Day for Girls Fordingbridge

Charity invites volunteers to get crafty in aid of Uganda girls project

A WORKSHOP to create hygiene kits for girls in Uganda is being held on Saturday in Fordingbridge. The event is in aid of the Days for Girls project which aims to provide teenagers with washable...

Fundraising granddad sets off on round-Island rowing challenge

AN adventurous granddad cast off on a challenge to row around the Isle of Wight to raise money for charity. Graham Myers (74) left from Avon Beach this morning (Tuesday) to begin his six-day journey. The...
Miss England Imogen Wilson

Miss England contender Imogen raising money for teen suicide charity

A UNIVERSITY student bidding to win the Miss England title is holding a charity fundraising fashion night. Imogen Wilson, from Ashley, is just finishing the second year of her fashion degree course at Arts University...
Molly Poole with Sue Darcy

Fundraising mum on a musical mission for celebrity snaps

A WOMAN is on a musical quest for celebrity snaps to raise money for charity in memory of her sister who died of cancer aged just 52. Sue Darcy, who runs Central Bar in New...

Charity sailor Ken’s gruelling record bid is ‘unfinished business’

AN intrepid sailor is undergoing a second gruelling challenge to fulfil his promise of raising £50,000 for two charities close to his heart. Two years ago, Mudeford resident Ken Fowler (pictured) attempted to pilot a...
Gemma Ives and Anna Jennings

Vets pedalling to John O’Groats in memory of colleague Rita

TWO women are preparing to cycle the length of the UK in memory of a New Forest veterinary surgeon. Anna Jennings and Gemma Ives will pedal from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a tribute...
A vinatge camera

Charity shop seeking mystery donor of ‘substantial’ camera collection

THE manager of a charity shop is attempting to trace a man who donated his late father's camera collection after it raised a “substantial” amount for the organisation. The man, who did not give his...

Bestseller Claire to judge writing contest for Lymington Centre £1m fundraising

BESTSELLING author Claire Fuller will judge a creative writing competition in support of the Lymington Centre’s £1m appeal. Budding authors can submit a short story up to 2,500 words on the theme ‘community’ or a...

Potters fired up to benefit New Forest Basics Bank

  LOCAL potters have created 100 handmade soup bowls that will be sold at venues around Lymington next week to raise money for the town’s Basics Bank. The Empty Bowls project has been inspired by Downton...

Friends of Sir Harry group launch at packed-out VIP reception

OVER 70 people attended the launch of a group that celebrates the life and times of Admiral Sir Harry Burrard Neale. The Friends of Sir Harry hosted the reception at Lymington’s St Barbe Museum where...
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