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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…

Dorset news

Decorations Find New Home

A local supermarket team has begun their community work in 2014 by putting their Christmas decorations to good use.The team at Sainsbury’s Ferndown have provided Heatherlands Community Centre, Parley First School, Ferndown First School and Little People’s Child Care r with a selection of colourful decorations which were hung over the store’s shop-floor throughout December.…