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Little People help with transition to Reception

Little People help with transition to Reception

by Emma Waters 3 June 2020

How little Peg people can help the newest students move up to 'big' school

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Together in Prayer

Together in Prayer

by Michael Ford 23 May 2020

As part of Thy Kingdom Come, the 10 day global wave of prayer starting May 21st, we are inviting you to pray together with the rest of the Diocese.

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A Christian Aid Week like no other

A Christian Aid Week like no other

by Michael Ford 22 May 2020

This year’s Christian Aid Week (10-16 May) has been like none of the others before it.

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A Rector Recovers

A Rector Recovers

by Michael Ford 23 May 2020

As Shaftesbury Team Rector Helen Dawes recovers from suspected coronavirus, she has been interviewed by local media outlet ThisIsAlfred.

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Good news from the Okeford Benefice

Good news from the Okeford Benefice

by Michael Ford 22 May 2020

As churches learn to 'broadcast' prayers and services, attendance is increasing in many cases, and so is regularity.

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Rogation 2020

Rogation 2020

by Michael Ford 22 May 2020

Rogation is an ancient, annual 'asking of God' for His blessing on the seeds and the land for the farming year ahead.

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Chitterne's grand plant sale

Chitterne's grand plant sale

by Michael Ford 22 May 2020

A village plant sale in Wiltshire has raised an impressive £1,000 for coronavirus relief.

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20 years helping the homeless

20 years helping the homeless

by Michael Ford 22 May 2020

Andrew Lord, the Chief Executive of the South West based regional charity Alabaré, has marked his 20th year anniversary since his appointment to the role.

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DIY PPE

DIY PPE

by Michael Ford 22 May 2020

Teamwork takes on a whole new meaning in Wyke Regis, with one priest upcycling shopping bags as PPE* for another!

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Dorset fund raises £0.5m in 6 weeks

Dorset fund raises £0.5m in 6 weeks

by Michael Ford 22 May 2020

Dorset Community Foundation has raised £500k in donations, issued £300k in grants, and supported 100 local projects in 6 weeks.

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