Challenge makes a big impact

Ferndown Rotary Club’s Young Environmentalist Challenge Competition attracted a large number of entries, which indicates a tremendous response from schoolchildren concerned about local environmental issues, says organising Chairman, Gerry Clarke. He adds, “Our challenge was primarily designed to create greater awareness of environmental issues amongst local schoolchildren and the results have served to remind us…

‘Pick up’ officers on patrol

Officers from the Christchurch and East Dorset Partnership are mounting a campaign at favourite dog-walking spots in Christchurch and East Dorset to encourage people to ‘pick up’ after their dogs. Although most dog walkers understand the need for picking up when their dogs have done their business, there are still areas where the amount of…