Despite people being asked to stay at home to save lives during the coronavirus pandemic, Poole lifeboat was tasked just after 5pm on 8 May to a report that a kayaker was in distress.
Animals helped to save countless lives during the Second World War, and to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday, vet charity PDSA is sharing exclusive e-books which tell the remarkable stories of animal heroes honoured with the Dickin Medal.
With VE Day upon us, we asked the film experts from MetFilm School based at the world-famous Ealing Studios, which top WWII films they would recommend to entertain and enlighten our readers on the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe on Friday 8 May.
Do you think Dorset Police are adopting the right approach to dealing with the COVID-19 lockdown?
If you had been training for Diverse Abilities’ Dorset Neon Run – set for 26 April – and had been disappointed when it was postponed until 12 September, don’t despair, as it will now be taking place virtually over the Bank Holiday weekend of Saturday 23, Sunday 24, and Monday 25 May.
Two midwives from Poole Hospital featured in a choir to celebrate the International Day of the Midwife on 5 May.
The upside of lockdown is that it has made us appreciate our green spaces as we go for our daily walks.
Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council are to start re-opening tips and household recycling sites from Monday 11 May 2020
The first of five barn owl chicks hatched live on the Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) webcam on 5 May. The parents, affectionately known as ‘Mr and Mrs B’ by the dedicated followers of the webcam, have been roosting in the box on DWT’s Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve since winter 2019.
The fairies of Furzey Gardens in Minstead near Lyndhurst recently invited children to design three new doors for their garden as part of an online competition and more than 50 youngsters entered.