The Office for National Statistics found that suicide is the biggest killer of men between 20 and 49 years old. Exercise Saved My Life tells the story of David Baum who wanted to take his own life at the age of 34, following years of traumatic events. The 7-minute documentary aims to raise the awareness of male suicide […]
According to Mind, 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year, but one of the biggest issues appears to be how people cope with their mental wellbeing. In the New Year, Dorset Mind will be teaming up with R.E.D January to encourage people to get active to support […]
As the 73rd anniversary of the Holocaust approaches, the people of Dorset prepare to commemorate the historical tragedy. Bournemouth and Poole’s Holocaust Memorial Day Committee are hosting a public event at the Bournemouth International Centre on Sunday 28th January 2018. The commemoration will include a testimony of a young Syrian refugee and the story of Lily […]
The Glasfryn Road planning application for the development of a new hotel and housing in Wales’ smallest city is expected to be submitted in the New Year. The plans consist of a 63-bedroom Premier Inn and 70 new homes, 38 of which would be available to rent from Pembrokeshire Housing Association and reserved for local […]
The BFX festival has returned to Bournemouth for the fifth year with guest speakers from across the globe. The event is a week-long celebration of visual effects, animation and games encouraging young people to explore their talent in movies and the games industry. The BFX was launched in 2012 as a student competition and festival and […]
Bournemouth is breaching EU legal limits for fine particle pollution. Friends of the Earth tested and found that Bournemouth reached 50.9µg/m3 (micrograms per cubic metre) of NO2 at the end of this summer. Around 40 towns and cities in the UK are breaking World Health Organisation (WHO) guideline limits for nitrogen dioxide (NO2). The European Union’s legal average […]
Have you ever spent Christmas on your own? More and more elderly people across Wales are spending the festive period by themselves. As elderly loneliness increases, Lucy Thomas explores what support is in place for the older generation. A radio documentary focusing on the increasing amount of lonely elderly people at Christmas time.