Posts by Martyn

‘In The Summertime’ Hitmakers to Headline Harbour Festival

Ray Dorset, Mungo Jerry

In the Summertime chart toppers Mungo Jerry are to headline the return of Poole Harbour Festival next month. With 30 live acts on three stages, a world of great street food, free children’s entertainment, local crafts and a rare full band show by 1970s icons Mungo Jerry, whose singer Ray Dorset lives in Westbourne, the…

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Lush drops ‘anti-spy cops’ campaign

  Cosmetics company Lush has dropped its campaign drawing attention to the so-called UK “spy cops” scandal. The brand had been criticised on social media for a window display focusing on the scandal, which some people said amounted to an attack on police. Lush said it had suspended the campaign “for the safety of our staff”. Cosmetics…

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‘Fake Botox’ injections doctor Ozan Melin jailed

A practitioner who left two women with swelling and burns after injecting them with what they thought was Botox has been jailed for four years. Ozan Melin, 42, from Uxbridge, west London, gave the women an “unknown and extremely dangerous substance”, Bournemouth Crown Court was told. More …

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Suffrage centenary: The women getting creative and going on the march

Thousands of people prepare protest banners about equality to form a huge “living artwork”. On Sunday, tens of thousands of women and girls will take to the streets of the UK wearing the colours of the suffragettes and carrying creative banners bearing their messages about equality today. The marches in London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh…

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Ringwood Folk Club Ian W Brown

Ian W Brown

Ian W Brown Ringwood Folk Club 8pm Tuesday 26 June 2018 The Wathen Bartlett, The Cross, Burley www.ringwoodfolk.org.uk www.ianwbrown.com Folk’s favourite former farmer and secret hit maker Ian W Brown goes back to his roots to play Ringwood Folk Club later this month. It’s more than 30 years since Ian decided he stood a better…

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Islamic State supporter ‘urged Prince George attack’ pleas guilty

An Islamic State supporter who called for jihadis to attack Prince George has admitted a string of terror charges. Husnain Rashid, 32, of Leonard Street in Nelson, Lancashire, brought his trial at Woolwich Crown Court to a halt with a dramatic change of plea. Nearly two weeks into his trial Rashid was re-indicted and pleaded…

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Police Community Engagements

Your local Neighbourhood Policing Team will be attending the following community engagements in your area throughout June 2018. Please come along to meet us and share any concerns you may have. 13th – Meet The Team The Triangle, Upton 10:00-10:30 14th – Meet The Team Lytchett Matravers Library 10:00-10:30 15th – Meet The Team Drax…

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Royal Baby Name

What is the third child likely to be called? Traditional or left-of-field? The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have given nothing away so far. The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child – her second son – and speculation continues about what the baby will be called. With Arthur, Albert and Philip…

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Boy, 14, robbed by group of teenagers at Canford Cliffs

  A 14-year-old boy was robbed by a gang of around 15 teenagers at the beachfront in Poole. The boy was near the public toilets at Canford Cliffs beach with his girlfriend at around 8.50pm on Friday, April 6, when he was approached by the group of teenagers. One of the group asked what was…

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Commonwealth Games: Hockey, Rugby Sevens and more Live!

It’s after 6pm on the Gold Coast, but if you’re just joining us for the first time in the UK this morning, here’s a summary of what happened overnight. Tom Daley and the other bloke led an England one-two in the 10m synchro diving. Matthew Dixon and … As the 2018 Games go into their…

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