We all know that Poole is home to Europe’s largest natural harbour. Most of us know that Poole is home to one of the world’s most famous boat builders in Sunseeker and not quite so many of us know that Poole is also home to the UK’s most successful Speedway team – the defending league and cup champions Coastal Aluminium Poole Pirates!
Lavender fills the senses – in more ways than one! Long Barn is much more than a straightforward lavender brand and you may well recognise some of the charming products from the Alresford farm perhaps from one of the many hotels that today are using these traditional yet contemporarily packaged products in-room!
Hall & Woodhouse, one of the UK’s leading independent brewers has been brewing in the heart of the Dorset countryside since 1777!
Bombay Sapphire gin, the world’s number one premium gin by value, has unveiled plans for its distillery in Laverstoke Mill, Hampshire.
Who would have guessed that a design from 1908 would be topping the footwear chart over 100 years later? Converse is timeless, unisex, ageless and an icon of American sportswear and global fashion.
A product of the class of '85 Martin Hartley, originally from Rochdale, studied photography at the Bournemouth and Poole College of Art – now an ambassador for polar photography and an authority on the technical attributes necessary to shoot at −71°C!
With the launch of the cleverly compact Volkswagen up!, the iconic new Beetle and the latest Golf GTI Cabriolet, Tower Park-based motor dealership Breeze Volkswagen has got a lot to talk about!
Author Andrew Towning is one of Dorset’s best-kept secrets! One could compare him and his novel writing talents to some of the area’s most thrilling, gripping and exciting assets that include; the treacherous coastline, the unpredictable weather conditions, the dramatic tides and stunning beaches! His style can also be compared to the infamous Sandbanks peninsula where so much of the action in his Jake Dillon series of thrillers is set: rich, intriguing and inspirational.
Contrary to common belief cruising is on the up! Many factors contribute to this and none more than the avoidance of airport lounges, baggage handling and traffic control strikes, price hikes and delays on the ground!
You won't help but notice the heightening popularity of Triathlon over the past couple of years and coupled with Team GB’s high profile Olympic campaign this is a sport that more and more of us are trying!
There’s aren't many more mementos that one could take home from Dorset or Hampshire that could evoke more memories of a moment in time or place than an image from the portfolio of new kid behind the lens – Jennie Franklin.
We will start by engaging you in this feature from the start – as it really does apply to you! We are talking Sports Massage Therapy – so even if you’re not a professional sportsman or even a runner, swimmer, rider, sailor or kite surfer read on (if you are any of those you can, of course, read on too)!
Who do you picture when you think of a confident person? Alan Sugar, Richard Branson, Oprah Winfrey, someone closer to home, or someone more deluded and arrogant like David Brent from the TV show the office perhaps?
It’s simple really –and there’s no getting away from it – Aluminium has a bad reputation – it’s an age old theory that uPVC is superior and aluminium is the inferior and more costly alternative – let’s stop there than shall we?
Owning your own holiday home at Rockley Park, Dorset is the perfect way to enjoy quality of life all year round, whether by yourself or with family and friends.
You’ve driven down to beautiful Dorset and typically you find that your exhaust has gone, you have a slow puncture or heaven forbid you have a flat battery – well fear not help is more than at hand from Mike Stokes Motoring in Bournemouth. Mike is an authority on all things cars, vans, tyres, exhausts, brakes, servicing, alignment and alloys.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has launched a new ‘beach finder’ mobile app to make it easy for anyone heading to the seaside to find their nearest lifeguarded beach, helping everyone have a fun and safe visit.