Thomas Hardy’s home county, Dorset, has been named as one of the top five literary destinations in Britain, thanks to the beloved author.
Ofsted are impressed with Bournemouth Borough Council’s support of local schools, with 64 percent of pupils achieving GCSE grades A*-C.
Dorset is a county with a rich literary heritage. From Enid Blyton to Thomas Hardy, famous writers have been attracted to the countryside and coast alike.
Today marks poet and novelist Thomas Hardy’s 164th birthday, with events including wreath laying and poetry reading commemorating the occasion this weekend. Thomas Hardy was born in a Dorchester cottage built by his grandfather in 1840. One of his most famous novels ‘Tess of the d’Urbervilles’ was partly set in Dorset with fictional locations such as Sandbourne beach inspired by the […]
As Bournemouth Spartans Winter Sea Swimming club take to the waters, BUzz investigates why outdoor swimming is a boost to health and wellbeing in the town.