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News in Brief The Big Society – Friends of Victoria Hospital, Come Through In A big Way! Wimborne’s community hospital has recently seen the opening of a £3.2 million state-of-the-art operating theatre, with 95 per cent of the project funded by The Friends of Victoria Hospital. The new facilities allow the surgeons to perform more than 40 operations a week, including general orthopaedic, oral and gynaecological procedures. President Dr David Pope, said “the friends have been fantastic at harnessing the energy in the community and channelling it into appropriate services.” For more details visit fvhw.org Wetherspoons is Coming to Wimborne! District planning chiefs have given planning approval to the controversial scheme in West Borough Wimborne, nine to one in favour, in spite of bitter opposition.The green light has also been given from the licensing authorities, with opening hours until 12.30am from Sunday to Wednesday and 1.30am,Thursday to Saturday. Late night refreshment and alcohol could be served until midnight and 1am respectively. On New Year’s Eve they would be allowed to open until 5am. Liam Hacker from the Oddfellowes pub and the town’s Pubwatch group feared the opening would bring increased competition and reduced margins for other businesses in the town. Fears for Colehill Youth Centre Plans Recent spending cuts by SWRDA South West Regional Development Agency, as part of Continued on page 43

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JuLY Till 31 Oct The Three R’s – Schooldays in East Dorset, an exhibition exploring education in East Dorset - Priest’s House Museum & Garden, Wimborne 10am-4.30pm 882533 (Closed Sun) 2

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concerts, The Michael James Music Trust, Wimborne Minster, 12 noon

Mind, Body and Spirit Fayre, Allendale Centre, Wimborne, 10am-4pm, 07918 657385 or www.psychicfayre.com

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Allotment Course, Kingston Lacy, Wimborne 10am-12noon & 2pm-4pm, booking essential 01202 883402 (line8)

are free, donations welcome, Wimborne District Society of Model Engineers, Cobham Sports & Social Club Ground, Merley 11am – 4pm www.wdsme.co.uk

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Strictly Tea Dancing - Live band playing

at St. Stephen’s Church, Pamphill, Wimborne, 7.30pm, Opera & Oratorio excerpts, Wimborne Studio Pupils (Admission free, retiring Collection)

the Collections Manager, learn more about the house & collection, Kingston Lacy, Wimborne 12 noon-1pm & 2pm-3pm 01202 883402

ballroom, Latin, jive and sequence. 2.30pm - 4.30pm. The Allendale Centre, Wimborne. £5 on the door (Details: Michael Wolfe: 01258 840945)

Every first Wednesday: Wimborne Wine Society at the Allendale Centre Wimborne at 7.30pm. New members interested in wine should contact Phil Harknett 691428 or www.wimbornewine.co.uk Every third Wednesday: New Forest Storytellers’ club night at the Elm Tree, Ringwood. Eat and drink and listen to some professional storytellers or perhaps have a go yourself. For more information visit the New Forest Storytellers www.newforeststorytellers.blogspot.com Every third Wednesday: Moonrakers Writers/Workshop meeting 2 - 4. Contact: Veronica 01202 696436 Every Thursday: Wimborne Folk Club at the British Legion in Wimborne, at 8.30. Admission is free; collection for our hosts, Wimborne British Legion. Every Sunday: Dorset Cyclists’ Network 2 to 3 hours at a gentle pace with lunch stop dcn.org.uk/wimbornerides.pdf 01202 880966 To advertise ring Mark or CJ at The Advertising Hub on 01202 882277


Walford Mill Crafts, Wimborne 841400 10am-5pm Mon to Sat, 11am-4pm Sundays. Till 31July SILVER exhibition & silent auction 6th July Plant Sale 9th July Butterfly Project 9th July Europa String Choir 15th July Book Sale in courtyard 16th July Butterfly project & family craft day 29th July Craft Materials Sale 31st July Craft Auction results & 25th Anniversary Event 3rd August Plant Sale 8

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Ferndown & District Horticultural Association, John Combes: ‘Dorset Coast’, Ferndown Village Hall, Church Road, 7.30. Visitors £2. For details contact the Chairman, Barbara Davies on 01425 475700 Church Fete, In the grounds of Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne, 1pm-4pm

Saturday, 9th July at 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. The third film to be shown at the Colehill Memorial Hall is ‘B r a s s e d O ff ’ in honour of Pete Postlethwaite. Tickets £5 from the Tourist Information Office.

