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    On radio channel 1 of the Hospedia bedside unit in Dorset County Hospital. Now and upcoming…

    BBC Radio Solent
    6.00 BBC Radio Solent from Southampton 6.30 BBC Radio Solent Breakfast in Dorset from Dorchester 9.00 BBC Radio Solent The Big Conversation from Southampton

    Purbeck Big Band
    our resident band

    Music Sweet and Easy

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      Latest News

    • Ridgeway Magazine 19th July 2017
      • To the Norwegian fjords where folk have to have two jobs to survive.
      • Know a wolverine: the mad dog-like predator that can climb trees and kills sheep for fun!
      • Politics: in Norway, even the fish voted no! to the EU.
      • We go below decks on a mighty cruise ship and the captain reads a letter form a 10 year old.
      • Follow-up story: winning Damers First School do it again. An interview with Eco Club Team Leader, Edd Moore. Also read the full report in the Dorset Echo here.
      • In the week the Dunkirk film is released, we hear about “My Girl” and her float-on part.

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      Ridgeway Magazine 19th July 2017

    • Budding Business Children Take To The Airwaves

      Photo of Damers School childrenBudding business entrepreneurs Mary aged nine and Kyle aged eight from Damers First School enlisted the aid of Ridgeway Radio to sell their new product “Spic n Span” that they say “makes everything shine.” They are taking part in the national “Fiver Challenge” competition entered by 1,000 schools introducing pupils in a fun way to financial numeracy, resilience and teamwork. Full story here.

    • Ridgeway Magazine 5th July 2017
      • Two budding business brains aged eight and nine talk about creating an eco-friendly product for a national young entrepreneurs competition.
      • We list the top 10 films of all time and learn the movies were a British, not Hollywood, invention.
      • Credit cards: the “flexible friend” is 51 and the ATM is 50 years old.
      • Did “World No Tobacco Day” pass you by? We investigate puff, snuff and statistical stuff.
      • Barbara Purnell, chair of Friends of DCH, reprises their work.

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      Ridgeway Magazine 5th July 2017

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