Ringerfinder Seeks Owner Of Recovered Gold Ring

12/08/2014

Local 'ringfinder', Richard Higham, found the ring pictured in the sea between the small stream at Ocean Bay and the first groin towards Swanage town - level with the groin, on Swanage beach. Richard was told by the beach hut owners that a middle aged man was seen looking for the ring, doing head stands in the water around the 23rd July. No one at Ocean Bay, the Council's beach huts or at Charlie Water Sports knew who had lost the ring. Ringfinders are a group of individuals worldwide who assist in finding lost jewellery, we featured Richard's work in Swanage a few years ago in the Purbeck Gazette, thanking him for selflessly giving his time to metal detect and return lost treasures to those who misplaced them.

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Witness Appeal After Assault In Dorchester

05/08/2014 Detectives are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after an assault in Dorchester. The incident happened some time between 4pm and 6pm on Thursd ...  read more...


UK Lights Out To Commemorate WW1 Today

04/08/2014 Monday 4 August 11 pm marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. 14-18 NOW, the official cultural programme for the centenary commemorations organised a numbe ...  read more...


Potential Sites For Housing In Purbeck Required

04/08/2014 Purbeck District Council is asking local land owners and developers to help identify land that could be used for future housing and employment in the District. The Council is s ...  read more...


Appeal Following Indecent Exposure In Dorchester

31/07/2014 Officers in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after three incidents of indecent exposure occurred in the town. The crimes, in w ...  read more...


UK Fire Brigades Union Issues Statement On Gaza

30/07/2014 In light of the fact that much of the mainstream UK media is systematically avoiding coverage of the current crisis in Gaza, including a media near black-out of huge global protest ...  read more...


Local Flood Wardens Needed

09/07/2014 Local communities across Dorset are being asked to get involved in managing flood risk in their area. Many areas already have flood wardens who work with parish or town council ...  read more...


Tackling Drug Misuse In Poole And Purbeck

04/07/2014 Police in Poole and Purbeck have begun a campaign to tackle drug dealing and misuse – with drugs worth an estimated £250,000 seized. In June 2014, officers proactively targeted ...  read more...


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What's On This Week



Purbeck Produce Farmers Market
23/08/2014

NCI Coastwatch Open Days
23/08/2014

Swanage Walking Group
23/08/2014

Garden Fete
23/08/2014

'Postman Pat: The Movie'
23/08/2014

'Transformers: Age of Extinction' 12A
23/08/2014

Harman's Cross Field Day
25/08/2014

Chocolate Evening Masterclass
26/08/2014

Open Air Cinema
27/08/2014

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