Since his re-election in May, Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner, Martyn Underhill, has outlined eight key manifesto pledges he will achieve during the first 100 days of his new term of office.
A 65-year-old club that was founded on a defunct tennis court on the village recreation ground in 1962, and whose homely clubhouse is an old agricultural building thought to have been a chicken shed, is celebrating a new sponsorship deal.
Ferndown Fete on the Field is this Saturday (18 June) and with the promise of model plane and raptor displays, it should be a flying spectacular.
Around 60,000 people are expected to visit this year’s Bournemouth Food & Drink Festival, which takes place from 17–26 June in Bournemouth Square.
Firefighting tactics devised on the training grounds of Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service could soon be saving lives on the other side of the Atlantic.
Over the last few days, 150 hanging baskets and 40 window boxes full of flowers have been put up around Wimborne ahead of this year’s competitions. These augment the summer planting, which took place at the end of May when over 80 wooden barrel planters and flower towers were filled, all ahead of the local and regional ‘in Bloom’ judging.
> On 26 June 2016 at 3pm in Wimborne Minster, the Mariposa Trust is holding a Saying Goodbye service.
Pupils from Broadstone Middle School recently visited Langside School, the charity run school and part of Diverse Abilities.
“I am thrilled that this October, Bournemouth will be hosting its sixth Arts By The Sea Festival, which promises to be more diverse and creative than ever,” said Bournemouth councillor Lawrence Williams.
Organisers of the Great Dorset Steam Fair at Tarrant Hinton have reported a positive increase in advance ticket sales for the 2016 event, compared to the same period last year. This is following an announcement in November confirming changes to the show dates for 2016.