Anyone concerned about people sleeping rough can contact the national initiative Streetlink. It is always a concern to see people sleeping rough, especially in cold winter weather. Contacting Streetlink on 0300 5000 914 will help to connect that person to the local services available. In Poole, as well as the Streetlink hotline number, people can…
Don’t rely on personal breathalysers – Trading Standards’ survey reveals dangerously false sense of security
Motorists are being warned not to rely on personal breathalysers by Dorset Police and partners during this Christmas drink and drug drive campaign following a survey. Tests carried out by Dorset County Council‘s Trading Standards officers revealed that drivers relying on shop-bought breathalysers would put both themselves and other road users at risk. Out of…
Bill Riddle, the Operations Manager who heads security at Bournemouth’s Castlepoint Shopping Park, has announced a higher level of police patrols and vigilance over Christmas and the New Year period.
Bournemouth airport based pilot training centre Airways Aviation has announced its first charity of the year.
Year 7 pupils at Bournemouth’s Bishop of Winchester Academy received a series of workshops covering the Jurassic Coast as part of the Bournemouth University’s STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths).
Steve Fowler, Managing Director and founder of the PamPurredPets store group has offered a £1000 to be presented to anyone who provides information to the police regarding the recent air gun attack on a cat in Southbourne, Bournemouth. He says that he is prepared to offer the money to anyone who helps the police successfully…
Residents on one new Boscombe development are looking forward to spending their first Christmas in the homes they thought they could never afford.
The first residents have now moved into the new Gladstone Mews development of 11 affordable eco homes.
In an innovative deal, Bournemouth 2026 Trust owns the freehold of the properties with residents buying an affordable share of the leasehold to help get them on the property ladder.
Cream and Co, an ethical online boutique in Wimborne that specialises in bamboo clothing has joined forces with Leaf to provide the cancer charity’s choir with new uniforms.
The John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation (JTYAF), a Ferndown-based charity, was delighted to receive 72 Mickey Mouse soft toys from charity In Kind Direct, an organisation set up to re-distribute goods from companies to charities across the UK.
For more than 20 years students at one Bournemouth school have brought festive cheer to the homeless.