The beautiful ash tree, which has proved so vital to human society down the ages, could soon disappear from the British Isles altogether due to Chalara, ash dieback disease, and the Springhead Trust is running a six-day celebration of the tree in Dorset and Wiltshire before it’s too late.
Thanks to a grant from the Talbot Village Trust of just under £5,000, Dorset Storm Basketball Club has completely refurbished their existing facilities to meet with competition regulations and enable the team to continue to play in national league games.
Hillside Community First School in Verwood held a tree planting ceremony on 6 September, attended by the town’s mayor, Cllr Mrs Lindsey Dedden, the chair of governors, Mrs Sandra Groves, parents, staff and pupils.
The story of the world’s most famous tank has had a new chapter added following research revealing exactly how Tiger 131 was captured in Tunisia.
A police investigation is underway following the death of a woman at Bestival, and a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.