Day: August 7, 2013

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Have you seen this bike?

Officers in Christchurch are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after a motorcycle was stolen from a secure shed in The Grange area of the town. The burglary happened sometime between 11pm on Friday 2 August and 7am on Saturday 3 August 2013 at a property in The Hawthorns. The offenders…

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One-off evening on Broadway

Back to Broadway is a sparkling new stage production celebrating the best of Broadway and the West End in one memorable show.  An evening of music and memories for anyone who has ever fallen under the spell of one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lilting melodies or been moved to a standing ovation by Stephen Sondheim’s…

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Quay unlocks fun!

Children in their hundreds descended on Christchurch Quay for the annual Play Day organised by Christchurch Council’s Play Rangers. Activities included a drumming workshop, circus skills workshop, slacklining, face painting, the NEOS machine, a bucking bronco and a bouncy castle. Senior Play Ranger, Sophie Hutchinson, said: “The Play Day has been a great success and it…

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Ducking plaque

Visitors to the replica ducking stool at Christchurch can now find out more about its history from a new plaque thanks to Christchurch Antiquarian Society and Christchurch Council. Members of the Antiquarian Society were carrying out archaeological digs in a garden on the other side of the stream from the ducking stool and were able…

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Dorset news

O’Kane leaves his mark as Bournemouth pip Pompey!

In the aftermath of AFC Bournemouth’s succesful season opener against Charlton, victory against the Addicks gave them plenty of confidence as the Cherries switched attentions to a cup campaign. The draw had produced a mouthwatering tie against seadside rivals Portsmouth, which attracted plentiful numbers to the Goldsands Stadium.

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