Flaming June heats up to 80F | Weather | New

The hottest place was Myerscough, Lancs. His 78.6F (25.9C) broke the Bank Holiday Monday record of 77.1F in Kinlochewe, north-west Scotland. Bookies have reduced the odds of breaking “Flaming June” records. Forecasters say that although parts of southern England today may rise to 84F (29C) – warmer than much of …

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Castle View residents give gifts to frontline workers

SHOCKING boxes and treats were delivered to “frontline heroes” by grateful nursing home residents and staff. Two residents of Castle View Care Home in Poundbury delivered baskets of treats to GP office staff to thank them for all the work they have done to keep people safe throughout the pandemic …

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10 signs you’ve lived in Dorset for a long time

OUR beautiful county is loved by locals and visitors alike and today is very special as it is Dorset Day. The annual event celebrates the feast of Dorset’s patron saint, Saint Wite, whose relics can be found in the Church of St Candida and Holy Cross at Whitchurch Canonicorum. Its …

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house prices by the sea up to 48 per …

The average price of a property in a British seaside town is now £ 265,978, a 10% jump – or over £ 24,000 – in just 12 months, according to the Halifax. Salcombe, Devon, is Britain’s most expensive seaside town, with an average price of £ 950,325. Sandbanks in Poole …

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