Slade of Verwood is awarded the British Empire Medal.
civil Division of the Centre Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood at St
James Palace, London SW1 announced -"The
Queen has been graciously pleased to approve the award of the BEM (Civil Division) to Mrs Brenda Margaret Slade" of
Verwood "for services to Westminster Abbey and the Creation & Preservation of Ceremonial Garments."
Verwood Pantomime Society presented its Annual Pantomime at the HUB.
- Beauty and the Beast by Alan P Frayn.
The Society has been running for 31years and performed many traditional pantomimes,
and has used the
HUB since 2008.
- Restaurant and Bar - which occupied the "Old British Legion" and "Club 31"
premises at 17 Moorlands Road, Verwood, BH31 7PD closed
on Friday the 29th January 2016. It survived for 3 years but
although serving excellent food was not popular enough..
Bailey who founded Baileys Electrical (F.C.BAILEY (UK) LTD) in 1954 died
in February 2016.
founded the shop
in a wooden hut in Edmondshamm road. He then moved the business across
the road into the vacant Crossroads Pottery Building which is currently
the home of the VHHC. At this point he was joined by his brother Maurice
Bailey and also by Mike Hudson. In March 1960 the Bailey family bought
the Restynge House building and moved into the right hand side of the
building which had a much bigger showroom and named it
"Television House". In 1989 the Restynge House was
rebuilt as it is today. It was carried out in such a way that
"Television House" could continue trading, finishing on the
left of the site where it remains to this day. It later became under new
ownership and since 2003 has been co-owned
by Steve Upton and Steve York and continues to trade under the name of
"F C Bailey" and is also in the Euronics group
the picture shows Fred in 2009 at the
Memorial Hall Celebrations.
Cllr. Mrs Sandra Grove, the Mayor of Verwood with Invited Guests for the
Civic Service held in St. Michael and All Angels Church.
Our friends from
Champtoceaux et Orée-d'Anjou visited Verwood from the 7th of
May to the 8th May 2016.
Carnival took place at the Fuzzy Bit off Crane Drive. After the procession, "The
Poole Field Gun Display Team", "Solent Dogs",
"Falconry", and "Meridian Marching Band", entertained the crowd.
|VERWOOD RUSTIC FAYRE
2016 was held at
Potterne Park Verwood on
August Bank Holiday Monday from noon - 05:30 p.m. After 2 poor years the
weather was much better and a successful and profitable day was
First School celebrated its 50th anniversary with a "Celebration Tea
Party" held in the afternoon at the school.
Hillside first opened its doors in 1967 on its present site where it has
recently undergone major rebuilding work.