Volunteers have been picking up the large amount of rubbish left on beaches from Southbourne to Hengistbury Head.
Thanks to a £248,000 grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, work has been taking place at Dorchester’s Roman Town House, the earliest part of which was built in the third century AD.
Covid-19 patients in Poole Hospital’s critical care unit are being provided with an innovative aid to their recovery.
Historic England, which has a number of sites in Dorset including Merewood Cottage at Tarrant Rushton, Kingston Maurward House and Dorset County Museum in Dorchester, has launched a second emergency fund to support the heritage sector recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.
With so many schools closed, these are difficult times for young people, however, for one Swanage teenager, the future looks very bright.
A total of 2,100 trees are to be planted at Poulner Lakes and the Mount, subject to no issues being identified by CAT scanning.
With people being urged to cycle or walk instead of using public transport, Dorset Council is keen to hear residents’ views on changing the travel infrastructure in our towns and villages.
The last three months have been very difficult for residents who have been told to shield, and although some are now able to go out for socially distancing walks, many are still confined to their homes.
A cash injection of £1.6m by Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (Dorset LEP) plus £313,400 from BCP Council, will enable work to start this summer on the Boundary roundabout, which is at the east end of Wallisdown Road.
Following multiple fires that have had to be put out in recent weeks, the New Forest National Park Authority is calling on retailers across the Forest to remove disposable barbecues from sale and for a continued ban on fires and barbecues in the open countryside of the National Park.