Dorset News

library books

After the service was suspended in the wake of Covid-19 restrictions, Dorset Council says it is ‘very pleased’ to be able to reintroduce reservations at libraries across the county. This means that from …
national crime agency

A barber who returned to the UK from Brazil with £300,000 worth of cocaine hidden in suitcases has been jailed. Jhonatan Martins Kirchhoff, 22, from Commercial Road, Bournemouth, told National Crime Agency investigators …
Seasons of Stories: Autumn

A limited edition book that helps people to engage with nature, indoors or out, is being offered for free by the Stepping into Nature project. The book, ‘Seasons of Stories: Autumn’, is a …
bere marsh CRT

The long-cherished ‘Dorset Dream’ of pioneering conservation farmer Robin Page this week becomes reality as the Countryside Restoration Trust completes the most significant purchase in its 30 year history of wildlife friendly farming. …
Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is investing over £2.28 million of government Local Growth Deal funding towards the creation of a new Histopathology Diagnostic Hub for Dorset at the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch …
Dorset Council

At 11am on Saturday 15 August, a small group gathered at the Kohima War Memorial at County Hall in Dorchester to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Japan (VJ) Day and remember …
Student A level results

Students in Dorset have received their  A Level results  today. Dorest Council says that advice on education, work and training, including information for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), is …
house bulding dorset

An independent report for Dorset CPRE shows that the Dorset Council and BCP Council could be forced to plan for ‘excessive’ numbers of new housing, the group says. The Campaign to Protect Rural …
Covid Dorset

What is being called a ‘COVID Health Protection Board’ is being set up to  monitor for and respond to any potential coronavirus outbreaks in Dorset. Sam Crowe, Director of Public Health for Dorset …