Chalke Valley Cricket Club picked up the July ‘team of the month’ award for the Dorset leagues – another trophy to go with their recent county T-20 title. The Dorset Funeral Plan is the sponsor.
Bere Regis II team picked up the Dorset Funeral Plan ‘team of the month’ award for June after four wins and not dropping a point.
Newly-promoted Puddletown Cricket Club won the season’s first ‘team of the month’ award after a string a victories during May in the Dorset League Division 1.
A business has appealed for information after a heartless thief swiped a ‘silent soldier’ – then made his getaway by bicycle. The ‘Tommy’ had been outside the Ives and Shand funeral business in Poole, Dorset.
The chief executive of Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry has hailed the investment and innovation made by a growing family business. Ian Girling had a tour of the new Lesley Shand funeral directors’ branch in Corfe Mullen that has artfully combined tradition and modernity. It is part of the Douch Family Funeral Directors group and the new facility replaced an old inadequate building.
Corfe Mullen Cricket Club picked up the Dorset Funeral Plan Team of the Month award for August – after four wins led them to the top of division three and promotion.
Broadstone Cricket Club’s first XI picked up the team of the month award for July – after four straight wins. The team pushed themselves into third spot in the Dorset Funeral Plan Premier League.
Sherborne Cricket Club’s II XI were named Team of the Month for June in the Dorset Funeral Plan league.
The highly experienced funeral director Jon Rust has been appointed manager of Albert Marsh Funeral Directors in Wareham and Upton.
Dozens of quick-stepping couples attended a tea dance and were able to practise their char-char-char in Broadstone in Dorset thanks to Jolliffe Funeral Service