Cyclist Richard Ellis died following a collision that could have been avoided had a mother not been distracted whilst driving.
A mother and son fundraising duo are ‘glowing’ all out to help Dorset cancer sufferers.
During last year’s Classic Cars on the Prom, volunteers collected donations from event-goers and have awarded £1,000 to Langside School, run by Dorset charity Diverse Abilities.
A collection of work from the studio of a noted local painter of Somerset and Dorset subjects is coming up for sale in a few days at Lawrences in Crewkerne.
The John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation (JTYAF) has announced that £85,000 has been allocated for awards to local young people in 2017.
It has been announced that the Rampisham Down Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in West Dorset, will not be developed into a 25MW solar power station. This follows two years of campaigning by Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) and work by conservation organisations including Natural England, RSPB and others. The site is a legally protected area of rare acid grassland and is of national importance.
John Cook has been appointed as the new head chef at Stewarts Garden Centre Restaurant and Coffee Shop at Broomhill, near Wimborne.
Luminos, a Poole-based community choir, held its annual Christmas concert at St Aldhelm’s Church, Branksome, raising more than £700 for WaterAid UK, the charity which works around the world to ensure people have clean drinking water.
Diverse Abilities is inviting the local community to join them on Thursday 12 January at the Marsham Court Hotel, in Bournemouth, from 10am to 7pm to find out how rewarding a career in care can be.