Food lovers in their thousands flocked to Christchurch Food Festival amid beautiful sunshine. Once again the festival was expanded to include not only the traditional High Street market but also the festival village on the Quomps at Christchurch Quay.
Stop Press… BBC ‘FLOG IT’ filmed at Highcliffe Castle in June 2015 on a stunning summer’s day, is due to hit our television screens this month showcasing Highcliffe in all its glory.
Now in its fifth year, The Purbeck Marathon has become an important part of the running calendar and a major event in Purbeck. During this time the race has gone from strength to strength and has made a very positive contribution, such as £6,000 to good causes.
The Grove Hotel has been honoured with the prestigious Stellar Stays Award, recognising outstanding levels of customer service and satisfaction.
Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance is holding its 6th annual Coast to Coast (C2C) Cycle Challenge on Sunday 15 May and is hoping that the public will come out in support of the 600 cyclists taking part.
On the weekend of 21 and 22 May, the National Trust’s West Dorset team is holding the annual Spring Tide Food Festival at Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock. The festival will be open between 10am and 4pm on both days.
The gardens of National Trust property, Kingston Lacy, are buzzing with activity at this time of year. The delicate pink and white Japanese blossom is in full bloom right now, attracting bees and visitors alike.
FRESH from its glowing Ofsted report, St Aldhelm’s Academy (SAA) is taking the lead in a national initiative to connect schools and employers.
The small Dorset town of Sherborne is looking forward to receiving a record number of visitors this summer on account of its residents’ and workers’ green fingers. With its Hidden Gardens scheme, the Castleton Wildlife Garden, two public gardens which are free and open daily, the Sherborne-in-Bloom contest and the stunning grounds of two castles, there is much to appreciate.
Wild Recruitment in Poole has moved into bigger premises due to a continued improvement in the local economy.