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.…

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Man jailed for robbery

A man, of no fixed abode, has been sentenced to four and a half years’ imprisonment for robbing an elderly couple in Poole. Marek Merrifield, 38, pleaded guilty to the offence on Wednesday 16 July 2014 Bournemouth Crown Court and was sentenced on the same day. The court heard evidence that on Wednesday 27 November…

CashUnity Wedding Anniversary Winner

Little did Ann Powrie know that when she made her purchase at Webb’s Butchers and entered CashUnity on her 48th wedding anniversary that she would also win a £1,000 and a bouquet of flowers.
Christchurch MP Chris Chope attended a barbecue and bubbly event to celebrate the first six months of CashUnity on 11 July and drew Ann as the June winner from over 500 entries. She and her husband Keith have lived in West Moors for 31 years.