09 10:00
If, in choosing a Focus-sized Family Hatchback, you merely want to buy a very good one and pay as little as possible for it, then Hyundai has a proposition for you - its third generation i30, now much..

THE POWER TO CORRUPT

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-09 10:00
This third generation version of Audi's devastatingly quick RS 3 provides the entry point into the brand's formidable RS performance range and features the most powerful production five-cylinder engin..

ROAD TEST: Citroen C4

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-04 06:30
ARE you sitting comfortably? I am, and that’s because I am behind the wheel of the new Citroen C4...

ALL-ELECTRIC WITH A BMW M TWIST

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-02 10:00
BMW's i4 is an essential first step for the Munich maker into volume EV production. It's a mid-sized sports saloon aimed at the heart of the business segment, a car that incorporates all of the compan..

OPEN FOR BUSINESS

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-09-02 10:00
BMW’s first generation ‘F33’-series 4 Series Convertible persevered with the neat metal-folding roof that had been used by its direct 3 Series Convertible predecessor. This open-topped ‘4’ a..

MORE LOVE AND EIGHT

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-08-12 10:00
Back in 2012, while the motoring press may have wanted Peugeot’s 208 GTi to be a raw, uncompromising hot hatch, the French brand instead went its own way and brought us something that, though still ..

SEE THINGS FROM A NEW PERSPECTIVE

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-08-12 10:00
Hyundai broadens its SUV line-up with a more affordable entry-level model, this car, the Bayon. It takes established engineering from the brand's i20 supermini and delivers it with the trendier crosso..

FAMILY TIME JUST GOT BETTER

→ Bournemouth Echo, 2021-08-12 10:00
Vauxhall has decided it needs not one but two small SUVs in its product portfolio, this little Crossland model sitting just below the second generation Mokka crossover in the company's crossover line-..

News

Brewery ups capacity by 40 per cent to meet expansion demand and sales increases

→ Birmingham Post, 17:06
Third birthday 'gift' takes Docks Beers above 20,000 litre mark..

Bucks Council ‘permits’ give ‘priority access’ to fuel for school transport

→ Bucks Free Press, 2021-09-30 14:22
Bucks Council has issued its response to the ongoing fuel crisis – including the issue of special ‘permits’ for school transport providers to show at petrol stations...

Man harassed 4 victims by sending letters

→ The Bolton News, 2021-09-30 14:00
MAGISTRATES have ordered a man to do 100 hours of unpaid work after he attended the Bolton homes of his victims and posted letters and notes to them...

Business

Leak and flood systems specialist moves to Barnsley to bolster expansion plans

→ Birmingham Post, 2021-10-15 09:16
Andel Ltd is aiming for significant growth in the next three years as it builds on higher environmental risk..

Fledgling livery specialist brings its branding solution to new student cycle initiative

→ Birmingham Post, 2021-10-13 14:58
Brandfixx launched last year and has added two-wheeled transport to lorry and plant work..

Tile Mountain gets even bigger with opening of fourth showroom

→ Birmingham Post, 2021-10-06 03:00
The new site in Liverpool joins its flagship showroom in Stoke-on-Trent and sister sites in Stockport and Birmingham..

Politics

What were the most popular baby names in Gloucestershire last year?

→ Gloucester Citizen, 17:51
Not all parents pick the most on trend names..

Gloucestershire MP speaks of the rise of violence in society after David Amess death

→ Gloucester Citizen, 17:36
"The risk of violence has risen - and not just for public servants."..

MP speaks about ‘the fundamental issue’ for society after David Amess death

→ Gloucester Citizen, 2021-10-18 19:06
Tewkesbury MP Laurence Robertson reacts to the violent death of Southend West MP Sir David Amess..

LIFE

Bacteria-busting next generation infant swimwear takes pool protection up a level

→ Birmingham Post, 2021-08-19 11:00
Four year development programme comes to fruition for Splash About International..

90-home development in Beverley begins

→ Birmingham Post, 2021-07-26 10:00
£23m minster town investment underway..

Gleeson has 158-home development approved for Scunthorpe

→ Birmingham Post, 2021-07-23 09:00
Affordable housing specialist outlines five-year construction plan for Phownix Meadows..

SPORT

Cheltenham Town v Morecambe LIVE: Team news, updates and reaction

→ Gloucester Citizen, 10:10
Second of two home games in four days for Michael Duff's Robins..

Injury update, stopping Harry Smith and what he learned from Kenny Jackett - Forest Green Rovers bos

→ Gloucester Citizen, 09:55
Midweek visit to East London for League Two leaders..

Eddie Jones names two Gloucester Rugby players in his England squad for autumn internationals

→ Gloucester Citizen, 2021-10-18 16:31
Gloucester Rugby centre Mark Atkinson is one of four uncapped players selected in the 34-man England squad to play Tonga, Australia and South Africa..

weather

BBC predicts when thunderstorms will hit Gloucestershire - the 'danger' hours

→ Gloucester Citizen, 17:05
A spell of miserable weather is set to batter the county..

UK weather: Experts predict a new 'Indian summer' with 20C temperatures

→ Gloucester Citizen, 2021-10-13 18:17
It's not time to put your shorts and T-shirts away just yet..

Herefordshire weather: Hail and thunder to give way to freezing temperatures and fog says Met Office

→ Gloucester Citizen, 2021-10-05 06:00
The Met Office has issued its forecast for the month of October..

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