This year’s Christchurch Food Festival, running from 1 to 21 May, promises even more for food lovers and visitors alike.
Local grant-giving charity Talbot Village Trust awards a grant of £10,000 to Christchurch District Scouts to help cover the cost of moving and renovating a Scout hut, donated by Dorset County Council, for the newly created 22nd Christchurch Air Scouts.
A 15% rise in bookings across their fleet of cars, vans, trucks and motorhomes has been experienced by Abacus, the Ferndown- and Andover-based vehicle hire specialist due to a price freeze.
With over 20 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Somalia on the brink of starvation, the Masonic Charitable Foundation has awarded a grant of £100,000 to the East Africa food crisis appeal.
Creating a butterfly and bee friendly garden at a Highcliffe playgroup is proving to be child’s play thanks to the generosity of an organic recycling firm.
British Beach Volleyball athlete Chris Gregory was welcomed to Ringwood School on 15 March to meet with Year 10 PE prefect students and talk about his journey from student to sporting star.
There was only one place to be in Christchurch on 15 March at 7pm and that was at the Regent Centre, which was chosen from all the independent cinemas in the UK, to provide a representative audience of film fans to appear live on BBC 1’s The One Show.
The largest gathering of working classic 1940s Bulleid Pacific class express steam locomotives since the summer of 1967 will be taking place on the Swanage Railway – marking the 50th anniversary of the end of British Rail steam trains in southern England.
Charlotte Burgess, owner of the Nail and Beauty Boutique at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park, returned from Italy recently after providing three days of cover as a nail technician for Gucci at the Milan Fashion Week.