Penny’s Walk, Ferndown (opp. Tesco) Tel: 01202 894858 th

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25 ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS Saturday 30 July, 10am - 3.15pm Guests: The Mayor of Ferndown and The High Sheriff of Dorset Entertainments include stilt walking, comedy, juggling, magic, and circus skills for the kids by Jambo from 11 am! In the Pink Band; Unison Theatrical Choir; Mark Pitman - saxophonist; Wessex Harmony; Ferndown Phoenix Musical Society; Ferndown Jitsu Club; Amy Pink Boots; West Moors Singers and displays by local organisations and clubs. ..... and in the evening dance to the REGULAR JOES at 8 pm. Find out how to do all the moves with a lesson from Martin at 7.30pm

Visitors do the talking on behalf of the amazing Model Town Wimborne Model Town is a truly fascinating miniature world. Visitors are thrilled with what they discover, as can be seen from the following comments taken from this season’s Visitors Book. “What a fantastic place... excellent value for money... lovely food... good old fashioned fun without the hype... we shall return... so well cared for... can’t wait until the next visit... lovely cup of tea... warm and friendly staff... three generations of our family left ver y happy after hours of fun... a wonderful hidden treasure... a joy to see... really fab... models and gardens most impressive... ever ywhere is so clean and tidy including the toilets.”

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9&10 The Dorset Air Race, Royal Aero Club race around an airborne course in Dorset, Compton Abbas Airfield 10

Morris Minor Rally, admire these quirky

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‘Italia Piazza’, The real Italian Food

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Mystery Family Tractor Trailer Tour,

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‘Salvias & Their Relatives’ by Mrs Miles,

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Annie Batchelor, Homeopath, Speaking on ‘Treating Animals with Homeopathy’, Dorset Homeopathic Group, 7.30pm, Allendale Centre Wimborne

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Deans Court, Wimborne, Courses with lunches: ‘Bee Keeping – Planning Your Hive’ 10-4pm 01202 880515

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cars, Avon Heath Country Park, Ashley Heath 10am-4pm 01425 478082 Market, Wimborne Minster, 10am-4pm

mystery tour of the estate, Kingston Lacy, Wimborne 11am-3pm booking essential 01202 883402 (line 8) plants for sale, Wimborne Horticultural Society, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne 7.30pm 01202 887006

caring for the house, Kingston Lacy, Wimborne 12-1pm & 2-3pm, 883402

Tivoli

Theatre

8th July 8.00pm LIMEHOUSE LIZZY Tickets £15.00 ~~~ Saturday 9th July 8.00pm APART FROM ROD Tickets £15.00 ~~~ 14th July 8.00pm MARK WATSON Tickets £15.00 ~~~ Thursday 1st September 8.00pm THE ANIMALS and Friends with Steve Cropper Tickets £20.00 ~~~ 3rd September 8.00pm TALON – THE ACOUSTIC COLLECTION Tickets £14.00 ~~~ 8th September John WILLIAMS & John ETHERIDGE

Programme subject to change

Box Office 01202 885566 www.tivoliwimborne.co.uk

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Citizens Advice Bureau

Wimborne Monday, Tuesday, Thurs 10am – 3pm Wednesday 9.30am – 11.30am Friday 10am – 1pm By phone on 01202 884738 : Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am – 3.45pm, Weds 9.30am – 11.30am Ferndown Monday, Tuesday, Thurs 10am – 3pm By phone on 01202 893838 : Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 10am – 3.45pm

