Hockathon in aid of CJD Campaign | Bruton School For Girls

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Two 6th fomers at Bruton School for Girls have organised a ‘Hockathon’ for next Thursday 25th November 5pm to 8:30pm to raise money for the Cure CJD Campaign in memory of a teacher at BSG who developed this disease and died very suddenly last year. They will play hockey for 12 hours non-stop to fundraise in […]

Shaftesbury has one of the best volunteer-led arts centres in the South West

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‘Shaftesbury Arts Centre aims to take the lead in seeking to optimise opportunities for the community of Shaftesbury and the surrounding area to experience and take part in the highest standard of the widest range of the creative arts.’ Established in 1957 in the old covered market in the centre of the medieval Dorset hilltop […]

Heroic horsewoman runs the London marathon (aged 77) for the charities that saved her life

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This month, Shena Kozuba-Kozubska will be running her second London Marathon. It’s likely to be even tougher than the one she did 30 years ago. Running that one, she “only had a fractured skull and broken hand,” she recalls understatedly. What this top-class horse rider had actually suffered was a massive blow to the head, […]

Sturminster Newton Job Fair

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Stur is holding a Job Fair on Thursday 21st October (The Exchange 10 a.m. – 2p.m.) offering opportunities to  job seekers and volunteers.   Local businesses and voluntary bodies report that they are struggling to find workers and SturBiz (Sturminster Newton Chamber of Commerce) has responded by setting up a Job Fair to bring them together.   […]

How The Arts Reach The Village Halls of Dorset

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Since the launch of its first programme in March 1990, Artsreach has been committed to working with volunteers across Dorset to overcome the barriers of rural isolation by providing communities with access to professional arts events.  Dorset’s touring arts charity Artsreach have brought professional live theatre, music, dance, circus, family shows and more to the […]