Despite an appalling weather forecast, the Rustic Fayre at Potterne Park in Verwood went ahead as planned on August Bank Holiday Monday.
Police in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses after a car struck pedestrians on Poole Hill in the early hours of Sunday 24 August The grey 318 BMW estate drove off in the direction of Terrace Road towards the BIC after the collision at around 4.30am. The car was later found abandoned on the East Overcliff.…
A new classic and sports car group is being formed for owners of classic cars and saloons manufactured pre-1975, and 2-seater sports cars pre-2003, who live in Verwood and surrounding areas. The aim is to meet up, go for drives to enjoy the countryside and stop for refreshments on the way. Members can also share…
The 15th Wimborne in Bloom August Bank Holiday weekend Duck Race raised over £1,500 towards ‘In Bloom’ funds and the autumn planting.
The Deputy Mayor and Mayoress Councillor Shane and Mrs Tracy Bartlett along with members of the Wimborne in Bloom Committee launched the ducks into the river Allen by the Riverside Mews Café Bridge on Saturday 23 August.
Purbeck Folk Festival held the rain at bay until the final sets of Sunday night as organisers reported the most successful event in its six-year history.
Despite late afternoon warnings of impending rain and advice to move heavy vehicles to higher ground, the weather held on Sunday night as closing headliners Turin Brakes brought the curtain down on the best attended and most diverse line up in the Festival’s history.
Wimborne Town shook off the disappointment of Saturday’s last ditch 2-1 defeat at Cinderford to claim bragging rights with a 3-1 victory in the Bank Holiday Monday local derby at Bashley.
Mark Gamble, making his first start of the campaign, put Wimborne ahead from the penalty spot in the first period.
North East Forest Trefoil Guild raised £400 for Oakley Friends Alzheimer Association with a posh pinny tea party where charity’s representative Judy James spoke about the work of the carers. During the summer a group of members spend a day at Pax Lodge, the Guide house in London and 11 members travelled on the Swanage…