“It is an honour to be appointed chairman of this prestigious council. I look forward to attending as many civic and ceremonial functions to enhance the council’s profile and promote its initiatives and business opportunities,” said Cllr David Shortell following his election as the new chairman for East Dorset District Council.
Police, fire engines an ambulance and paramedics are currently attending a road accident at the top of Victoria Road, (close to Bramley Road), Ferndown near the traffic lights.
Over 500,000 bikes are now registered on BikeRegister (www.bikeregister.com), the national police approved cycle database.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) and the Wildlife Trusts nationally are inviting everyone to take the challenge of doing something ‘wild’ every day for 30 days in June.
With just a few weeks to go until the UK’s biggest wheels-themed family festival, organisers have announced a host of brand new attractions for 2016, including a daredevil motorcycle stunt team, international championship racing on the beach and an Italian Job-style car chase with a British seaside twist!
Lawyers have lodged an application for judicial review to quash the decision to grant planning permission for the Mapperton Solar Farm on five grounds of procedural error, and this will now be held on 18 May in the High Court in London.
Programmed, promoted, staged and managed by young people, The Study Break is a multi-media live music event at Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, on Friday 20 May.
Poole Dementia Action Alliance are running a pop-up shop for 3 days as part of Dementia awareness Week.
If you enjoy dining out and exploring new places to eat – here’s some new food for thought. Sole Food Safari offers tasty tours of the local culinary scene to discover new places to eat that will tantalise your taste buds.
In memory of a local photographer, an inflatable pub at Christchurch Food and Wine Festival has raised over £500 for Macmillan Caring Locally.