Fern-tastic Fete on the Field

An estimated 2,000 people attended the Fern-tastic Fete on the Field on 20 June. Opened by local MP Chris Chope it included live acts, a magician, characters from Enchanted Parties, pony rides, paintball, stalls and a dog show. Ferndown town clerk Vanessa Ricketts led a cavalcade of classic cars around the showground and the mayor,…

Relay For Life

Relay For Life brings you and your town together to help beat cancer. Throughout the year, teams of 8 to 15 people get together and fundraise in their local communities to support the work of Cancer Research UK. Then everyone comes together in an inspiring overnight celebration and commemoration that the whole community can be…

Talk:Talk

Four authors and a poet talking about their work. Carol Rivers, Della Galton, David Hough, Janine Pulford and poet David Arkell. Free event. Tea and coffee. Date: Tuesday 7 July 2015 Time: 10am-12noon Price: FREE Venue: Ferndown Library, Ferndown Telephone: 01202 874542

Vocal Fusion charity concert

With a great reputation for their interpretations of contemporary 20th century music, the Vocal Fusion Choir is performing its main fundraising concert of the year for the Wimborne Stroke Support Group (formerly the Phoenix Stroke Survivors Support Group). David Saxton, events and topics co-ordinator of the group says, “This choir of which I am so…

Bethany’s flag is a winner

A new flag is flying over Christchurch splashpark courtesy of a six-year-old student from St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School. Bethany Westlake was the winner of a competition organised by Christchurch Borough Council to find a new flag to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the opening of the facility at Christchurch Quay. Primary school pupils in…