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Ashley Heath Country Fayre, Horse & Dog Show, 6th year of the annual charity

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event put on by Wimborne & Ferndown Lions Club, Homelands Farm, Three Legged Cross, nr Wimborne 9am-6pm 5” Gauge Miniature Trains running, rides are free, donations welcome, Wimborne District Society of Model Engineers, Cobham Sports & Social Club Ground, Merley 11am – 4pm www.wdsme.co.uk

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Masters and Pupils: The Art Schools in St Ives (1895-1924) lecture by David

Tovey, Wimborne & Blandford Decorative & Fine Arts Society, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne 2.15pm 01725 552225 Making a ‘Community Tree’ for a village Andrew Pastor, East Dorset Group of The Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne, 7.30pm for 8pm, 821478

Concert by Bournemouth Electronic Organ Society, Allendale Community

Centre, Wimborne, 7.30pm, 590383 20 Deans Court, Wimborne, Courses with lunches: ‘Bee Keeping – Maintaining Your Hive’ 10-4pm 01202 880515 21-23 Love’s Labour’s Lost – Dorset School of Acting Youth Element, Deans Court 21 Verwood Trad Jazz Club – Dart Valley Stompers. 8 -11 Tickets on the door from 7.15pm. venue: Club 31, Moorlands Road, BH31 7PD. Good meals, bar and dance floor. For more details ring Janet 01202 813955 22 BBQ,Music and Beer festival, The Barley Mow, Wimborne, from 5pm, 01202 882140 (camping available)

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Country Fayre, The Barley Mow,

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The Secret Garden and Serles House

Wimborne, 10am till evening, 882140 archaeological past with a dig and activities, Priest’s House Museum & Garden, Wimborne 10-4.30pm

open for the NGS, glass of wine, 47 Victoria Rd, Wimborne 7-10pm, 880430

23 Jul-31 Aug Pick Your Own Blueberries at the UK’s original blueberry plantation, Trehane Nursery, nr Wimborne 10am4pm 01202 873490 23 Jul-4 Sept Summer Treasure Trail, Avon Heath Country Park, Ashley Heath anytime 11am-3pm 01425 478082 24

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Friends of Colehill Library – Ron Bluff

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25 Jul-6 Aug Wimborne Art Club Annual Art Exhibition, original works of art for sale, Church House, Wimborne 10-5, 886490 25 Jul-2 Sept Summer Holidays Entertainment Programme, Mondays-Fridays from 12.30 pm, The Model Town, 881924 25 Jul, 2,9,16 Aug Storytelling & Childrens Activity Day 11.30 am – 2.00 pm, The Model Town, 881924 26-30 Laudemus! Choral Evensong, 21st Anniversary Tour of Dorset Churches, The Michael James Music Trust (30th July Wimborne Minster 6pm)

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26 Jul-27 Aug The Great Big Tree Climbing Company, Zip Line and Leap of Faith, Kingston Lacy, 11am-4pm 01202 883402 Reptile Walk all children should bring an 27 adult, Avon Heath Country Park, Ashley Heath 10am-11am, book: 01425 478082 27 Above & Below Stairs, meet the house servants in the house, Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, 11-1 & 2-4, 01202 883402 Friends of Victoria Hospital A.G.M. 27 at 7.00 pm, Community Resource Centre Barn Dance and Supper, Langton Arms, 28 Tarrant Monkton (thanks to Barbara Cossins’ continuing support) 7 for 7.30 Barrington Centre 25th Anniversary 30 Celebrations, live music,stalls,entertainment for the family, Ferndown,10am to evening, 01202 894858 Big Bat Walk all children should bring an 30 adult, Avon Heath Country Park, Ashley Heath 8.30pm booking: 01425 478082 30&31 Viking Open Weekend, The Ancient Technology Centre, Cranborne 01725 517618 Wild Sunday/Big Bat Day, all children 31 should bring an adult, Avon Heath Country Park, Ashley Heath anytime between 11am-3pm, 01425 478082

