Category: Obituaries

Bill Batty-Smith | 30th March 1929 – 30th March 2024

Remembering a steadfast leader and community champion in North Dorset William (Bill) Batty-Smith died on his 95th birthday, 30th March 2024. Familiar to many as...

Hon Alderman Della Jones MBE

Tributes have been paid this month to a remarkable lady who died recently, aged 91. Her leadership made a significant difference to Dorset the age...

Gillian Matthews – the pioneering Paralympian who inspired others for 60 years

Gillian Matthews, who redefined athleticism, leaving an indelible mark on Paralympic history and on grassroots disability sports, has died, aged 87 When Gillian Matthews fell...

Looking back | Roger Guttridge – 5th May 1950 to 8th August 2023

Readers of The BV will be saddened to hear of the death of Roger Guttridge, the Dorset writer and local historian whose articles have...

David John Rose – Obituary

David John Rose died peacefully at home on Tuesday 6th June 2023.  He is survived by his wife, Isabel, and his children; Heloise, Megan,...

In memory of my friend, Nick Fisher

The BV’s Andrew Livingston remembers his mentor, BAFTA-winning writer, chef and, most of all, fisherman Nick Fisher, who passed away this month Since I heard...

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The BV Magazine wins prestigious NMA’s Regional Publication of the Year 2024

We are thrilled to announce that The BV has been awarded the prestigious NMA's Regional Publication of the Year 2024! This amazing accolade is...
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Rodney’s rough ride

This month, Sally Cooper shares Rodney’s recent medical saga, with a stunningly swift, unexpected diagnosis and treatment This month I was contemplating what to write...

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