Dorset news

Baiter sea wall repairs

Maintenance and protection works will be carried out to the sea wall by Baiter car park from Monday 6 October. During last winter’s storms, the sand was stripped from the beach causing movement in the wall’s foundations and damage to the footpath/cycleway behind. The footpath was repaired immediately by the council and a substantial volume…

Milo tugs heart strings

A year after being rescued by Waggy Tails, the Dorset animal charity, the little corgi cross who has a customised cart to help his mobility is still looking for a forever home. Although some of his relatives are comfortably placed, Milo doesn’t need a palace, but he will need room to wheel about. The sparky,…

New skate park for Ringwood

Ringwood should have a new skate park by next summer. Town councillors have agreed with young skaters that the park at Carvers needed replacing. The new floodlit concrete park will cost around £180,000 and it is hoped that designs will be finalised and planning permission granted in January, with work starting in March. Funds from…