New softer mats for minis

Ferndown Jitsu Club is using new softer mats, which are proving popular with the members of the ‘Mini Jitsu’ session. The mats were purchased with a grant from the Dorset County Community Fund. John Hanrahan Chairman said, “They have made a great difference to our youngsters and have given them the confidence to try out…

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Back by popular demand

The Stylistics are coming to the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth on 1 November with a brand new show following their sell out tour last year. Instantly recognisable hits include ‘Stop, Look, Listen to your Heart’, ‘You Are Everything’ and ‘Betcha By Golly Wow’. The iconic soul group still features two of the original members (Herbert Murrell and Airrion…

Members and volunteers of Ringwood & Fordingbridge Club for the Blind

B-ringers of music

Members and volunteers of Ringwood & Fordingbridge Club for the Blind enjoyed an afternoon’s entertainment given by the Ringwood Church Handbell Ringers who played popular tunes using beautifully crafted handbells. The six handbell ringers, usually their complement is ten, also recited poetry and pieces during the afternoon. The Handbell Ringers perform regularly around the local…

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Burglar jailed for 3 years

A man has been sentenced to three years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to burglary in Bournemouth. Harmesh Toora, 37, of no fixed abode, broke into premises along Wimborne Road and stole a laptop and an iPad on 18 February 2013 at 11.20am. The court heard how a neighbour from an adjacent flat heard the sound of breaking glass…