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Energy advice on offer at Poole and Weymouth events

ADVICE will be on offer to people struggling with energy costs at an events this month. On November 30, energy…

The Wimborne Community Garden calendar is available for £8

Wimborne Community Garden calendar growing funds for group

VOLUNTEERS at a community garden project have produced a calendar to help fund their efforts – and two other…

Book your Christmas tree collection – and help Dorset disability charity

A DORSET charity has launched a Christmas tree collection scheme – one of its biggest fundraisers of the year. Diverse…

Residents enjoyed the floral donation from Sainsbury's in Ferndown

PICTURES: Floral delights for Ferndown care home residents

A GIFT of floral delights brightened the day for residents at a Ferndown care home. Joy and smiles were the…

Volunteer gardeners Viv Taylor, David Dawson and Petula Fishlock, at the Poole in Bloom presentation evening

Blooming marvellous accolades for Poole charity hospice

BLOOMING marvellous displays helped a Dorset charity pick up accolades in the Poole in Bloom contest. The Forest Holme Hospice,…

Oakdale Library Gardens group celebrates 10th anniversary

A DECADE of caring for Oakdale Library Gardens saw the group hold a fundraiser for town causes. The group celebrated…

Gardener David’s book is labour of love

A gardener, who began volunteering at a Dorset hospice after losing his wife, has written a book about his…

Plant power boosts wellbeing project

by Lorraine Gibson ‘Words don’t come easy to me. I would not be alive today without the staff and volunteers…

Hannah’s horticulture

A cool end to spring/start to the summer has meant that the late spring-flowering shrubs and flowers have bloomed…

Full fibre broadband boost for residents

Wessex Internet, the local provider of ultrafast full fibre connectivity, has updated its range of residential broadband packages to…