Farming & Environment

Hampshire police join campaign to prevent livestock worrying

POLICE have joined an initiative aimed at keeping pets and livestock safe. Last year, Operation Recall was launched by animal…

Police have issued these images of items stolen from the farm in Chettle, near Blandford. Picture: Dorset Police

Trailers and farm equipment stolen from site near Blandford

TWO trailers and other farming equipment were stolen from near Blandford. The items were taken from a farm in Chettle…

The barn building in Fordingbridge was "totally destroyed". Picture: Ferndown Fire Station

Barn “totally destroyed” by fire in Fordingbridge on Boxing Day

A BARN was “totally destroyed” by fire on Boxing Day night. Firefighters were called to the scene, in Fordingbridge, to…

Dorset Council wants to make it easier for people to walk or cycle

Have your say over active travel improvements in Dorset

PEOPLE are being urged to have their say on making active travel easier in Dorset. Dorset Council wants to make…

The weather warning is in place between 5am and noon on Tuesday. Pictures: Met Office/Pixabay

Weather warning for Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire as thunderstorm approaches

THUNDERSTORMS and heavy rain are set to hit the south west – including Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset – on…

Members of XR Wimborne in Bath

XR Wimborne campaigners join regional demonstration in Bath

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners from Wimborne joined a regional demonstration in Bath last weekend. On Saturday (October 28), members of Extinction Rebellion…

Book your Christmas tree collection – and help Dorset disability charity

A DORSET charity has launched a Christmas tree collection scheme – one of its biggest fundraisers of the year. Diverse…

The A358 at Donyatt is closed due to flooding. Picture: Travel Somerset

Storm Ciarán: Roads and schools closed as Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset battered

A DRIVER was rescued from a vehicle stuck in flood water in the Marston Magna area as Storm Ciarán…

Weather warnings are in place for the south of England, including Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire

Weather warnings in place as Storm Ciarán set to bring floods to Dorset and beyond

FLOOD warnings are in place for much of the Dorset coast as Storm Ciarán approaches. The Environment…

Winner Wilbur with chair of Planet Wimborne, Linda Bunting

Wimborne youngsters’ environment posters make for colourful competition

COLOURFUL posters spreading an environmental message were created by youngsters as part of a competition in Wimborne. Schoolchildren were encouraged…