Extinction Rebellion is hosting a ‘heads-in-the-sand’ action near Boscombe Pier on Thursday 25 June, to protest government inaction on the climate crisis.
Best-selling author Minette Walters wants children and young people to share their lockdown experiences for a summer short story competition in aid of Julia’s House Children’s Hospice.
Hazel Allen, Hepatology consultant nurse and strategic lead for the Dorset Viral Hepatitis Service, is leading an initiative, together with local partners including ‘Hep C U Later’, a project that aims to eliminate Hepatitis C in the community by 2023.
Although Dorset libraries are still closed, the teams have been keeping adults and children entertained during lockdown with a packed programme of online activities.
Now that more businesses are re-opening and there is more traffic, motorists need to be aware that road works will be taking place on a number of roads in Dorset – and there will be delays.
With warnings in place not to have barbecues or fires in high fire risk areas of the county, Dorset Council is seeking agreement to look at measures prohibiting or controlling the use of disposable barbecues and other fire-related activities.