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Thursday, 27 October 2005
Experts believe the rare find is a `witch bottle' used to fend off evil spirits which were thought to cause horned cattle distemper - the foot and mouth of the period.
Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 27th Oct 2005
Wednesday, 26 October 2005
The bottle, which is one of only four found in the UK with its contents still inside, is to go on show at Corfe Castle for two weeks from Wednesday.
Source: BBC News Wednesday, 26 October 2005
Tuesday, 25 October 2005
It is believed the artefact, which was found by the National Trust, is a counter-witchcraft measure to ward off horned cattle distemper, the foot-and-mouth of the period.
Source: Bournemouth Daily Echo Thursday 27th Oct 2005
Monday, 24 October 2005
Shocked 10-year-old Nicholas Rogers claims he came face to face with a big cat in Poole's leafy suburbs as he walked home for his tea.
Nicholas, from Ascot Road, in Broadstone, was running home from the Recreation ground next to Silverdale Close where he had been playing football with friends last Tuesday, when he saw a large black creature crossing the road towards him.Source: Bournemouth Daily Echo Monday 24th Oct 2005