It’s no choke

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS), the UK’s leading marine charity, is hoping to encourage communities to think again before organising balloon and sky lantern releases. From charity releases to memorial events, letting hundreds, sometimes thousands of balloons and lanterns into the sky has become common practice up and down the country. But stunning as these…

Superfast Dorset

Robert Walter MP (North Dorset) will head to Cranborne in East Dorset on Friday, 15 March, to see how a new Vodafone pilot project is connecting villagers and local businesses in a former mobile phone black-spot. Last year, the village of Cranborne, under the leadership of Local Champion and AONB Project Development Officer David Blake…

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School shares Fairtrade breakfast

To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight families from Trinity CE VA First School, Verwood held a ‘Big Breakfast’. They joined together early in the morning to share cereal, toast, juices, tea and coffee. They donated money to the Fairtrade Innovation Fund and showed their support for farmers in developing countries. Trinity children have taken many steps for Fairtrade,…