What a hoot!

A Ferndown care home brushed up on its ‘owl-gebra’ for a flying visit by three birds of prey.
Residents at Colten Care’s Amberwood House were introduced to a barn owl called Luna; Gizmo, a white faced African scops owl, and Misty, a 12-week-old Chaco owl.

Poetry out loud

Poetry lovers are in for a treat at the Wimborne Folk Festival on Saturday 13 June.
Dorset Library Service has teamed up with two talented young poets, Joe Selby and Mel Oliver, who will be performing in the courtyard outside the library at 11.30am with a repeat performance at 1pm.

Girl guiding in West Moors

West Moors Guides are working on their Fastnet Challenge badge, supporting older members of Guiding who compete in the yacht race this August. The activities may be land-based, but still involve water and lots of challenges, including making waterproof outfits, models of the Needles using spaghetti and marshmallows, singing sea-shanties and visiting Moors Valley to ‘climb the rigging’.