Fraud and cyber crime are the key themes in this year’s Neighbourhood and Home Watch Week – a national event which encourages communities to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour by working together and increasing community spirit. Community-led events have been happening all over Dorset this week and at the weekend there will be a cyber…
With the Wimbledon tennis championships about to commence, British luxury brand, Jaguar, supported global fashion icon Ralph Lauren’s glamorous event in London on 22 June, to celebrate the Official Wimbledon Outfitter’s 10th anniversary as an All England Lawn Tennis Club partner.
Dorset Blind Association is offering a free skydive, donated by GoSkydive, to join a group jumping for the charity on 1 August in Salisbury. On average, each person jumping will raise enough to support one blind person for a year, so the charity hopes the promotion will recruit more skydiving fundraisers. Twenty people, including five…
Fundraising during his year in office as Chairman of East Dorset District Council, Cllr Robin Cook raised a total of £5847.
£5200 of this has gone to his chosen charities, the Alzheimer’s Society and Friends of Victoria Hospital, Wimborne.
Great grandmother Audrey Dormon was the toast of a Mudeford care home when she celebrated her 102nd birthday.
Audrey was the first resident at Colten Care’s Avon Reach home 22 years ago and was joined for her birthday tea by daughter Ann, great grandson Henry Comyn and a host of staff and residents.
New Swanage Carnival Queen Drew Hamilton has performed the first official duty of her ‘royal’ year.
The 18-year-old began a busy few months by visiting the offices of her sponsor, Ellis Jones Solicitors, in Swanage High Street.
Charles Michael Duke is a born entertainer who is refusing to let the fact that he has cystic fibrosis prevent him from performing.
Having been forced to spend much of the last year in hospital, Charles, from Hordle, in Dorset, decided to turn the experience into a positive and has just released a comedy video performing his self-penned song ‘Life in a hospital’.
The immediate past Mayor of Christchurch, Cllr Denise Jones, has handed out cheques amounting to £9,900 to the three charities she chose to support during her mayoral year.
Cllr Frederick Neale has been sworn in as Mayor of Christchurch a year earlier than expected.
The mayor-elect for 2015-16 was Cllr Nick Geary, but a condition of taking the position was that he had to be elected on 7 May.
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