Friends of Guys Marsh Struggles as charity is not pink and fluffy

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HELPING ON THE INSIDE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE ON THE OUTSIDE A Dorset charity is struggling to get noticed because, in the words of its Vice Chair, “it’s not pink and fluffy”. Friends of Guys Marsh, (FOGM), is appealing for volunteers to help support prisoners at HMP Guys Marsh, near Shaftesbury, to improve their chances […]

Citizens Advice Dorset Continues To Support Residents

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Citizens Advice in Dorset has continued to provide free help and support to Dorset residents throughout the pandemic. With offices located in Bridport, Central Dorset, East Dorset and Purbeck , volunteers quickly adapted to no longer offering face to face appointments, to providing phone and digital advice. Since the start of lockdown on 23rd March […]

Your Mental Health Matters according to Dorset Mind

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Not surprisingly, almost half of the UK’s population have felt anxious or worried recently, which increases to 64% in people with pre-existing mental health conditions. Loneliness and isolation of lockdown has largely contributed to this and local charity Dorset Mind believe that they have a range of support that can help people through this challenging […]