Chuffed with cheque

Luscombe Valley Railway has just presented a fundraising cheque to Lewis-Manning Hospice in Poole for £10,500. Richard and Connie Knott, who run Luscombe Valley Railway, nominated to support Lewis-Manning in 2013, having done so previously three years ago, and opened up their meticulously assembled railway collection, set in the grounds of their home in Brudenell…

85 at 85

Trustee of Autism Wessex, Joan Dampney, is taking on an abseiling challenge to raise funds for the charity. Joan is a long term supporter of the charity and is taking this opportunity to do something she has always wanted to do whilst raising money. Joan Dampney comments, “I’ve always wanted to abseil so I’m taking…

Dorset news

Verwood paedophile jailed for 5 years

A specialist unit of Dorset Police detectives have successfully convicted a paedophile following an investigation in conjunction with US Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in London, the National Crime Agency (NCA) and Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP). Mark Luscombe a 29-year-old man from Verwood was sentenced to a total of five years imprisonment on…