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Saturday, May 25, 2024
I know I shouldn’t have done this, but I am 83 years old and I was in the McDonald’s drive-through this morning and the young lady behind me leaned on her horn and started mouthing something because I was taking too long to place my order. So when I...
People with coughs and colds should avoid seeing elderly relatives to protect them from a surge in winter viruses, health officials have advised. The message from experts is: if you feel unwell, stay at home. The guidance was issued as Britons prepare for their least restricted Christmas since COVID curbs and subsequent guidance...
Her family didn't make it to her bedside. They were not even told she was at the brink of death, and they certainly didn't have a private jet to get there quick enough. Elsie died alone in her bed. When her family got there they discovered that she was still lying...
BRITISH Armed Forces veterans’ exploits during National Service 60 years ago is at the centre of an innovative UK-wide new heritage project. 15 former servicemen from Dorset as well as men from Wales and the Northwest who served in Egypt, Jordan, Singapore and Iraq, tells their stories in a National...
Many of us have experienced technophobes and this made me giggle. ‘Please make this shareable.' ‘I can’t. This is a private Facebook group.' ‘So how can I share it then?‘ 'You can’t. This is a private Facebook group.' ‘Why not? Where’s the ‘Share’ button gone? Is there a problem with Facebook?’ ‘No. Facebook is functioning...
I retired at age 55. That was 8 years ago. Here are some of the things I noticed and learned. Retirement is not like vacation. In retirement you have a different relationship with time. Vacations are usually time limited and you are aware of this while on vacation. The realization...
Dorset Council has submitted its bid for the Government’s Bus Back Better £3 billion fund to revitalise the nation’s bus services. In March the Government launched Bus Back Better, a new National Bus Strategy for England with aims to rejuvenate local bus services by making them: More attractive for passengersMore affordableEasier...
Bailey’s story shared for Young Carers Action Day on 16th March It’s Young Carers Action Day on 16th March and Carer Support Dorset are raising awareness by sharing the story of one of our sister charities former young carer Bailey, who went from a young adult carer to a job working with us to support carers themselves. Across the UK, thousands of young people...
Detectives are appealing for the public’s help to identify fraudsters who scammed two elderly Bridport residents into handing over thousands of pounds. Sometime between 10am and 10.30am on Wednesday 9 December 2020 the first victim – a woman aged in her 70s – received a phone call from someone purporting...
Dorset Council declared a climate and ecological emergency in May 2019. Sincethen they have been gathering facts and writing a strategy and action plan.  The Strategy and Action plan are now out for public consultation until 20th January 2021.   Dorset Action with a range of partner organisations have come together to hold online People’s Assemblies to help people have...