The circle of life

Bournemouth-based florist Rebecca Meddings has been set the challenge to design and create a never-ending floral circle for the finals of the RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year Competition 2013. Taking place between May 21-25, the floral ring competition will celebrate the centenary of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and be put on display for…

Ferndown Mayor Cllr Terry Cordery presents the cheque to Heatherlands Mum's & Tot's group leader Mary Melbourne and her team

Mums & Tots benefit

Ferndown Mayor Cllr Terry Cordery recently presented a cheque from Ferndown Town Council for £450 to Heatherlands Mums & Tots group leader Mary Melbourne. Heatherlands Manager John Hanrahan said, “It’s this type of support from our local town council that will make a great difference to a group of local mums and their children. A big thank you must go to Sally Boult for her help and support.”

Who will be kings?

Chess-crazy students will be hoping to make it checkmate when they pit their wits against Bournemouth’s best young players on 18 April. Over the past 12 months, boys at Harewood College have  fallen under the spell of this mind-challenging game ­– so much so that their new found skills have seen them reach the final…