No More Discards at Sea

South West MEP and Member of the Fisheries Committee in the European Parliament, Julie Girling, has reported on the hugely successful voting that took place in the European Parliament in February. She said, “The report on the Common Fisheries Policy was emphatically adopted 502-137. This victory provides for meaningful reform, which will see the restoration of European stocks to sustainable levels. “I am…

Bytheway Field

First SANG Space in Dorset

Bytheway Field off Leigh Road in Colehill has become the first Suitable Accessible Natural Green Space (SANG) in Dorset. SANGs are designated areas of green space which are intended to provide mitigation for the potential impact of residential development on nearby heathland by preventing an increase in visitor pressure on the heathland. These sites are…

Annie Get Your Gun – Theatre 2000

The award winning Theatre 2000 move seamlessly from Rodgers & Hammerstein to Rodgers & Hart, as they follow up their success of ‘The Sound of Music’ in November. Produced by Rodgers & Hart with a terrific score by Irving Berlin and boasting Ethel Merman’s booming anthem, ‘There’s No Business Like Showbusiness,’ it’s no wonder that…

Carmen and Tosca

Ellen Kent’s productions of operas ‘Carmen’ and ‘Tosca’ bring a kaleidoscope of colour to the stage with magnificent sets, luxurious costumes and heavenly singing. Featuring the celebrated Moldovan National Opera and the Moldovan National Philharmonic Orchestra, performing alongside international soloists – these two productions are guaranteed to give you a great night out. Puccini’s ‘Tosca’…

Adam’s Axemen

The Axemen return

Dorset’s most celebrated and longest running lumberjack display team, Adam’s Axemen from Bere Regis, Dorset have been secured to wow crowds at this year’s Stock Gaylard Oak Fair with their toe curling displays of axe and saw wielding skills. The team will return to the Oak Fair at the Stock Gaylard Estate near Sturminster Newton,…