Festival of Cricket

The inaugural Dorset Festival of Cricket has been hailed a great success by organisers as some 2,500 spectators dodged the showers and visited Bournemouth’s historic Dean Park Cricket Ground over the bank holiday weekend. A few spots of rain failed to dampen the spirits as cricket fans caught the wave of euphoria that swept over…

Crocodile crossing opens its jaws

Young thrill seekers will love the new play structure at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, near Ringwood. Designed by award-winning landscape architects Davies White it will capture the imagination of children of all ages. Crocodile Crossing II is a timely addition to the park’s play trail which now includes 12 unique sculptures and the…

Local musician will run for charity

Musician Matt Park is fundraising for local music charity, Coda, by running the Bournemouth half marathon.
Matt plays guitar and synthesiser in Empire Affair, a Bournemouth-based band that recently played their biggest gig to date at the Scala in London for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ aftershow party and have also been confirmed as support for Toploader in Brixton this month.