Calling all writers! Home-Start asks families to share their stories

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Local families charity Home-Start South East Dorset has launched a new writing competition to encourage local families to share their stories. Some excellent prizes are up for grabs including book vouchers, hampers and days out. Shortlisted entries will be judged by Bestselling Children’s Author Sarah Lean who wrote A Dog Called Homeless. Sarah commented: “I […]

Rural Business invests in new defibrillator

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Rose Engineering, a Dorset based Engineering and Construction Company has invested in a new defibrillator as part of their commitment to the local community. “With our rural office location we felt it was necessary to invest in the lifesaving equipment that will also be available to the local community.” Managing Director, Tom Rose said.“The UK […]

Easy steps to take to protect your assets against Care Home fees.

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Protection of assets against care home fees remains a hot topic and a pressing concern for many. Blanchards Bailey Partner and Head of Private Client, Jerome Dodge, gives his views on the recent government announcements. “Proposals to put a lifetime cap on the amount an individual has to pay towards their long- term care are […]

National Diversity Award for Dr Anjana Khatwa

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Wessex Museums is thrilled to announce that its Engagement Lead, Dr Anjana Khatwa, was a winner in the prestigious National Diversity Awards 2020. At an award ceremony at Liverpool Cathedral on Friday17 September, Dr Khatwa was presented with the award for Positive Role Model in Race, Faith and Religion.The awards celebrate the achievements of grass-root […]

Motcombe couple launch a new festival that won’t cost the earth

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A pioneering young couple have started plans for a revolutionary new festival ‘Artemis’, set to take place July 2022. Unlike most British festivals, Artemis will not centre around music, but Natural History, Conservation and Sustainability. Spurred on by the 2021 IPCC report, Ben Hussey and Natalie Bourchier have approached every element of the Artemis festival […]