Dorset Police are increasing their efforts to combat drug use at local music events. This comes after 9,000 pounds of laughing gas was seized at New Forest festival Sound Clash in 2016. Across Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset, there are likely to be around 40 drug related deaths in a year, 700 hospital admissions and during […]
The number of reported historic sexual assault cases in Dorset increased by 88% between 2016 and 2017. These offences had taken place between 1982 and 2004 and many of them involved young girls. Psychologist Lynn Suter from The Life Centre, an organisation supporting victims of sexual assault, says one reason why these cases have only […]
A lagoon off Brownsea Island, Poole Red Squirrels Red squirrels are something that used to be a common site in the British woodlands, but the National Trust now estimate only 150,000 remain, and Dorset is one area in Britain where they can be sighted. Brownsea Island is located in Poole Harbour and has become an area […]
Boscombe’s Little Pickle Deli Café has said a new app designed to promote local businesses has failed to help them attract customers.
The annual gender report by the World Economic Forum revealed that the largest gaps are found in the STEM fields: Software and IT Services, Manufacturing and Energy and Mining. Based on previous studies as well as their own findings, researchers who compiled this research suggest the reasons behind the gap relate to women’s access and […]
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 […]
There has been a significant increase in the amount of illegal fly tipping in Dorset, according to Dorset Waste Partnership. Buzz News spoke to Simon Bull, Green Party Councillor of the Winton Green Ward, about what the council is doing to reduce the issue: If you see fly tipping in your area, you can report […]