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Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens Aviary set for a rebuild

Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens Aviary set for a rebuild

Plans are underway for the regeneration of the Bournemouth Aviary and surrounding Pine Walk area of Westover Gardens. Delivered as part of the Lower Gardens ‘masterplan’, the new aviary will be equipped with improved facilities and flight areas for the…
Charity seeks help with abandoned dogs of Christmas

Charity seeks help with abandoned dogs of Christmas

The increased number of puppy’s being given as presents has led to more dogs being abandoned over the Christmas period. The picture of opening a present to find a cute puppy looking around full of wonder and adoration for many…
Tourists and locals want a frack free Dorset

Tourists and locals want a frack free Dorset

Popular tourist destinations Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, were visited by more than just sightseers on Sunday afternoon. They were the chosen destinations for a new Greenpeace campaign against proposed hydraulic fracturing (otherwise known as fracking), in national parks across…
Seven Dorset MPs Vote Tampon Tax to Stay

Seven Dorset MPs Vote Tampon Tax to Stay

In a recent parliamentary vote attempting to abolish the so-called tampon tax, seven of Dorset’s MPs voted against the movement. 305 MPs across the UK voted against the motion of abolishing the 5% tampon tax for being classed as a…
Route sharing apps could contribute to bike thefts

Route sharing apps could contribute to bike thefts

Cyclists in Dorset have been warned to double check what information they are sharing when using route mapping apps, as bike thefts in the area rise. Dorset Police have urged cyclists to be more mindful of what personal information they…
Dorset Police give cautions to over 850 criminals

Dorset Police give cautions to over 850 criminals

Seventeen sex offences and 117 thefts make up just a few of the crimes that were given cautions from Dorset Police last year. Statistics that have been released by Police and Crime Commissioner Martyn Underhill revealed that last year 852…