Hundreds of families flocked to Haskins for a special Kids Christmas evening on 5 December. There were spade loads of activities to choose from in the Longham garden centre, including live music, a teddy bear hunt, personalised baubles and Christmas log services, placemat colouring and laminating and of course Santa. Over 150 children went to…
If you have an interest in the marine world, and want to help conserve and protect it, Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is offering an exciting opportunity to join a keen group of volunteer wardens at the Purbeck Marine Wildlife Reserve at Kimmeridge Bay.
Two local charities have benefited to the tune of more than £900 each thanks to fundraising carried out at this year’s Christchurch Food and Wine Festival.
A dedicated fundraiser who lost his wife to cancer has made his latest donation to the Trust’s Women’s Health Unit (WHU), which will form part of the new Jigsaw building.
A five-year programme of badger vaccinations has started on selected Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) nature reserves to demonstrate that there is a safe, humane alternative to badger culling.
Wooden reindeer are not something you would normally associate with teenagers in trouble. But young people under the supervision of Dorset County Council’s youth offending team (YOT) have been working hard to create some Christmas cheer.
It’s now going to be a Bright and Happy Christmas at Turbary Court on the Heatherlands in Ferndown with thanks to ‘Zone 8 Panel’ and Synergy Housing Association.
Turbary Court is a place of residence for the elderly and there was no one who could put up their Christmas lights and no money to pay an electrician to do the job.
The gates to the new Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre will officially swing open on Saturday, 14 December to welcome the first of many visitors.
Members of the public will, for the first time, be able to explore the brand new centre and enjoy the interactive exhibition display and wildlife garden when the Mayor of Bournemouth, Councillor Rod Cooper officially opens the gates at 10am.
Dorset motoring author Bruce Grant-Braham has won the IAM Safety Award for his book The Essential Driver’s Handbook, at the prestigious Guild of Motoring Writers awards presented at the RAC Club in Pall Mall, London on 5 December.
It was smiles all round when the winners of the Christchurch Christmas Festival raffle collected their prizes.
Run amongst retailers in Christchurch with an array of prizes donated by local businesses, it raised more than £1,000 for the festival.