Dorset news

Teachers’ strike looms

Many children throughout Dorset are looking forward to a day off school when teachers take strike action on 17 October to campaign to protect the national education system and the future of schoolchildren at the same time as preserving working conditions, pay and pensions. The action this Thursday by members of the National Union of…

Divas in fine voice

The Absolutely WI Divas were in full voice on Tuesday evening when they sang to residents of Moretons, one of the two Abbeyfield Houses in Ferndown. The theme was love and marriage and the Divas had prepared songs to illustrate the waiting (‘Blue Moon’), the meeting (‘A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square’), the falling in…