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Mill Lane Farmers Market is held on the 2nd SATURDAY of every month

Wimborne Country Market every Friday morning at the Allendale Centre * Booking Essential (Some other events may also require booking) : Avon Heath Country Park 01425 478470, Kingston Lacy 01202 883402, Moors Valley 01425 470721

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WIMBORNE IN BLOOM LOCAL COMPETITION 11th – 16th JULY

Entry forms have been delivered around the town and additional copies of the form are available from the Tourist Information Centre, Town Hall and The Minster. Now we are looking for all those entries! There are categories for everyone to enter. They include Best Front or Back Garden, Best Patio, Best Hanging Basket, Best Display of Hanging Baskets or Window Boxes and Best Shop Window Display. Please do not think your garden, window box etc., is not good enough…if everyone thought like that we would have no entries! Please have a go! Entries need to returned by Monday 4th July. Judging in the Regional South and South East in Bloom Competition will take place on the morning of Thursday 14th July. Please help us to keep the Town extra clean in the run up to judging. We will be carrying out litter picks of the town…on 9th &10th July meeting at 34 Park Lane at 10.00am and again on the evening before Judging Day meeting at 7.00pm. If you can help please just turn up. Offers of help to Anthony Oliver MBE, 01202 888703

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A new look at Kingston Lacy I had written off visiting Kingston Lacy (apart from a visit to the snowdrops each February): the house is wonderful but I found the grounds too parklike, But my, how it’s changed over the last decade. The first wow is the overwhelming smell of roses in the Rotunda, then you wander through mixed borders, opening out into extensive lawns, down through the Japanese garden, full of bamboo, coloured acers and gorgeous meadows of dog daisies. The woodland has been tamed and a path leads through, over Abbott Street, to the Vegetable Garden. In the 1880s Walter Ralph Bankes had six acres of immaculate vegetable gardens with the latest glasshouse technology and employing twenty men round the clock. Henrietta Bankes had a flower garden there, with an arbour where she could sit and watch people working. The gardeners went off to WWI and the gardens began to deteriorate. In 2008 the National Trust began clearing the site with volunteers … and pigs! Now the flower garden has been re-created, and there are 28 allotments – they plan to have 118 eventually. Their motto is “locally sown, locally grown” and they hope to attract schools, day centres and clubs, Barbara Gooch as well as individuals and families, to work the allotments. It’s inspirational!


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Griffs Butchers of Broadstone Griffs Butchers, a traditional butchers in Broadstone. BBQ Packs £2.99 each, 4 for £10! 3lb of Shop made sausages for £7.50. For the best meat in Broadstone, who better than Griffs Butchers! Local Dorset lamb, pork and chicken.

Hog roast hire

Hog Roast Specialist for Weddings, Birthdays, Corporate and D.I.Y.

Traditional Butchers of Broadstone 175 Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone. Tel: 01202 605172 To advertise ring Mark or CJ at The Advertising Hub on 01202 882277


Franco’s Bar & Restaurant 7 Station Approach, Broadstone, BH18 8AX Tel: 01202 601166 www.francos-restaurant.com

Serving Fine Italian Wines Traditional Italian & Sicilian Cuisine from Pizza & Pasta to Extensive A La Carte Menu and “Mama’s Favourite” - Franco’s Specials Board!

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A Sense of Balance Counselling is for ordinary people with ordinary lives facing extraordinary issues. Some areas of your life may be fine but bereavement, ill-health, relationship difficulties, redundancy, or simply everyday changes, may lead you to need a little extra help, just because you are human. Counselling can help with developing an increasing understanding of yourself, your environment and the choices available to you. Its a healthy option for people who are brave enough to ask for help and who have the courage to accept it.

