Grace Voller & Lesley Waters

Students cook up a storm

Students from three Christchurch schools cooked up a storm in the semi-finals of the Christchurch Food Festival Junior Cook of the Year competition.
The competition, organised by Christchurch Food Festival Education Trust and sponsored by Christchurch Rotary, requires students to prepare a main course and dessert capable of being served at a special occasion.

Volunteers helping out at Holes Bay beach clean

Holes Bay Gets A Clean Up

A team of 20 local volunteers has helped turn the tide on litter. Volunteers filled 49 refuse sacks with waste collected from Holes Bay shore and cycle path on 27 April as part of the 26th annual Great Dorset Beach Clean. Items found included a bathtub, a boat door, bottles, sweet wrappers, bits of polystyrene,…

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Man trapped in grain silo

A farm worker was rescued by fire fighters after becoming trapped in a grain silo on Monday morning. Quick thinking workers at the farm near Shapwick attached a strop underneath the man’s arms and secured it to a ladder, to prevent him from sinking further into the grain. He was approximately 4m inside the silo…

Caught on camera

Detectives in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following an attempted robbery at the Co-op store in Bearwood. A man entered the shop on Ringwood Road on Saturday 19 April at around 7.45pm and approached a female member of staff who was behind the counter. He bought a scratch…