At the Inner Wheel Club of Ferndown’s AGM in June, donations as a result of various fund raising events were allocated to the following charities: Bus Stop Club £400 (£300 of which was raised by a collection at Sainsbury’s last September); Cherry Tree Nursery at Northbourne £200 for the purchase of equipment; Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance £200; Young Carers £386.
After six fun-filled and sun-drenched days, Larmer Tree Festival concluded its 25th anniversary on Sunday with an unbeatable combination of award-winning comedian Bill Bailey and the legendary Jimmy Cliff performing on the festival’s Main Stage in front of a packed out crowd.
Work to build the long-awaited rail crossing that offers a safe and direct route for local residents accessing Hamworthy Park, starts on site on Monday 27 July.
The new cycle and pedestrian crossing over the freight railway line in Hamworthy will provide residents from the Harbour Reach development with easy access to their popular local park.
Dorset’s disabilities charity, Diverse Abilities, has successfully held its third ‘It’s a Knockout’ challenge at Lodmoor Country Park, in Weymouth, with 22 teams taking part in many wet and wacky games, which raised over £15,000.
Detectives would like to speak to two male teenagers in connection with a street robbery in Bournemouth – a CCTV image of them is being released.
The incident happened at around 6.10pm on Saturday 18 July 2015 at a bus stop near the junction of Ashley Road and Windham Road.
The Mayor of Poole has presented seven local residents with a Community Champion Award, recognising their outstanding efforts to help improve the lives of others or the town itself. The awards, of which there are three levels of achievement – blue, silver and gold, were designed to recognise the small things that may go unnoticed…
From launching water rockets to laser cutting key rings, primary school children from across the New Forest were given a fun day’s introduction to the world of secondary education. The youngsters were attending the annual STEM Day (science, technology, engineering and maths) hosted by The Arnewood School in New Milton.
Hundreds of young people were honoured at a special awards ceremony celebrating sporting achievement. Hosted by Bournemouth’s Harewood and Avonbourne colleges, the eighth Sports Personality of the Year awards celebrated the achievements of its own students plus children from 19 primary schools across the borough.
A man armed with a machete walked into the BP petrol station in Ringwood Road, Bournemouth at 6.30am today (24 July). He threatened a member of staff with the machete demanding cash, which he placed in a plastic bag before leaving. Nobody was physically injured during the incident. The offender is described as a white man,…
With the Rugby World Cup being held in England and games kicking off at 8pm it promises to galvanise the home nations.
Peeks, based in Christchurch, one of the country’s biggest party supply companies, is already distributing its products to pubs, bars, rugby clubs and hotels which are showing the games.