Bournemouth, an area known for high levels of illicit substance use, is set to see a large amount of illegal drug activity in the upcoming weeks due to music events. Research from the Drug and Alcohol Governance Board for Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset reveals that there is an average of 40 drug related deaths over […]
Children are consuming around 400 biscuits and more than 120 cakes, buns and pastries each year, according to latest research from Public Health England (PHE). For this reason, a new Change4Life campaign has been launched by PHE to help encourage parents find snacks of 100 calories or less for their children. Figures from the National […]
South West MEP Julie Girling has hit out at recreational fishing in Dorset after finding out that the amount of bass being found in local shores has decreased. Questions have been raised about the future of the industry with regulations imposed for industrialised trawlers but not for leisure fishermen. Recreational fishing differs from commercial fishing, […]
Bournemouth-based Park Cafés have declared that they are sourcing biodegradable packaging for all of their locations. The council-run chain, which has four cafés in the area, promised to replace its current plastic choices with card, wood and cellulose. Although they are currently working at around 80% biodegradable, the near future will see the cafés takeaway packaging […]
World Health Organisation have named gaming addiction as a mental health addiction for the first time.
There has been an increase in burglaries in the Bournemouth and Christchurch area as of late. Last night Woodpecker Café in Bournemouth was the latest property targeted by thieves. It is said that the offenders got in via the changing room toilets and then made their way upstairs to the café. The building is fully […]
Local woman Gemma Wilks has put a scheme into place for New Forest to stop the use of plastic straws by the end of the year. The cause was an idea Gemma had for her new years revolution, as she describes herself as an environmentalist. Since beginning the campaign, ‘Ban the Straw New Forest’ has […]