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Two Poole Residents Help to Fight COVID-19 on the Frontline

Sarah told us how she “saw that there was a cohort of people who were anxious about going out to get shopping or prescriptions and so on.” This inspired the team to band together with others in the community who wanted to help. Working to ensure those most at risk in the community were reassured that their needs could be met. With a true sense of community spirit, they have achieved this...

Local Trio Raise £1,200 for Crohn’s and Colitis UK

Three local lads undertook a mammoth hike around the Isle of Wight to raise an amazing amount for the Crohn's and Colitis UK charity... A...

Boo Eaton, Founder: Letters of Support

From a single teenager’s bedroom in Bournemouth, Letters of Support is making a difference all around the UK and across the pond... Since 2018, Harriet...

Liam Ulla, Founder: The Coacoara Foundation

I have always wanted to own a charity, or something that can give back, throughout my life, and be there when I’m not here as well. Last year, I was approached to do ‘Mr Dorset’, which means that you represent Dorset for England, and if you win you then represent England for the world. I met a lady who gave me the inspiration to really push for what I want, what I believe in and what I could do, and to set up the foundation...

Lewis-Manning Announces Virtual Gardening Competition

Lewis-Manning Hospice Care has launched a Virtual Glorious Gardens competition this week in a bid to find some hidden treasures across Dorset. It's open to everyone, so if you’re proud of your patch -- big or small -- why not give it a go?

Northbourne Pub Called “Pillar of the Community” During Lockdown

It’s all a bit surreal, isn’t it? Our streets, once rife with the hustle-and-bustle of commuters, shoppers and local food stalls, now a ghost town. But not everyone is staying inside. The Crown in Northbourne has a long history of fundraising and a charitable attitude within the community, and COVID-19 hasn’t slowed them down...

Lewis-Manning Hospice Secures Support via LinkedIn

CEO Clare Gallie appealed to her colleagues and connections for support via the social network, which attracted the attention of Hannah Nardini at WKspace. This Worcestershire-based company specialises in corporate interior design, counting brands such as The Body Shop and Marie Curie among her clients...

Jack Pyne — The Shirt Framing Service

Last time we spoke to Jack Pyne, founder of The Shirt Framing Service, this was Humans of Bournemouth. A couple of years have passed since then, and with them, some growth to this sports memorabilia service. And so we were more than pleased to head over to the head office in Broadstone and catch up with Jack...

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