Day: February 1, 2013

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Lloyds TSB in Ringwood

Robbery in Ringwood High Street

Two men on a scooter rode up behind a security guard at Lloyds TSB in Ringwood at around 9am this morning. They stole a briefcase of cash before being chased up the street by residents who were unable to catch them. The black Honda SH300 scooter-style motorbike was later found abandoned at Narrow Lane in…

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Mrs Oosthuizen

New Headmistress at Yarrells

Mrs Oosthuizen is the new headmistress at Yarrells School, Upton in Poole.
Regarded as an inspirational headmistress who is appreciated for her warm manner with families, involvement in the community and commitment to high standards in all areas, she previously led another thriving independent school in the south-west for over 10 years.

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Anthony Oliver hands over to Richard Nunn

New Chair for Wimborne in Bloom

Richard Nunn was elected as chairman of Wimborne in Bloom at its annual meeting on 28 January 2013.
He succeeds Anthony Oliver MBE who had been chair for 20 years and felt the time was right to take more of a back seat. Anthony stands down on a high note because last year was the first time the town won gold in the National Small Town Title of Britain in Bloom. It also received silver gilt in the regional competition. He thanked everyone for all the help and support he’d been given since Wimborne in Bloom’s inception in November 1992.

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The Mayor of Christchurch, Cllr Peter Hall visits St Joseph's school

Cookery days launched

The first in a series of Christchurch primary school cookery days run by Christchurch Food Festival Education Trust and sponsored by Christchurch Rotary Club has taken place at St Joseph’s Primary School.
All seven primary schools in the borough will be visited by Food Festival president Mary Reader with a team of local chefs to show the children some healthy recipes and, in many of the schools, get them to cook for themselves.

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