A dedicated Swanage Railway volunteer has written a fascinating new book detailing the last weeks, days and hours of the long-lamented Somerset and Dorset line between Bournemouth, Blandford, Templecombe, Evercreech and Bath – marking the 50th anniversary of the route’s controversial closure.
A man who inappropriately touched a teenage girl who he had invited into his home after promising her drugs has been jailed for 14 months.
Michael Haw, 40 and of Poole, was found guilty following a trial at Bournemouth Crown Court of sexual activity with a child and two counts of witness intimidation.
Royal Bournemouth Hospital consultant is one of 18 to join national Health Foundation quality improvement initiative Dr Sean Weaver, a consultant specialising in gastroenterology at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, is one of 18 health professionals in the UK to have been selected for a national leadership programme.
Local residents can now benefit from a new community library located in the grounds of Talbot Primary School. The former mobile library unit is stationed permanently at the school and is now open to the public Mondays to Fridays from 2-4pm during school term times. It represents a fourth community library for residents.
Diverse Abilities is looking for 20 daring individuals to sign up and take part in an exciting skydive challenge over the Wiltshire countryside on Sunday 12 June. Anyone can take part in this once in a lifetime opportunity and raise money for the charity that supports over 700 children and adults with disabilities in Dorset.…
Fifth former Luke Bannister from Canford School in Wimborne has become the official World Champion of FPV Racing following success at the World Drone Prix 2016 in Dubai this week.
at Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts. It must be daunting to take on the challenge of touring a show associated with some of the darlings of musical theatre. But it was clear from the opening note of Take That Look Off Your Face that Jodie Prenger was going to make Tell Me On A Sunday her own.
A Devon man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges following the death of David Coxon in the Holton Heath area near Wareham.
On 15 March 2016, at Winchester Crown Court Jason James – 41 and of Torquay – admitted the offence. He was arrested on Saturday 5 March 2016 and charged on Sunday 6 March 2016.
Police in Bridport are appealing for the public’s help after a theft by finding at a supermarket in the town – with a CCTV image of two suspects being released. At around 8.30pm on Thursday 25 February 2016, a man bought some items from Morrison’s supermarket in West Bay Road using a self-service checkout. While…
With the start of the ground nesting bird season, New Forest National Park Authority and Hampshire County Council Rangers will be hosting coffee mornings with a twist this spring.
The Observatory at Keyhaven, near Lymington, has been the base for a number of resident artists since its installation last year. Now walkers enjoying the sea wall are being invited to join rangers in this unique location for a coffee, chat and the chance to learn more about the wide variety of birds.