The man was attacked near the skatepark in Baiter Park, Poole. Picture: Google

Man in his 60s attacked by two youths on electric scooters in park

A MAN in his 60s was hit in the face by two people who passed him on electric scooters…

Police are keen to speak to this person in connection with the incident. Picture: Hampshire Police

Three men assaulted outside Ringwood pub

THREE men were assaulted outside a Ringwood pub. The incident unfolded at The Pour House, in West Street, at around…

The former bowling centre, in Weymouth, is set to be demolished. Picture: Dorset Council

Demolition of Weymouth’s former 10-pin bowling centre approved

WEYMOUTH’S landmark former bowling alley is set be demolished after plans were approved. Plans to knock down the building, in…

Failings at Poole Hospital's maternity unit were identified in March 2023. Picture: UHD

Failings at Dorset hospital that handed baby to the “wrong mother” were highlighted before incident

A MOTHER was handed the WRONG baby after giving birth at a Dorset hospital. The University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation…

Young people and adults can find opportunities at Dorset Police Cadets. Picture: Dorset Police

New Police Cadet unit launched in Blandford – and adults needed too

YOUNG people in Blandford can now join the newest branch of the Dorset Police Cadets. The new cadet unit officially…

Police are keen to trace this person after a suspected arson attack at the Ark cafe in Poole Park. Picture: Dorset Police

Police issue CCTV appeal after arson attack at Poole cafe

POLICE are keen to trace this person in connection with a suspected arson attack at a Poole cafe. The incident…

Officers are keen to identify this person in connection with the incidents. Pictures: Dorset Police

Police probe fraudulent payments in Facebook sales in Poole and Bournemouth

FRAUDULENT payments for items sold on Facebook in Poole and Bournemouth are being investigated by police. Officers have released an…

Jules Hudson, host of Escape to the Country. Picture: BBC/Naked West/Fremantle

BBC show Escape to the Country seeks recommendations in Blandford

WHAT are the best and most interesting independent businesses in Blandford? That was the question posed by a TV researcher…

Crews from Poole and Swanage launched on Saturday night. Picture: Poole RNLI

Man rescued after jumping overboard during yacht fire

A MAN left “clinging on” to a boat after a fire on a yacht was rescued by lifeboat crews. Volunteers…

Motoring expert Quentin Wilson has put together The Little Book of EV Myths, available for free

EV myths: TV presenter’s group launches ‘myth-busting’ guide – some of the misinformation

A GROUP founded by motoring journalist and TV presenter Quentin Wilson has released a myth-busting book on electric vehicles…

The food and music festival runs at Upton Country Park in June

Tasty food and music festival at Upton Country Park to get ready for Glastonbury!

A TASTY festival is on offer at a Dorset food festival in June – just ahead of Glastonbury! The Upton…

The incident unfolded at the Temple bar, in Bournemouth Road, Poole. Picture: Google

Man suffers dislocated shoulder amid brawl at Temple bar in Poole

A BRAWL broke out in a Poole bar – leading to a man who intervened being badly injured in…

Fire crews were called to Corfe Mullen at 7.30pm on Tuesday night

Two hectares of heathland in Corfe Mullen damaged by fire

AN unexplained fire damaged around two hectares of heathland at Corfe Mullen last night (April 9). Firefighters were called to…

Wimborne Rotary President, Graham West, Sally Way and Susan Ridd from Poole and Bournemouth Read Easy, and Rotarian Brian Dryden

Wimborne Rotary hands over £1,000 to help adults with reading difficulties

A CHARITY that supports adults learning to read has received a £1,000 boost from a Wimborne group. The Wimborne Rotary…

How the new builders merchants in Ferndown could look. Picture: UMC Architects/Dorset Council

New builders merchant plan for Ferndown business park

A NEW builders merchants could be built on a Ferndown business park, if plans are approved. Peachtree Services Ltd has…

Shaun Colvin has sadly passed away. Picture: Lytchett Minster School

Lychett Minster youngster Shaun Colvin passes away, aged 13

LYCHETT Minster youngster Shaun Colvin has passed away suddenly at the age of 13. Shaun died at home on Sunday…

Officers are keen to trace this person after damage at the Dolphin Centre in Poole. Picture: Dorset Police

CCTV image released after barriers damaged at Dolphin Centre in Poole

POLICE are keen to speak to this person after barriers were damaged at a Poole shopping centre – resulting…

Police are keen to trace these people after whiskey was stolen from Tesco in New Milton. Pictures: Google/Hampshire Police

Bottles of whiskey stolen from New Milton supermarket

POLICE are keen to trace these people after whiskey worth around £140 was stolen from a New Milton supermarket. The…

The altercation took place on the Crab Orchard Bends, in Three Legged Cross, police said. Picture: Google

‘Altercation’ between people in car and on pony-and-traps on Dorset road

AN altercation took place between people in a car and others on pony-and-traps in East Dorset. Police are appealing for…

Police are keen to trace this person after items were stolen from Co-op in Fordingbridge High Street. Picture: Hampshire Police

CCTV image released in Fordingbridge shoplifting probe

POLICE are attempting to trace this person in connection with shoplifting in Fordingbridge in which almost £900-worth of products…

The graffiti was found at the Carvers Recreation Ground in Ringwood. Picture: Google

Police probe hate crime over Ringwood skate park graffiti

POLICE are investigating a hate-related incident in Ringwood after graffiti was daubed on the town skate park. The vandalism took…