Graham Palmer at The Square Corner presenting James with his prize

Choco-licious sur-prize!

Congratulations to James Garland from Cranborne who has won the 4Dorset ‘Spot the Bunny’ competition. Five-year-old James attends Cranborne First School and loves doing puzzles. His mother Paula said, “He particularly likes spot the difference. This competition was right up his street. He did it on his own as spotting the bunnies was a fun…

Hillside’s Down’s Awareness Day

To raise awareness of World Down’s Syndrome Day on Thursday 21 March the children in Hillside Community First School, Verwood were encouraged to come to school wearing brightly coloured socks, mismatched socks and even 3 socks for 3 chromosomes. Great fun was had admiring the colourful spectacle and a special whole school assembly to explain about…

Dorset news

Boat Jumble cancelled

Canford Park Arena’s Dorset Boat Jumble, due to open this weekend (23 March 2013) has been cancelled. Travellers have been the cause of the problem and the organisers have confirmed that although they have moved, there was insufficient time to reorganise the event.Mr Chris Chaddock, from Chaddock and Fox Promotions, who have run the event…

Verwood Rugby Club

Pulling for charity

Verwood Rugby Club will be holding a five-mile Great Van Pull around Verwood on Easter Saturday, 30 March. Starting at noon from Verwood Social Club, the gallant 15 (and others) will be taking the strain on their load via retail businesses, the farmers market on Ferrett Green and halting briefly at the town’s hostelries finishing at…