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Have you lost a purse?

Detectives in Christchurch are appealing for help from the public after two purses were recovered in the town.  On Friday 8 March 2013, officers arrested a man on suspicion of theft. Police Constable David Williams, of Christchurch police, said: “As a result of this arrest two women’s purses were recovered. “One of the items is…

Five for silver

Wimborne Town had been struggling to score goals of late as well as secure victories. But all of that changed last Saturday as the Magpies handed out a 5-1 thrashing to promotion hopefuls Yate Town at Cuthbury. Heavy rain had wiped out other local non-league fixtures and swelled the crowd to 264. Wimborne had to…

Children at Hillside Community First School

Hillside’s Red Nose Day

Children at Hillside Community First School in Verwood had great fun raising money for Comic Relief today. The school was awash with red noses and bopper headbands. The school council, made up of representatives from each class, voted to allow children to bring in their favourite games to play at Golden Time and pay a…

Chrissie Davies, Waggy Tails trustee; Ashley Rayner, Waggy Tails volunteer with Alice; Joyce Little, NeighbourCare; Chris Wilkinson, Waggytails volunteer and NeighbourCare driver; David Jones, Waggytails Duty Manager with Chip

Neighbourcare donates to Waggy Tails

A cheque for £1,000 has been presented by Ferndown Neighbourcare to the local animal charity Waggy Tails Rescue. Ferndown Neighbourcare (NeighbourCars) was set up in 2008 with initial funding from the Partnership for Older People’s Projects (POPPS). It has also received financial support from Ferndown Town Council, Age UK,and Ferndown Neighbourhood Watch. It is now fully self funding.

Match Racing in action © Paul Wyeth & RYA 2012

WPNSA host RYA Winter Match Racing

During the winter months of 2012/2013 Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) have been the host venue for the RYA Winter Match Racing Series running from December 2012 through to April 2013. The competition takes place in the former Olympic class Elliot 6m boats and combines part-training, part-competition with RYA coaches and a full umpire team on hand at each event as part of a programme designed to kick-start the development of UK National Match Racing.


14 March – Bournemouth Pavilion Review by Janine Pulford Directed by award-winning opera producer Ellen Kent, Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ was brought to the stage in Bournemouth and what a treat it was. Faultlessly performed, it also offered jaw-dropping backdrops and opulent costumes. These combined with the wonderful voices of Maria Tonina as Tosca, Sorin Lupu as…