Art works for local charity

Lewis-Manning Hospice is celebrating the recent success of a local art exhibition that has raised £2250 for the Poole-based charity who offer free specialist palliative nursing care to hundreds of local people living with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses. Organised by local artists Margaret Hasted, Sarah Kelly, Kathe Holt and Chris Saunders, the two week…

Swanage Railway Steam Gala

The star of the show at this weekend’s Steam Gala and Vintage Transport Rally at Swanage is the classic 1928 Brighton-built U-class steam locomotive No 31806, nicknamed the ‘U-boat’. The event runs from Friday to Sunday, 6–8 September 2013. It also includes a rally next to Harman’s Cross station staged by the Bournemouth and Poole Preservation Club.