Family Cycles for Conservation!

Dianna Wiseman and Aaron O’Donnell from London and their two daughters were amongst the first families to show their support for the New Forest by hiring bikes from Forest Leisure Cycling in Burley – and making a donation to the New Forest conservation charity, the New Forest Trust. From April this year customers booking bike…

Penguin to ‘fly’ for charity

The Ark’s resident penguin, Tux, is braving new heights and taking on the Diverse Abilities Plus ‘Harbourview 110ft Abseil’, overlooking Poole Harbour, on Sunday 8 June. Tux is encouraging more local people to join him and take part to raise vital funds for the services the Dorset charity runs supporting over 600 children and adults…

Recognising inspiring people

Diverse Abilities Plus has launched its first ‘Thank You Awards’ to acknowledge the inspirational people who are connected to the Dorset-based charity that supports children and adults with profound learning and physical disabilities in the county. The Thank You Awards took place at Barnabas, the charity’s adult opportunities service in Poole with special guests – children’s TV presenter Chris…