Extra officers and specially-trained staff are starting visits to vulnerable people - as reports tend to increase at Christmas.
Beach Polo Comes To Sandbanks
The South’s most glamorous and spectacular summer event, the Asahi British Beach Polo Championships starts in Sandbanks today (Friday 6th July).
Building on the success of the last 4 years the British Beach Polo Championships 2012 promises to be another phenomenal event bringing with it widespread sporting, business and social acclaim.
Thousands of people will be there to watch teams from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales battling it out. Tonight, the polo will be played under floodlights.
There will also be the chance for people to watch the Oakley Professional Beach Volleyball.
The 4 x 4/Polo Pony Charity Race is a popular feature and raises money and awareness for Help For Heroes.
The renowned AMIKA Beach Parties also allow Players, Celebrities and Supporters to dance, relax and socialise until the small hours of the morning.
Swing the Polo on Friday night will bring an eclectic mix of Swing and Jazz to the beach. Party the Polo on Saturday will be an electric club night.
West Quay Watermark's first restaurants are opening, ahead of a bowling alley and cinema.
26-year-old mum of two Natasha Wake was stabbed to death at a house in Harley Gardens in Boscombe.
Hundreds waved off the Royal Navy aircraft carrier on its final journey from the city, to a Turkish scrapyard.
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