An announcement about wider plans for future health and care services following a clinical services review has raised serious concerns among local people.
Thanks to £3,900 funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Radio Wimborne will be broadcasting live on 87.7FM from 3 June for a fortnight. This will incorporate live and recorded coverage of this year’s Folk Festival (10– 12 June).
Councillor Mrs Susan Shaw is Verwood’s new mayor elect and her deputy is Councillor Mrs Lindsey Dedden.
The head of a window cleaning company was stunned when a client flew him more than 1,000 miles to Majorca to clean the windows of his huge holiday home.
Clothing brand Weird Fish is searching for a new artist to design its next limited edition T-shirt for The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).
Next week (16 – 22 May) at Clouds Hill, the National Trust will be celebrating T E Lawrence’s life, and especially the centenary of his part in the Arab Revolt of 1916 in Cairo. Clouds Hill, Lawrence’s isolated retreat in Dorset, will host a series of events throughout the week including readings from his works as well as plays, songs and talks on the many aspects of his enigmatic life.
Emmanuel Middle School hosted the final of The Great Verwood Bake Off on 6 May. Heat winners from Years 4 and 5 from Emmanuel and Hillside, Trinity and Verwood First schools came together to bake and decorate their cupcakes for judging by the Mayor of Verwood, Cllr Sandra Grove, and the headteachers of the participating schools.
Local plantswoman, Helga Aldersey, will be opening her garden in aid of Cherry Tree Nursery, a charity supporting adults with severe and enduring mental illness, on Sunday 22nd May from 2-5pm.
Stay professional and don’t take short cuts. That’s the advice to waste operators across Wessex following the prosecution of a Dorset businessman and his company now facing fines and costs of more than £40,000 after they were caught flouting the law.
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the UK’s leading marine charity, is asking people to give up single-use plastic during June.