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In Verwood & Three Legged
VCB Supports 'Katie's New
in her brand new all-terrain wheel chair
surrounded by members of the winning Verwood Youth Band.
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Due to the final
closure of the Verwood men's and women's Royal British Legion Branches,
both standards were laid up and given into the care of Verwood Town Hall
where they rest alongside Verwood's Book of Remembrance .
The Standard Bearers, Mr Roy Slade and Miss Linda Rose handed the
into the care of Verwood's Mayor Cllr Susan Shaw & Town Clerk Mrs Val
- Stuart Clifton
Christmas Reception 2016
On Sunday the
4th December 2016, the Mayor of Verwood Cllr. Susan Shaw
and the Town Council welcomed civic dignitaries
from the local area at the Verwood Heritage Centre where they were
entertained by Hillside Junior choir (see picture) and
were also given a talk on Verwood by Mike Shaw. Later at the
Verwood Hub they were entertained by the "Verwood Choral Society",
an ensemble of "Verwood Concert Brass" and a local dancer. The
Chain Gang then enjoyed a delicious meal served up by Beales Gourmet.
- Stuart Clifton
Great Day for "Verwood Concert Brass" Bass Section.
Concert Brass had a great day on
Saturday 26th November 2016 being
crowned Champions of the Wessex Brass Band Association Winter Contest. A
great achievement alongside the special awards of the South Wilts Cup
given to conductor Kevin Smith for best musical interpretation of the
score and the Kevin Bolton Plaque to Elaine Close, principal cornet, for
Verwood Rotary club has just handed out over £11,000
to local charities and deserving causes.
bumper pay out on the 22nd November 2016 in Verwood Memorial Hall,
followed a very successful Rustic Fayre which took place in August
2016. Rotary president Ian Hudson and Vern ‘Rusty’ Harris hosted
the event at Verwood Memorial Hall. Both thanked all those who were
involved in and contributed to this year’s event.
- Riding for the Disabled,
- East Dorset Citizens Advice Bureaux,
- Macmillan Cancer Support,
- Linwood School,
- Verwood Cubs and Guides,
- Verwood Day Centre,
- St Michael Community lunch,
- Stroke Club,
- Diverse Abilities
- and many more.
Fri. 11th Nov. 2016.
At 11 a.m. The Mayor of Verwood, members of the General Public,
children of Trinity
& RBL representatives remember the fallen with a 2 minute silence &
the laying of wreaths.
Our friends from
Champtoceaux et Orée-d'Anjou visited Verwood from Thursday the 7th of
May to Sunday the 8th May 2016. The photograph shows our French Guests
with their hosts just prior to departure from the HUB car park on the
Concern Verwood - Meetings.
meeting venue is
Day Centre - the
BANDHALL, Moorlands Road, Verwood.
Teas, coffees, lunches and chat etc.....
Transport within Verwood is possible with our minibus.
books Delivered to your door for FREE by Royal Voluntary Service
The Church of the Ascension, Woodlands
In January 2014 a new article (with
pictures) written by the Rector has been added to the Verwood History
The architect was G. F. Bodley R.A. who not only designed great cathedrals in Tasmania and Washington,
but also the "Church of Ascension" in Woodlands.
Milk Bottle Tops charity collection.
Many people are aware, plastic milk bottle tops are
being collected in Verwood to support disabled and
terminally ill children in respite care at Julia's
House (Dorset). and also Verwood Scouts.
If you collect already or wish to do so then they can be taken to known
collection points or Verwood Town Hall,
but please note the following important
Only those lids with the recycling label shown
(including the 2) are required and raise £30 per tonne. If other
lids are included it is classed as "mixed plastic" and raises
only £3 per tonne.
Please continue to collect for these
worthwhile charities but please be aware of the above.
you to all collectors for your support.
Open from 09:30 till 1300
every Friday in the
Friendly Indoor Market comprising only of non-commercial
market stalls selling handmade gifts and crafts, bakery and produce,
plus refreshments. A great place to shop for locally grown, made or
produced produce, crafts or gifts.
Afterwards then sit having a chat over a
lovely steaming cup of tea/coffee
. Free Parking and
For enquires/table hire please call Sue or John on 01202 890001