Services continue to be held at Poole Crematorium chapel. Although the cremators are not running, the chapel and memorial grounds remain open for bereaved families who wish to choose Poole Crematorium as the venue for the funeral of a loved one.
Ahead of the government announcement in a few days time as to how the country is to emerge from lockdown, hotels in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have put together an action plan for re-opening.
A service at the heart of local efforts to contain and manage the Covid-19 virus, is now being run by Dorset HealthCare.
Officers investigating a report of criminal damage to an NHS building in Dorchester are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.
In extraordinary times extraordinary demands require extraordinary people, none more so than a combined effort in Poole to supply PPE.
“I’ll be back” states a poster on The Regent Centre door in Christchurch and there seems little doubt that it will be. The local theatre hopes to re-open in September subject to ongoing COVID-19 guidelines from the government.
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Rising Voices Wessex, community choirs for people affected by cancer, has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Lottery Community fund.
The Flower Factory Garden Centre along Ringwood Road is attracting many purchasers who are buying trays of plants despite lockdown regulations.
More people are dusting off their bikes and taking to the roads and pathways during lockdown. In fact in some parts of the country cycling traffic has risen three-fold since late March.