A 16 year-old Bournemouth and Poole College student delivered a cheque for £1,000 last week to BCHA following a successful fundraising launch event for her charity CD single release.
A Dorset police officer has been dismissed following a misconduct hearing.
The Dorset Coast Forum’s short film, ‘CoastWise’, aimed at helping people to stay safe while still having fun at the coast has been selected by The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts to receive a 2017 Davey Award for Film/Video-education.
With its large population of older people, Dorset has one of the highest incidences of leg ulcers in the UK – and yet just 20 years ago, it didn’t have a specialist service to tackle the problem.
Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance is delighted to announce that their AW169 helicopter has been named Pegasus in a competition that attracted nearly 1,000 entries and which ran alongside an art competition for younger people.
Grant-giving trust awards Bournemouth War Memorial Homes £100,000 grant for disabled veterans’ bungalows
Bournemouth War Memorial Homes (BWMH) has received a £100,000 grant from Talbot Village Trust (TVT) towards the construction of five two-bedroom bungalows suitable for disabled veterans.
A big-hearted German businessman cycled 1,400km in a week to arrive at a Dorset dementia care home and thank the mentor who inspired him as a young student as well as raise more than £2,000 for Parkinson’s UK.
Dorset Police has welcomed the first person to join the Force through the Direct Entry programme that allows candidates from outside policing to join the service at certain ranks, and offers the opportunity to widen the talent pool and bring in people from a diverse range of backgrounds.
A couple and their friend are embarking on the last of Seven Summits, Visson Massif in Antarctica, in memory of John Thornton.
The Advice Team, part of Dorset charity Diverse Abilities, are offering assistance to local people in Poole that are unable to work due to being sick, following an accident or are disabled.