Dorset News

Fire service Dorset

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service (DWFRS) has received the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award. The award was presented by the Lord Lieutenants of both Dorset and Wiltshire at separate ceremonies; …
Dorset Police

Samuel Edward Tye, aged 31 and of no fixed abode, appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court on Friday 8 November 2019 after admitting charges of robbery and possession of a bladed article. He was …
Dorset police

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to come forward following a fail-to-stop collision in Christchurch. Some time between 9.45pm and 10.15pm on Friday 1 November 2019 a collision occurred …

Dorset Council has just launched two new guides to help homeowners, tenants and landlords. The first guide advises on how to tackle damp, condensation and mould issues which can appear, or get worse, …
dennis thorne smallholder Okeford Fitzpaine, near Sturminster Newton

A man who caused suffering to goats, ferrets and poultry by failing to properly care for them on his smallholding in North Dorset has been prosecuted and disqualified from keeping any animals for …
Tadnoll nature reserve

On Thursday 31 October a Galloway steer was brutally attacked by a dog on the Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) Tadnoll Heath nature reserve, near Winfrith. The injuries to its face were so severe …
voluntary sector Dorset

Officers sought approval from Cabinet on Tuesday 5 November to consult the voluntary and community sector (VCS) on a range of funding options for 2020-21, and to review the level of funding to …
digital skills dorset

Anyone wanting to improve their digital skills to stay in touch with friends and family can book for free, one to one help ahead of Christmas, says Dorset Council. The authority has a …
Dorset Council

There are just a few days left for community projects to apply for grants up to the value of £6,000 in this round of Dorset Council’s Community Impact Fund, says the authority. On …