Dorset News

Dorset police

Dorset Police have praised the county’s ‘responsible and practical communities’ for their response to the new restrictions to tackle the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis. But Chief Constable James Vaughan warned that anyone deliberately flouting …
business support

The Government has announced a package of measures to support businesses through the period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Details of the support available can be found on the gov.uk website. Follow the …
virus community

Dorset Council has thanked local residents for their ‘amazing community’ response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the Dorset Council area. And it says that to provide extra support where it may be …
bin collection refuse

Dorset Council has announced the steps it is taking to ensure household rubbish during the ongoing Coronavirus crisi. The council says that bin collections are one of its most important services, provided to …
dogs coronavirus

The charity Underdog International has set up an initiative which redeploys their volunteers and resources to support local dog owners – including in North Dorset –  in need due to the impacts of …
virus dorset business

Dorset Council says it is ‘working hard’ to ensure that businesses in Dorset take full advantage of the emergency measures announced by the government on Tuesday to tackle to Coronavirus crisis. And it …
Asian hornet

Dorset Council has issued a warning about the Asian Hornet. An unwelcome invader, they will eat all kinds of pollinators but their favourite food is honeybees. They also have a very nasty sting. …
Dorset Police

Police officers investigating an assault in Blandford are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5pm on Sunday 1 March 2020, a 14-year-old girl was walking along The …
communities conference Dorset

A conference and networking event that will bring together anyone who is passionate about their community from across Dorset is being held in Corfe Mullen. The ‘Growing Hope in Our Communities’ event at …