HRH The Countess of Wessex was welcomed to the Heatherlands Centre in Ferndown on 23 September to meet with volunteers and community groups.
More than 18 retailers at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park have agreed to offer up to 20 per cent discount on the evening of Monday 5 October to promote its annual Student Lock-In event
No wonder Ferndown looked so colourful this year – Ferndown in Bloom, sponsored by Haskins Garden Centres, generated a lot of interest and the results are just in.
The formal presentation evening took place at Haskins Restaurant last night (23 September) with Ferndown Mayor, Cllr Julie Robinson, presenting the prizes.
Ferndown in Bloom’s Tallest Sunflower competition sponsored jointly by Haskins Garden Centre at Longham and mags4dorset produced some incredible entries. Some were spindly, some were flower-heavy and some were like Jack’s beanstalk and disappeared into the sky. The winning entry measured a massive 13’ 8” and was nurtured by Val Briggs and her husband Doug.…
Thieves have stolen a 16-foot boat from its mooring. It was taken between Sunday 30 August and Sunday 20 September from a mooring in Poole Harbour near to Lake Road, Hamworthy. The Isla Skiff is green above the water line and pink below, with a cream interior and pine seats. The sails were not onboard.…
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Officers are continuing to appeal for information about the whereabouts of missing teenager Jess Horton who has not been seen since Friday, 18 September. Here is a further CCTV image of Jess getting off a train at Bournemouth Train Station in Dorset, at about 9.30pm on Friday. She was seen to walk out of the…
A haul of seized counterfeit goods is set for a new lease of life with some of the world’s poorest people thanks to Borough of Poole’s Trading Standards team.
The fake goods consisting of clothing, footwear and bags and with a genuine retail value of around £45,000 was seized by Trading Standards officers during three investigations into the supply of counterfeit goods in Poole.
A man who drove at a group of people enjoying a night out in Bournemouth town centre has been jailed for 13 years.
Dean James Cambage, 33, was sentenced today, (23 September), at Bournemouth Crown Court after pleading guilty at the same court on 30 June to dangerous driving, attempted grievous bodily harm with intent and one count of grievous bodily harm.
Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance is delighted to announce that it is represented in four categories at this year’s Air Ambulance Awards of Excellence, which honour the contributions of staff and volunteers in the UK air ambulance community.