Dorset news

Ferndown Police HQ could be sold

Ferndown divisional police headquarters has been identified as an under-utilised resource and could be sold. In the face of ongoing cuts in the police budget, Dorset Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner have been reviewing the Force’s estate to ensure buildings are optimised and they are in the best locations to meet operational demands.…

Hospitals’ Green Impact

Staff at The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (RBCH) have been recognised for their efforts in reducing the Trust’s environmental impact. Green Impact champions from 10 departments across the Trust have introduced green initiatives and worked to improve understanding and support among staff. They received certificates and awards at a presentation lunch…

Choir rocks Wembley

Hundreds of Rock Choir members from Bournemouth, Christchurch, New Forest and Southampton enjoyed one of their biggest performances yet, at the hallowed grounds of Wembley Stadium. The local singers formed part of Rock Choir’s 5,000-strong ‘circle of sound’ around the pitch to entertain a record-breaking crowd of over 61,000 at the Heineken Cup battle on…