World War II dinner raises funds for local hospice

A special gala dinner hosted by Poole Rotary at the Miramar Hotel Bournemouth with a World War II commemorative theme, raised £1,500 for Lewis-Manning Hospice.
A small committee led by past president Peter Brooks got into the Forties Era with flags, reprints of posters and Ration Books and other memorabilia decorating the room and tables, while many guests dressed in period uniforms to make a very nostalgic and fun-filled event.

Council staff make a difference

Employees of Dorset County Council have been recognised for their hard work and achievements at the annual staff Pride Awards. The event gave councillors, the Chief Executive and staff from across the council the chance to thank people personally for their commitment, skill and enthusiasm. CE Debbie Ward said: “It is wonderful to see staff…