The management at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park have set themselves challenges in a bid to boost funds for Autism Wessex. Whilst other members of the team will keep their challenges at ground level, Castlepoint’s management suite administrator Tanya Hatcher has selected to Wing Walk at Compton Abbas airfield on Sunday 5 July.
Father’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the special bond between father and child, and this collection of images by Karen Wiltshire of KW Photography does exactly that. Released ahead of Father’s Day on 21 June, Karen’s portraits show a number of doting dads – mostly first time parents – carefully cradling their newborn child.
Double Olympian Liz Yelling made a special visit to Poole Grammar recently on behalf of the Bournemouth Marathon Festival to celebrate the school winning a prestigious athletics competition. There were a total of 26 local schools taking part in the junior races, held in association with Active Dorset at last year’s Bournemouth Marathon Festival and…
Over 700 objections have now been sent into East Dorset District Council to protest at what could become the second largest solar farm in Dorset, saying it represents damaging industrialisation of the beautiful countryside.
As the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo was celebrated on 18 June, a remarkable glimpse into the Duke of Wellington’s preparations for battle will be offered for sale at auction. The letter, written by the Duke on 8 May 1815 as he made crucial plans for his most decisive conflict and the final…
Local businesses raised £2,000 to help blind and partially sighted people at the Dorset Blind Association Virtual Row event in Bournemouth Square on Friday. Business supporters, volunteers and visually impaired people used rowing machines in Bournemouth Square on Friday to compete and raise funds at the annual Virtual Row. Members of the community joined in…
Coda Music Trust is celebrating success for its ‘Dementia Notes’ project, which works across Bournemouth, after the project received second place prize at the Arts & Health South West awards on 8 June.
The Woodland Trust is inviting people across Dorset to nominate their favourite tree with a story, as the contest begins to crown this year’s Tree of the Year, supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
School children were invited to find out how sun can provide a brighter future for all at Dorset’s newest solar farm.
The youngsters from St James’ Church of England First School in Alderholt were invited by renewable energy supplier Good Energy to take a tour of the solar farm it is currently building at the nearby Crossroads Plantation.
Sainsbury’s Ferndown is celebrating the success of their partnership with Leaf (Leukaemia Educating And Fundraising). The charity collected a cheque for £5,199.29 on 5 June from the store manager Richard Lockett and his colleagues.