There was a Broadstone appeal for 50-plus info day

A 50-plus information day held in Broadstone, Dorset, proved a huge success with 200 people visiting the Royal British Legion. Some were attracted by town crier David Squire whose loud voice rang out prior to the start, advertising the event. Organised by Douch Family Funeral Directors in partnership with POPP (Partnership with Older People Programme), the information day was opened … Read More

Douch Family Funeral Directors make Fair Funeral Pledge

  Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors are the only local independent company to make the Fair Funeral Pledge – and publish their prices. The scheme encourages funeral directors to be completely transparent with their pricing structure for the benefit of grieving relatives who might be on low incomes. All eight of the group’s branches across Dorset are signed up to … Read More

50-up in Broadstone

A 50-plus information day with dozens of diverse exhibitors from the world of sport through to financial planning experts is being held in Broadstone. The event at the Broadstone Royal British Legion on Tuesday 25 October is family-friendly and open to all. It is being organised by Douch Family Funeral Directors – whose Lesley Shand branch is in nearby Corfe … Read More

Howwzatt! Witchampton CC are team of the month

Witchampton CC first XI picked up the Dorset Funeral Plan team of the month award for July – after five wins in five games. In fact, the experienced squad lost just two points during the entire month in the Dorset Funeral Plan League II. The players were presented with a trophy, individual medals and a bottle of bubbly by Tina … Read More

Wimborne nick it

  Wimborne CC first XI picked up the Dorset Funeral Plan team of the month award for June – after four wins and picking up maximum points in all of them. Skipper and wicket-keeper James Miller put the success down to the powerful top four batsmen and up to five spinners in the side. The run took them to the … Read More

Thelma signs off with charity cheque

Dorset resident Thelma Barlow who played Mavis in the soap opera Coronation Street helped raise almost £1,000 for charity. The much-loved actress, 86, wanted to do a good turn in the county before she relocates to Kent to live near her son. She got behind a quiz night and auction organised by Swanage’s James Smith Funeral Directors – part of … Read More