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Lewis-Manning’s Muddy Dog Dash is set to take place in March

Ready, steady, get muddy for Dorset hospice charity!

DOGS and their owners are being urged to get muddy for a good cause. Registration for the 2024 Muddy Dog…

Delph House, Broadstone. Photo: Google Maps.

Swanage care home residents looking for new homes as firm in administration

A FIRM that runs two Dorset care homes has gone into administration, it has been confirmed, with some residents…

The glass will be on display between April 27 and May 2

Dazzling display of glass flowers to mark charity’s 30th year

A DAZZLING display featuring 1,000 handcrafted stained-glass flowers will mark a Dorset charity’s 30th anniversary. The Forest Holme Hospice Charity…

Lewis-Manning chief executive Clare Gallie with Jeff Mostyn and Warren Munson, from Evolve, who hosted the evening

Former AFC Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn wows crowd at charity event

FORMER AFC Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn wowed the crowd at a special charity event. An Audience with Jeff Mostyn, hosted…

The Old Rectory Care Home, Langton Matravers.

Langton and Broadstone care homes to close amid “financial difficulties”

TWO Dorset care homes are closing – as the company that runs them announced it is to…

Therapy donkey Pedro charms staff at Forest Holme Hospice in Poole

Entertainment from Strictly to singing marks Christmas at Poole hospice

A WEEK of festive entertainment – including ballroom dancing and a visit from a donkey – helped get Poole…

PICTURES: Dorset hospice charity party raises £3,500 for vital care

A CHRISTMAS party raised £3,500 for a Dorset hospice charity. The Forest Holme Hospice Charity raised the cash, which will…

The BMA says the latest pay offer is still a 'real-terms pay cut'. Picture: BMA

Junior doctors’ strike set to hit NHS services this week

INDUSTRIAL action by junior doctors could bring about “one of the most difficult starts to the year” for health…

Ambulance trust urges people to ‘help us to help you’ over busy period

PEOPLE are being urged to do their bit to help the ambulance service this Christmas as it prepares for…

Day Lewis in Wareham; The Abbey Pharmacy in Sherborne; Boots in Frome and Rowlands in Salisbury are open on Christmas Day

Pharmacies open on Christmas Day in Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire

A NUMBER of pharmacies are opening on Christmas Day for those in need of advice and medication. Below is a…