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Last day of filming coming soon…

The last day of filming for the long-awaited orienteering film is coming up! If you’re in Gillingham on Saturday 13 November in Gillingham do say hello.

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Wellbeing: Oliver’s story*

Oliver’s home environment was difficult. Both his parents struggled with poor mental health.  He started missing school and rarely left the house becoming increasingly anxious and socially isolated.

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So sorry not to be there

Shaftesbury Mental Health

We are so sorry not to be able to attend the launch event for Socially Connected Shaftesbury on Monday 25 October and wish the team all the best for the day. If you’re in the area why not pop in and see what’s going on?

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Hunt for Young Parents’ Lead continues

We’re still looking for the right person to take on the role of Young Parents Lead. Could it be you?

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New home for Yeovil Learning

A Tuesday morning learning session in full flow

Our learners and tutors are delighted to be settled into our new Tuesday venue in Yeovil. We are extremely grateful to our hosts, the Samaritans of Yeovil and Sherborne, for welcoming us so warmly to their newly refurbished building.

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Julie takes to the airwaves…

Photo: Gene Jeter

Julie Bartle, our Volunteer and Training lead took to the airwaves last week to tell people across Dorset what we do. Julie appeared on the Local World programme hosted by Jenny Devitt on Abbey 104.

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A second chance

Photo: Brett Jordan

This week saw the return of one of our old learners who came to ask for help. 

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Have you got your ticket?

Photo: Diego Morantes

Some tickets are still available for the first of the Cheap Street Church community jazz concerts to be held since before the pandemic. The marvellous Emma Fisk is performing and we’re looking forward to a great evening of jazz violin on Friday 8 October.

Emma has regularly performed for the Cheap Street Church Jazz series and with people travelling from as far afield as Cambridge to see her, we think you can be sure of a good night.

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Bekah’s Kitchen cooks again…

Look at this fantastic feast prepared and beautifully presented by some young people in year 8 who are taking part in Bekah’s Kitchen which relaunched in September as an invitation-only project.

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