With the week starting on a rainy note it is a good time to visit your local library – and the good news is that nine Dorset Council libraries re-opened today Monday 27 July.
If you go down to a quiet residential area of Ferndown today, you will be sure of a big surprise.
One of the favourite dates in the local calendar each year is the presentation of equipment to disabled children from the Peter Alliss Invitational Charity.
Local residents unable to purchase facemasks due to the worldwide shortage created by the coronavirus pandemic have been thrown a lifeline in Ferndown.
In response to government calls for businesses to support the production and supply of ventilators, medical provisions and equipment, a family-owned manufacturer and supplier of o-rings and seals has rapidly ramped up production of its essential components in order to join the fight against coronavirus (Covid-19).
Golfers from Ferndown Golf Club are helping build a defence against the coronavirus by sourcing face masks for NHS workers.
With over 20 stalls to browse, residents and visitors descended in strength on the first regular Friday Market in Pennys Walk, and nobody had a bad word to say.