A new buddy-system, Ferndown Community Connectors, is being launched in Ferndown and organisers are on the look-out for volunteers.
Pupils and staff of Hillside Community First School in Verwood had great fun on 4 May when they were able to turn up to school with crazy hair to raise funds for charity.
The UK’s most famous dinosaur, Dippy the Diplodocus, was in good company at Dorset County Museum in Dorchester recently, having been joined by the NSPCC’s popular children’s character, Pantosaurus, to launch the PANTS campaign.
Ferndown Town Council has announced that a project is in development to refurbish and extend the Barrington Centre Café in Ferndown, which will provide improved facilities and enable a wider range of entertainment and leisure activities to be held there.
Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance has announced the appointment of Gillian Bryce as their new Chair of Trustees, taking over from from Roger Morgan.
A drug dealer who was involved in a major conspiracy to supply class A drugs and fled the country after absconding during his trial is now serving a lengthy prison sentence.
Hundreds of people got the chance to step back in time as Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum opened its doors to the public in Dorchester on 1 May.
A farmer has been prosecuted for causing unnecessary suffering to a cow left on the ramp of a Dorset slaughterhouse and for breaching TB disease control restrictions by illegally moving livestock.
Borough of Poole Council’s Economic Development Team is partnering with a number of organisations for a programme of events designed for local and regional businesses at this year’s Poole Maritime Festival in June.
A major project to upgrade and improve the coastal defences and promenade at Avon Beach has reached completion in time for the summer.