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Wimbor ne Food Festival Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October

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Summer Dessert ~ Blueberry & Strawberry Pavlova ala Yayu

Ingredients 3 medium egg whites cold, place in the fridge, night before 6 oz caster sugar 1 tbs corn flour 1 tsp rice vinegar ½ tsp Vanilla essence Large sheet of grease proof paper 1 pint double or whipping cream 1 tablespoon caster sugar 2 drops for vanilla essence 200gsm Strawberries and 150gsm of Blueberries Method 1. Whisk egg whites until they stand in peaks. Continue whisking, gradually adding the sugar, a little at a time. Fold in the vanilla, Corn flour and rice vinegar. 2. Draw on large tray. Diameter circle on nonstick/grease proof paper, making the sides higher than the centre 3. Cook in the oven at 110 deg C in the centre for about 1.30 – 2 hrs and turn off oven. Leave inside to cool for ½ hr.The Pavlova should be crisp tinged with brown on the surface and soft inside 4. When cold, place carefully on a serving plate. Fill centre with the whipped cream and decorate the top with blue berries & strawberries as much as you desire and serve. Selamat Makan….Yayu and Annalise Slocock …a Summer Dessert 2011

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Closed Sundays Follow signs from Holt

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Business to Business A sober lesson Machiavelli offers us today...

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“It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more uncertain of success nor more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new order of things. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institution, and merely lukewarm defenders in those who would gain by the new ones.” “The Prince” (written AD 1513).

In the end, we often dream too small and therefore limit our ability to reach desired goals.

Most people consider innovation to be a ‘thing’, rather than a series of ideas, experiments and failures that may lead to something great.

The key factor is time. Building collaboration and broad support demands time; it is an educational process.You need time to change people.

This is the intimidating facet of change: making it stick.

If there is no time – if the urgency is too high – then you are going to have to change people, painful though that is. In other words, you will have to replace them! You’ll have to identify the people who will fight you and you’ll have to remove them or isolate them. This is the hard way, and this is why its always best to act early.

Human nature tries to minimize the risk of making it stick by reducing the scale of change that is required. In order to make a change, we try to change less than we ought, and therefore do not achieve the full change we aspire toward. Since it is easier to make these smaller changes, we continue to make these changes. However, in the long run, small change is not enough change – when it comes to accomplishing our goals.

The challenge is creating stakeholders in the new order and neutralizing or eliminating those holding onto the old way. But how? Well, you either change the people, or you change the people..!

Go to it !

Charlie Haddon ActionCOACH Business Coach

The Pavilion, Badbury View Road The Recreation Ground, Corfe Mullen Proprietor: Helen Garrett 01202 691388 (answerphone)

Toy Box - during nursery hours - 01202 600035

Ages from 2 – 5 years You often hear in business that it’s ‘the early bird that catches the worm’. Well, if you’re someone that loves to crack on with your day and make new business deals before you’ve even had your second cup of coffee, then come along to the next BNI business breakfast at City Lodge Bridge House Hotel at Longham every Wednesday (at 6.30am) you’ll get to enjoy not only a delicious cooked breakfast, but an informal chat about how word-of-mouth marketing can do wonders for your business.

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Ofsted Registered. Qualified caring staff A welcoming, safe and thriving environment for your child. Learning through play in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

Please call Helen or pop in for a Prospectus. To advertise ring Mark or CJ at The Advertising Hub on 01202 882277


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AWARD CATEGORIES Best Employer for a Healthy Workplace Award

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Sponsored by Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital Recognising businesses with healthy working practices

Sponsored by Bournemouth University Finding that individual or team with entrepreneurial vision

Business Engagement with the Community Award

KPMG Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by Morgan Sindall Showcasing commitment to the community by a local business

Recognising all-round business excellence

Dorset Tourism Award Co-sponsored by Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Liz Lean PR Celebrating the success of Tourism, Leisure & Hospitality

Engineering & Electrical Apprenticeship Award Sponsored by Superior Awarding the Apprentice who achieves outstanding occupational progress in the workplace

Linking with Schools Award Sponsored by J.P. Morgan Encouraging productive links between schools & business

