Princess Mary’s Gift Box

The Princess Mary Gift Box was given to those wearing the ‘King’s Uniform’ at Christmas time 1914.  It has become one of the most iconic and enduring images from the First World War with many families today still having the Gifts belonging to their relatives. As part of its ongoing programme of exhibitions and activities…

Respect others at Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, Dorset Police is reminding the public to enjoy the festivities safely but to ensure they respect others. Enhanced patrols will be carried out by officers on Halloween evening, Friday 31 October, as well as the weekend following to ensure members of the public enjoy a safe and trouble free Halloween. For…

Concern over missing woman

Nottinghamshire Police is growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of 50-year-old Gloris Smith of Nuthall, Nottingham. Gloris was last seen at 2pm on 22 October, after leaving home. She is thought to have used her bank card at the Lloyds branch in Rotherham town centre, around 12.15pm on 23 October. She is described as black,…

Smithers celebrates Ofsted Success

Smithers, an overnight and day short breaks service for children and young people aged between two and 19 with profound physical and/or learning disabilities, has received a glowing report and received a ‘good’ rating by Ofsted at a recent inspection. Run by Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s disability charity, the short break service provides families a safe…