Following the cancellation of the first HAPPY people, places, planet conference to have been held in Bournemouth on 18 April, a one hour and twelve minute video stream to YouTube has been launched in its place.
There is now no excuse not to tackle the gardening, as Dorset Council is to resume it garden waste kerbside collections from Monday 27 April.
Bournemouth & Poole College is offering Dorset residents, aged 19 and above, the opportunity to learn a new skill and gain qualification during the government-enforced lockdown by completing one of their free online courses.
Sarah Barnes, Ricky and Felix in Lockdown somewhere in Bournemouth
Key workers are required to help with Diverse Abilities Supported Living Service, providing support to adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities and enabling them to live independent lives.
The Sandbanks Ferry Company, which runs the chain ferry service between Studland and Poole, has announced that it will be withdrawing the service from Tuesday 21 April until further notice.
Emergency services and other partner agencies across Dorset are working together to highlight the #Unacceptable trend in the number of verbal abuse, assaults or attacks their staff face and the rising number involving threats of COVID-19 infection.
PHE (Public Health England) published new guidance on 31 March to ensure funerals are conducted safely, consistent with social distancing principles, to protect communities, the funeral industry and the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic.
To understand the impact of COVID-19 on Dorset’s business community, Dorset LEP has launched a Business Impact Survey, which is open to businesses of all sizes, the self-employed, and charities in the county.
Dorset Police has issued a warning after receiving reports that criminals are posing as council officials or NHS staff to either gain entry to private residences, or to make monetary gain by charging householders for errands.