Visually-impaired people and fundraisers from Dorset Blind Association are taking on the challenge and participating in ‘Wiltshire Big Wheel’, a 45-mile bike ride around Wiltshire. On Sunday 6 September, the team will be putting on their helmets and cycling gear in order to raise money for blind and partially-sighted people around Dorset.
“It was well worth the wait,” said Tanya Hatcher after performing her charity wingwalk to fundraise for Autism Wessex.
Moors Valley Country Park, near Ringwood is running family-friendly events through the summer. The packed programme includes bushcraft, cycling, fishing and plenty of opportunities to get hands-on with nature. Special events include an evening visit from the Mizan Travellling Planetarium on Tuesday 25 August, a Twilight Safari 26 August and a BioBlitz on 13 August.…
The Inner Wheel Club of Ferndown presented a flat-bed trolley to Cherry Tree Nursery at the charity’s recent Open Day.
Shane Dart has taken over the reins as the new president of one of the country’s youngest Rotary Clubs… and recruitment is high on the agenda for his year in office.
The Wimborne BID have developed a Summer programme in association with Kissing My Elbow Productions, Activate and East Dorset District Council as part of The Sting in the Tale Storytelling Festival, encouraging visitors and residents to take part in an alien adventure. Says BID Chairman Ian Faulkner, “Yes that’s right, Wimborne is welcoming alien visitors with…
Douglas Walker and Felicity Wright, cast members of award-winning musical Avenue Q, appeared at the Pavilion Theatre today with their colourful puppet characters ‘Kate Monster’, ‘Trekkie Monster,’ ‘Lucy the Slut’ and ‘Nicky’ to pose for the camera.
Wimborne and Ferndown Lions Club staged their inaugural Family Cycle at the end of June.
The Mayor of Ferndown, Cllr Mrs Julie Robinson, and other local business and civic leaders, went back to their school days when they tried out fun activities for primary school children at the launch of the Knoll Gardens Foundations new education programme at Knoll Gardens near Wimborne on 4 August.
Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s disability charity, is looking for local people to take part in an exhilarating 450ft zip wire challenge across the Ageas Bowl – the home of Hampshire Cricket – in Southampton on 18 October and is urging willing participants to sign up now.