The Romans are rolling into town!

The Ermine Street Guard Roman Re-enactment Society will be paying a visit to Priest’s House Museum and Garden in Wimborne on 31 August from 11am-4pm. Meet legionaries and officers and see Roman artefacts including a catapulta, used for launching arrows. Now in its 41st year, the renowned Ermine Street Guard is the oldest Roman re-enactment…

We have a BBQ winner!

Congratulations to Susan Pitchell from Ferndown, the winner of the Leisure Grow 2 Burner Grill Stream Roaster Barbecue worth £279. Supplied through Haskins, the barbecue was offered as a fabulous prize in last month’s Viewpoint Magazine along with a voucher for £25 towards meat or drinks provided by mags4dorset. For more on this story, read…

Have you seen this bike?

Officers in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a motorcycle was stolen from a secure shed in The Grange area of the town. The burglary happened sometime between 11pm on Friday 2 August and 7am on Saturday 3 August 2013 at a property in The Hawthorns. The offenders…

One-off evening on Broadway

Back to Broadway is a sparkling new stage production celebrating the best of Broadway and the West End in one memorable show.  An evening of music and memories for anyone who has ever fallen under the spell of one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lilting melodies or been moved to a standing ovation by Stephen Sondheim’s…

Quay unlocks fun!

Children in their hundreds descended on Christchurch Quay for the annual Play Day organised by Christchurch Council’s Play Rangers. Activities included a drumming workshop, circus skills workshop, slacklining, face painting, the NEOS machine, a bucking bronco and a bouncy castle. Senior Play Ranger, Sophie Hutchinson, said: “The Play Day has been a great success and it…