100 years of helping the blind

Dorset Blind Association (DBA) is celebrating 100 years of supporting blind and partially sighted people in the county with a centenary ball. The black tie event takes place at Bournemouth’s Hilton Hotel on Saturday, October 13 and includes a three-course dinner and dancing to a big band, plus a raffle, auction and casino. DBA, a registered charity founded in 1918 … Read More

Big boost for Hampshire charity

A spectacular medieval ball held in the grounds of Portchester Castle raised £13,000 for the Rose Road Association that works with children who have multiple and complex health needs. The Southampton-based charity is active across Hampshire and has been doing important work for 65 years. Almost 200 guests attended the event, some of them in flamboyant medieval attire. It was also … Read More