Sherborne Reach Out

Sherborne Reach Out

It’s a shocking statistic that one million older people go for a month without speaking to anyone, and half of all older people consider the television as their main form of company. Age UK Dorchester offers a FREE ‘Reach Out’ service, which provides volunteers for...
The Life Story Project

The Life Story Project

“We all have a story to tell. Taking time to remember, reflect and record our life stories and memories creates an extraordinary gift for the people we care about”, says Kate Schneider, director of The Life Story Project. Based in Somerset and covering the South West,...
Do you have a garden worth sharing?

Do you have a garden worth sharing?

Following a successful Open Gardens Campaign in summer 2017, St. Margaret’s Hospice is now seeking keen gardeners to open their gardens and allotments in aid of the hospice during 2018. The Open Garden Season runs from May to September, however some of gardens are...
Don’t bury the turkey!

Don’t bury the turkey!

Christmas is Somerset’s most wasteful time, when tonnes of materials that should be recycled – including thousands of turkey carcasses – get buried in landfill, residents have been warned. Faced with their family’s festive mess, many fill endless black plastic sacks,...