If social distancing isn’t possible, or in circumstances where you’re more likely to come into contact with people you don’t normally meet, for example on public transport or in some shops, then if you can, the government advises that you wear face coverings.
A school that had given all its PPE away at the beginning of lockdown have been gifted 120 face shields from a former student.
STARS Dorset is celebrating its one year anniversary of its new name (previously Dorset Rape Crisis Support Centre) and the charity is asking everyone across Dorset to help fundraise.
Detectives working with the fire service to investigate a large forest fire near Wareham have confirmed that the cause is not believed to be malicious.
In just six weeks a £1 million COVID-19 support fund launched by Talbot Village Trust on 6 April has more than fulfilled its distribution of awards.
A choir based in Verwood has recorded their version of Lean on Me during lockdown to raise funds for The Trussell Trust.
The coronavirus pandemic brings fear and confusion in its wake, but Poole based charity PramaCare are working hard to support older people in the community, for whom the virus is statistically most dangerous.
The doors might be shut but you can access e-books and e-audio items from Dorset Libraries.
The weather forecast is good, and you may feel desperate to visit many of the county’s beauty spots, but both Dorset Council and BCP Council are asking people from outside the area to consider the potential impact on local communities.
With a severe fire warning in place across the New Forest, people are being asked to respect and care for the National Park and follow the New Forest code.