Lama Rabsang in front of Search for Enlightenment

Wellbeing by the Lakes

Wellbeing by the Lakes is a three day festival exploring what it means to be mindful and live well in this fast-paced modern world.

New Dorset Council

On 1 April, Dorset Council will replace the existing district and borough councils

Bellarmine Jug detail. Photo by Mark North

Museums tell stories of region’s wicked past

Four museums are swapping objects to tell stories of the region’s wicked past – from grim and gruesome to strange and shocking!

Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

Geological Society Award

The Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre are this year’s recipients of The Geological Society R.H. Worth Award for achievements in outreach, public engagement and education.


Let’s Work in Weymouth

East Boro Housing Trust is celebrating the award of a grant of almost £10,000 from the National Lottery Awards for All Fund for the ‘Let’s Work’ project. Research shows that two thirds of adults with learning disabilities want paid work but have been unable to get a job. Launching in April 2019, ‘Let’s Work’ will […]

Toll increases refused for Sandbanks to Studland Ferry

Purbeck District Council has welcomed news that the Secretary of State for Transport has refused an application for toll increases for the Sandbanks to Studland Ferry. Following objections to the increases by local residents, businesses and councils, the application by the Bournemouth-Swanage Motor Road and Ferry Company was referred to the Secretary of State who […]

Hidden Faces, Hidden Places: Stories behind objects from the Thomas Hardy Archive

Helen Gibson, Honorary Curator of the Thomas Hardy Archive in the Dorset County Museum Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018 (Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm) Venue: Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8PY Admission: FREE Kingston Maurward College provide plenty of parking places on campus. When you arrive, please follow signs for visitor parking. For event […]

Photos of Bournemouth Air Festival 2018

Photos of Buckham Fair 2018

Photos of Bestival 2018