Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner, Martyn Underhill, has taken part in a road safety day, following enforcement teams, meeting partners, members of the public and businesses in the local area. Martyn shadowed the Dorset Police No Excuse Team during their ‘surround a town’ event which took place in Shaftesbury. The team were set up to…
The Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations will bring Brits out in force to celebrate, according to one of the country’s biggest party supply companies.
Purbeck’s ‘Volunteers of the Year’ have been thanked at a council ceremony which has become an annual fixture in the district.
The Priest’s House Museum & Garden is opening a new exhibition on Friday 25 March.
A man has today pleaded guilty to manslaughter following the death of Elliot Handley in Dorchester last year. Simon Alexander Bennett, 44 and of Dorchester, admitted the charge of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility at a hearing held at Winchester Crown Court today, (21 March 2016).
East Dorset’s award-winning country park is introducing some unusual new attractions this spring. Already home to a miniature steam railway, Go Ape, tree top trail, golf and miles of trails and cycle routes, Moors Valley Country Park is now adding archery and hawk walks to its busy event programme. Suitable for beginners as well as…
Launched in partnership with the Priest’s House Museum in Wimborne, a new theatre company for adults with learning disabilities still has a few places for new members. Led by professional theatre practitioners Tam Gilbert (persuasion arts) and Tony Horitz (state of play), and launched in January, the Priest’s House Museum Theatre Company works through games…
A man who repeatedly slashed another man across the head and face in a frenzied knife attack has been jailed for eight years.
This Easter, Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has lots of events to get kids outside and having fun with nature at the visitor centre in Dorset and on DWT nature reserves.
Dorset Police and partners are supporting the national Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day on Friday 18 March and are launching a new pan Dorset service with Barnardo’s.