Ferndown Christmas Light Switch On

Don’t miss Father Christmas helping Ferndown’s youngest ever mayor, Cllr Mike Parkes, to switch on the Christmas lights at 5pm on 29 November under the clock tower. Wise old Santa and youthful Mike will bring the town alight. There will also be mince pies, mulled wine, hot chestnuts, doughnuts, burgers and children’s rides from 10am.…

A kick above the rest

Stephen Lamberth’s Tae Kwon Do Schools are celebrating an astonishing year. Over 350 new coloured belts were awarded to club members in the grading tests. There were also two black belt gradings and a 100% pass rate. Also in October, students John Taylor, Auryn Liddiard, Peter Cockburn and Stephen Phillips achieved the rank of first…

RCN success for hospital leader

BJ Waltho, qualified nurse of 36 years and Associate Director of Operations for the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch hospitals, has been elected Vice Chair of Congress for the Royal College of Nursing (RCN). The annual debating forum is the nursing showcase of the year for thousands of nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants and nursing students. It…