Verwood in Bloom’s annual competition is over for another year, after the town impressed with a colourful array of flowers and foliage. Paul Spencer, Plant Area Manager at John Browns, Wyevale Gardens Centre judged the event.
The Great Dorset Steam Fair has spent the winter planning improvements to the layout and infrastructure at the Tarrant Hinton Showground.
A team of Bournemouth students is officially among the best performance teams in the country after winning a string of awards in the national finals of Rock Challenge.
Already designated a ‘premier league’ team, the students from Oak Academy – LeAF Campus are now also in the top nine performing schools across the country.
A dramatic rescue has taken place after a man, in his early 60s, fell 30 feet down a well in Linford, New Forest. Upon receiving the 999 call at 5.50pm yesterday (21 July) crews from three counties; Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire, quickly mobilised to the scene. The large well, situated inside a barn and measuring…
Management at Castlepoint Shopping Park are preparing for a day of fun as children’s favourite Paddington Bear™ will be visiting on Friday, 31 July. He will be meeting and greeting fans at intervals between 11.30am and 4.30pm outside Marks & Spencer.
Livability’s Victoria Education Centre in Poole – a local day and residential school for disabled children and young people – has been awarded Outstanding in its Ofsted report. The inspection took place on 25 and 26 June and concluded that the school has improved well since its last inspection and is now outstanding in all…
Prizewinners and runners-up for Wimborne Minster Flag Festival were presented with their cups and certificates by the Mayoress of Wimborne Minster, Mrs Tracy Bartlett, in the town hall. All local schools, together with some businesses participated. The idea came from Cllr Mrs Ann Roberts who initiated and organised this event which was funded by Wimborne…
You’ll be sure of a big surprise.
A vibrant music train returned Corfe Castle station to the Swinging 1960s with almost 200 passengers taking an evocative trip back in time some 50 years – thanks to talented five-piece band ‘Blind Panic’.
A hero Police Community Support Officer has been praised for saving a second child’s life.
PCSO Adam Cleaver of Winton Safer Neighbourhood Team was on community patrol at Kingsleigh Primary School’s summer fete in Bournemouth on 20 June when he was asked to help a girl who was choking.