More than 960,000 Covid vaccines administered across Dorset

OVER 965,000 Covid-19 jabs have been administered across Dorset to date. A total of 968,647 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been distributed in Dorset, according to the latest NHS data. This incredible county-wide feat would have been impossible without all the medical staff and volunteers working tirelessly on the …

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06/17/2021 | Who plays when and where – June 18, 2021

Community center committee wants to guide the Berlin process BERLIN – Elected officials agreed this week to create a committee to focus on planning a community center. Berlin’s city council voted 5-0 on Monday to create the Community Center Development Committee (CCDC) to focus on planning for a facility. The …

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Platinum Skies supports Loneliness Awareness Week

A RETIRED real estate developer this week organized a series of events for its owners in recognition of Loneliness Awareness Week. Platinum Skies Dorset and Wiltshire Independent Living Communities owners over 55 have organized events in support of Loneliness Awareness Week. Activities included an afternoon wine tasting at Vista in …

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Dorset MPs back Tory rebellion against extended lockdown

FOUR MPs from the Daily Echo area were part of a large Tory rebellion against extending lockdown restrictions to four weeks. South Dorset MP Richard Drax, Poole MP Robert Syms, Christchurch MP Chris Chope and New Forest West MP Desmond Swayne all voted against the government yesterday. West Dorset MP …

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BIC vaccination center to close for cheerleading event

The county’s largest Covid vaccination center will suspend operations for a month from next week, to allow for a cheerleading event. Concerns were raised last month when health officials confirmed Bournemouth International Center (BIC) was set to stop giving coronavirus injections to allow the Future Cheer International Cheerleading competition to …

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Boys threatened in Poole knife theft

TWO school children were threatened with a knife during a robbery in broad daylight. Two boys from Bournemouth have been arrested for theft and are assisting officers in their investigations. Households in the Oakdale residential area where the incident occurred were asked to check their home video surveillance systems for …

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