AFC Bournemouth had enjoyed a brilliant start to the new season, with back-to-back wins in league and cup against Charlton Athletic and Portsmouth respecitvely. However, the Cherries were given a huge wake-up call after receiving a hammering away from home against Watford on the weekend, the Londoners comprehensively winning 6-1.
Two consultants from the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch hospitals have raised thousands of pounds for the hospital charity by completing an epic cycle challenge from Land’s End to John O’Groats, covering 990 miles in 14 days.
Over £700 was raised on 4 August for Hangers Heroes at a fete held by Altogether Care at their Steepleton Manor residential home. Local produce stands, a gardeners question table, activities for children such as splat the rat and archery kept the whole family entertained.
Fundraisers for Diverse Abilities Plus, the Dorset-based charity that supports children and adults with profound physical and learning disabilities, are taking part in the Great South Run, taking place in Portsmouth on Sunday 27 October. The charity is urging more keen runners to take part and to fill the remaining 12 places available.
Following the announcement made by East Dorset District Council that it will be axing the tourist information centres in Christchurch and Wimborne, people from as far away as Spain have already rallied to save the TIC in Wimborne.
The 10th Anniversary “A Chance to Dance” Gala Show at Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre was outstanding from start to finish.
Officers in Bridport are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a vintage tractor was stolen in Melplash, Bridport. It was stolen overnight on Monday 5 August 2013 from a property just off Crooked Oak Hill. The tractor is a distinctive blue Fordson Super Dexta with white wheels. Police Constable Lee…
The Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre also offers web-based e-learning courses to provide tools to enable a person with diabetes to manage their condition and continues to be involved in clinical research and innovation.
Christchurch and District Sports Council is inviting nominations for its Sports Achievement Awards. Held annually in Christchurch, the awards recognise and celebrate the sporting success of local young sports stars and volunteers. Last year 82 sports stars were nominated. This year there are five different awards to be won including the usual bronze, silver and gold…
Annette Brooke MP has delivered a very colourful petition to Prime Minister David Cameron MP after she went back to school at St Catherines’s RC Primary School in Colehill to hear from pupils about the need for 1.7 million more professional teachers to get every child worldwide into primary school.