Since it went live a year ago, Bournemouth’s free WiFi service has seen 116,272 users login to the network, with activity peaking this August with 19,000 users. During the Air Festival the network was used by more than 4,000 people. User data collected shows that 58 per cent of users speak English as their first…
Verwood Freeman, Mrs Pam Reeks BEM, and Mr Ron Reeks celebrated their diamond wedding at a tea party in the Verwood Heathland Heritage Centre on Friday.
Bournemouth’s parks and open spaces have been recognised by judges from the South and South East in Bloom once again this year. It has been a record breaking year for the town with the award of 12 golds and four silver gilts as well as winning the town award for the best in Dorset and…
Not only did Wimborne scoop gold medal in the Small Town category for the second year running, but Redcotts Recreation Ground was entered for the first time in the Regional Park Competition and came away with a silver gilt award.
It may seem a bit premature, but the UK’s largest woodland conservation charity is already calling on the public to recycle their cards this Christmas to help plant thousands of trees across the UK.
Officers would like to thank the community for their support and patience during an incident in Bournemouth in which one man was arrested. At 3.27am on Saturday 12 September 2015, officers were called to an alleged assault at an address along Mallard Road, in which a woman had sustained an injury to her eye. Officers…
Three new choristers were recently admitted as full members of the Minster Choir at the Patronal Festival Parish Eucharist Service in Wimborne Minster. Finlay Kerr, Jacob Palmer and Isaac Slade received their surplices from the director of music, David Gostick.
Energy Minister Lord Bourne has announced development consent has been refused for the proposed Navitus Bay offshore wind park. This his caused a sigh of relief from campaigners in Dorset against the proposals.
Westbourne-based Simone Thomas Salon and Crowning Glory Hair are set to host a charity coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support’s national fundraising campaign: ‘The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’. However, not only will they host the event, but all takings the salon make through their services on the day will be donated to the charity while all staff have agreed to donate half of their day’s wages too.
West Moors Parish Council has declared the refurbished Oakhurst play area in Shaftesbury Road, West Moors, officially open.
A £40,000 facelift, funded fully by West Moors Parish Council, has seen the installation of new, state-of-the-art play equipment, some of which is fully inclusive, and has been designed to appeal to children under 12 years of age.