Give A Little Get A Little…..

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A homeless man who slept on the streets of a West coastal resort has managed to turn his life around and started a charity that delivers two tonnes of food to the vulnerable every week.  Mark Harvey, 51, had been … Continue reading

Kunduz Hospital Attack – Surely We’ve Learn’t Something From This?

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This is what the Kuduz Hospital looked like when it was a functioning hospital, hardly the epitome of the Patch Adam’s approach to medical care, but a functioning, efficient hospital nevertheless. An air strike on the hospital in the Afghan city … Continue reading

Faking It…

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That’s just the point you can’t, fake it. James Murdoch, the chairman of News International, when closing down the News of the World Newspaper, announcing that ‘the final edition would be published that weekend, cited the “inhuman” alleged behaviour of … Continue reading

Dorset:Figures show rise in foodbank users

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DESPITE unemployment falling in the last year in Dorset, thousands of people are still using food banks to help feed their families. As reported in the Echo, the latest figures show that the number of people claiming unemployment benefit in … Continue reading

The Trussell Trust in Dorset “We’ll be here as long as there’s a need”

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IN what is often seen as a well-off area, the Ringwood Foodbank helped 1,000 people in the past year. Since it opened in July 2013, with a distribution centre at the Wesley Centre in Christchurch Road, Ringwood, and a warehouse … Continue reading

Bournemouth & Poole Companies Taking It In Turns To Replenish Local Foodbanks

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  GENEROUS staff from a law firm in Dorset have collected over 75 kilograms of donations for Bournemouth and Poole’s foodbanks. Ellis Jones Solicitors, which has offices in Bournemouth and Canford Cliffs, have joined a campaign by the Bournemouth and … Continue reading

“I went from being a housing manager to being homeless, and lived in a cave for about a year”

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A few years ago I had a nervous breakdown through overworking. I worked as a manager for a house in a multiple occupation block, running the place. But I jacked it in, not thinking about my house being tied to … Continue reading