Paella at Christchurch Food Festival

Flavours from around the world

The international food market, one of the highlights of Christchurch Food and Wine Festival, is running this weekend. Music, food, wine and beer drew the crowds out today (Saturday). If you didn’t get round to visiting, don’t despair, the event runs all day tomorrow too. With 100 food stalls and cookery demonstrations, you can enjoy…

Sycamore children(year 1) at Verwood CE First School

Lulworth visit

Sycamore children(year 1) at Verwood CE First School enjoyed a day out at Lulworth Castle on 9 May. The visit was organised as part of their castles project. They climbed the tower, looked for bats, secret passages and  picnicked in the beautiful parkland. The children thought the trip was a winner, and loved imagining they…

Children enjoying potted sports at Verwood CE First School

Potted Sports

Verwood CE First School enjoyed potted sports on Tuesday (7 May). The sun shone and parents came to cheer as the whole school took part in 20 different activities. The children were divided into groups of 20 children with animal names. They participated in lots of different games including hurdles, water games, hoopla and skipping. The…

Dorset news

Crime Spree in Swanage

Police in Swanage are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward following a series of burglaries and car crimes in the town. The incidents happened some time overnight between 5pm on Tuesday 7 May and 7.30am on Wednesday 8 May. A number of cars, garages and sheds were broken into on Bon…

Toppin’ Out

A topping out ceremony for a new development of 17 family homes in Christchurch saw Councillor Ray Nottage, Leader of Christchurch Borough Council, don a hard hat and high visibility jacket to lay the first roof tiles. The recent event marked the final phase of construction at Connect at Hyde Mews, a collection of new,…