Dorset news

Interested in being a health walk leader?

Christchurch Strollers would like to increase their number of volunteer health walk leaders. A one-day training course (free for volunteers leading walks) is planned for 29 June 2013 from 10am to 3pm in Christchurch. A light lunch will be provided. Prospective Health Walk leaders interested in attending the course or discussing the opportunities available can do so by…

Cllr John Lofts sworn in as Mayor of Christchurch

Mayor sworn in

Honorary Freeman Cllr John Lofts has been sworn in as Mayor of Christchurch at the annual meeting of Christchurch Borough Council. Cllr Lofts serves the Highcliffe ward and was elected to the borough council in 1987 and to Dorset County Council in 1989, remaining as a county councillor for 20 years. He served on the…

Oh beehave!

  Mid Dorset and North Poole MP Annette Brooke praised local residents’ work to save the Scabious Bee – the area’s ‘iconic’ bee  Bee-lovers have taken over 175 actions to save bees in Mid Dorset and North Poole as part of Friends of the Earth’s Bee Cause campaign. Actions include planting bee friendly seeds, signing petitions…