Elated volunteers have won a coveted award for the restoration of a section of railway enabling a trial passenger train service to run from Swanage and Corfe Castle to Wareham for the first time in 45 years.Details
A man who was a dolphin watcher for 27 years will be remembered on 3 August when a full day of dolphin watching will take place at Durlston near Swanage.Details
Poole lifeboat crew says farewell as Portland search and rescue helicopter stands down from operation
The Portland SAR helicopter, which will be stood down from operation around the Dorset coast today (30 June), was recently filmed on a farewell training session with Poole lifeboat volunteers in Poole Bay.Details
The first train to leave Swanage Railway since 1972 departed at 10.23am on 13 June carrying proud volunteers and workers.Details
Hard-working volunteers from across Purbeck have been thanked at a ceremony hosted by district council chairman, Bill Trite.
The largest gathering of working classic 1940s Bulleid Pacific class express steam locomotives since the summer of 1967 will be taking place on the Swanage Railway – marking the 50th anniversary of the end of British Rail steam trains in southern England.Details
At a packed meeting at the Purbeck School, Purbeck District Councillors made a commitment to thoroughly review the current partial review of the Purbeck Local Plan.Details