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Hitting the right note at Esprit in Poole

Vocal harmonies and swinging sounds will be heard in the heart of Poole on Friday afternoon. Local musical trio, Soda Pops will be performing a free concert at Esprit on High Street North from 5pm to 7.30pm. An Evening with the Soda Pops will see the talented performers sing a wide musical repertoire that ranges…

Find peace of mind at our free wellness event at Vista

It’s January and we’re offering residents and the public, a fantastic opportunity to learn about nutrition, reflexology and fitness at Vista in Poole. The wellness day takes place on Thursday, January 23 from 10am-2pm.  This free event is open to all and is a mixture of presentations, exercises, tours and all a healthy lunch. Award-winning…

Pam Ayres: ‘Writing is a great way of offloading troublesome feelings’

With a new poetry collection out, Pam Ayres talks to Gabrielle Fagan about ageing, family life and the joy of gardening. Affectionately known as ‘the people’s poet’, Pam Ayres is famous for her comic verse delivered in her distinctive rural accent. Her acute observations, expressed in rhyme, highlight life’s mundane irritations and common experiences –…

Four tips for looking after your eye health this winter

Don’t take your eyes for granted. Protect your vision with this simple advice. Good eyesight is a key part of being healthy, and helps you perform well, whether that’s at work, school or behind the wheel. Unfortunately, many of us tend to put our eye health last on the list of priorities, as our eyes…

Five ways to avoid getting struck by norovirus this winter

Nothing can completely keep the bug at bay but every little helps. A nutrition expert tells us how to build your defences from the inside out. If there’s one thing you really don’t want at the beginning of the year, it’s a bout of norovirus. Commonly known as the ‘winter vomiting bug’, this dreaded virus…