A rose by any other name

Continuing a ‘tradition’ started in 2001 Roses were sold to mark St.George’s Day around the Town of Wimborne Minster this morning raising money for The Mayor’s Charities, Wimborne Scouts, Wimborne Guides and The Planet and the Town’s Militia. The Mayor, Cllr John Burden was delighted with the response from the public and all 100 roses were sold in less…

Rise to Harold’s Challenge

Be active, be healthy, be happy, that’s the message from Life Education Wessex as it invites everyone to rise to Harold’s Challenge and help raise £50,000. Today the charity launched its fundraising programme to encourage anyone to join in and raise vital funds to help make a real difference to children’s health and well-being. The…

No Stig in the mud

More in the spirit of Whacky Races than Grand Prix racing, a motley assortment of traders and friends lined up on Spill the Beans corner in Wimborne to celebrate the West Street Bunny Run finish.  Courtesy of the Formula 1 Display in Wimborne Square being held at the same time, Stig met up with his…

Protect the coast

Work to protect Christchurch’s coastline will begin on Monday 29 April. The work forms part of Christchurch Borough Council’s annual programme of maintenance to coastal structures. The work will include a local sand recycling exercise, where excess windfall material will be removed from in front of Mudeford Quay and Gundimore Beach and delivered to depleted…

Cherry-picked victory

Manager of Bournemouth AFC, Eddie Howe, spoke of his pride after leading the club back to the Championship for the second time in its 114 year history. The Cherries sealed promotion on the 21 April, with a 3-1 win over Carlisle, while Doncaster and Brentford dropped points to confirm the club’s place in the second…