Pulling out all the stops

“I am so grateful,” said Jude Todd, Co-ordinator of Nightstop, based in Ringwood, “To the Rotary Club of Ringwood for standing out in the cold shaking their tins prior to Christmas.” She received a cheque for £1,000 from Rotary President Michael Lingam-Willgoss at one of their Tuesday meetings at Greyfriars and went on to say…

The Glenn Miller Orchestra

Featuring The Uptown Hall Gang, Moonlight Serenaders and Glenn Miller Strings Lighthouse Poole 1 March 2014 Review by Janine Pulford Music evokes some of our strongest memories.  Whether it’s a love song or an orchestral piece, that sudden stirring of emotion takes you back to a happy place. For me, the music of Glenn Miller…

Mixed fortunes

There were mixed fortunes for Wimborne Town last week as they beat Swindon Supermarine on home turf at Cuthbury in midweek, but suffered defeat in their trip to Mangotsfield United on Saturday. Looking to build on their victory over league leaders Merthyr Town the previous Saturday, the Magpies left it late to grab the points…

Verwood Business flies at Plane Cuisine

A successful Annual General Meeting was held by Verwood Business at Plane Cuisine on 27 February. Chairman Philip Moses said he had seen the growth of the Chamber in both active membership and the progress and expansion in terms of providing support for local businesses. He added, “…our business breakfast meetings and the informative ‘How to…’ events have frequently provided a wealth of valuable and interesting free professional advice.” In conclusion, he said he would be standing down and wished the new Chair every success.

Dorset news

Find out about on-the-job training during National Apprenticeship Week

Dorset County Council is encouraging young people to find out more about on-the-job training, as part of National Apprenticeship Week (3-7 March). The week, co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service, is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the economy. Young people are now required to stay in…