Lewis-Manning Hospice Care is marking Volunteers Week (1-7 June) by highlighting the work of those who give up their time to help others.
Freemasons in Bournemouth and Christchurch, who come under the Province of Hampshire and Isle of Wight, have contributed towards a fundraising effort by Freemasons across the country to support those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. So far £1 million has been raised, but this could double as donations continue to flood in.
Sadly so many worthwhile causes are being affected by the coronavirus pandemic, with fundraising events cancelled.
If you’ve been enjoying your daily exercise during lockdown, it would be good to think your efforts could also raise funds to support the mental health of emergency services workers.
People hoping to apply for a place at Bournemouth & Poole College will still be able to attend open events – virtually.
With the fine weather continuing in Dorset, there has been no respite for the RNLI crews.
Both the leader of Dorset Council and the leader of the BCP Council have condemned the irresponsible behaviour of people at the county’s beaches over the recent weekend.
If there is one thing housebound people need during the Covid-19 restrictions it is a good book.
Covid-19 hasn’t resulted in the cancellation of all local events this summer, with Poole in Bloom returning for 2020 after a gap of nine years.