Dorset Police has secured a confiscation order worth £40,000 against a convicted offender. On Thursday 19 December 2013 Lee Hepburn, 26 and of Bournemouth, pleaded guilty at Bournemouth Crown Court to two counts of possession with intent to supply cannabis and various motoring offences and was sentenced to 30 months in prison. Following a further…
Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole is asking people to get involved in its Christmas Jumper Day on December 12 and bring a bit of joy to the office or home by wearing their best (or worst!) knitwear to help raise some money for the charity.
A special woodland grotto has been created at Moors Valley Country Park to host free readings of the children’s classic story,’ The Gruffalo’s Child’. The Rangers have opened the winter wonderland upstairs in the Park’s Visitor Centre to complement the newly-installed Gruffalo’s Child Trail which leads families out into the forest for a series of…
People dedicated to working with young children in Dorset were recently praised for their commitment at the annual Early Years and Childcare Awards ceremony.
The ceremony, organised by Dorset County Council, celebrated the nurseries, pre-schools and childminders that have received the highest Ofsted grade of ‘Outstanding’ over the last year. There are now 116 outstanding early years settings across Dorset.
The teenage girl who was found dead with burn injuries in Edmondsham on Monday 1 December has been named by the family as Rebecca Berry – known as Rebe.
Rebe’s body was discovered not long after 9pm by a family member in the grounds of a property in the East Dorset village near Cranborne.
A person was caught on CCTV brandishing a baseball bat whilst robbing Ladbrokes at Portman Terrace, Seabourne Road, Bournemouth.
Police believe the offender to be male. He entered the shop wearing a hat or balaclava to hide his face and stole a quantity of cash from the tills, making good his escape on foot. He was last seen running towards Fishermans Walk.
Pine trees cleared from local heathland are a cheap alternative to commercially grown Christmas trees. Dorset County Council’s ranger service is restoring Blackdown Heath that surrounds Hardy’s monument. Gorse and scots pine are being removed from the site to make way for grazing animals that will help maintain the heathland habitat, which is essential for…
A hand up not a hand out.’ That is what Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner, Martyn Underhill heard at a recent visit to The Big Issue offices in Bournemouth as part of his community engagement day.
Around 200 presents have been wrapped for Santa’s Grotto, at this year’s Ringwood Switch On event this Saturday (6 December) and more than 60 stall holders are expected to fill the streets, along with fair rides and entertainers. There will be a lantern parade, guaranteed snow and a chance to meet Roger the reindeer. The event has…
Tony Award-winning singer/actor Idina Menzel who sang the Oscar winning son Let It Go from Frozen is coming to Bournemouth International Centre on Friday 26 June.
Menzel’s career has traversed stage, film, television, and music. She was most recently heard as Elsa in Disney’s Frozen. After Menzel’s performance of the multi-platinum song Let It Go at the 86th annual Academy Awards, she made history as the first person with both a Billboard Top 10 hit and a Tony Award for acting.