New chaplain for Ferndown Legion

Branch Chairman Grant Parrott (left) with Chaplain Ralph Dodds Branch Chairman Grant Parrott (left) with Chaplain Ralph DoddsFollowing the departure of Rev Lawrie Clow to a new parish in Buckinghamshire, Ferndown Royal British Legion have appointed Ralph Dodds, Lt Commander RN (retired) and lay reader at All Saints Church at Hampreston as their new branch chaplain.

Venus finalists announced

Competition has been fierce this year for the Dorset Venus Awards with a record-breaking number of nominations and applications across the 15 award categories in Dorset and with 5,862 votes cast in the three Public Vote categories. Dubbed the ‘Working Women’s Oscars’ by Channel 4 and now in its sixth year, the Venus Awards goes…