A campaign is currently in use to help prevent suicides being committed at railway stations. The Small Talk Saves Lives campaign is backed by Network Rail, the Samaritans and the British Transport Police after a staggering 273 died in railway suicides in 2016/17. Some of the suicides took place in the Dorset area, most […]
MCM Comic Con in London is a bi-annual convention dedicated to showcasing popular culture in all its forms, be it comics, film, TV, or gaming. I spoke to Tab Kimpton, creator of Discord Comics, about the beginnings of his work and how MCM Comic Con has changed the course of his life. Editing, presentation, and […]
Bournemouth’s new winger, Harry Davis, has been in fine form since joining the club. Davis was outstanding in his opening game for the second team and very quickly made his the first team debut. The Marketing Graduate was a free agent having just finished his time at Bournemouth University but has now found his feet […]
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 […]
Celebrated local artist is proud to show his interpretations of the stunning landscapes of Dorset for free viewing until December. ‘Surfaces’, a collection by Richard Allen, is now showing paintings of Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch at the Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts. The collection comprises of still-life landscapes including recent Purbeck-based scenery given Richard’s […]
Dorset sibling groups struggle to find a forever home as new figures are released to mark National Adoption week. The national information service, First 4 Adoption, have released figures showing sibling groups in Dorset are struggling to find adoptive parents. Over half of the children in the South West (57%) looking for adoptive families, are […]
A little look at how Patch the Border Collie is helping children with learning difficulties in a local Bournemouth school.