All aboard!

A brand new wheelchair accessible Mk III Wheelyboat, specially designed to provide disabled people with hassle-free and independent access to waterborne activities is being launched at Wareham Boat Hire, Dorset on Wednesday, 10 April. The new Wheelyboat will enable disabled adults and children to participate in a wide range of water based activities on the…

Magpies soar

Wimborne Town enjoyed what must have been one of the swiftest comebacks in Southern League football last Saturday. Striker Tom Jeffes had made what was supposed to be his last appearance in a Magpies shirt in the Easter Monday victory over Winchester after taking a new job in London. However, he surprised Wimborne fans by…

Discovering Dorset

Anyone interested in finding out about places of interest and events in key market towns and out in the Dorset countryside will discover all the information they need in a colourful new guide, available from Wimborne Tourist Information Centre. ‘Rural Dorset Days Out 2013’ is an attractive free publication celebrating the wonderful selection of attractions…

Treasures of the human age

Lawrences’ Spring Fine Art auction in Crewkerne will comprise 2200 lots and there are sure to be eye-catching delights for every pocket. The sale begins with 820 lots of Silver and Vertu on Tuesday, 23 April. An Art Deco caddy spoon by the celebrated designer and silversmith Omar Ramsden dates from 1927 and is expected to…

MUGA on track

The official opening of the new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) by the town mayor, Cllr Simon Gibson will take place at Verwood Recreation Ground on Saturday, 4 May at 11am.  Everyone is welcome.  Verwood Concert Brass Training Band will be playing and Rossgarth junior footballers will be using the targets and goals to demonstrate this…

Christchurch Splash Park

Ready, steady SPLASH!

Following winter closure, the splash park on the Quomps at Christchurch Quay is currently being cleaned and prepared for its reopening on Saturday, 4 May. Carina Gallacher, Senior Technical Officer at Christchurch Council, said: “The splash park has been a very popular addition to the Quomps since it opened in August 2010. All that we…