Speaking with the spirits

Regent Centre, Christchurch Thursday, 23 May – 7.30pm Tickets £17.50 Concs £16.50 Box Office 01202 499199 A thoroughly modern medium, TJ Higgs brings uniqueness through mediumship to her audience. Delivering messages from loved ones with the utmost accuracy, compassion and finer detail, TJ leaves her audience in no doubt that she connects with the spirit…

St Martin’s Gallery

Bursting with fine arts, gifts and silk flowers St Martin’s Gallery, owned by Pam Denton, is a hidden gem tucked away on the road between Fordingbridge and Ringwood. This rustic country church on the corner of Mockbeggar Lane next to the Old Beams restaurant offers a host of fine art and gift inspirations. The building…

TEDS EMPORIUM

Everything for your childs bear necessities TEDS Toy Exchange & Donate Scheme is a unique social enterprise operating in Ringwood. The scheme started in 2009 with two mums wishing to have access to baby and children’s nearly new items that were good quality, easy to shop for and all in one place. Holding their first…

Brian’s Kitchens

Bedroooms – Bathrooms – Studies I have lived and worked in the Fordingbridge area since 1979. Some 17 years ago a sudden illness left me partially disabled which meant I had to change my career. Since that time I have been designing kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms and studies overseeing their fitting and installation. The kitchen, whether…

Belle Enfants

Sole winners of National Footwear Award The local chain of independent, family-run, children’s boutiques, Belle Enfants, were given the great accolade of being voted National winners of Best Independent Children’s Footwear Retailer for 2013. Amanda and Hannah Arkell – mother and daughter co-owners – were joined by Store Managers, Emma Butler and Lauren Richards, at…

Tributes to the Ringwood teenager, Jade Clark

Urgent calls to improve safety measures on A31 Ringwood

Ringwood Town Council is continuing to seek an urgent review of safety measures along the A31 at Ringwood, in particular the speed limit.

The council has been campaigning for many years for improved safety measures on the A31 and met the Highways Agency for discussions in December 2012. Their response, received recently, “is disappointing,” said the mayor, Cllr Steve Rippon-Swaine, “and makes it clear that no immediate action is proposed to improve the safety of the road.”

Adam’s Axemen

The Axemen return

Dorset’s most celebrated and longest running lumberjack display team, Adam’s Axemen from Bere Regis, Dorset have been secured to wow crowds at this year’s Stock Gaylard Oak Fair with their toe curling displays of axe and saw wielding skills. The team will return to the Oak Fair at the Stock Gaylard Estate near Sturminster Newton,…