Meet the Gruffalo this weekend

The Gruffalo will be visiting Moors Valley Country Park and Forest, near Ringwood, on 20 and 21 July. The Gruffalo’s visit is part of a weekend of celebrations to mark Moors Valley’s official 25th anniversary. As well as meeting this life-size version of Julia Donaldson’s lovable woodland monster, Gruffalo fans will also be able to…

Supporting Nelson Mandela’s legacy

UK based Clipper Round the World Yacht Race in unique initiative to develop young community leaders of future and global ambassadors for Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Clipper Ventures, with Sapinda Rainbow and Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (NMCF), has revealed the eight young South Africans selected to create a ‘tag’ team, each to participate in one…

Fun Day boosts charity

A raffle and a dog show at the West Moors Family Fun Day on 23 June raised £393. The money was donated to Coping with Chaos, part of the Diverse Abilities Plus group charity. Coping with Chaos is located in Bond Avenue, West Moors and is a parent run organisation that supports families caring for a child…

JPL League opponents announced

Wimborne Town FC Junior Premier League (JPL) teams (boys u13s, u14s and u15s) are relishing the prospect of a new challenge for the forthcoming season.  Top of the bill and most eagerly awaited will be a clash with the West Bromwich Albion Development centre.  Other fantastic fixtures in are: Salisbury City, Bath City, AFC Bournemouth…

Jazz concert a swinging success!

Thousands of revellers helped raise more than £3,500 on Sunday for the Breast Care Unit at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. With Highcliffe Castle as a backdrop to the free jazz concert, crowds danced to music from Swing Unlimited Big Band and enjoyed picnics in the sun. An estimated 2,500 people attended the event, with many buying…