East Dorset District Council is the only council so far to have voted against the proposal to make a submission to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government requesting that Dorset’s nine councils should be replaced by two new unitary councils.
Could adopting a squirrel be the perfect alternative gift for Valentine’s Day this year? Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) think so.
A large trailer was set on fire and destroyed on Friday 13 January on Barnes Crescent at around 2.30am.
French rescuers of a seal they named Bonnemine are delighted to hear that nine years later she is alive and well and living in Poole Harbour, however, the Dorset seal ID catalogue reveals that her British name is Domino.
On Thursday 26 January, the day before Holocaust Memorial day, QE School in Wimborne felt honoured to welcome Joanna Millan, a survivor of Terezin concentration camp.
Two separate collisions in the area, both of which resulted in deaths, have left families grieving.
Television and radio presenter Valerie Singleton, best known for presenting the Blue Peter series in the 1960s, is backing the Surviving Winter Appeal which raises donations from unwanted winter fuel allowances to help local older people in fuel poverty.