Steam Heat, the highly acclaimed Wimborne based a capella singing group, which recently celebrated its 10th birthday, is now seeking new applications from would be members from sopranos, altos, tenors or basses. Under the musical direction of renowned professional composer and choir leader Karen Wimhurst, Steam Heat’s varied repertoire includes jazz, folk, madrigals, pop and indie…
Bournemouth Natural Science Society is to launch a new club for children called ‘Young Explorers’ with help from Dorset’s Wessex Group.
Viewpoint Magazine December 2013
Thirteen local residents have now completed a programme in ‘Cycling Against Hip Pain’ (CHAIN) a concept proposed by Mr Robert Middleton, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and hip specialist at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital; a leading centre in hip replacement surgery.
Jake Turner, of Hillside Community First School in Verwood, was a delighted winner of the competition to design a poster encouraging people to stop dropping litter and also pick up dog mess. The competition was run by East Dorset District Council’s chairman, Cllr Malcolm Birr. He turned up at the school’s assembly to surprise Jake…
Local Celtic folk rock band, ‘Black Water County’ has teamed up with the quality rock band ‘Walk the Night’ to release a cover of the Pogues’s and Kirsty MacColls’s Christmas classic song ‘Fairytale of New York’. 100% of the net download proceeds are being donated to the fantastic charity – John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation.…
Morebus Driver Robbie Bartle has been honoured by Bournemouth University’s Students’ Union with their annual ‘You’re Brilliant’ award. The awards are usually nominated to staff working within the university so Robbie, from Canford Heath, was delighted that his great personality and customer service skills were appreciated by passengers using the university’s dedicated bus network.
Wimborne Community Theatre (WCT) group is one of 58 community theatre organisations around the UK awarded a grant to develop a new production in 2014.
A dog has been stolen from an enclosure in a garden in Bradford Abbas.
A project to grow and sell fruit and vegetables is taking root at a Dorset school thanks to the generosity of a Christchurch recycling company.