Pulling for charity

With over six months of intensive training under their belts, Matt Sturgess, Paul Cave, Dave Welstead, Lee Crawford, Daffyd Wright, Josh Aplin, Mark Vukcevic, Harry Lauste and Martin Wiles will be flexing their muscles to help raise money for charity on Saturday May 18 by pulling a 2.5 tonne truck for 26 miles, starting at…

Women are from Venus

Autism Wessex is delighted to announce two members of staff have reached finalist stage in the Langtry Manor Venus Awards. The awards aim to celebrate women in business and both Gemma Saunders, employed by the charity as Corporate Partnerships Officer and Lisa McKenzie, secretary to Autism Wessex’ CEO and the Facilities and Procurement Manager, have…

Skate your heart out

The new skate park extension at Potterne Park in Verwood was officially opened on Sunday (12 May). Cllr Lucy Clark, Chairman of East Dorset District Council performed the formalities before the party began. The Skatejam drew over a hundred skateboarders and BMX bikers from miles around to compete for prizes and the Vans Team gave freestyle…

Charity skydive

Autism Wessex is offering an opportunity to skydive out of a plane 15,000ft above the Devon countryside. This unique and exciting opportunity is available to corporate teams or individuals looking for an adrenaline rush whilst raising vital funds for charity and enjoying the stunning views of three coastlines on the way down. Paul Reade, Community…

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Tyres slashed in Kinson

Officers in Bournemouth are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to come forward after criminal damage was caused to a people carrier in the Kinson area – with police issuing two CCTV images of three people they would like to speak with. The incident happened at around 9pm on Monday 6 May at the Fernheath Adventure…