THE SILK ROADS LEAD TO CREWKERNE

Two outstanding Oriental silk robes added an elegant flourish to a successful sale of vintage and collectable textiles and fashion at Lawrences in Crewkerne on May 15th. A rare Imperial Chinese priest’s robe or `kashaya` dated from the 16th Century and was lavishly embroidered with individualised figures. Full story: Read more

Weldmar thanks volunteers for years of service 

Weldmar volunteers with their long service awards

Weldmar Hospicecare held its annual volunteers event at the Dorford Centre, Dorchester at the end of April, attended by over 150 volunteers. During the event, long service awards were presented to 25 volunteers who were celebrating 5, 10 and 15 years of service by one of Weldmar’s Trustees, Sue Davies. Full story: Read more

INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF ENGINEERS AT AIR DAY

Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton International Air Day on Saturday 8 July plans to inspire the next generation of engineers with an extensive display of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related interactive exhibits. Leading the way will be a full-scale replica of Bloodhound, the vehicle attempting to travel at 1,000 mph for the World Land Speed Record later this year. Full story: Read more