Grow and Sell

The Gardening Club from Allenbourn Middle School recently spent a glorious afternoon at Kingston Lacy kitchen garden, learning about seeds and compost. The trip was linked to the national ‘Grow and Sell’ initiative launched last spring by Waitrose. The idea is to encourage children to learn more about where food comes from and about its…

Mayor buys first poppy

Councillor Richardson and Mr Egerton Verwood Mayor, Councillor Peter Richardson bought the first poppy from veteran Norman Egerton, beside the Memorial Stone on Ferrett Green. Mr Egerton served in the Royal Navy during and after the Second World War. He was a medic aboard a tank landing craft on D-Day, delivering Sherman tanks and their…