Howzatt?! Dorchester do it

Dorchester Cricket Club’s first eleven picked up the Team of the Month award for May after winning every game.

50-plus proves a success again

Hundreds of people attended a 50-plus information day in Wimborne, the latest one organised by Douch Family Funeral Directors.

MP opens new funeral facility

The brand new funeral service facility in Corfe Mullen that is part of Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors group has been opened by the MP, Michael Tomlinson.

50-up in Wimborne

Following the enormous success of two previous events, Douch Family Funeral Directors are holding another 50-plus information day – in Wimborne.

Top athlete gets new backing

Olympic-hopeful long jumper Patrick Sylla is leaping forward with the help of a new sponsor, Douch Family Funeral Directors.

Cystic Fibrosis Trust receives donation from Dorset business

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust has received a donation of almost £2,000 from Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors. A cheque was presented by Jonathan Stretch to Claire Le Sueur, a fundraiser for the charity. The funeral group chose to raise money for the trust through 2017 and staff partook in a number of fundraising activities including runs, tough mudder challenge and … Read More

Corfe Mullen business impresses parliament

MP Michael Tomlinson has praised a Corfe Mullen business that was runner-up in a prestigious competition in which it was up against major brands including Marks and Spencer and Heineken UK. Lesley Shand Funeral Directors had previously won East Dorset District Council’s ‘best business in the community’ award and was nominated for the national competition by Mr Tomlinson. The All … Read More

Trees of Remembrance return

Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors are again inviting people to leave messages on Christmas trees in memory of lost loved ones. Trees of Remembrance are now standing at its branches Douch & Small in Wimborne, AE Jolliffe & Son in Ferndown, Lesley Shand in Corfe Mullen and Blandford, Ives and Shand in Parkstone and Albert Marsh in Wareham and Upton. … Read More

Wimborne and Colehill Cricket Club win the Jack Douch trophy

The Jack Douch Memorial Trophy for cricket in the Dorset community was won this year by Wimborne and Colehill CC – the club Jack used to play for. The trophy and cheque for £400 were provided by the league sponsors, The Dorset Funeral Plan, and presented by Jack’s son Peter. Wimborne won the award for developing a women’s softball section, … Read More

Dorset business helps disaster fund

A Dorset business has donated £500 to help the people on the Caribbean island of Dominica after the devastating hurricanes. Douch Family Funeral Directors has close ties to the island and Chairman Peter Douch made the donation while visiting the region. While Puerto Rico and other parts of the Caribbean and US have received much media coverage, Dominica has been … Read More