Hopscotch extension opens

A £200,000 extension to Hopscotch Pre-school at the Heatherlands Community Centre has been opened by Dorset Deputy Lieutenant Pam Donnellan. The extension will mean more two years old will be able to enjoy sessions at the popular pre-school which is managed by Lorraine Clark and employs staff from the estate. Funding has come from Dorset…

Great Dorset Beach Clean

Twenty-seven years of people coming together to keep Dorset’s coastline clean will be celebrated on Sunday (26 April) with another blitz on the beaches. Supporting the ‘Litter Free Coast and Sea campaign’ and organised by Dorset County Council’s coastal ranger team, volunteers will be lending a hand at 27 of the county’s beaches. A beach…

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New Forest robbery

Police are appealing for information about a robbery at a car park in Burley in the New Forest. A couple stopped off at Anderwood car park on Lyndhurst Road between 1.20pm and 1.40pm, Wednesday, April 8 and took a short walk. As the victim’s husband was distracted with their young daughter, a cyclist snatched her…