A budget to restore confidence and growth for small businesses, says the FSB

Small businesses must now seize the Chancellor’s wide ranging package of measures to support the economy. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has warmly welcomed the Government’s moves to create an employer’s allowance which will mean small businesses will not have to pay National Insurance Contributions (NICs) under £2,000, calling it a bold move from…

Students at Ferndown Mini Jitsu Club

Jitsu achievers

Three students at Ferndown Mini Jitsu Club were recently awarded with their grading certificates by Sensei Rob Hanrahan. Milly gained her second mons and James and Brandon achieved their first mons. Chairman John Hanrahan said, ” It’s fantastic to watch these youngsters progress up the ranks in their Ju-Jitsu and a well done to team…

Dorset firm helps 50 animals

Along-standing Dorset charity has received a donation that will support 50 of the abandoned and cruelly treated animals that it looks after. Margaret Green Animal Rescue was given the money by the Wessex Group, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Every month in 2013 the Shaftesbury-based company is donating ’50 somethings’ to a charity or good…

MUGA a go-go

Work has finally begun for the long awaited multi use games area  (MUGA) on Verwood Memorial  Recreation Ground. The project which has been the vision of the AGFA group has been over five years in the planning and will see a free facility in a wet and underused part of the ground. Mayor of Verwood,…