After Luke Adams discovered his teacher’s son, Felix Brown, had been diagnosed with leukaemia, he set out to raise £650 to give the Brown family a reason to smile. Luke, 16, who suffers from Asperger’s Syndrome, chose to pay for the Duke of Edinburgh challenge himself in order to raise as much as possible for Felix and his family. […]
Bournemouth Oceanarium are offering a home to some of the rare tropical water Columbus crabs found washed up on the local beach on Tuesday
Sick children should be medicated and sent into school to keep up attendance levels, according to a Poole headteacher. Darryl Walsh, head teacher at Sylvan Infants School, has asked parents to send their sick children into school – to help the school reach attendance level targets set by the Department of Education. The school’s attendance levels currently […]
Irene Robinson, from Poole in Dorset, has started her 50 day challenge of playing the bagpipes on all seven continents in a bid to raise £50,000 for Dorset children’s hospice, Julia’s House, and The Royal Navy and Royal Marine charity.
You’re probably familiar with the battery farming of chickens. Maybe you buy free range meat and cruelty free cosmetics? But did you know you need to be just as careful when buying a puppy?
At what point in a musician’s career is it acceptable to charge people to meet you? Is it ever? Laura Dickinson investigates crowdfunding within the rock music industry and the effects that this has on the relationship between fans and artists.