Colin Sweed, 59, has been sentenced to 18 years for non-recent sexual offences against children
To celebrate Dorset’s hidden architectural heritage, Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum will be offering free behind the scenes tours.
The Russell-Cotes autumn exhibition, opening on 2 November, will feature photographs of China in the 1860s and 1870s taken by photographer, John Thomson.
Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information after four giant tortoises were stolen from Kingston Maurward College, in Dorchester
Verwood’s favourite day out, the Rotary Rustic Fayre, is celebrating its 25th anniversary and everyone is invited to join the fun at Potterne Park
Poole Grammar School was delighted with its GCSE results this year, with 55.8% of results graded at 7/A or better, and with 96.97% achieving a pass.
Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre is celebrating receiving the Environmental Opportunities Award, presented by the Garden Centre Association.
The RAF Air Cadets 130 Bournemouth Squadron, based at Drill Hall in Bournemouth, has been awarded a £5,000 donation from Talbot Village Trust.
Christchurch High Street and Bargates will see litter bins replaced by mid-September, with replacements beginning on 27 August.
Plastic Free Ferndown (PFF) launched on 18 August outside the town’s Barrington Centre with a free barbecue courtesy of the Flying Teapot.