Wow wheels cycling spectacular!

Bournemouth is calling all elite cyclists, casual leisure riders and peddle power enthusiasts, the  Wheels Night Ride taking place on Monday 26 May from 6.30pm, is set to be a celebration of cycling. Part of the Bournemouth Wheels Festival, which takes place along the seafront, East Overcliff, town centre and the Lower Gardens from 24 to…

Beaulieu smashes world record

The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu is celebrating a successful challenge to break the World Record for the Longest Line of Toy Cars. Volunteers took ten hours to lay the staggering line of 24,189 toy cars which snaked 1.91km around the motor museum and the picturesque grounds outside. While holidaymakers were stuck in Bank Holiday traffic, the…

Annette Brooke MP makes heartfelt plea

Annette Brooke, MP for Mid Dorset and North Poole is calling on parents across her constituency to check for warning signs of possible heart problems in babies and follow life-saving guidance from the UK’s leading children’s heart charity.
Annette is supporting ‘Think HEART’, a campaign by the Children’s Heart Federation to increase the early diagnosis of children’s heart conditions.

Stroke patient says thank you with artwork

An octogenarian stroke patient has presented Royal Bournemouth Hospital staff with a painting of the Dorset coast in gratitude for the treatment and support she received while in their care.
Southbourne resident Mary Smallman, 88, suffered a mini stroke two months ago and temporarily lost her speech. She was treated in the hospital’s Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) clinic, which specialises in picking up the warning signs for strokes and looks at active ways to prevent them happening in the future.

Dike & Son Ltd Superstore Company Director Adam Vincent, Bob Walter MP, Managing Director Andy Dike and Head of Marketing & Design Victoria McManus on the House of Lords Terrace at Westminster

MP congratulates Dike & Son on Countryside Alliance Award

Robert Walter MP (North Dorset) was delighted to welcome Stalbridge’s Dike & Son’s team to Westminster for the 2013 Countryside Alliance Award’s Reception at the House of Lords on 30 April.
Bob met Managing Director of Stalbridge-based Dike & Son Ltd Superstore, Andy Dike, Company Director Adam Vincent and Head of Marketing & Design Victoria McManus to congratulate them on their regional success and to root for them at the national award presentations.

Eyecatching Bournemouth 7s vehicle about town

Abacus the Ferndown based vehicle hire specialists have increased their support for the 7th annual Bournemouth 7s Sports Festival and presented the keys to a Ford van sporting a special livery to Craig Mathie, Senior Project Manager at Diamond Sporting Group, the festival organisers. The sponsorship deal will also include discounted rates for other vehicles required including trucks and motorhomes.