Health & Wellbeing

Panto collections raise over £9,000

Two local charities, The Foyer Club and Yeovil District Hospital’s Breast Cancer Unit Appeal yesterday received cheques totalling more…

Villagers fund-raise over £4,000 for Parkinson’s UK

Motorbike enthusiast Mike Wells, who has been living with Parkinson’s for many years and who during lockdown began Painting…

Hike the Jurassic Coast and raise money for Diverse Abilities

Keen walkers and explorers are invited to join Diverse Abilities, Dorset’s disability charity, and take on the Jurassic Coast…

Caring Canines in appeal for four-legged friends

A furry good reason to paws for a visit from a very special friend Ask anyone who’s had a visit…

Meditations in nature: Flowers of hope

Mid-February. It’s 6.30pm and there is still some brightness in the sky, the light in the northern hemisphere is…

Charity urges disadvantaged women to E.A.T. with them

A Christchurch-based charity for women has launched a new initiative to help disadvantaged women get back into education or…

Former Gryphon School pupil honoured

Sherborne resident Anthea and Adrian Mitchell are extremely proud of their daughter Joanna Broderick, a children’s community nurse, who…

New Carers Education Course with Gillingham Medical Practice

Gillingham Medical Practice and Dorset Council New Carers Education Course The Social Prescribing Team at Gillingham Medical Practice and Carers Case…

Stethoscopes funded by the Fortuneswell Cancer Trust presented to nursing staff

Three new high quality stethoscopes, funded by donations to the Fortuneswell Cancer Trust, have been presented to the cancer…

Meditations in nature: birds of a feather flock together

Each winter, I look forward to visiting the Somerset Levels to watch one of Britain’s largest starling murmurations and…