Animal Defenders International have rescued 33 lions, 24 from circuses in Peru and nine from Colombia, after both countries banned the use of wild animals in circuses. The lions will be returned to their homeland on Friday 29 April when they will be flying to a destination in the natural African bush at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary, South Africa.
Arthur Woodley’s 100th birthday celebrations included a surprise visit from the head of West Moors Parish Council, Councillor Penny Yeo. She dropped in to Brook View care home where Arthur is a resident to present him with a card and bottle of red wine.
The sun shone for a busy Beaulieu Boatjumble as more than 7,000 event-goers picked up bargains from the hundreds of stands at the largest outdoor sale of maritime items in Europe.
Ferndown Jitsu Club scooped two gold awards last weekend at the Junior Judo Nationals.
Bournemouth Borough Council staff attended East Cliff promenade and cliff top at 5am on Sunday 24 April, after reports of a cliff slip near the Jon Egging Memorial.
Moyles Court School in Ringwood partnered with Broadway Education during April in order to further capitalise on Moyles Court’s success under the Headmastership of Richard Milner-Smith. The new strategic relationship complements Broadway Education’s portfolio of schools and allows Moyles Court to build on its momentum, which culminated in the best results in the school’s history and a place in The Sunday Times Top 50 small schools.
The Dorset town of Wimborne Minster celebrated St George’s Day by selling England’s national flower and raising money for charity.