March for Men

Hundreds March for Men

Over 300 people took to Bournemouth seafront on Sunday at Bournemouth Hospital Charity’s ‘March for Men’ event to raise money for state-of-the-art prostate cancer diagnosis equipment. Walking or running the 1km, 5km or 10km distances, men, women, and children joined charity patron Fiona Castle and enjoyed the beautiful sunshine while raising money and keeping fit.…

Verwood Carnival Queen 2015

Queen is crowned, oh yes she is!

Bethany Larry, 15, is Verwood’s new carnival queen and her princesses are Chloe Atyeo-Baker and Ashleigh, both aged nine. You may recognise Bethany if you are a fan of pantomime as she regularly appears in Verwood Pantomime Society’s productions. She’s also good at baking. Football lover Chloe attends Hillside First School in Verwood and Ashleigh,…

Ah, Bless

History was made when a Dorset care home hosted a ‘magical’ wedding blessing. A dining room at Colten Care’s Fernhill home in Longham was decked out in flowers for the special occasion. Newlyweds Lauren and Matthew Dearsley decided to bring their celebrations to the dementia care home so that resident Betty Aldred could take part.…

Dire Streets on stage

Dire Streets

The Barrington Theatre, Ferndown 21 March 2015 Review by Janine Pulford Dire Streets surpassed all expectations at the Barrington Theatre. Slick guitar player John Brunsdon, the man with the husky tones of a Knopfler-esque voice had me hooked. ‘So Far Away’ took me away to another time, another place with ‘Lady Writer’. ‘Romeo and Juliet’…