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Harold G Walker Solicitors Announces Two New Partners

Local law Firm Harold G Walker are pleased to announce that Cath Porter and Gaynor Cooke became Partners as from January 2017. The appointments mark the continuous growth and expansion of the Firm’s legal practice in the Dorset area.



Wimborne, Dorset, March 17, 2017Local law firm, Harold G Walker Solicitors are delighted to announce two new recruits joining their team. Rebecca Willmott and Karen Liddiard who started earlier this month are already settling in to life at HGW as the newest members at the firms Verwood and Christchurch offices.


Its sparkling and all aglow in Westbourne this December!

Saturday 3rd December saw crowds drawn to Westbourne for its first ever Christmas Fiesta of Lights. The light fiesta included LED balloons, UV lights, glow paint, fire shows, live music, performers and dancers, the entertainers wowed the crowds of shoppers and visitors with a unique and magical approach to the annual switch on. There was a buzz in the air as visitors joined shops and businesses as they kick started Christmas together alongside the Mayor and Mayoress of Bournemouth, several businesses stayed open until late for visitors.

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The Great British Beach Clean

Liz Earle joined Britain’s biggest beach clean and litter survey to highlight single use plastic water bottle pollution

Wellbeing expert Liz Earle joined the fight against plastic pollution on Monday 19th September, at the Marine Conservation Society’s (MCS) Great British Beach Clean in Bournemouth, supported by water filter experts BRITA.

The beauty entrepreneur, who is a BRITA ambassador, helped volunteers on Bournemouth beach to gather single use plastic bottles, carrier bags and other litter that has been washed up, blown there or dropped.

The Great British Beach Clean is the only UK-wide beach clean that not only spruces up hundreds of beaches around the coast, but records the litter it finds as part of a global beach clean count.

Single use plastic water bottles are a growing problem in the UK, with adults using 7.7 billion a year, according to recent OnePoll research on behalf of BRITA. Many of these end up in landfill or on our beaches.

West country resident, Liz Earle said, “I love the coast and my family beach walks often turn into litter picks, so it means a lot to join the Great British Beach Clean supported by BRITA, so close to where I live.

“The increasing amount of pollution in the UK, particularly from single-use plastic water bottles, is a major concern. Asking people to reduce their plastic use, while considering sustainable alternatives is key, if we’re to protect the environment for future generations.”


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Dorset Director Named British Stammering Association Trustee

Leanne Pick, Director of leading Dorset human resources company Purple HR, has been announced as a Trustee for the British Stammering Association.

The British Stammering Association (BSA) is a national organisation which offers support to all whose lives are affected by stammering across Britain. It aims to help people through various services including helplines, information, and resources; bringing people who stammer together both face-to-face and online; raising awareness, and lobbying for change. BSA’s overall strategy and direction of its work are guided by its dedicated team of trustees. Leanne Pick, a Director of Purple HR based in Dorset, has been named as the latest trustee to join the nationwide association.


Church Community Project

An independent charity insurance broker is urging local Churches to apply to win a £10,000 grant for their community project.

The grant is being offered by church and charity specialist Ansvar Insurance, but Bournemouth-based Alan & Thomas Insurance Group has confirmed that it is not restricted to Ansvar policyholders and wants to get the word out locally. Any project that could reach new levels of success with a £10,000 injection of funding should apply, and there’s still plenty of time before the 31st May deadline.


CRL has got it covered for arresting apartment complex

From police station to luxury boutique flats, CRL is working with a Dorset-based developer on this venturous build.

Juno Developments (Poole) Ltd turned to CRL to assist them in finding the best deal on structural defects insurance warranties for the £11 million residential development on Sandbanks Road in Poole.

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Pothecary Gin Wins Coveted International Award

Brand new to the gin market, Pothecary Gin has been awarded ‘Double Gold’ at the highly renowned ‘San Francisco World Spirits Competition’. A remarkable achievement for the Dorset based brand, ‘Pothecary’ British Blended Gin picked up the coveted award in the Gin category amongst serious competition. The contest is considered to be one of the most prestigious in the world, providing the brand with a fantastic accolade to launch into the international market.


Hundreds Gather For Holocaust Memorial Commemorations at the

Residents from across Bournemouth and Poole came together at the BIC on Sunday 31st January, commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day and the victims of genocide.

The Bournemouth and Poole Holocaust Memorial Day Committee has held their annual act of commemoration at Bournemouth International Centre for the first time. Taking place on Sunday 31st January, the afternoon brought together a huge number of people from across the local community and beyond. Tributes were made to all those who were killed or persecuted during the Holocaust and subsequent genocides around the world.


Mark Ronson Collaborates with Fans

20th January 2016 BRIT Award-winning artist and producer, Mark Ronson, gave six of his biggest fans the surprise of a lifetime when he invited them to record a Priceless Cover of his hit record, Uptown Funk.


Poole Town seek new Vice Presidents to drive club forward

Poole Town FC is 125 years old this year having been formed on the 20th September 1890. Its success in recent years is the stuff most non-league teams only ever get to dream about. To continue the club’s incredible journey it is looking fir a group of individuals to form a new Vice-Presidents Board to be answerable to and work in conjunction with the main Board of Directors to build on the success achieved thus far, make sure it can be sustained and then to push the club forward to even bigger and better achievements.

The club needs new blood of the right caliber to bring new ideas, new initiatives, new finance, and new contacts. It is hoping to attract at least 10 like-minded people to inject £5000 apiece into the club in return for:


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