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…

Distinguished diamonds and insects in amber

Some exceptional jewellery is expected to attract international attention in Lawrences’ Spring auction in Crewkerne on 25 April 25. A Victorian diamond necklace of outstanding quality, mounted with graduated diamond clusters and graduated diamond foliate drops set with circular old brilliant-cut diamonds and rose-cut diamonds, was formerly in the collection of Gladys Maud Lascelles (1886-1961),…

Match action

Easter treat for Wimborne Town FC

Wimborne Town enjoyed a 100% success rate over the Easter Holiday period, winning both their Southern League games. On the Saturday Wimborne won 1-0 at Cinderford Town, thanks to a goal from Matt Kemble. It was the Magpies’ first back-to-back victory this term. Back at their Cuthbury home on Easter Monday Jon Blake’s 62nd minute effort…

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Witness appeal in Branksome

Police in Poole are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a camera was stolen from a vehicle in the Branksome. The incident happened at around 2.15pm on 13 March 2013, outside a property on Cranbrook Road, but wasn’t reported to police until 28 March. The camera, an Olympus Dark with…