Exbury offers tickets to ride 18 Feb 2011

Exbury Gardens open in mid-March with a promise to give early paying visitors who ride on the steam railway a free ticket to return later in the season to see autumn's fiery splendour.

Rockley Watersports becomes an RNLI Ambassador 16 Feb 2011

Rockley Watersports is pleased to announce that they have joined the RNLI Ambassador Scheme which has been established by the RNLI to promote membership and to enhance their links with the marine leisure industry.Rockley will be working to promote the RNLI's membership by offering a one year introductory membership with the purchase of a course valued at over £200. If a customer is already a member of the RNLI then they can pass their introductory offer to a family member or friend that they think would also benefit.For more information on how to receive the one year's introductory RNLI membership from Rockley please ask staff for details.The RNLI's membership is designed for all recreational sea users, from kayakers, windsurfers and jet skiers to sailors, power and motor boaters. It provides a range of benefits, including a CD-ROM containing interactive educational programmes on safety at sea, the opportunity for an RNLI SEA Check, complimentary copies of the RNLI's Offshore and Lifeboat magazines and of course access to Ambassador Scheme special promotions.About the RNLIThe RNLI is a charity that saves sea lives at sea. Volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. The RNLI operates over 230 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and has more than 150 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824 its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 139,000 lives. The RNLI is a charity registered in England, Scotland and the Republic of Ireland. www.rnli.org.uk

Poole launches 'Magic Bus Stops' 16 Feb 2011

Borough of Poole has become the first local authority in the country to introduce an innovative new sign that interacts with mobile phones to provide passengers with the latest bus arrival times.

Half term at Paultons Park 14 Feb 2011

Paultons Park will be opening for Half Term on Sunday 20th February 2011 and staff at the Park have been busy since Christmas ensuring that the Park will be spick and span for the February opening.

Ron Weasley pays a flying visit to Beaulieu 14 Feb 2011

Harry Potter star, Rupert Grint, paid a surprise visit to the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu this week to see the Flying Ford Anglia which featured in the second film of the Harry Potter series, Chamber of Secrets. The car is on display in the National Motor Museum during 2011.

Half Term Highlights in Poole 11 Feb 2011

From outdoor antics of the feathered kind to high speed thrills of the world's motorsport elite, half term is set to be full of thrills in Poole.

Rockley launches new Academy website 9 Feb 2011

Rockley has launched a brand new website to coincide with the launch of its new training brand Rockley Academy.

Rockley International consolidates it's partnership with the Turkish Yachting Federation 9 Feb 2011

January 2011 saw Rockley International Trainer Richard Percy completing the first in a series of Turkish Yachting Federation (TYF) Dinghy Instructor Courses in Cesme, Turkey. The course was the first of its kind and marks the start of a new era of nationally recognised sail training within Turkey.

Animals to be spotted at Compton Acres this February half-term 9 Feb 2011

Children visiting Compton Acres this February half-term will have to keep their eyes peeled for owls, deer and foxes as they explore the historic Grade-II listed gardens at the leading Dorset attraction.

Planthunter John brings remote seeds back to Exbury 9 Feb 2011

Seeds brought back from an expedition to the wildest parts of the Indian-Burmese border by Exbury's head gardener, John Anderson, are already germinating in the New Forest Gardens' glasshouses.

Rallye Sunseeker brings Barbados to Poole 9 Feb 2011

One of the UK's most spectacular motor sport events is returning to Poole for high octane thrills and bringing a hint of Barbados with it!

Yellow Buses launch new user-friendly journey planner 4 Feb 2011

GETTING from A to B by public transport is now even easier for passengers on Yellow Buses (YB).

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