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.
Staff at Southfield Dental Practice will be taking the ferry to the Isle of Wight before cycling to raise money for Cancer Research UK on 16 September.
George Davison, aged 71 from Poole, is about to embark on a 1,000 kilometre walk for the children’s charity Promise Dreams, despite recent ill-health.
Named in a competition, land trains Flotsam and Jetsam have now joined Bournemouth’s train fleet and their winning names were chosen from over 600 entries.
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