A rare, native species of snake has been spotted at Black Heath in Thorncombe wood, near Dorchester during a regular reptile survey being carried out by Dorset County Council’s countryside rangers.
Rural highway grass verges are currently cut twice a year, but trials have taken place to reduce the number of cuts, help conserve wildflowers and improve the biodiversity of our rural verges.
This week saw the commencement of major refurbishment works at the Heatherlands Centre in Ferndown, which will see the popular facility modernised throughout.
Dorset Police is launching its summer drink driving campaign today (1 June) in Bournemouth Square which will run until 16 July to coincide with the World Cup.
With one of the biggest processions in recent years and a scorching hot day to draw the crowds, Verwood Carnival on May Bank Holiday saw its biggest and most successful event for years.
Over 17,000 people attended Metropole Market’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’-themed event on Sunday 27 May that provided a riveting glimpse into Lewis Carroll’s acclaimed children’s novel, Alice in Wonderland.
More than 150 church and community leaders gathered at the Barrington Theatre in Ferndown this month for the Spirituality in Later Life conference.
A children’s hospice charity covering Dorset and Wiltshire has been given a fundraising boost by a national car parks operator after their jim-jams fundraiser.