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Jurassic House

Hidden just out of sight..

Hidden just out of sight..

By Helen Hanbury

There is an event on at various places over Dorset coinciding with the release of Jurassic park , particularly at the Redhouse Museum in Christchurch. This event at the museum lasts till 27th June 2015.   Called Dinofest 2015,  you can get to visit various museums and galleries over Dorset over the course of the summer, you can get more info at http://dinofest2015.co.uk/ Continue reading

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Supply Shack

Des shows off an upright banner made by Supply Shack

Pic: Helen Hanbury. Des shows off an upright banner made by Supply Shack

By Dave C

Tucked away in a small business park at the back of Hurn Airport, Supply Shack sells business supplies, printed stationery, signs and banners, point-of-sale material and branded merchandise. What makes it different to any other printer and stationer is that part of the profits the business makes get re-distributed, at the end of the financial year, to democratically chosen good causes.

This year they are supporting Life Education Wessex, specialists in providing high quality health and drug prevention education to children in Devon, Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset and helping to ensure they have the knowledge and skills to lead healthier and happier lives. Supply Shack’s previous charity partners are Diverse Abilities Plus, The Butterfly Foundation, Hannah House and Crumbs. Continue reading

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Wheels, bumps and jumps

Balancing act

Balancing act

This was the first of many acts at the Wheels festival from Friday through to Sunday. They demonstrated their expertise at BMX bike jumping just near the entrance to the pier. I visited over two days capturing and recording the event, as I was hampered by bad rain the first day. Continue reading

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June 1, 2015 · 11:37 am

They’ll do anything for chips

Waiting for chips

Waiting for chips

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Leading Tenor helps cancer support charity

Russell WatsonBy Dave C and Helen

Russell Watson, the UK’s best selling classical artist will be performing with the Rising Voices Choir at the Lighthouse, Poole on June 3rd . The evening will benefit cancer patients, restoring confidence and decreasing isolation and loneliness. This resonates with Russell having had two brain tumours.

Boots Macmillan beauty advisors will be contributing to the make-up for the performers. They are trained to offer important advice on the side effects of the treatment the patients endure, such as hair loss and dry/sensitive skin and brittle nails.

Tickets are available from www.lighthousepoole.co.uk

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