Like many British species, it is becoming rare to catch a glimpse of the formidable looking, but friendly stag beetle (Lucanus cervus). Sadly, their numbers are dwindling across Europe due to loss of habitat and predators including cats, magpies and humans.
Mavis the red vintage Mini is helping to drive an important message to the plant-buying public when they visit the Stewarts Garden Centre at Broomhill, near Wimborne. Mavis is surrounded by a range of plants grown by a multitude of British growers.
Three more apprentices from Dorset’s Wessex Group have become fully qualified and are now working for the family firm.
The New Forest’s famous scenery, wildlife and traditions will be celebrated this summer as sculptors, painters and photographers compete for prizes in a local art competition.
Local choir Rising Voices Wessex will be appearing with male group Blake for an evening of songs at The Regent Centre, Christchurch on 6 May. The evening “Songs from Stage and Screen” is a sell-out.
As France prepares to host the UEFA European Championship this summer, Canford Cliffs beach will also be awash with football activity. The two permanent goals have an exciting programme of events planned that all can get involved with.
The corporate partnership manager of A One Insurance Group has been appointed the chair of the Westbourne Business Association and a director of the Coastal BID.
Local author, Jenny Elmes, will give a fascinating talk about her new book ‘M-Mother’ at Dorset Wildlife Trust’s (DWT) Chesil Beach Centre this month.
Ringwood and Burley Band are set to collaborate with Bournemouth’s Sound of Soul Choir to perform a charity concert in tribute to much-loved daughter and mother of one, Natalie Killeen
Within their very first year, Ringwood School’s Equestrian Team has already qualified and competed on the national stage, achieving fourth place at the National Schools County Dressage and Show Jumping Championships.