Architect’s drawings of the new development at Marshfield, Colehill

Select development at Colehill

A project that will see a development of new family homes built in Colehill is underway.

The £780,000 scheme is being delivered by development company Aster Homes and will see four four-bedroom detached houses built on a brownfield site in Marshfield, off Colehill Lane.To make way for the homes, four existing bungalows have been demolished.

Face painting at Verwood Summer Fayre

Fun of the fayre

There were lots of great attractions and fun things to do at Verwood CE First School’s fayre this year. The most popular activity was ‘Sponge the Teacher’, closely followed by the amazing bouncy castles, face painting and ‘Beat the Teacher’ at goal shooting. The event was arranged to raise money for the new peace garden, where…

Saving the fish of the Frome

The results of a survey following last year’s major conservation and river enhancement work by the Dorset Wild Rivers Project and Casterbridge Fisheries brings welcome good news to the future of the river Frome, with the numbers of fish rising significantly. The study was carried out by Casterbridge Fisheries and involved catching and surveying the…

“You’re hired!”

Former Apprentice finalist, Claire Young spent two days with post-GCSE students from Sherborne Girls last week, challenging them to come up with a social enterprise idea to benefit the local community. In the spirit of the popular TV programme, the 16-year-old girls were split into groups and tasked to come up with a business concept,…

Helping a hearing dog

Healthy Hearing had a great day at the Ferndown festival as part of their Healthy Hearing Week. Lesley and Rufus from The Hearing Dog Charity arrived to help and they raised a wonderful £160 towards training a hearing dog. They said a big thank you to everyone who took advantage of their Free Hearing Test…