NatWest Excellence in Customer Service Award Recognising that truly customer focused business

Princecroft Willis Family Business Award Celebrating family success

YOUR CHANCE TO SHINE! Open for entry from Monday 20th June 2011 until Friday 9th September 2011

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In our community Allâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Fair at Fair Ground

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If itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a fair deal youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re after â&#x20AC;&#x201C; fair, that is, for you the customer and for the producer/manufacturer â&#x20AC;&#x201C; you need look no further than Fair Ground. Fair Ground is Wimborneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 100% fair trade shop, situated in the historic Cornmarket next to the White Hart and just a minuteâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s walk off the High Street.

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Come into Fair Ground. Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be delighted by the range of fair-trade jewellery, the quality of the food and maybe youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find just what youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re after for your summer wardrobe.

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The Curtain Cabin Expands its Window in Verwood

Now in its 4th year in Verwood,The Curtain Cabin has taken over the old “Fayrewood Gallery” just 50 yards further down Edmondsham Road. This is in addition to the existing shop at 3a Edmondsham Road. The new showroom is much larger to accommodate workroom for making up curtains and accessories. It opens on 1st July 2011.

Design Studio at

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It has also meant that their product range has expanded, with lighting, bed linen, ready-made curtains to home accessories, small items of furniture and accessories, wall hangings, etc. With hundreds of fabrics within a vast pattern book range, Dawn Moses, owner and designer, can help design, select fabric and fit any look for window and room dressings. Existing products include bespoke curtain making with any of their fabrics or a customer’s own, curtains and pelmets, cushions and accessories. Blinds (from Roman, Venetian, vertical, roller, panel and the new Duo Roller), supply and fitting tracks and poles, re-upholstery of furniture and headboards, voiles and nets, and many more ideas with fabric. Having established a good reputation with emphasis on personal service, Dawn has a dedicated team behind her, all of whom take pride in their work and strive for the very best. Take a look at their website on www.cu r t a i n c a b i n .c o . uk

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Photography

Wide-angle and Telephoto lens effects

Zooming out to wide angle or zooming in to telephoto has several effects on the composition of the image. Use your feet - Moving nearer or further away from the subject and altering the length of the lens gives more control over image interpretation. Wide-angle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; more of the picture is in focus from foreground to distance as illustrated in the photo of the lake and mountain. All is sharp from the foreground rocks to the distant peaks. Notice also the use of a low viewpoint (discussed last month). This produces foreground interest, which is essential with wide-angle shots, and reduced empty sky. The mountains also look to be a long way away because wide angle stretches distance. Distant objects appear small in the picture. Telephoto lenses bring the background closer to the subject, make distant objects appear larger e.g. great to make mountains appear as mountains not pimples on the horizon. The background is thrown out of focus so no detail can distract from the subject as with the Meerkat also the horse on the front cover. To summarize compare the two photos of the car and ship. In each the car is the same size, but with a telephoto lens there is less ship, which looks close to the car, whereas the wide-angle shot shows more ship appearing to be further away from the car. Wide-angle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; foreground interest to avoid empty boring area, great depth of field, sense of distance. Telephoto â&#x20AC;&#x201C; shallow depth of field, distance brought nearer.

Roger Allen www.rogerallen photos.com All photos on this page: Roger Allen


Pets Corner

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One of our current best selling dog treats, Pedigree Dentastix, as currently advertised on TV. 4 out of 5 of dogs over the age of 3 years old have gum disease. This is caused

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by plaque and tartar build-up around the gum line. A daily oral care routine is the best way to reduce it. The Pedigree Dentastix help keep your dog’s teeth and gums healthy too. Pedigree Dentastix have a unique “X” shape and special abrasive texture, they are clinically proven and just one Pedigree Dentastix a day can help to help reduce tartar build-up by up to 80%! Pedigree Dentastix are available for different size dogs: Small <10kg - Medium 10-25kg - Large >25kg Available in weekly 7 stick packs, 4-weekly 28 stick packs, and 8-weekly 56 stick packs Receive 50p OFF any 28 pack or £1 OFF any 56 pack by quoting ‘The District Directory’ A huge range of treats and most brands of Dog Food available from PetzRus at fantastic prices, delivered FREE! To find out more or to place an order – visit www.PetzRus.co.uk or call 01202 840234. Ian Hulbert, PetzRus


