Christchurch-based charity, Macmillan Caring Locally, has received The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service; the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK.
Where do our memories of the dead live? In sacred spaces like gravestones, or aisle 22 of Tescos? On someone’s Facebook page or Twitter feed? Leeds-based artist and performance maker Ellie Harrison is on a month-long journey to find out.
With the Wimborne Folk Festival fast-approaching, the huge line-up of dancers, Tibetan monks and musicians are preparing to descend on the town for next weekend’s big event.
Caravan owners are being encouraged to install smoke alarms and check them regularly after a caravan fire at a holiday park in Holton Heath on 24 May.
Possibly Parkstone’s longest-running community event, the St Peter’s Parkstone Summer Fayre, is back this month celebrating its centenary year and who better to open the milestone event than the Mayor of Poole, Cllr Sean Gabriel.
When businessman Dave Wolfenden launched Horton Commercials Ltd on the Ferndown Industrial Estate in 1985, the ambition to create a £2m production centre to manufacture his own range of vehicles for general sale across the UK would not have seemed realistic.
In a recent announcement, Environment Secretary Michael Gove committed to conserve and enhance England’s finest landscapes as he launched a review of England’s National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.