9 Pictures Of The Sunny Bank Holiday, Published By A Bitter Person At Work

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.08.2017 | UK Comedy

It’s hot outside but you know that because you’re basking in it. Just look at it, although this person probably stole this picture from Flickr, it...

The Police Have Unveiled The First Fully Operational Drone Unit

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech

The police force might be devoting vast resources to stopping drones but that doesn’t mean it can’t see the benefit of using them too. Two police ...

10 UK Music Festivals Worth Buying A Ticket For

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Entertainment

Music fans, it’s officially time: Festival season is upon us. And while there are many aspects of the summer we can’t help you with - y’know, l...

Three Charged With Murdering Dorset Businessman

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.05.2017 | UK

Three men are due to appear in court charged with murdering a businessman who was fatally shot, allegedly during a botched burglary. Guy Hedger, 61, w...

Four Schoolchildren Taken To Hospital After Mistaking Cocaine For Sherbet

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK

Four schoolchildren were taken to hospital after they mistook cocaine for sherbet. Police were called to Broadstone Middle School in Dorset after repo...

Bournemouth: Sleepy Retirement Resort Or Buzzing Business Hub?

Katherine Baldwin | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Baldwin

I get a real kick when I drive through Bournemouth on my way to work and see paddleboarders or surfers splashing about in the sea. This is the true value of this place - you can swim in the morning or the evening after a day's work (if like me, you're happy to brave the cold) or walk on the sand to get inspired. It's priceless.

Several Children Injured After Bouncy Castle Comes Loose In Dorset

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK
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Several children are reportedly being treated by paramedics after a bouncy castle came loose in Swanage, Dorset Police said. The inflatable castle was...

Muslim Women Are Being Offered New 'Dignity Gowns' At Hospital

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK

Female patients are being offered new 'multi-faith dignity gowns' following complaints that traditional gowns violate the rules of Islam. The Royal...

Dorset Unplanned

Mette Poynton | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

In August 2015 I spent 3 days on the Jurassic Coast in beautiful Dorset with my family. My 7-year-old son's interest in dinosaurs, fossils and all things Jurassic, inspired the trip and we went in the hope that, other than wonderful memories from a break away as a family, we would return home with a real fossil or two.

You Won't Believe These Idylic Locations Are Right Here In Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

If you had always assumed it was better to go abroad for your summer holidays, think again. Because these idyllic scenes are from our very own fai...

Britain's Most Health-Conscious Town Revealed...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If the contents of your fridge pack a calorie-laden punch and your takeaway habits are spiralling out of control then it might be time to move to Dorc...

Man Arrested After 'Gunman Fired Shots At School Workmen'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK

A man has been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after reports that a gunman fired shots at school workmen. Dorset Police confirmed a man ...

Christmas Time Beside the Seaside

Suzi Dixon | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Dixon

Think of Santa, think of the seaside? Most people don't! But Bournemouth residents (buoyed by the council's ambitious plans) enjoy winter as much as our scorching summer, with tonnes of Christmas fun for kids of all ages.

Heading for the Hillforts

Mike Collins | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK
Mike Collins

This place, which in area is the same as 50 football pitches, is dripping with the history that encapsulates the story of the British Isles... These jewels in the National Trust crown have drawn people for a huge variety of reasons. Whether as a place to escape the rat race, a place to be at one with nature or a place to fire the imagination.

Camp Bestival: Culinary Round Up

Lucy Self | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Self

Before I begin the account of my first festival experience, it might be a good time to explain why my 28-year-old, party-adoring, find-any-excuse-to-drink-before-midday self has taken so long to get pitched. You see, I thought they were all about the music.

Travel Eye: A VERY Different Country Spa Retreat

Karen Edwards | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

It left me feeling completely relaxed, calm and knot-free - but also wide-eyed, energised and emotionally healed. Sensations that seem to have lasted long after that inevitable return to busy, everyday life.

Great Taste Awards 2014 - Judging

Rebecca Williams | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

So how do the products get their stars? It's simple, it's about taste, judge's taste the food in its naked state without the branding or fancy packaging. It could be a slice of bread, a scoop of ice cream, a teaspoon of butter, a flavoured oil, or a pie - sweet or savoury. If it needs cooking, the producer's instructions are followed to the letter.

Man 'Murdered Boss Over £20'

PA | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK

A car wash worker died in a head-on traffic collision just hours after murdering his boss, an inquest has heard. Valerijs Grigorjevs, 27, suffered ...

Body Discovered In 'Broadchurch' Town

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK

Police have discovered a body in the quiet Somerset town where ITV murder series Broadchurch was filmed. Underwater police search teams combed a di...

Poole Residents Having Evenings Blighted By Rented 'Party Houses'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

Affluent residents in an exclusive part of the Dorset coast are having their evenings "blighted" by party-goers who have brought "naked butlers" and "...

Storms To Batter Flood-Hit Britain

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK

Large swathes of England and Wales are on flood alert today as yet another storm with winds of up to 70mph arrives to batter Britain. The crisis-hi...

Winter Breaks, Children Welcome

Andrew Matthews | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Children or no children, beaches in winter are all about wild seas, rugged walks and the type of gear normally associated with polar expeditions. And nowhere on earth (or quickly reached on a short-break) does those beaches better than the UK. These are the places to teach your children the true value of things they take for granted, like walking upright and body heat.

The Pains of Rural Poverty Are Very Real

Steve Rose | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Politics
Steve Rose

Sherborne is a postcard of upper and middle-class tranquillity in Dorset. Famous for its historic abbey and private schools. But Sherborne is a Potemkin town. Look beyond the superficiality and the poverty is very real.

Woman Who Died In Sea Cave Was 'Poster-Girl' For Navy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

Charlotte Furness-Smith, the 30-year-old woman who died after becoming trapped in a sea cave, was an adventure-loving "poster-girl" for the Navy, it h...

Woman Dies After Becoming Trapped In Dorset Sea Cave

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A 30-year-old woman has died after becoming trapped in a sea cave off the Dorset coast. Rescue teams were called to a report of a person who had b...