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Saturday, May 25, 2024
Before we get going, let's have some fun. Write down the six places you think will be in the top six, and then compare them with those below. I was surprised by some and not by others. I was more surprised with the order. No. 1 was a nail on,...
Here in Dorset, where the rolling hills meet the rugged coastline, the beauty of the landscape is matched only by the diversity of its weather. From the salty sea breezes to the occasional torrential rain, homes in this region need to stand strong against a variety of elements. Building a...
Southwest England and South Wales are under a yellow weather warning for rain, effective from 11 am to 11.59 pm on Thursday. The Met Office predicts widespread rainfall of up to 2cm, with hilly regions expecting up to 4cm. This may lead to delays in bus and train services,...
On Weds 7th February you are invited to join a community assembly about the increasing amount of pollution in our local seas and rivers. The pollution comes from many sources, sadly, but sewage outflows from Wessex Water is increasingly problematic, with recent discharges again in Portland Harbour and Weymouth Bay. Agricultural run-off, litter, and plastics also contribute to dirty...
A man has been jailed for 18 years after being found guilty of committing sexual offences involving two boys aged under 16. Michael Kellard, aged 64 and of Dunkeswell in Devon, was found guilty of three counts of rape, three counts of sexual activity with a child, four counts of...
Extinction Rebellion Dorchester, Weymouth and Portland together with the Weymouth Climate Hub, are holding an open meeting on 6 December, 7.30pm in St Georges Church Hall in Dorchester. Caroline Dennett was a safety consultant for Shell for over 10 years, then publicly quit in May 2022 because of Shell's double-talk on climate...
Moving to the picturesque county of Dorset, with its rolling hills, stunning coastline, and charming villages, is a dream come true for many. However, before you pack up your life and head for this idyllic destination, there's a crucial question to ponder: should you downsize or upsize your new home...
With just a few days to go, the Global Fight to End Fossil Fuels has registered over 400 actions, marches, rallies, and events around the world. These mobilisations against fossil fuels are coordinated by more than 780 endorsing organisations, and are expected to draw millions of participants between the 15th and 17th...
The far-right, extreme right, hard right, radical right, fascist-right and ultra-right are terms used to discuss the position a group or person occupies within right-wing politics. Many of these parties stem from either the legacy of Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists, or the political views held by either John...
A local food bank has recently recorded its highest number of users ever for the year ending April 23. Others claim a similar story. The Government disputes this and has published its own statistics. In a statement the Bournemouth food bank asserted that in the past financial year there were 12,577...