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 […]
Winds from Hurricane Ophelia have pulled Saharan dust and smoke from Portugal’s forest fires over Dorset, causing the pink tint over Bournemouth. People are looking to the skies today as a pink sun shines through dark clouds. Heavy clouds are expected until this evening.
Local performer Michelle O’Brien from Poole explains what the festival is all about.
A number of houses were left without power in Bournemouth after a power cut this morning. Traffic lights and train ticket machines were left without power whilst SSE worked to amend the problem, meaning the journey to work was made difficult for many. A total of 338 postcodes were affected in total, including the surrounding […]
A woman from Poole has raised over £1,900 in six months by training for a half marathon. Emma Richman and her team from the ‘Oakdale runners’, will run for 13 miles along the east Dorset coast this Sunday to raise funds for Target Ovarian Cancer. 15,000 people are set to take part in the Bournemouth Marathon Festival […]
Outside half, Joe Gwyther, is left out of the Bournemouth RFC squad as they host top of the table Dings Crusaders this Saturday, despite a solid game at Cleve last week. The game finished in a nail biting 28-25 victory to Cleve however Gwyther performed well. The ex England U16 had played the first two games of […]