A boost for veterans from a Dorset business

A Bournemouth-based charity that was launched a decade ago to help military veterans has been presented with a cheque for £400 from AE Jolliffe & Sons funeral directors which is part of the Douch Family Funeral Directors group.

Yellow Buses and Echo back Poppy Appeal

The Poppy Appeal has received a donation of £300 thanks to Yellow Buses and the Daily Echo. Royal British Legion appeal organiser Wayne Morris visited the bus company to receive the cheque. The Carbon Stoppers initiative is run by Yellow Buses and the Echo and has handed out nearly £20,000 to charities and good causes since its launch in 2008. … Read More

Tiger tank veterans meet their British counterparts

Two surviving German Tiger Tank veterans met their British counterparts at the opening of a major exhibition at The Tank Museum, Bovington, in Dorset. There were emotional scenes as the veterans – all in their nineties – met each other more than 70 years after the end of World War II. They shared memories about serving their countries in tanks … Read More