Jake Turner, of Hillside Community First School in Verwood, was a delighted winner of the competition to design a poster encouraging people to stop dropping litter and also pick up dog mess. The competition was run by East Dorset District Council’s chairman, Cllr Malcolm Birr. He turned up at the school’s assembly to surprise Jake…
Local Celtic folk rock band, ‘Black Water County’ has teamed up with the quality rock band ‘Walk the Night’ to release a cover of the Pogues’s and Kirsty MacColls’s Christmas classic song ‘Fairytale of New York’. 100% of the net download proceeds are being donated to the fantastic charity – John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation.…
Morebus Driver Robbie Bartle has been honoured by Bournemouth University’s Students’ Union with their annual ‘You’re Brilliant’ award. The awards are usually nominated to staff working within the university so Robbie, from Canford Heath, was delighted that his great personality and customer service skills were appreciated by passengers using the university’s dedicated bus network.
Wimborne Community Theatre (WCT) group is one of 58 community theatre organisations around the UK awarded a grant to develop a new production in 2014.
A dog has been stolen from an enclosure in a garden in Bradford Abbas.
A project to grow and sell fruit and vegetables is taking root at a Dorset school thanks to the generosity of a Christchurch recycling company.
Ferndown’s fifth Hollyberry Fayre featured fun for all the family.
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.