Police advice to high-value bike owners after spate of thefts in Dorset

PEOPLE with high-value bikes are being warned to keep them safe after a spate of thefts in Dorset. Officers have…

Roadworks will take place across Dorset in the next three months. Picture: Dorset Council

Road closures across Dorset for roadworks: Full list of streets

DOZENS of roads across Dorset will be closed for repair work in the coming months. Surfacing works are taking place…

A fire was discovered in a lift at the Dolphin Centre in Poole. Picture: Google

Firefighters tackle blaze in Dolphin Centre lift

A FIRE in a shopping centre lift in Poole prompted a callout last night (February 22). Crews from Poole were…

Neil Allen was last seen in Wimborne on February 13. Picture: Dorset Police

Police issue fresh CCTV image of missing Wimborne man Neil Allen

A FRESH image has been released as police continue the search for missing Wimborne man, Neil Allen. The 41-year-old was…

Mayor of Verwood, Cllr Toni Coombs, with Jasper Nash, chair of the school parliament, right, and Sienna Mills, deputy prime minister

Verwood school parliament gets a taste of the real thing

A SCHOOL parliament voted with its feet to visit a political hub. Young members of Hillside First School’s student leaders’…

How Dorset has been celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month

IN February, the world comes together to mark LGBTQ+ History Month – and Dorset is no different.

The site, at Deer Park Farm, would have seen 40 caravans installed. Picture: Savills/Dorset Council

Plans for 40 caravans for refugees outside Blandford refused after appeal

PLANS to install 40 caravans for Ukrainian refugees on land outside Blandford have been refused after an appeal. The scheme,…

Police were called to Fitzworth Avenue in Poole on Wednesday morning. Picture: Google

Two arrested after person hit by car on Poole driveway

TWO people have been arrested after a pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a car on a…

Woman injured after being hit by car in Christchurch

A WOMAN was seriously injured after being hit by a car in Christchurch. The incident happened in Christchurch Road, at…

The woman was hit by a car in Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone. Picture: Google

Woman in her 70s seriously hurt after being hit by car near Poole

A WOMAN in her 70s was taken to hospital after being hit by a car near Poole. The incident, involving…

Neil Allen was caught on CCTV at Spar in Wimborne on February 13. Picture: Dorset Police

Police issue new CCTV image of missing Wimborne man Neil Allen

POLICE are still searching for Neil Allen, who went missing from Wimborne on February 13. The 41-year-old was last seen…

Lauren Parrett, right, Companionship Team Leader at Colten Care’s Brook View care home, hands over donated food items to Michelle Bennett who manages the nearby community larder in West Moors

Care home collection boosts community larder in West Moors

A COMMUNITY larder benefited from donations made by residents, staff, family and friends of a West Moors care home. At…

Dorset Council has approved applications to introduce 20mph zones in Langton Matravers, Bridport, Wimborne, Pimperne and Winfrith

Where new 20mph speed limits are being introduced in Dorset

NEW 20mph speed limits are set to be introduced in five Dorset towns and villages. Dorset Council has approved…

The Ukraine flag will fly over Dorchester on Saturday. Picture: Dorset Council

Ukrainian flag to fly over Dorchester on anniversary of invasion

THE Ukrainian flag will fly over Dorchester on Saturday (February 24) to mark two years since the Russian invasion…

Pauline Hallam with colleagues at the Adam Practice

Pauline’s 50 years helping patients at Adam Practice

FROM reception to prescriptions, “legend” Pauline Hallam has seen it all in her 50 years with the Adam Practice,…

Man charged over spate of shoplifting incidents in New Milton

A 30-YEAR-OLD New Milton man has been charged with fraud by false representation and two shopliftings. Thomas James Gunner, of…

General election polling: What’s predicted in YOUR area?

2024 is the year of elections. The UK is poised to head to the polls when the urge takes Rishi…

Oil and frozen fish were stolen from outside the Red Lion Inn in Sturminster Marshall. Picture: Google

Two charged with theft from Red Lion in Sturminster Marshall

TWO people have been charged in connection with the alleged theft of food outside an East Dorset pub. Containers of…

La Vita, in East Street, Blandford, is set to open today

Plans for La Vita Bar & Restaurant in Blandford submitted – and it opens today

AN Italian restaurant has applied for permission for new signage at a landmark Blandford site. A listed building planning application…

Neil Allen has been missing since February 13. Picture: Dorset Police

Police appeal to help find missing Wimborne man Neil Allen

POLICE are appealing for help finding missing Wimborne man Neil Allen. The 41-year-old is believed to have last been seen…

Flowers and sweets mark special Valentine’s celebration at Hamworthy care home

FLOWERS, cards and sweets were the order of the day for a Valentine’s celebration in Hamworthy. Residents and staff at…