Dorset news

Serious assault in Wimborne

Officers in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses after a serious assault in Wimborne when a 21-year-old man from Sturminster Newton was attacked. The incident took place around midnight on Tuesday 17 May in the Rising Sun pub on East Street. Upon entering the pub the victim was subjected to an unprovoked attack. He sustained a…

QE students speak up

Sixth formers at Queen Elizabeth’s School in Wimborne are celebrating after reaching the final of a competition run by the Speaker of the House of Commons.
The Rt Hon John Bercow MP’s invitation to schools through the UK to take part in the Speaker’s School Council Awards resulted in 700 entries.
QE’s project ‘Supporting QE’s wider community through charitable actions’ impressed the judges, including the Speaker, leading to the accolade of runner up in the 16-19 category.

Jitsu’s endeavour award winner announced

There was a host of VIP visitors at Ferndown Jitsu on 2 July, who congratulated Sensei Jordan Lea on winning the Charlotte Read Award for Endeavour 2014. Sensei John Hanrahan said, “Well done Jordan and keep up all the good work you do at the club.”
HM Lord Lieutenant of Dorset Angus Campbell added, “You were all fantastic tonight with your demos, displays and a pleasure to watch.”