New bid to help homeless

A major new multi-agency initiative aiming at reducing rough sleeping and homelessness in Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch has been launched. Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Street Support is backed by up to 30 different organisations, including charities, churches and local authorities. These include charitable housing association BCHA whose social enterprise offshoot the New Leaf Company’s multi-use premises The Factory in Alder … Read More

Tea for two generations

Bournemouth students put in an Olympian effort to bring joy to dozens of older people in their community. The LeAF Academy joined forces with the charity Faithworks Wessex to host a summer Olympics party, which saw their special guests treated to entertainment, afternoon tea and games. Students from the Elm Academy, Oak Academy and the LeAF Studio performed favourite songs … Read More