Abacus, the Ferndown and Andover-based vehicle hire specialist, has provided practical support for AFC Bournemouth’s first team by donating two vans – a Ford Transit and a Peugeot Partner – to help transport kit and equipment for the First Team and Youth development squads.
The public is being invited to travel back in time and board an evocative ‘1970s Express’ live music steam train celebrating the 40th anniversary of the award-winning Swanage Railway’s re-birth back in 1976.
An authentic replica of 1950s Wimborne, with its diminutive buildings and tiny shop window displays, Wimborne Model Town has been attracting and charming visitors for decades.
The youngest pupils at Manorside Academy in Poole celebrated the Queen’s birthday with a tea party thrown by the ‘big year sixes’.
Pupils at King’s Park Academy in Bournemouth celebrated the Queen’s 90th birthday with the ‘royal family’, the mayor and a cake fit for the Queen herself.
More than 140 local business professionals enjoyed a revved up wheels experience recently. After receiving their special souvenir pit passes, guests gained an exclusive preview of the festival’s most prestigious super cars and entrance to a VIP drinks reception at the Super Car Arena on the Bournemouth’s Pier Front.
A new £500,000 level crossing at Norden Gates was used for the first time on 11 June when two late-1960s-built Class 50 British Rail express heritage diesel locomotives hauled a train containing some 450 passengers from Derby to Swanage.
Former Cherries boss Harry Redknapp opened a summer fair at Canford School in May. It raised £3,647.77 for the Diverse Abilities’ Lilypad Appeal, which is raising funds to renovate its respite home for children with complex disabilities, and their families.
The woman entered the Waitrose store in Bargates, Christchurch at around 2.35pm on 7 May, and placed a quantity of meat into a bag for life. She walked into the café and it is believed she saw a member of public handing in a purse they had found.
With such a huge decision for the country to make on Thursday, 23 June 2016, the EU Referendum campaigns are being stepped up locally.