Dorset news

Bill freeze for SBW customers

SEMBCORP Bournemouth Water (SBW) is to freeze its prices for household and business customers until April 2015. The company, which supplies drinking water to approximately half a million people in parts of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, will then cut bills for the following 12 months. Increases in subsequent years up to 2020 will be kept…

Hospital careers event

The Royal Bournemouth Hospital (RBH) encouraged local sixth form students to consider a career in the NHS at a special careers event on Tuesday. The free open day saw around 100 pupils from 12 local schools attend talks by health professionals such as Critical Care Research Nurse Emma Willett and the Dean of Health and…

Carnival handouts

At the recent Verwood Carnival AGM, the committee handed out cheques to the value of £1,200 to local deserving groups and good causes. Chairman Adrian Read said, “We always give priority to those groups that participate and help make the carnival a success.” The committee is determined to continue, despite the poor level of float…