International Cards & Gifts Help Raise £1,500 for Diverse Abilities Plus

Thanks to International Card & Gifts (ICG), in Ferndown, Dorset’s disability charity, Diverse Abilities Plus, raised almost £1,500 selling Christmas cards designed by pupils at Langside School, the charity’s special school for children with profound disabilities. The Dorset charity, providing a lifetime of support to children and adults with physical and learning disabilities across the county,…

Kids’ Kitchen workshops

This year’s Kids Kitchen workshops at the Christchurch Food & Wine Festival will feature workshops for youngsters aged 3–14. There will be Little Munchkins cookery parties for 3–5-year-olds. Ages 6–10 can join Lesley’s Little Chefs to make their own soup and fruit trifles while 6–14-year-olds can take part in the junior and senior versions of Baking FUN-damentals…

Flipping Brilliant!

Young and old alike braved the cold weather to celebrate Shrove Tuesday at the annual Wimborne pancake race today. Competitions were offered for a whole range of ages, from students of Pamphill and Wimborne First Schools, to residents from Streets Meadow care home. There was something for everyone as hardy competitors battled it out for…

Valentine bus lover tickets

Romantic couples will be able to take advantage of discounted evening bus travel over the Valentines’ day weekend from Thursday, 14 February, 2013. Nikki Honer, Commercial Manager for more bus and Wilts & Dorset said that the “more lovers” promotions team will be offering the special Lover’s Duo ticket from only £5 for unlimited travel for two…

Highcliffe meeting to discuss controversial Navitus Bay Wind Farm

Highcliffe Community Association is hosting a unique event on Friday, 8 of March from 2.30pm at the Methodist Church Hall in Lymington Road. Navitus Bay Development Ltd will give a presentation for 30 minutes setting out their reasons in favour of building the offshore wind farm in Poole Bay and then the reasons for their opposing the current plans and some possible alternatives will be set out in 30 minutes by Challenge Navitus.