Business and army – pulling together

An army tug of war team has been pulling up trees after securing sponsorship from a leading cyber security company. C3IA Solutions was roped in to help fund the 11th (Royal School of Signals) Signal Regiment earlier this year.

Howzatt?! Dorchester do it

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

Parley’s new appointment

Parley Golf Centre has appointed Lynsey Welstead as its new head of marketing – after she started lessons at the club.

Parley Golf Centre has a shot in the dark

Parley Golf Centre is inviting golfers to have a shot in the dark by playing in a tournament at night on the new course. The ‘glow golf’ includes fairway lights, illuminated balls and glowing greens – and takes place on Friday November 3. Six of the course’s holes will be in play for the event that promises to be a … Read More

Steel firm on ball for £12.7m sports centre

STEEL work made in Dorset is providing the frame for a multi-million dollar sports stadium in the Central American country of Belize. Christchurch-based REIDsteel has performed the structural design, drawing work and fabrication for the new national arena in Belize City. The cutting-edge complex – due for completion in December 2017 – is one of the highest profile projects in … Read More

Fore! It’s a hole new game at Parley

The first ever hole-in-one on Parley Golf Centre’s new course has been sunk – by club secretary Simon Hentrich. It’s his first hole-in-one in more than 40 years playing the game and he ‘jumped up and down and shouted’ as it dropped. The course is part of the centre’s £250,000 investment programme which also includes a major new short game … Read More

Jolly hockey sticks

Primary school children from across the New Forest were given a ‘quick’ introduction to hockey. The Arnewood School in New Milton played host to a ‘quicksticks’ hockey tournament and welcomed 90 children to its multi-sport astro turf pitches. There were eight schools competing – Blackfield, Brockenhurst, Hordle, Marchwood, Milford-on-Sea, Our Lady St Joseph, St Luke’s and Western Downland. And in … Read More

James lifts cup for Parley

Parley Golf Centre’s James White won the Player of the Season award in the Little Gems League – meaning it’s the fourth year in a row the club has held the trophy. The US-born golfer played nine games over the summer, winning seven, halving one and losing one. For the previous two years Parley’s Bob Lloyd won the player of … Read More