Lions roar

Bournemouth U12 Rugby Team has retained its status as Dorset County Champions. The team went into the County final held at Swanage and Wareham RFC today as last year’s U11 Dorset County Cup winners. Their opening match against Bradford on Avon gave them a win of 1-0, followed by a fiercely fought 1-1 draw against…

Skate Park Action

Scooter, inline, skateboard and BMX users and riders have joined forces in a Skate Park Action Group for Ferndown. Led by Chairman Steve Cartwright and Treasurer/Lead Fundraiser Steve Lugg, the Action Group, mainly comprising of young users, is looking to quickly raise £100,000 to extend the current provision for a large section of local young…

Allum & Sidaway

Allum & Sidaway hat trick

As one of the South West’s most prestigious jewellers, Allum & Sidaway are delighted to have been short listed as finalists in all three categories entered in the 2013 UK Jewellery Awards.  Sponsored by leading industry magazine Retail Jeweller, these awards acknowledge the very best jewellers and jewellery designers the UK has to offer. These…

Wheely good idea to get afloat

A brand new wheelchair accessible Mk III Wheelyboat, specially designed to provide disabled people with hassle-free and independent access to waterborne activities was launched by the Mayor of Wareham, Cllr Keith Green at Wareham Boat Hire yesterday, (10 April). Supplied through Countryside Mobility South West, the new Wheelyboat will enable disabled adults and children to participate…

5 Gold Anchors

Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour, set on the Beaulieu River, in the heart of the New Forest National Park, is one of the most attractive locations on the South Coast.  Following a rigorous assessment of the marina by The Yacht Harbour Association last year, it was awarded the top rating of 5 Gold Anchors. The Beaulieu…

Absolutely Phabulous

Everyone loves a superhero – at least that’s the hope of one care home activity organiser in Bournemouth ahead of the 2013 Virgin London Marathon. By turning into his alter ego of Captain Phabulous, Brian Knight hopes to raise as much money as possible for two Dorset charities. Brian, who works at Colten Care’s Avon…