Verwood Carnival Queen 2015

Queen is crowned, oh yes she is!

Bethany Larry, 15, is Verwood’s new carnival queen and her princesses are Chloe Atyeo-Baker and Ashleigh, both aged nine. You may recognise Bethany if you are a fan of pantomime as she regularly appears in Verwood Pantomime Society’s productions. She’s also good at baking. Football lover Chloe attends Hillside First School in Verwood and Ashleigh,…

Ah, Bless

History was made when a Dorset care home hosted a ‘magical’ wedding blessing. A dining room at Colten Care’s Fernhill home in Longham was decked out in flowers for the special occasion. Newlyweds Lauren and Matthew Dearsley decided to bring their celebrations to the dementia care home so that resident Betty Aldred could take part.…