Be sun aware

The New Forest has one of the highest rates of skin cancer (malignant melanoma) in England according to Public Health England. To help reduce the number of people diagnosed with skin cancer in the district the council is aiming to raise sun awareness and outline simple measures people can take to reduce the risks of…

Volunteer locomotive driver filmed for ‘Harbour Lives’

A young volunteer steam locomotive driver is to feature in ITV’s primetime ‘Harbour Lives’ documentary this week as he takes to the controls of the heritage line’s popular ‘Dorsetman’ Sunday lunch train through the beautiful Purbeck countryside – for the very first time.
Twenty-six year-old Billy Johnson drives 120-tonne 1940s Southern Railway Bulleid Pacific class express steam locomotive No 34028 ‘Eddystone’ on Thursday, 31 July, 2014, from 8.30pm in an ITV1 documentary series hosted by Ben Fogle.