Hustings for the forthcoming parliamentary election will take place at St Michael’s Church, Church Hill, Verwood, BH31 6DZ on Thursday 30 April at 7.30pm. At present, all the candidates are expected to be present. The meeting will be chaired by Revd Andrew Sinclair. Anyone is welcome to come and take part.
A transport project in Dorset has joined a special nationwide campaign to show the public the positive impact civil engineering has on their lives and show policymakers of all parties why they should continue to invest in the country’s infrastructure.
A major project to demolish then rebuild an entire street block in Boscombe has begun – and when finished the apartments will be for the exclusive use of over-50s.
Artist Ian Giles is inviting people who live and work in Poole to take part in a creative project celebrating the history of Poole Pottery.
Throughout May, Ian will be creating a large collection of hand-thrown ceramic pots and plates and he is looking for local people from businesses and manufacturers in Poole who are interested in learning about glazing to take part in the project.
Judging is underway for the best Bug Buster poster to grace the walls of AFC Bournemouth’s Goldsands Stadium next season.
A man has been jailed for three years after being convicted of committing a burglary in Bournemouth.
Bishop Samuel Peni, from Nzara in South Sudan, was recently guest speaker at Wimborne Rotary. He reported on the progress of improving the lives of local people in war-torn South Sudan and the recent formation of a new Rotary club there – only the second in the country.
A series of five talks about author Thomas Hardy and his work, taking place at Dorset County Museum, will begin on Thursday 30 April at 7.30pm.
Community choir Rising Voices Wessex which began as a successful rehabilitation bid from Dorset Cancer Network to aid recovery and support patients with cancer and their carers through singing, will join Russell Watson in concert at Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the arts on 3 June. The UK’s best selling classical artist with four Classical Brits…
At a service held in Wimborne Minster the Revd Suzie Allen was licensed by the Archdeacon of Sherborne, the Venerable Paul Taylor as Associate Priest of Wimborne Minster and the Northern Villages