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Victorian Locomotive at Swanage Railway

Appeal to restore historic locomotive

RAILWAY enthusiasts are hoping to bring a Victorian locomotive back into use for the first time in around 75…

Brewers Arms, Martinstown, owners Leanne and Ben Carter with one of their sons and Roelie Newman, from Martinstown Circle Suppers, holding the cheque for £7,000 raised for Living with CAH.

Supper group coins in cash for charities

MARTINSTOWN Circle Suppers, a community-based supper group in Martinstown, is celebrating raising more than £23,000 for local charities since…

The Dorset Neon Run will raise money for Diverse Abilities

Dance, jog, run – charity event bound to be fun!

By Lorraine Gibson. IT’S time to dig out the dayglo tutus and lime-green ankle warmers as Diverse Abilities has announced…

The contestants with their professional dance partners

Hospice dances off with £25k boost

CHARITABLE dancers put their best feet forward to raise £25,000 for a good cause. A Strictly Extravaganza Gala Dinner was…

Beginners’ Italian for Foodies class in Swanage

Students eat up language classes

By Sara Niven It’s commonplace to ask for a cappuccino or latte but do you know what macchiato means and…

Pip Hare will be sailing single-handed, non-stop, around the world in the Vendée Globe race. PHOTO: Martin_Clavey/Wikimedia Commons

Yachtswoman Pip calls for runners to help hospice in Bay Run

WORLD-RENOWNED solo yachtswoman Pip Hare is urging runners and joggers to support Lewis-Manning Hospice Care in the Bournemouth Bay…

Ukranian refugees during a visit to Lulworth Castle

‘The need for families is still there’

While many of the headlines may have moved on, Ukranian refugees fleeing their war-torn country still need our help….

Sustrans officer for Wool Primary School Anna Philps

They’re putting on the pedal power in the Purbecks…

By Sara Niven. PARENTS and pupils are being urged to get on their bikes as a way of improving their…

The Bournemouth West, one of the top ten layouts in the country, will be at Wimborne Railway Society’s ‘Railex’ Model Railway Exhibition

Dr Beeching, the Pines Express and a model railway show…

By Lorraine Gibson. IN the midst of continuing rails strikes, a timely piece of railway history will be resurrected when…

Photo: Dorset Police

New pictures released as search for missing Alex Bendall continues

POLICE have issued pictures of a distinctive hoodie worn by missing Dorchester teen Alex Bendall as the search continues. Alex,…