School might be out for the summer but Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole is already making preparations for its ‘Back to School Quiz’, sponsored by Jobshop UK, which will once again be held at Parkstone Grammar School on Friday 27 September.
The Oak Academy – LeAF Campus in Bournemouth is celebrating a 100 per cent A-level pass rate.
A total of 103 students took the exam with the academy achieving the highest number of A*-B grades to date.
A new dirt jump project has now been opened for BMX bikers at Ford Lane Recreation Ground, Ferndown. This new development sees tracks suitable for all ages and abilities. Ferndown Town Council, working in partnership with East Dorset District Council’s Countryside Management Service, have implemented the project and have continued to enlist the help of the community to help design and develop the area for optimum results.
Queen Elizabeth’s School Sixth Form students have achieved a set of excellent results once again this year. The overall pass rate was 98%, with a record 43% of these grades being at A*/B and 70% at A*-C. Deputy Head teacher Tim Farrer said: ‘This reflects the hard work, commitment and dedication of our students and staff and we are really pleased’
BFX is a brand new festival taking place in Bournemouth from 25 September until 29 September. Its designed to celebrate and promote the visual effects and animation industry, and inspire the next wave of talent and share the latest knowledge.
Police in Sturminster Newton are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a woman was allegedly assaulted in the town.
The incident happened between 12.45pm and 1pm on Sunday 11 August 2013 in the area of Barnes Close, the Railway Gardens and near to the Factory Shop car park.
It has been announced by Team Badger that the badger cull e-petition, which has been signed and promoted by Dorset Wildlife Trust and other organisations, that the record has been broken for the largest numbers of signatories ever to sign a H.M Government e-petition.
A Green Flag has been raised at Christchurch Quay for the second year running. The Mayor of Christchurch, Cllr John Lofts, raised the flag at the splashpark on the Quomps and thanked everyone involved in managing, maintaining and volunteering at the site.
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.