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Dating as a single parent can be hard but, the UK’s first dating app aimed solely at single parents, is aiming to make this as easy as possible.  One way that they are doing this is by creating a top 10 list of the best locations in the UK...

What is Marriage?

Let us begin with an answer that was given 0/10 by a class teacher. Now for an answer closer to 10/10 Marriage, an institution as ancient as human civilisation itself, transcends mere legal and social contracts; it embodies the very essence of human connection, commitment, and companionship. At its core, marriage...
  ESFA admits to redacting information about Aspirations Academy for fear of ‘damaging public confidence…’ Dorset Council are now voicing their own concerns. Dorset Council’s second letter requesting that the Secretary of State agree to a delay in the forced academisation process of Budmouth College in Weymouth was made public this week. Rt Hon...
Father's Day is just around the corner, and now is an excellent time to start planning how you'll pay tribute to Dad. Whether it's your biological dad or just the paternal figures in your life, the occasion provides a great opportunity to say thanks for all that these men do. But...
Children across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) will be having splashing fun in the sun, as three key paddling pools are set to reopen later this month. Preparations to reopen Redhill paddling pool, The Quomps Splashpark in Christchurch and Hamworthy Park paddling pool this summer are all underway. BCP Council is...
At present, social media platforms play a significant role in shaping the lives of teenagers. Instagram, with its visually appealing content and widespread popularity, has become a virtual playground for young users. According to DemandSage, 2023 saw a record number of Instagram users. This year, the platform had over 2.4 billion...
Weymouth Town Council would like to express their thanks to the many local volunteers, agencies and charities for their incredible support during the coronavirus pandemic.  Council staff are also working hard to provide support while continuing to carry out Council responsibilities. The Council are continuing to maintain and keep safe the town’s...
Although working in the childcare sector can be a rewarding job, it can also be incredibly stressful and demanding. According to a survey produced by the Early Years Alliance, 74% of workers experience work-related stress, which makes them feel negative about their work environment and decreases their work performance. And...
Acts Fast are delighted to share with us that they have just been awarded the National Lottery Community Fund to keep supporting lives who have been impacted by child sexual abuse. It might not be an easy topic of conversation, but supporting families effected by child sexual abuse is often chronically under invested and often widely misunderstood in...
June 22nd, the day after Father’s Day, marks the fourth annual International Father’s Mental Health Day (IFMHD). It was found in June 2016 by Mark Williams (UK) and Dr Daniel Singley (USA). Since then, it has grown into a multi-national event, raising awareness about fathers’ mental health. The US...