A teenager who travelled on the last British Rail train from Swanage to Wareham in 1972 has, 45 years later, driven the first timetabled diesel train to carry passengers from Norden along four miles of newly upgraded line – to within sight of Wareham.
4Dorset August 2016 – Your Independent Local Magazine INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Results of MAGS4DORSET School Art Competition – Wimborne brought to life in history – The Barrington Theatre celebrates 30 years – NEO Restaurant reviewed – County Council takes steps to protect Dorset’s pollinators – Former chairman of Dorset County Council dies – Celebrating 175…
Ferndown Matters Summer 2016 – The magazine of Ferndown Town Council INSIDE THIS ISSUE: New Mayor of Ferndown 2016-17 – Battle of the Somme Centenary Remembrance – M&S Foodhall Ferndown launch – Culture Week – Fete on the Field success – Yeomen of Her Majesty’s Bodyguard – Civic Service held at St. Mary’s Church –…
Early-bird bookings are now being taken for the first 60 walks in the 2016 New Forest Walking Festival.
The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the first hospital trust in the UK to receive a Green Flag Award for maintaining its green spaces to a high standard.
Dorset’s most wildlife-friendly gardens were honoured at Castle Gardens in Sherborne on Thursday 21 July, in Dorset Wildlife Trust’s annual Wildlife Friendly Garden Competition.
Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership has launched its Bournemouth International Growth (BIG) programme prospectus, which promotes Aviation Business Park as an employment site to businesses looking to expand or locate their business in Bournemouth.
The Hamworthy Park ‘Join In Sports Festival’ returned for a fantastic fifth year last weekend, featuring Rossmore Leisure Centre’s Wheelchair Rugby team.
Whether you’re Scottish or not, come on down to Highcliffe Castle and take part in a wee bit of Scottish Country Dancing. Kilts are welcome!
At Lawrences’ recent auction in Crewkerne, a plastic elephant from a local garden shed attracted more bids than almost any other lot.