The funding from Arts Council England will go towards seven places - including the SeaCity Museum, Art Gallery and Nuffield Theatre.
Dorset Supermarket Bans Energy Drinks for Children
Morrisons has become the first supermarket to restrict the sale of high energy drinks to children under 16.
In a test scheme in Dorset, Glasgow, Leeds, Cheshire, Staffordshire and Suffolk, staff will be asked to challenge the age of anyone who looks under 16 before selling them high caffeine based energy drinks. If the pilot scheme is successful, it could be rolled out across the country.
The ban by Morrisons applies to products with more than 150mg of caffeine per litre. That includes major brands such as Red Bull which has 320mg, Monster with 338mg and Relentless with 320mg.
It is after studies have shown that children who drink moderate amounts of caffeine before physical activity can have raised blood pressure.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire Service are inspecting almost 250 high rise blocks, and most are in Bournemouth and Poole.
Alexander Worth from Kings Worthy died last year after the supercar he was in hit fencing in North Warnborough.
Tests at Horatia House and Leamington House, after the Grenfell fire, revealed a fire risk.
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