Local businesses raised £2,000 to help blind and partially sighted people at the Dorset Blind Association Virtual Row event in Bournemouth Square on Friday. Business supporters, volunteers and visually impaired people used rowing machines in Bournemouth Square on Friday to compete and raise funds at the annual Virtual Row. Members of the community joined in…
Coda Music Trust is celebrating success for its ‘Dementia Notes’ project, which works across Bournemouth, after the project received second place prize at the Arts & Health South West awards on 8 June.
The Woodland Trust is inviting people across Dorset to nominate their favourite tree with a story, as the contest begins to crown this year’s Tree of the Year, supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
School children were invited to find out how sun can provide a brighter future for all at Dorset’s newest solar farm.
The youngsters from St James’ Church of England First School in Alderholt were invited by renewable energy supplier Good Energy to take a tour of the solar farm it is currently building at the nearby Crossroads Plantation.
Sainsbury’s Ferndown is celebrating the success of their partnership with Leaf (Leukaemia Educating And Fundraising). The charity collected a cheque for £5,199.29 on 5 June from the store manager Richard Lockett and his colleagues.
Hogleaze Haylage in Dorset is getting behind a nationwide initiative to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer charities. Pink bales of haylage are starting to appear on farmland all over the county in a show of support for this worthwhile cause. The pink wrap has been manufactured by Volac and to purchase it, Hozleaze…
It’s not often Steve Fowler managing director and founder of the expanding Verwood based pet store chain PamPurredPets has the chance to spend a day on a farm. The opportunity to do so followed a decision to stock Fair To Nature organic hay and straw within their 48 stores across southern England and Wales for small pets including rabbits and guinea pigs.
A thousand complimentary tickets are being offered by Bournemouth-born entertainment entrepreneur Paul Potter to the re-launch of The Dudsbury pub – still known to many as 20 on The River – as The Dusbury Country Club.
Police investigating an arson attack on a boat in Wareham are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward. Officers were called at 9.25pm on Sunday 7 June to reports of a fire on a boat near the moorings on the River Frome at Swineham. The 30-foot yacht was completely destroyed in the…
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