The gardens of National Trust property, Kingston Lacy, are buzzing with activity at this time of year. The delicate pink and white Japanese blossom is in full bloom right now, attracting bees and visitors alike.
FRESH from its glowing Ofsted report, St Aldhelm’s Academy (SAA) is taking the lead in a national initiative to connect schools and employers.
The small Dorset town of Sherborne is looking forward to receiving a record number of visitors this summer on account of its residents’ and workers’ green fingers. With its Hidden Gardens scheme, the Castleton Wildlife Garden, two public gardens which are free and open daily, the Sherborne-in-Bloom contest and the stunning grounds of two castles, there is much to appreciate.
Wild Recruitment in Poole has moved into bigger premises due to a continued improvement in the local economy.
Students from The Bournemouth & Poole College served up a treat for guests during the pop-up “Saturday Night Kitchen” at the Christchurch Food Festival last weekend. The restaurant was jointly hosted by celebrity chefs Lesley Walters of ITV’s This Morning, and Dean Edwards of ITV’s Lorraine.
MAGS4DORSET has worked in partnership with Ferndown Rotary Club and the Fete on the Field committee to produce the official programme for the Fete on the Field 2016. Find out all the info on the arena events programme, map of the showground, dog show, 5k and 10k runs and classic car show.
An announcement about wider plans for future health and care services following a clinical services review has raised serious concerns among local people.
Thanks to £3,900 funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Radio Wimborne will be broadcasting live on 87.7FM from 3 June for a fortnight. This will incorporate live and recorded coverage of this year’s Folk Festival (10– 12 June).
Councillor Mrs Susan Shaw is Verwood’s new mayor elect and her deputy is Councillor Mrs Lindsey Dedden.
The head of a window cleaning company was stunned when a client flew him more than 1,000 miles to Majorca to clean the windows of his huge holiday home.