With warnings in place not to have barbecues or fires in high fire risk areas of the county, Dorset Council is seeking agreement to look at measures prohibiting or controlling the use of disposable barbecues and other fire-related activities.
Both Poole lifeboats were launched just after 3.30pm on 21 June to a report that a 24-foot yacht was pinned against the chain ferry that carries passengers and vehicles across the entrance to Poole Harbour.
The Queen has sent a personal message to Dorset Chamber.
Sadly, there has been an increase in the amount of litter, such as plastic bottles, takeaway containers and other rubbish, being left behind in local parks, heathlands and beaches.
A 10-year-old boy from Poole is making a splash for charity by replicating swimming the English Channel to help raise money for Forest Holme Hospice.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man died following an alleged assault in Bournemouth – with one man being arrested.
Bonnie, a 10-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier cross, had been given her favourite fish as a teatime treat, but when her owner put the discarded tin in the recycling bin, Bonnie saw her chance for an extra helping and got her tongue stuck in the can.
People who are classed as potentially vulnerable to coronavirus are invited to visit Furzey Gardens in Minstead on Mondays, as the gardens are being reserved for them.
The New Forest Consultative Panel is seeking a new chairman to further develop and take the panel forward by championing, facilitating, and supporting its members to help enrich and protect the Forest.
The online Global Happy Café, which is part of the World Happiness Project, starts from 1 July on Zoom at 7pm.