Rubbish at Durdle Door Respect our communities pleads Dorset Ahead of a meeting to prevent a repeat of last weekend's scenes at Durdle Door, visitors are being asked to head home if it's too busy. 22 hours ago
View of Swanage Pier from the Downs Swanage Pier vandalised by pier jumping trespassers Decking from the recently restored Victorian Swanage Pier has been removed and thrown into the sea by vandals 1 day ago
Swanage Beach at low tide Seaside towns like Swanage still waiting for new lockdown guidance A Dorset Council councillor has expressed her concern for seaside areas following the Prime Minister's speech about the easing of lockdown restrictions. 4 weeks ago
Union Flags VE75 – Keep calm and stay at home! With the planned 75th anniversary of VE Day celebrations cancelled due to coronavirus, we’re being told to stay at home, but fortunately there’s plenty on the telly - SEE WHAT’S ... 4 weeks ago
Swanage Carnival parade Further blow to Swanage, as Carnival is cancelled With a "heavy heart" organisers say Swanage’s biggest annual event, that brings in over a million pounds into the town, won't go ahead. 1 month ago
Swanage War Memorial Swanage still set to celebrate 75th anniversary of VE Day Despite the coronavirus crisis, there are still plans for Swanage to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe. 1 month ago
Cast members of Swanage Rep on a steam train 2020 season announcement by Swanage Rep Theatre Company The Swanage Rep Theatre Company says that regretfully, this year's performances are to be postponed. 1 month ago
The Durlston Globe Latest Durlston art exhibition opens to visitors, but not as planned … ‘A Dorset Wanderland’ hasn’t been cancelled but instead it’s been moved online, to be viewed from an appropriate social distance! 2 months ago
Sunrise in Swanage Easter Sunday goes virtual – please ‘share’ the message! Churches in Swanage are closed to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, so they’re now going online. 2 months ago
Police car in Swanage ‘Stay at home’ message getting through say Purbeck Police Most tourists who were planning to visit Swanage for Easter, have stayed at home to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 2 months ago
Ballard Down Tourists asked to stay away from Swanage Swanage Town Council has asked tourists and second homeowners to not visit the town, to protect residents from coronavirus. 2 months ago
Exterior of Corfe Castle National Trust to close Corfe Castle Corfe Castle, the scene of many battles, is to close “until further notice” as a result of the UK Government’s coronavirus advice. 3 months ago
Flying Scotsman at Swanage Railway platform Swanage Railway postpones gala in latest blow to local economy The Swanage Railway Diesel Gala and Beer Festival, due to take place in April, has been postponed following coronavirus advice. 3 months ago
Hugh Budden and Andy Stone at the Blues Festival March 2020 Blues Festival kicks off at the Legion The Swanage Blues Festival got off to a rip-roaring start on Thursday with a brilliant evening of entertainment. 3 months ago
Diesel locos at Swanage Railway's Diesel Gala Royal Highland Fusilier and Great Gable locos to visit Swanage Railway The first details have just been revealed about Swanage Railway’s Annual Diesel Gala and Dorset Beer Festival. 3 months ago
Front cover of Swanage Blues Festival programme March 2020 Big Blues party swings into town The 33rd Swanage Blues Festival gets underway this Thursday, with music fans filling the pubs and venues across the town. 3 months ago
Inside of Exeter Cathedral for tourism awards Swanage Information Centre scoops gold in South West Tourism Awards The Information Centre in Swanage is named Visitor Information Service of the Year for South West England beating stiff competition. 4 months ago
Band playing at Swanage Jazz festival Jazz festival headline acts revealed with bigger vision for 2020 The Swanage Jazz Festival is going to be a three day affair in 2020, boosted by the success of last year’s event. 4 months ago
Exterior of Swanage Information Centre Locals up for 2020 tourism excellence awards Swanage Information Centre and Durlston Country Park are finalists in the South West England Tourism Excellence Awards. 6 months ago
Swanage Carnival parade Swanage Carnival 2019 gives more than £28,000 to charity A record number of visitors to the 2019 Swanage Carnival meant £28,000 has been donated to 26 good causes. 8 months ago