A new form of neighbourhood watch is underway in Dorset for residents concerned about speeding vehicles. Community Speed Watch (CSW) gives local communities the opportunity to get actively involved in road safety. Speed Watch can be set up in villages, towns or urban areas to discourage drivers and motorcyclists from speeding. Dorset Police Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT)…
If you fancy flexing your muscles for charity, then the Dorset Plane Pull on August 26 in aid of Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole, might just be ultimate challenge.
Visitors to an important annual Purbeck fund-raising event staged for the past 60 years are being urged to leave their cars and take the steam train – not only paying half the admission price to the traditional village fete but also reducing traffic congestion and the hassle of car parking.
The hospital trust’s diabetes team has been shortlisted twice in the best inpatient care initiative category of the Quality in Care Diabetes Awards 2013.
Celia Sawyer is a real life success story and a local up-cycling guru. As owner of her own luxury interior design company, Cool 10, and one of the star dealers on Channel 4‘s ‘Four Rooms’, she designs and creates for a worldwide, A-list clientele. She lives in Sandbanks with her family and also owns properties in…
A world record attempt will be made at the Great Dorset Steam Fair show ground on 31 August.
Organisers want to completely flatten the world record for the greatest number of steam rollers in a parade formation over a set course.
Fordingbridge men have three teams in the New Forest League and have finished champions of all three leagues therefore winning back-to-back promotions from division three up to division one.
The programme for Bournemouth’s third Arts by the Sea Festival has just been announced, with an exceptionally original strand of film event that no movie fan will want to miss. The festival runs from 20 Sept to 12 October 2013.
Moors Valley Country Park and Forest has received the prestigious Green Flag Award for the third year in a row.
The Green Flag scheme is the national standard for parks and green spaces in England and Wales. Awarded by environmental charity ‘Keep Britain Tidy’, it provides the most widely accepted measure of quality relating to the management, operation and improvement of freely accessible public parks and green space.
Over the August Bank Holiday weekend, everyone is invited to take part in water and adventure sports activities at Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA). See the Olympic Caldron, use the facilities and learn the skills the Olympians have mastered.