Dorset news

Do you recognise this man?

Police are renewing their appeal for witnesses and have released an e-fit of man wanted in connection with a distraction burglary in Winterbourne Steepleton. The incident happened on Friday, 31 May at about 8.30am when a woman in her 90s was in her garden. She was approached by a man claiming to be a gardener and…

Plans of Jigsaw submitted to council

Plans for the new Jigsaw Building at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital (RBH) have been submitted to Bournemouth Council. Detailed feedback from hospital staff, patients and the public has been incorporated into the designs for the proposed new Women’s Health Unit and Cancer and Blood Disorders Unit. Richard Renaut, Director of Service Development at the hospital…

Huge thanks to Twilight walkers

Over 350 walkers turned Bournemouth promenade into a sea of pink for this year’s Twilight Walk in support of the Bournemouth Hospital Charity’s Jigsaw Appeal. The walk was started by the new Mayor of Bournemouth, Councillor Dr Rodney Cooper, and Mayoress Mrs Elaine Cooper. Walkers enjoyed fine weather and a party atmosphere and with more…

Ferndown Festival 2013

Ferndown Festival

The week long Ferndown Festival starts on Saturday 22 June at 10am with the annual Strawberry Fayre at the Barrington Centre in Pennys Walk. There will be a host of indoor stalls, entertainment, and cream teas. Entrance: 50p, U14s free. A Comedy Club at the Barrington Theatre on 28 June is also part of the…