It may have been unofficial, but there were tears of joy and cheers from the crowd as a Wheelchair Rugby Club based in Poole completed a 26-hour marathon match on 17 March, with the aim of highlighting the sport and getting into the Guinness Book of Records.
Councillors have backed ambitious plans to help tackle housing shortages in West Dorset by building a mix of new homes.
Yellow Buses has been named as the top operator in Bournemouth and Poole – and joint third nationally – in the latest Bus Passenger Survey.
Poole Harbour Canoe Club is offering two opportunities to try out paddlesports in April.
Dolphin Shopping Centre has supported Parkstone Grammar School students for the Young Enterprise Tenner Challenge.
A Bournemouth-based charity named The Crumbs Project has received a grant of £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.