Dorset’s disability charity, Diverse Abilities, recently held a special 60th anniversary celebratory skydiving day with 28 people taking part and raising over £29,000. Those who took part skydived 10,000ft or 15,000ft to raise money for the charity that supports over 600 adults and children with disabilities in Dorset. Dean Daniels, one of the charity’s fab…
With the Jurassic Coast filling with visitors for the busy summer season, new deckchairs, windbreaks and beach shelters are appearing on the beach at near the Hive café, Burton Bradstock in West Dorset.
The Wimborne BID welcomed back the Action Sports Show Experts into the Square on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 July. The weekend saw them entertain crowds with their incredible skills, balance, power and aerial styles of trials riding, BMX, MTB dirt jumping, free-running, scooter riding, flatland BMX and rollerblading and gave the audience the opportunity to…
A doorman has been jailed for 18 months after being convicted of a violent assault on a man in Weymouth.
Former winners GH Podiatry reclaimed their crown in a thrilling finale to the Battens Solicitors charity beach volleyball tournament in Weymouth.
They battled it out with defending champions Team NewBody to take the honours in an 18-12 victory at the eighth annual extravaganza.
A simulated emergency exercise was held at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest near Ringwood recently when preparations to deal with a potential disaster were tested at a special staff training day.
Help CLIC Sargent support families coping with the impact of a cancer diagnosis by taking on their £170 challenge. Why £170? Because that’s the grant CLIC Sargent gives to families after a child is diagnosed with cancer, to stop unexpected costs becoming a problem. Money may seem unimportant when a child is diagnosed with cancer,…
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.