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Pigs, Photo by Tiffany Fleming

A day at the farm with Tiffany Fleming – July 2022

Tiffany Fleming is a volunteer at High Mead Farm in Longham, Ferndown. High Mead Farm is a working farm run to promote the benefits of...
The mini-heatwave meant oxygen levels were low and the fish were reluctant to feed.. Steve Hemingway bucked the trend with some beautiful hard-fighting fish making up his four-fish bag with a weight of 14lb 14oz

Mini-heatwave puts fishers to the Test

The Fly Fishers made their eager way across to Hampshire’s Test Valley for the latest fixture in their schedule. John O’Gaunt is hidden away...
Emmanuel Middle School in Verwood Ofsted Good

It’s good for you Emmanuel School!

After finding itself placed in special measures in 2017, Emmanuel Middle School in Verwood has had some very good news. The school has been judged...
Horticulturist and garden designer/consultant Hannah Hobbs-Chell is the gardener at High Mead Farm, looking after four acres of gardens and landscape. If you have a question for her, email:hannah.hobbschell@outlook.com including a picture if relevant

What a wonderful time!

July is a wonderful time in a garden. Summer is in full flow, and you will be beginning to reap the rewards of the...
Beef Stir Fry with Crisp Parsnips. Martha Legg

Cooking Beef Stir Fry with Crisp Parsnips with Martha Legg

Beef Stir Fry with Crisp Parsnips Although I do most of the cooking, every now and then, Martin creates a meal. He is actually a...
Jemma Sandell is an Advanced Massage & Beauty Therapist and owner of Relax & Remedy, Ferndown.

A passion for massage

Since training in Holistic Massage back in 2010 I’ve always loved it. I love the benefits of massage, the benefit of touch, being able...
Hospital offering weekend Covid jabs

Hospital offering weekend Covid jabs

Timings for COVID-19 spring booster jabs at a new ‘pop-up’ vaccination centre in Blandford Hospital’s Outpatients Department have now been finalised and can be...
THREE PEAKS: Rachel Harrison and her DLD mouse

Mountain challenge – with a twist

A Bournemouth-based therapist is taking on the Three Peaks Challenge to raise awareness of Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) among children. And Rachel Harrison, who works...
The 1902 Edward VII Specimen Coin set, a complete set of 13 coins.

Cash collection coins it at auction

There was plenty of interest in the sale of Jewellery, Silver, Coins & Objets de Vertu at Semley Auctioneers. The 1902 Edward VII Specimen Coin...
UNDER THE HAMMER: A pair of painted bedside chests at £300-£400

The wonderful classic country house look

The Charterhouse two-day July 7 and 8 sale includes the residual contents of a Somerset country house. “We are most happy sorting through country houses...