Dorset News

open spaces Dorset volunteers

The Dorset Local Access Forum are looking for people who want to improve Dorset’s paths and open spaces for local people and visitors. The Dorset Local Access Forum are looking for people who …
Dorset police

Police officers are appealing for information to identify the driver of a vehicle involved in a road traffic collision in North Dorset. At around 7pm on Sunday 12 September 2021 a single vehicle …
Dorset police

Officers are investigating an incident where a mute swan was found dead in Poole and are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report at around …

With the London Marathon coming up this weekend, Hardy Lodge apartment owner Geoff Wakeford gave a talk to other owners about his life as a marathon runner: 20 years of ‘running with Geoff’. …
digital advice dorset

More people in Dorset can now access free technical advice thanks to the expansion of Dorset Council’s volunteer digital champion service. Since Covid restrictions were lifted, the council’s volunteer digital champions have gradually …
Fortuna boat Poole

City Cruises, the leading operator of passenger services on the River Thames, Poole and York welcomes a brand-new boat to its Poole fleet, doubling capacity on a key route to meet local and …
cycling Bournemouth station

South Western Railway (SWR) has  announced the completion of six cycle parking schemes at stations in the Dorset area. As travellers return to the railway, and the weekly commute is reintroduced, customers using …
Yellowhammer - Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

Dorset Wildlife Trust is today launching a major fundraising appeal for England’s first large-scale community rewilding project, on 170 hectares of land near Bere Regis purchased earlier this year through the Wilder Dorset …
planning applications Dorset

Dorset Council have admitted that their planning services are struggling with what they term ‘Covid demand’. The construction industry has seen a huge surge during the pandemic, the council says. And homeowners with …