Yukon do it!

Special forces’ TV star Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox and fellow military veteran Sean Johnson are to take on a unique challenge for charity – thanks to sponsorship from a leading cyber-security business. C3IA Solutions, based in Poole, Dorset, has got behind the daring duo who hope to raise more than £100,000 for three military charities.

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

Citizens Advice has new sponsor

East Dorset Citizens Advice has a new website – thanks to Douch Family Funeral Directors which is sponsoring it. The online resource gives free information and advice on a number of subjects that residents find helpful. These include education and learning, healthcare, money and transport, and it also lists other groups and charities that offer assistance. The Wimborne-headquartered Citizens Advice … Read More

Plucky pedalers rise to challenge

A challenge laid down by Poole Pirates’ speedway boss Matt Ford led to £14,000 being raised for Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire children’s hospice charity. Steve Wells from DWP Housing Partnership accepted the challenge and chose to cycle 75 miles from London to Brighton – off road. He persuaded ten friends to join him on the ride and together … Read More