Dorset news

Crime Spree in Swanage

Police in Swanage are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a series of burglaries and car crimes in the town. The incidents happened some time overnight between 5pm on Tuesday 7 May and 7.30am on Wednesday 8 May. A number of cars, garages and sheds were broken into on Bon…

Toppin’ Out

A topping out ceremony for a new development of 17 family homes in Christchurch saw Councillor Ray Nottage, Leader of Christchurch Borough Council, don a hard hat and high visibility jacket to lay the first roof tiles. The recent event marked the final phase of construction at Connect at Hyde Mews, a collection of new,…

Crying for the South

Seventeen town criers and their escorts in splendid costumes were joined by the Dorset Youth Marching Band to parade through the town of Wimborne Minster on 6 May. They arrived to compete in the Southern England Town Criers Championship. Before the cries began, the Wimborne Militia fired a volley from their muskets to scour the…