A new £500,000 level crossing at Norden Gates was used for the first time on 11 June when two late-1960s-built Class 50 British Rail express heritage diesel locomotives hauled a train containing some 450 passengers from Derby to Swanage.
Former Cherries boss Harry Redknapp opened a summer fair at Canford School in May. It raised £3,647.77 for the Diverse Abilities’ Lilypad Appeal, which is raising funds to renovate its respite home for children with complex disabilities, and their families.
The woman entered the Waitrose store in Bargates, Christchurch at around 2.35pm on 7 May, and placed a quantity of meat into a bag for life. She walked into the café and it is believed she saw a member of public handing in a purse they had found.
With such a huge decision for the country to make on Thursday, 23 June 2016, the EU Referendum campaigns are being stepped up locally.
The cheese and chilli festival at West Parley lived right up to its name.
Six Jitsuka students at Ferndown Ju-Jitsu Club achieved a 100% pass rate at a regional grading recently held at the Heatherlands Centre in Ferndown.
Jennie Deavin, a Bournemouth hotelier, celebrated 45 years in hospitality by partying with some of her many ‘protégés.’
The National Trust team at Kingston Lacy, near Wimborne have welcomed some new arrivals.
A load of codswallop! What better way to describe the famous Finland Fisch Schlapping Song with its Pythonesque humour and matching costumes?
Pupils from Talbot Heath School in Bournemouth used their baking skills to help the county’s cancer sufferers.