Over five million small businesses across the UK are set to take part in ‘Small Business Saturday’ on 5 December. A grassroots, non-commercial campaign, ‘Small Business Saturday’ highlights small business success and encourages consumers throughout the country to ‘shop small’ and support small businesses in their communities.
For Mission Christmas 2015, Wave 105 Cash for Kids is teaming up with parcel service Doddle to make sure as many children as possible across the south will get a gift this Christmas.
Macmillan fundraising managers have thanked residents and staff at Colten Care homes for raising nearly £2,700 to help the fight against cancer.
All 19 homes run by the family-owned provider – spanning residential, nursing and dementia care in Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire – took part in the recent Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
For the 13th year in a row, Yellow Buses turned pink to raise money and awareness for a breast cancer charity.
Drivers, engineers and administration staff swapped their uniforms and overalls for garish garments.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is looking for new volunteers to join a keen group of warden volunteers at the Fine Foundation Marine Centre at Kimmeridge in Dorset.
Bournemouth’s biggest fireworks party provided an unexpected bonus for sports-mad youngsters – free have-a-go sessions. Undaunted by England’s Rugby World Cup disappointment, potential members of the next generation were put through their paces by Oakmeadians RFC coaches who ran a series of drills and runs for crowds of enthusiastic youngsters at the Littledown Centre. “It…
A first phase of improvements to make Bournemouth Station more accessible and welcoming for the millions of visitors and commuters travelling through this part of town have been completed.
More than 2000 people turned out to see the Firework Display at Carvers Playing field in Ringwood last Friday. The fireworks were delayed by 15 minutes because of the huge numbers of people trying to get into the grounds. Organiser Steve Nash said, “While we pre-sold 900 tickets, we were a little taken aback by…
Moors Valley Country Park and Forest is now hosting a weekly parkrun every Saturday morning at 9am.
Over the past eight Christmases a group of fundraisers have been charging into the sea in aid of local charity Macmillan Caring Locally. Last year saw over 600 people in their finest fancy dress run into the sea on Christmas Day with well over 5,000 people lining Boscombe’s promenade. Over £30,000 was raised for the…