Santa and his little helpers have been busy at Ringwood Church of England Infant School. A record-breaking £4,654 has been raised for the school with a series of Christmas events.
Church singers filled a Poole care home with Christmas spirit recently. The sweet sound of hymns and Christmas carols were sung during a visit by church members.
A New Milton man has been banned from driving for 18 months and fined £350 for causing a serious injury collision in Christchurch while over the drink-drive limit.
Dorset Cancer Care Foundation (DCCF) has unveiled its first charity calendar featuring photographs taken by local people.
Food parcels for families and individuals who desperately need help were put together by the Lions Club of Ferndown and Wimborne on 11 December at the Hub.
A local first school held a community carol event with Tesco and 37 Coffee Shop in Glenmoor Road, West Parley last week.
Westbourne held its first ever Christmas Fiesta of Lights on Saturday, 3 December. It included LED balloons, UV lights, glow paint, fire shows, live music, performers and dancers.
A little donkey spread festive cheer when he hoofed it into a Ferndown care home.