MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole Michael Tomlinson spent time meeting the team, residents and relatives at the Magna Care Centre in Wimborne recently.
From touring the operating theatres to bandaging up their teddies, hundreds of people spent the day looking behind the scenes at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital’s Open Day on Saturday 9 September.
Both Poole lifeboats launched together on 11 September at 2.10pm, to a report of vessel aground at Whitley Lake off Sandbanks Road and were soon on the scene.
Over 9,000 badgers could be killed this year in Dorset despite advice that culling is unlikely to reduce bovine TB
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has announced that it is shocked and saddened to hear that the areas where badger culling will take place in Dorset this year will be substantially increased despite scientific advice that it is unlikely to have a meaningful effect in reducing bovine tuberculosis (bTB).
The beautiful ash tree, which has proved so vital to human society down the ages, could soon disappear from the British Isles altogether due to Chalara, ash dieback disease, and the Springhead Trust is running a six-day celebration of the tree in Dorset and Wiltshire before it’s too late.
Thanks to a grant from the Talbot Village Trust of just under £5,000, Dorset Storm Basketball Club has completely refurbished their existing facilities to meet with competition regulations and enable the team to continue to play in national league games.
Hillside Community First School in Verwood held a tree planting ceremony on 6 September, attended by the town’s mayor, Cllr Mrs Lindsey Dedden, the chair of governors, Mrs Sandra Groves, parents, staff and pupils.
The story of the world’s most famous tank has had a new chapter added following research revealing exactly how Tiger 131 was captured in Tunisia.
A police investigation is underway following the death of a woman at Bestival, and a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Green-fingered volunteers have set about transforming an abandoned allotment plot in Ferndown for the use of those living with dementia.