Remember Mobile Homme?

Inside Out Dorset is set to transform the landscape of the county in September next year, with 10 days of free outdoor theatre, performance, dance, circus and visual installations. As winner of the 2012 Poole Tourism Award, the festival that brought internationally acclaimed Harmonic Fields to Portland and Mobile Homme to Poole Quay, is now…

Care Match for care needs

Altogether Care have recently developed a ‘Care Match’ service, whereby they will match your care needs, whether they are at home, live in, or residential. The Care Match options are designed around the needs of their customers, which are most important when you or your family members care needs change, customers can simply switch to…

Cats get the cream

Dorset cream teas help stray dogs and cats in Greece. If you want to support Strays of Greece, an Ashley Heath based charity, then go along to the Old School Rooms in Sturminster Marshall on the weekend of 27 & 28 July 2pm-5pm. They will be serving cream teas and cakes in a delightful village…

Prices sizzle as heat soars

Silver and vertu prices exceeded expectations at Lawrences’ auction sale on  9 July. An early 17th Century spoon, possibly made in Salisbury in the reign of King Charles I, was scooped up for £810 whilst a rather different item for the table, in the form of 24 German dessert dishes, exceeded their estimate to take…

What a disgrace!

An eyesore recycling site to close due to fly-tipping. Councils have been left with no choice but to close a mini recycling centre in Hurn after continued abuse by fly-tippers.The Dorset Waste Partnership (DWP) will remove its ‘bring-banks’ on Avon Causeway on 1 August in response to concerns the site has become an unsightly dumping ground.…

Dorset news

School burglary – witness appeal

Police in Sturminster Newton are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a burglary at Sturminster Newton High School on Bath Road. The incident happened at around 5.05pm on Wednesday 3 July. A member of staff alerted Dorset Police when they disturbed an unknown person in an outside classroom. The offender ran…