Dorset news

East Dorset Faces Losing Seven District Councillors Under New Boundaries

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England has published its final recommendations for new electoral arrangements for East Dorset District Council. This follows a 12-week public consultation on its draft proposals and draws new boundaries for each council ward across the district. The Commission’s final recommendations propose that East Dorset should be represented by…

Proud Day For Bird Woman

Lynne Parker winner of IFAW’s Avian Rescue Award was presented with her trophy by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie at the House of Lords on Tuesday 22 October. For full story go to Pictured left to right are Baroness Gale, UK Director of IFAW Robbie Marsland, Lynne Parker and  Bill Oddie.

Pirates hand over loot

The Pirates of Poole presented a cheque for £1,800 to Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole, having raised the money during the Harry Paye Day celebrations on Poole Quay earlier this year. The charity, which offers free specialist palliative nursing care to around 650 local people living with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses, were thrilled with the…