The steely powerhouse Ann Widdecombe, best known for her feisty and witty appearances on TV, in shows such as, ‘Have I Got News For You,’ and for her unforgettable performance on BBC1’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, was the speaker at a dinner at Parley Manor near Ferndown, Dorset on 16 October.
From making lanterns to enjoying mouth-watering dishes, tiny tots at one Bournemouth nursery were given a taste of the Indian festival of light, Diwali.
It is currently being celebrated by Hindus across the globe and also a little closer to home at the Bournemouth Day Nursery where the children enjoyed a whole day dedicated to this ancient festival and learning about India.
There are not many businesses where your colleagues would openly admit that they are glad to see you leave. At Bournemouth airport based Airways Aviation there have been celebrations as Mike Allison leaves his role as flying instructor to join Flybe at Southampton Airport to fly Dash 8 airliners.
A bicycle with the serial number F110415484 (pictured) was stolen from Westbourne between 4 and 19 October from a block of flats along Lindsay Road. White with black and green markings, the Cannondale pedal cycle was locked to a bracket and another cycle with a heavy duty cable lock and a separate chain lock. There…
Three hearty cheers for the wonderful world of Gilbert and Sullivan.
This production is just how The Pirates of Penzance should be -equally silly, patriotic and clever. With songs that have amused audiences since Victorian times, this hilarious romp is wonderfully entertaining.
“Writing articles can be a daunting task,” said editor Janine Pulford when she talked to a group of Ferndown Upper School students during a ‘how to’ workshop on 22 October.
Staff at Moors Valley Country Park and Forest near Ringwood are celebrating after the Park received a silver award in the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year category at the 2014 Dorset Tourism Awards. This is the first time that Moors Valley has entered a tourism awards scheme of this type. The gold award went…
Two local clergy have been installed as Non-Residentiary Canons at Salisbury Cathedral. Pictured with the Bishop of Salisbury, The Right Revd Nicholas Holtam (centre) and the Dean of Salisbury, the Very Revd June Osborne (right) are the newly installed Canons (from the left) The Revd Canon Vanessa Herrick, Rector of Wimborne Minster, the Revd Canon Jean de Garis,Team…
Bournemouth primary school children are helping kick litter in their local community into touch.
Children from the Elm Academy have joined forces with AFC Bournemouth and Bournemouth Borough Council to help clear and recycle the rubbish people drop near their school.
The youngsters have been going out on weekly litter picks in West Howe with AFC Bournemouth players and mascot Cherry Bear.
Climate change campaign cards have been presented to Annette Brooke, MP for North Poole and Mid Dorset, on behalf of the congregation of Wimborne Minster asking her to ensure that tackling climate change is at the heart of her party’s 2015 General Election campaign.