Forest Holme Hospice

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I’m sure many of you will have heard of Forest Holme, either directly or through friends who may have been able to benefit from this exceptional and valuable resource.    But I know from experience, that many locals are not aware of its existence or of the wonderful work they carry out for families dealing with life-limiting illness and the loss of their loved ones. Forest Holme Hospice provides … Read More

A response to Roy Pointer from Joshua Trelawney

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Here is an interesting review of Roy’s very interesting article by a member. The Association is very gratified to see its members entering in a well mannered articulate exchange of views. Roy, thank you for your enlightening ‘glass-half-full’ view. I have a relative who is an office-based council worker now currently working from home. I have also worked from home, worked in an office, and employed homeworkers, and … Read More

CAN YOU HELP THE NHS, CARE HOMES AND DOCTOR’S SURGERIES?

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Rotary is collecting to assist For the love of Scrubs Dorset in providing PROTECTIVE CLOTHING FOR FRONT LINE WORKERS. The need is NOW – not TOMORROW.  We are working closely with Bournemouth and Poole hospitals, local care home staff and doctors’ surgeries to co-ordinate any help. What help do we need? As much cotton fabric as can be obtained for over 600 stitchers making scrubs as they are … Read More

New ways of living, new ways of working

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We are living in unprecedented times but rather than think we are facing extinction better to consider the real changes for improvement in our daily lives that will benefit us all for years to come.  Roy Pointer one of our  most able and inspiring members is making a valuable contribution to the discussions in the context of local government. Roy says: “The current crisis provides the opportunity for … Read More

Help to fight the Covid 19 Virus with the Symptom Tracker

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Graham Jones, a member of BPCCRA and one of our hard working volunteers at the Pinecliff Sunken Garden has asked that all members be made aware of the COVID Symptom Tracker and its contribution in fighting this pandemic. Graham says “This App is now being used by almost 3,000,000 people in the UK who are invited to report daily if their health is normal or not and if … Read More

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