The mags4dorset’s charity of the year: Relay For Life Bournemouth and East Dorset, held its fundraising event on the track behind Ferndown Leisure Centre at the weekend. It broke all expectations by raising over £28,000 for Cancer Research UK. It opened with an inspiring survivors’ lap of honour and continued for 24 hours over the weekend…
INSIDE THIS ISSUE… New Verwood Town Guide is out – Fern-tastic Fete on the Field – ‘Life in a Hospital’ is a hit online
A sixth former from The Arnewood School, New Milton has won a national animation competition with his short film called ‘priorities.’
Year 12 CGI student Michael Paler wowed judges of the Animation 15 UK Schools Computer Animation Competition with his compelling feature on how modern-day children can be distracted by gaming.
Work to transform historic almshouses in Emery Down near Lyndhurst has received a royal seal of approval.
The 140-year-old Victorian Boultbee Cottages have been given a prestigious award by the Prince of Wales after undergoing a £600,000 restoration programme.
A proud nan whose granddaughter is pictured on a bus advert campaign was invited by the company to have a closer look – after chasing it for weeks.
The management at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park have set themselves challenges in a bid to boost funds for Autism Wessex.
General Manager Peter Matthews, 65, will tackle a gruelling 30 mile route starting at Castlepoint.
The public vote for the Dorset Venus Awards 2015 opened today (13 of July). Dubbed by Channel 4 as the “Working Women’s Oscars”, the Dorset Venus Awards are calling members of the public to vote for their favourite working women in the Business Mother of the Year, Employee of the Year and Customer Service categories.…
“The auction of the items entered by vendors from the BBC Flog It! valuation day at Highcliffe Castle was extremely successful,” said auctioneer John Condie from Cottees. Stars of the show were a small selection of ten film posters which included a rare ‘Dracula’ poster that sold for £5,500 and a Star Wars poster that…
A former Dorset Police officer has been jailed for nine months for harassment and data protection offences.
Former Police Constable Allan Christopher Smith, of Bovington, was sentenced at Dorchester Crown Court today, 10 July, for multiple harassment with fear of violence offences and obtaining and disclosing confidential police information.
A crew from Ballard School, an independent co-educational school in New Milton, Hampshire, proved their sea legs in this year’s ‘Round the Island’ boat race around the Isle Of Wight, when they came second in their class. In the annual 50 nautical mile one-day yacht race, where 1,584 boats set sail from Cowes, the team…