Bournemouth Borough Council has been heavily criticised after provisions have been put in place throughout the town centre to counter homelessness. Allegedly, £3,500 has been invested in installing bars on benches to prevent the homeless population using them to sleep rough, which some people have viewed as being a waste of money. Many individuals, including […]
A homelessness charity in Bournemouth is urging anyone to come and take part in a sponsored event this weekend – and to bring their canine friends too. AOK Rucksack Appeal are hosting a sponsored dog walk this Sunday, in aid of World Homeless Day and World Mental Health Day, with proceeds made being shared between […]
Could ‘gunging’ become the next viral Charity campaign? Sam Wood Dow and Phil Goldsmith, of Coach Trip: Road to Zante fame, hope so. The duo, who came third in the E4 reality show, are coming to Bournemouth in February for the gunging. The date, time and location of the event are to be confirmed. The […]
Dorset Charity, My Time, is working to bring young carers out of social isolation through providing them with outdoor breaks. Joanne Barker is the Community Partnership Director at My Time. As part of Young Carers Awareness Day 2018, she spoke about how social isolation is one of the main problems that young carers in Dorset […]
The Bournemouth GoodGym group is urging local people to help them reach elderly neighbours who might be suffering from loneliness. The community of runners who combine regular exercise with helping the public target local charitable organisations but want to help more senior citizens. “Unfortunately in Bournemouth we run off referrals for our coach visits when […]
Nicole McNally, a sixteen-year-old singer songwriter from Bournemouth has raised almost £1000 for Bournemouth Women’s Refuge through an event she organised on Saturday. The student who attends Bournemouth and Poole College released her single entitled ‘Annabelle’ about domestic abuse at the event to raise money for the centre which is run by local housing and […]
A Dorset charity’s fundraising Neon Run returns for a second year to Poole with ambitions to expand further across the Dorset area.