Dorset

South Western Ambulance Sees Record Demand

SATURDAY was the second busiest day in the history of the South West Ambulance Service (SWASFT) as crews saw unprecedented levels of demand. Deputy Director of Operations William Lee urged people to only call 999 in a life-threatening emergency. He said, “Our people are working incredibly hard to meet the …

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Thai police use tear gas against anti-government protesters

Thai police on Sunday used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters who staged a rally in Bangkok, despite coronavirus restrictions banning gatherings of more than five people. Protesters demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s government, insisting the monarchy and military budget …

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Dorchester Town 5-0 Christchurch: Sam Bayston scores a brace

CHURCH-CHRIST 0 DORCHESTER Town claimed their first pre-season victory with a complete 5-0 victory over Christchurch at Avenue Stadium. Sam Bayston’s brace gave the Magpies control at the break before a magnificent move was finished with aplomb by Dylan Walker for 3-0. Sam Davidson added a fourth goal with his …

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Judges come to Weymouth for Britain in Bloom competition

JUDGES were welcomed to Weymouth to see colorful hanging baskets and flower arrangements as part of the city’s entry into the prestigious Britain in Bloom competition – and said it looked ‘beautiful’. Yesterday two judges were invited to walk around the town to judge the work of Weymouth BID, Weymouth …

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Eastbury Hotel in Sherborne wins Visit England’s Gold Award

A LUXURY townhouse hotel in Dorset has won a nationally coveted award for going above and beyond. The Eastbury Hotel in Sherborne, with its original Georgian design, won the Gold Award from Visit England. READ MORE: The Portesham school is deemed “inadequate” by Ofsted This distinction rewards accommodation establishments which …

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Nursing home acquired by Southey Care Dorset

A Dorset-based care home has been acquired by operator Southey Care Dorset under a deal backed by corporate property advisor Christie & Co. Clarence House Nursing Home in Ferndown, Dorset is registered for 29 service users in the old age and dementia categories. The house has 27 bedrooms, the majority …

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