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  • Science meets Art at the Arnewood School

    How can you link quarks, leptons and bosons with acrylic paint? This was a very exciting question thirteen Arnewood Key Stage 3 students were able to explore in an after school workshop for gifted and talented students early this year. Mr Mal Phillips, Consultant for Engineering and Crisis Management and also a parent of an Arnewood student led this workshop […]

    Science meets Art at the Arnewood School
  • Bournemouth top in South West for Active Adults

    Adults in Bournemouth are some of the most active in the country according to a recent report commissioned by UK Active. 150 local authorities across the UK were reviewed in a report called ‘Turning the Tide of Inactivity’ which assessed the scale and impact of physical inactivity across the UK. The report looked at the levels and frequency of physical […]

    Bournemouth top in South West for Active Adults
  • Dolphin shopping centre launches a new app-roach

    The Dolphin shopping centre in Poole has recognised how the mobile phone world is transforming the way people communicate and has created a mobile app to keep up with demand. The centre sees thousands of visits to its website through mobile devices and saw the app as the natural development in its communications. The free app has interactive content and […]

    Dolphin shopping centre launches a new app-roach
  • Hooley at the Haven Hotel in support of Wave 105’s Cash for Kids

    Brace yourselves for the biggest St Patrick’s Day celebration on Sandbanks. On Monday 17 March 2014, the Haven Hotel is excited to announce that they are hosting an Irish Hooley to help raise donations for Wave 105’s charity, Cash for Kids. Cash for Kids, provide grants to individuals as well as other local charities with one goal, to help ensure […]

    Hooley at the Haven Hotel in support of Wave 105’s Cash for Kids
  • Breeze Volkswagen encourage firms to nominate their rising stars for award recognition

    Tower Park-based motor dealership, Breeze Volkswagen is searching for a rising star of the future as part of the 2014 Rock Star Awards. As sponsor of the Rising Star of the Future Award, Breeze Volkswagen is looking to acknowledge an outstanding employee, aged between 16 and 26, of any Dorset-based company and is encouraging employers or colleagues to put forward […]

    Breeze Volkswagen encourage firms to nominate their rising stars for award recognition
  • Guy Ritchie becomes a patron of Julia’s House

    Film director Guy Ritchie and his fiancée, supermodel Jacqui Ainsley, have become patrons of Julia’s House. The couple were guests at the Julia’s House 10th birthday reception at 10 Downing Street last year, where they had the chance to meet families and staff. They subsequently made a private visit to our hospice in Corfe Mullen. Guy and Jacqui, who live […]

    Guy Ritchie becomes a patron of Julia’s House
  • Construction underway to create new family housing and creative hub

    Work is well on track to complete a new housing scheme and creative hub in Boscombe. The new housing scheme, called Gladstone Mews, will provide eleven new affordable family houses for local people to buy and a new creative hub to help nurture small businesses in the creative sector as well as being used for training and educational use. The […]

    Construction underway to create new family housing and creative hub
  • More severe weather on the way says Met Office as Dorset braced for more wind and rain
  • More severe weather on the way says Met Office as Dorset braced for more wind and rain
  • More severe weather on the way says Met Office as Dorset braced for more wind and rain

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