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Get funny for money

Interested in flash mob Strictly Dance Fit Steps, getting your face painted, wearing something red or dying your hair, beard or moustache red to raise money on Red Nose Day  whilst you are visiting Sainsbury in Ferndown?  If not, then you could sponsor the store manager Richard Lockett to don his red Mohican for the day. You…

Snowdrop tree blooms early

A rather unusual tree has just come into flower in Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens heralding the spring with its delicate scent and a mass of velvety cream flowers. Not often seen in the UK, the Southern Sassafras, (Atherosperma moschatum) is a native to the warmer climes of Australasia. Having come into flower several weeks earlier than…