A convoy of First World War vehicles, which travelled from Bovington Tank Museum to the Great Dorset Steam Fair site at the weekend, is being hailed as a huge success. Hundreds of visitors lined the streets all along the 20-mile route waving British flags and cheering on the convoy crew, who were dressed in British…
Ferndown Matters Summer 2014 – The Magazine of Ferndown Town Council
Dorset Police is advising owners to be extra vigilant after an increase in theft of Land Rovers. Between 30 June and 15 August 2014 six Land Rover Defenders, of the models Series 90 and Series 110, have been stolen from the Wimborne and Cranborne areas. Four of these were later discovered abandoned and burnt out.…
Knoll Gardens was buzzing with activity last Saturday as hundreds of people spent the day with experts learning all about the 250 species of bee that live in the UK.
Children can try their hand at a variety of activities, many of them with an African theme, at Leigh Park’s Art Week taking place from 19 to 21 August. Activities include African bark painting, creating a cardboard safari park, African animal model making, African tribal masks, wet felted animal print bracelets and African story telling…
Disability charity, Diverse Abilities Plus, has teamed up with five Dorset-based solicitors who are offering 50 per cent off making a will or amending an existing will during Gift for Life Fortnight from 8–21 September.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin will be walking the streets of Wimborne Model Town with an illuminated backdrop at 7.30pm this Wednesday (20 August). As part of this year’s Sting in the Tale Festival, the interactive story will unfold with the help of audience participation – rats and village kids are needed. The event is…
Verwood Rotary’s Rustic Fayre is back for another great day this Bank Holiday Monday.
The event goes from strength to strength and has raised many thousands of pounds for deserving local causes.
Dog displays, falconry displays from Eagle Heights, Tai Kwon Do, tug of war and the ever popular egg catching competition and terrier racing are all on the agenda this year.
The Ringwood and Burley Band’s annual concert and major fundraising event is ‘A Night at the Movies II’ at the Barrington Theatre in Ferndown and follows on from last year’s sell-out success.
Taking place on Saturday, 13 September, it will appeal to young and old and includes music from Jurassic Park, Skyfall, The King and I, Four Weddings and a Funeral, High Society, The Glen Miller Story, Top Hat and Saturday Night Fever.
Two Bournemouth men were jailed for attempted robbery after appearing at Bournemouth Crown Court on 15 August.
One of the men was also sentenced to imprisonment for another offence of robbery earlier the same day.