Wimborne has been awarded Plastic Free Community status, just five months after launching its campaign using the criteria set up by Surfers Against Sewage.
Following a summer break, Lansdowne’s award-winning street market and carnival, Metropole Market, returns on Sunday 30 September with a spectacular Steampunk theme.
The results are in and Wimborne wins gold for the fifth successive year in the regional In Bloom competition, along with being the Town category winner for the second year running.
Nathaniel Clarke from the Inferno in Bournemouth attended a special event at the House of Commons in London on 12 September, where MPs congratulated him on graduating from Stonegate Pub Company’s ‘Bar to Boardroom’ management training programme.
A Dorset smallholder has been fined £530 and banned from keeping poultry and pigs for 10 years after causing unnecessary suffering to chickens.
Parking operators have joined forces with Julia’s House children’s hospice for a new ‘drop before you shop’ initiative in Weymouth.
This year’s feelgood Lighthouse pantomime Dick Whittington was officially launched on 12 September, with cast members meeting the Mayor of Poole, Sean Gabriel, at the town’s historic Guildhall.
In a bold step for the new unitary authority in Dorset, the first recommended appointment, that of chief executive, has been announced.
A man who stole an innocent woman’s identity from her lost driving licence and Facebook account to blame her for a speeding offence has been sentenced.
A Bournemouth man found in possession of more than £600 worth of class A drugs when stopped by an officer in the town centre was sentenced at Crown Court on 10 September 2018.