A summary of the most important news in Dorset, specifically Poole and Bournemouth for local families.
We know it’s hard to keep informed when there are so many sensationalist headlines in the Press that keep you up worrying at night. It’s also hard to read long news articles with kids running around and needing your attention. So we’ve summarised here the most important news this week.
Lighthouse, Poolesecures a grant for nearly £1M to focus on recovery.
2020 has been a very tough year for many industries, and the arts scene has been hit particularly hard. Tise financial boost will secure Poole’s Centre for the Arts immediate future. Read more here.
Create opens at Upton Country Park
‘Create’ cafe previously located near Lulworth Cove has now re-located to Upton Country Park. We are very excited about the move and can’t wait to visit. Expect a full review at Poole Mumbler soon. In the meantime, check out their Facebook Page here.
Poole Fun Fair extended
The giant Fun Fair located at Wimborne Showground has been extended for an extra week. But hurry! It finishes on Sunday. Find more information here.
Half term fun!
One more week to go before the half-term. We have a full list of family events (covid-safe) and fun activities to do with the kids while the schools are off. Check them here.
Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town remains open until Sunday 1st of November. You don’t need to book in advance, just turn up.
Improvements to start this month on Wallisdown road. Read more here.
Works at Poole Bridge have now finished and the bridge has re-opened ahead of schedule. Read more here.
COVID cases are on the rise in Dorset and an amber alert has been issued through the Dorset COVID-19 Health Protection Board. However, we are still classified as ‘Medium’ alert level on the NHS Covid app. Read more about it here.
Poole Mumbler’s Community
Have you joined our community on Facebook? We are a lovely bunch of local parents. We use this space as an opportunity to connect and support each other. You can ask for anything you need, get recommendations or meet other parents in the area. We also have a live video catch up on Thursdays at lunchtime, where we share local news, talk about parenting topics, enjoy exclusive promotions and share yummy food inspiration. Join us today!
Term Footwear Exclusive Promotion
During our first Thursdays’ Live Lunch this week we shared an exclusive promotion on kids’ wellies with Term Footwear. You can find it here.