Artwork therapy helps stroke patients

A group of students from Highcliffe School visited the Royal Bournemouth Hospital’s Stroke Unit last week to present handmade artwork that will be used by patients in their gardening therapy sessions. Year 10 students Chloe Charlwood, Ben Hall, George Hinkson, Olivia Trant and Bethany Jenkinson presented staff and patients with decorated herb plant pots and…

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European Election Result 2014

The 2014 European Election results for the South West region have been declared. Regional Returning Officer Paul Morris, from Borough of Poole, co-ordinated the regional count and declared the final result at the Civic Centre in Poole. The number of votes cast for each party was: An Independence From Europe – 23,169 British National Party…

Hats off to art

Quirky millinery will feature in an Art Exhibition at The Hayloft Gallery, 14 Wick Lane, Christchurch from 11-31 July. Painters Susan Knights and Linda Patterson have invited hat-maker Pip Muddell, to join them alongside Ann Davison who creates jewellery using natural stones and textile artist Brenda Weeks at their annual summer exhibition. Both Susan’s loose…