Detectives working with the fire service to investigate a large forest fire near Wareham have confirmed that the cause is not believed to be malicious.
In just six weeks a £1 million COVID-19 support fund launched by Talbot Village Trust on 6 April has more than fulfilled its distribution of awards.
A choir based in Verwood has recorded their version of Lean on Me during lockdown to raise funds for The Trussell Trust.
The coronavirus pandemic brings fear and confusion in its wake, but Poole based charity PramaCare are working hard to support older people in the community, for whom the virus is statistically most dangerous.
The doors might be shut but you can access e-books and e-audio items from Dorset Libraries.
The weather forecast is good, and you may feel desperate to visit many of the county’s beauty spots, but both Dorset Council and BCP Council are asking people from outside the area to consider the potential impact on local communities.
With a severe fire warning in place across the New Forest, people are being asked to respect and care for the National Park and follow the New Forest code.
University Centre Sparsholt (UCS), home of the Sir Mark Todd Rider Performance studio, has confirmed that equine lecturer Natalie Stones, and teaching fellow Lorna Cameron, have been awarded the highly coveted Lecturer Bursary from the British Horse Foundation.
From this Friday 22 May owners will not longer be permitted to walk their dogs on a number of Dorset beaches.
Vulnerable residents in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have taken advantage of an emergency helpline.