Nation’s favourite island

As birdwatchers and other visitors prepare to take up the chance of a rare winter visit to Brownsea Island, the National Trust owned property has just been declared the country’s favourite nature reserve. The island in Poole Harbour was nominated for the award by the BBC’s Countryfile Magazine and came out top of a public…

Dorset news

Jazz it up in February!

Here is the jazz calendar for the Bournemouth Traditional Jazz Club.  Monday 3 February Alan Pickering’s Spirit of New Orleans at the Bournemouth Traditional Jazz Club, starting at 8pm.  The club meets at the Bluebirds Social Club in Longham, BH22 9DP (opposite Haskins Garden Centre) and features a large dance floor, plenty of free car…

Beer keg

Beer keg owner sought

Have a good look at this beer keg. Do you recognise it, or know who owns it? Police in Bournemouth are appealing for help to find its owner. Investigations Officer Adam Carter, of Bournemouth Police, said: “A full beer keg found inside of a wheelie bin has been recovered by police – both believed to…