The Community Development Worker in charge of tackling loneliness across Dorset has said that she hopes the new appointment of a minister for loneliness in central government will ‘raise the profile of loneliness’ across all age ranges. Downing Street announced that Tracey Crouch is to take up the position of minister for loneliness, which affects […]
Dorset Charity, My Time, is working to bring young carers out of social isolation through providing them with outdoor breaks. Joanne Barker is the Community Partnership Director at My Time. As part of Young Carers Awareness Day 2018, she spoke about how social isolation is one of the main problems that young carers in Dorset […]
By Sabrina Sahota and Georgia Trodd. Women don’t feel safe cycling on the roads, according to a Dorset cycle campaigner. New figures released today have shown that there are less women cycling than men. According to Sustrans, the walk and cycle charity, around 50% fewer women than men cycle twice a week or more. The […]
A documentary produced for BBC Radio 4 investigating gender neutral parenting.
New CCTV footage images have been released of teenager Gaia Pope less than one hour prior to her disappearance. This news follows the police’s announcement that the jacket she was wearing in the image below was found at an address in Manor Gardens. Gaia was last seen without the jacket in a red checked shirt with […]
What is happening at Bournemouth’s main food bank this Christmas?
The facts and figures on child poverty