Awards for tourist information centres in Purbeck

Businesses from across Purbeck have been celebrating winning Dorset Tourism Awards. The Discover Purbeck Information Centre, Wareham received silver in the Information Service of the Year category at the recent awards ceremony. This is the fifth time that the Centre has won a coveted Dorset Tourism Award and it joined tourism businesses from across Dorset. […]



Planning permission granted to develop School Lane in Dorchester

East Boro Housing Trust has been granted planning permission to develop the site of the Old School/Arts Centre, School Lane in Dorchester which has been sitting empty and disused since the Arts Centre moved to it’s new home in 2015. East Boro has purchased the site from the Duchy of Cornwall, who have made the […]



Festive free parking in Purbeck

This December, Christmas shoppers in Purbeck will be able to enjoy some free parking. Purbeck District Council and Wareham Town Council will be helping people support traders on Small Business Saturday, 2 December. Shoppers can enjoy free parking in car parks at Bonnets Lane, Connegar Lane, Howards Lane, Streche Road and the Rempstone Centre, Wareham […]



New Exhibits – ‘Jurassic Giants’ at The Etches Collection

In early 2017, the Etches Collection Museum of Jurassic Marine Life received a donation to The Collection of an incredible 3 metre long Ichthyosaur fossil specimen which was discovered in 1993 by Mr Phil Jacobs, the donor. Ichthyosaurs were prehistoric marine reptiles, similar in looks to dolphins, which swam the seas of Jurassic Dorset 150-157 million […]



Christmas charity cards for sale in Purbeck

Cards for Good Causes charity Christmas cards and gifts are now on sale at Discover Purbeck Information Centre, South Street, Wareham. The Centre is selling cards supporting over 30 charities including Alzheimer’s Society, Barnardo’s; Cancer Research UK; Help the Heroes; Julia’s House; NSPCC; and RNLI. Shoppers can choose from hundreds of different designs, including local […]



Photos of Bestival 2017



Photos of Bournemouth Air Festival 2017



Radio 1 End Their Summer of Festivals at Bestival

Broadcasting live with ANNIE MAC, RAY BLK, HIGH CONTRAST & SPECIAL GUESTS Plus, Radio 1’s residency featuring METRIK & MC DYNAMITE / LOGAN SAMA THURSDAY 7th SEPTEMBER, TEMPLE Plus World’s biggest confetti cannon set off my Annie Mac Radio 1 ends the festival season at Bestival. With Annie Mac and Radio 1’s Residency broadcasting five […]



Photos of Camp Bestival 2017



Join Bike to Bestival

Join Bike to Bestival and raise money for the Ellen Macarthur Cancer Trust Bestival have launched the inaugural Bike to Bestival riding to their new home on the Lulworth Estate! They want Bestival-goers to get on their bikes and join their mission to reduce Bestival’s environmental impact while raising money for an amazing charity – […]