It’s tough being unable to have visitors when you are in hospital, but Dorset HealthCare has come up with the next best thing: a virtual visiting service.
A Boscombe Strategic Towns Fund Board made up of community, business and political representatives is leading the way on proposals for a ‘Town Deal’ with the Government which could see the area secure up to £25million for major regeneration.
Diverse Abilities, like so many other charities in Dorset, has had to come up with alternative ways to raise funds following the cancellation of a raft of its fundraising events due to government guidelines.
The temporary closure of businesses has been particularly hard for garden centres, and much mourned by local people who at this time of the year would be buying plants for their gardens.
Gareth John, senior partner at the 30-year-old Wordcaster Marketing and Public Relations, has received positive feedback on his website relating to a post that warns company directors not to rely on web-based marketing.
Two significant anniversaries in the history of Rolls Royce took place on 4 May to create a unique moment of historical symmetry.
The governments in all four nations of the UK have been called upon by Adoption UK to provide additional funding and resources to help schools support those children who will struggle most, when educational settings re-open, post Covid-19 lockdown.
Services continue to be held at Poole Crematorium chapel. Although the cremators are not running, the chapel and memorial grounds remain open for bereaved families who wish to choose Poole Crematorium as the venue for the funeral of a loved one.
Ahead of the government announcement in a few days time as to how the country is to emerge from lockdown, hotels in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have put together an action plan for re-opening.
A service at the heart of local efforts to contain and manage the Covid-19 virus, is now being run by Dorset HealthCare.