Coastal

Keeping an eye on one of Dorset’s most valuable resources, see all the latest tide times and coastal news.

The incident unfolded off Bournemouth Pier on Wednesday afternoon. Picture: Google

Man arrested as two die after incident off Bournemouth Pier

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy and a 12-year-old girl have died after an incident off Bournemouth Pier. The pair were among 10…

Martin Jones receives the station manager epaulettes PHOTO: Swanage NCI

Service was their watchword

ONE of the most memorable things that I will take away from the coronation was how strongly the concept…

Chris Payne and Oly Rush with Green Folk staff and family during a Dorset beach clean

Dorset eco swimmer Oly Rush gearing up for Ithaca challenge

DORSET eco swimmer Oly Rush is gearing up for his next dip to raise awareness of the plastic pollution…

David Haw died after an incident in Poole Harbour

Man charged over death of David Haw in Poole Harbour

A MAN has been charged with gross negligence manslaughter after a death in Poole Harbour. At 1.59am on Monday, May…

Part of the new Swanage Downs nature reserve. Picture: Sustainable Swanage

New Swanage nature reserve set to be launched

A LAUNCH event for a newly-designated Swanage nature reserve will take place this month. Residents are being urged to drop…

Christchurch Harbour

Warning to boat owners after ‘suspicious activity’ in Christchurch

BOAT owners in Christchurch have been warned of ‘suspicious activity’ in the harbour. An alert has been sent out by…

Poole Harbour waters safe to use after oil spill, say bosses

PEOPLE are being advised they can swim in waters around Poole Harbour – more than a week after an…

A high tide and rough seas

Tide tables and air pressure

By Nick Reed I thought I’d continue the theme of last month’s Purbeck Gazette article and continue to explore tides….

14,000 litres of Poole Harbour spill recovered as shellfish sales advice issued

AROUND 14,000 litres of an oil and water mix that leaked into Poole Harbour at the weekend has been…

Poole Harbour oil spill: Climate group’s anger as clean-up begins

“AS long as we have fossil fuels being extracted we face these kinds of risks.” Those were the words of…