Health & Wellbeing

The walk will start and finish at the Hardys Birthplace Visitor Centre. Picture: Google

New free guided health walk to launch in woods near Dorchester

A NEW weekly Health Walk is set to start this month at Thorncombe Wood Local Nature Reserve. The free, guided…

Hayley Singleton was back at the Bob Lucas Stadium in Weymouth. Picture: Weymouth FC

Yeovil Town fan who collapsed at Weymouth game is on the mend

A FAN who fell ill at the Weymouth v Yeovil Town football match on Monday (April 1) is…

Mel Parsons and Faith, pictured with guests at the retreat caravan, and right, Matt, who the charity was founded in memory of

Race night will raise money for Wincanton-based cancer respite charity

A WINCANTON-based charity that offers respite breaks for those affected by cancer is holding a fundraising race night in…

Sam and Maggie at Blandford Health & Beauty Centre, which has closed after 20 years

Blandford Health and Beauty Centre shuts after 20 years

A BLANDFORD beauty salon has closed after 20 years of helping townsfolk look their best. The Blandford Health & Beauty…

Chris Best, the new MD of Care Dorset

New MD unveiled for Dorset adult social care firm

A DORSET care firm has appointed a new managing director. Adult social care provider Care Dorset, owned by Dorset Council,…

MIUs in, clockwise from top left; West Mendip, Shepton Mallet, Frome and Bridgwater, will be renamed UTCs

MIUs in Somerset to be renamed – and what they can treat you for

PEOPLE in Somerset needing immediate medical help will attend Urgent Treatment Centres across the county from April 1. The Somerset…

Annie Maw, patron of Festival Medical Services, is set to climb the Glastonbury Tor for the first time

How a Glastonbury Festival presentation led to a Tor challenge for Annie Maw…

ANNIE Maw – the long-serving former Lord Lieutenant of Somerset – is preparing to scale the Glastonbury Tor for…

Improvements will be made at leisure centres in, clockwise from top left; Wells, Chard, Yeovil and Frome

£300,000 boost for Somerset leisure centres – in Frome, Wells, Yeovil and Chard

SOMERSET leisure centres will be improved after more than £300,000 of new funding was secured. The cash, totalling £316,700, has…

Plans for the new Harmony charity home in Bridport

Mental health charity’s £6,000 fundraising call ahead of move to new home

A BRIDPORT-based mental health charity is appealing for donations as it takes a final step towards moving into a…

Nourish Community Larder coordinator, Sophie Burditt

Nourish in Blandford teams up with Morrisons to help women in need

A BLANDFORD group that supports people in hard times has teamed up with Morrisons to help those enduring period…