A new survey by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has revealed the quality of Mental Healthcare has declined. The community mental health survey collected responses from patients who use their services in order to find out if they were satisfied with their experience. With a response rate of 12,139 people, the survey showed that community […]
MORE THAN 10,000 potential cases of data manipulation have been found at a forensics lab. The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) have said forensic tests in 42 police forces were being considered possibly unreliable. This includes cases of traffic offences, sexual offences and murder, with 348 cases identified by Dorset Police. Tests are carried out […]
A BODY has been found in the search for a missing woman from Poole. Dorset Police released an appeal to find Valerie Pitman on Tuesday 21st November 2017. Her family reported her missing at 10.55pm on Tuesday after leaving her address at Turks Lane earlier that day. Investigating officers found the body of a woman […]
Christchurch residents have expressed their concern for the councils new £120,000 promenade proposal. The plans, submitted by Christchurch Borough council earlier this year, outline raising the middle section of Avon beach promenade to improve flood and coastal erosion risk. The promenade will be raised by 900mm and will be widened by 1.5m, including new surfacing, […]
A species of Seahorse has been spotted along Dorset’s coast after three years of absence. South beach along Studland Bay is home to many species of marine life including the protected seahorse. Since 2008 the Seahorse Trust have monitored the declining spiny and short snouted seahorse across Studland Bay to help protect the species. […]
Long running local church goers have been working tirelessly to transform an old baptist church in Lansdowne into a modern facility where the community can come together to worship and socialise. Team: Rhia, Ashleigh, Alli and Ria
Dorset’s Margaret Green Animal Rescue celebrate 5o years of the caring and re-homing of animals across Dorset and Devon.