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The Story of Harley Davidson 1901 until today: Part 2 1907 - William A. Davidson, brother to Arthur and Walter Davidson, quits his job as tool foreman for the Milwaukee Road railroad and joins the Motor Company. Harley-Davidson Motor Company is incorporated on September 17th. The stock is split four ways between the four founders, and staff size has more than doubled from the previous year to eighteen employees. Factory size is doubled as well. Dealer recruitment begins, targeting the New England region. 1908 - Walter Davidson scores a perfect 1,000 points at the 7th Annual Federation of American Motorcyclists continued on p44

Nursery open 51 weeks of the year 8am – 6pm At the rear of St Nicholas Church Wareham Rd Corfe Mullen

Dedicated and experienced staff Individual children’s needs met Safe and fun environment Flexible sessions Child care vouchers and tax credits accepted Private and enclosed outdoor play area

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2. Maximum of 1200 words 3.All content must be your own and the work not previously published or been previously entered into a competition. 4. Give each entry a title and make sure you provide your name and address on a covering sheet attached to the story. 5. No e mail or handwritten entries are permitted. 6. One entry form for each story entered, multiple entries are possible – copies of entry form are acceptable. 7. Closing date for entries is October 10th 2011 8. Entries cannot be returned so advisable to keep your own copy 9. Entries to the Short Story Competition should be sent to The Advertising Hub Ltd 14-15 Mill Lane Wimborne Dorset BH21 1LN 10. The entry fee is £3.50 PRIZES 1st prize £100 - 2nd prize £30 - 3rd prize £20 JUDGING Entries will be short listed by the Advertising Hub Ltd, final entries will be judged by Veronica Wiltshire and Malcolm Angel local author. The winner and the runners up will be announced in the December issue of Wimborne & District Community. Authors retain copyright of their stories, the Advertising Hub LTD reserve the right to publish the winner and runners up within 6 months of the closing date in the Wimborne & District Community and any other publications and to publish on their website.

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Continued from page 3 the Coalition austerity measures, means the scheme for a modern community centre could now hang in the balance. SWRDA have stopped match funding for all new projects, but after four years of fundraising Colehill residents are not giving up.To donate to help the cause visit the website virginmoneygiving.com. “A M a j o r Development Opportunity in the Employment Sector” That is how Simon West, par tner at Cowling and West Chartered Surveyors, described the development of commercial land, Cobham Gate, at Ferndown Industrial Estate. The scheme has planning permission for 40,500 square metres of industrial, warehouse and office accommodation. The site is being marketed through Primmer Olds.

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continued from p41 Endurance and Reliability Contest. Three days after the contest, Walter sets the FAM economy record at 188.234 miles per gallon. Word of Harley-Davidson’s extremely tough motorcycle spreads rapidly. The first motorcycle sold for police duty is delivered to the Detroit Police Department. 1909 - The six-year-old Harley-Davidson Motor Company introduces its first V-twin powered motorcycle.With a displacement of 49.5 cubic inches, the bike produces seven horsepower. The image of two cylinders in a 45-degree configuration would fast become one of the most enduring icons of Harley-Davidson history. Also available for the first time from the Motor Company are spare parts for motorcycles.

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1910 - The famed “Bar & Shield” logo is used for the first time. It is trademarked at the U.S. Patent office one year later. At least seven different first place finishes are captured at races, endurance contests and hill climbs across America. All seven winners are riding Harley-Davidson® motorcycles. w ww.harley-davidson.com With thanks to Harley Davidson UK

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