Support workers needed

Diverse Abilities Plus, the only charity in Dorset that supports children and adults with profound physical and learning disabilities, is continuing to give the local community an opportunity to work within its supported living team, which cares for over 35 adults to live as independently as possible in their own home. The charity is holding…

Knoll Gardens – the place to bee

‘Beautiful bees and glorious gardens’ is a special day of wildlife-related activities, all designed to celebrate the importance and fascination of our wonderful bees. It takes place from 10am–4pm on 16 August, within the acclaimed naturalistic setting of Wimborne’s Knoll Gardens, which is now also becoming well-known for its wildlife-friendly approach to gardening. Amongst the…

Brewery scales new heights

The Hall & Woodhouse Badger brewery team kept a keen eye on 16 beer tanks as they were inched into position by cranes over the Blandford brewery site, completing another important milestone in the new brewery development programme. On Thursday 10 July, the slow process began as a crane, manned by King Lifting and overseen…

Red letter day at Fontmell Magna

Robert Walter MP (North Dorset) formally re-opened the new-look Fontmell Magna Village Shop & Post Office on 18 July. Bob Walter MP and loyal customer Mac Mortiboy cut the ribbon with postmaster Jan Attfield and her husband Rick to officially re-open the refurbished Fontmell Magna Village Shop & Post Office following its two-and-a-half week closure.…