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  • Dorset School Children's Olympic Debut

    By Dorch_People at 12:34 on 17/04/12
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    Around 250 Dorset school children will take to the stage at Lighthouse in Poole on Friday 20th April to celebrate the Olympics coming to Dorset in July. The first performance, open only to schools, will see the children share their anticipation of the Olympics through music, song and dance with an audience of about 1,200 primary school pupils. Later in the day they will perform to a mixed audience of friends, family and the general...
  • Latest details on Public Sector Strikes

    By Dorch_People at 14:25 on 26/11/11
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    Wednesday 30th November is set to be a difficult day.  The Trade union Congress has organised a  day of strikes right across the country.  The protest is regarding proposed changes to the pensions of public sector workers. Around 25 public sector unions and professional bodies are expected to take part nationally. More than 1,500 people are expected to join in a march in Dorchester town centre. This will affect some...
  • Dorchester's school children switch on to energy saving.

    By Dorch_People at 08:45 on 18/11/11
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    45 schools all across Dorset have signed up to being a part of  the Switch Off Fortnight campaign, raising awareness of energy saving and educating children in schools about being eco-aware.  The two week campaign will teach children to read electricity meters, and how to track their home electricity usage.   Remembering to switch off lights in empty rooms and turning off appliances when they are not in use are key...
  • Dorchester school reunion: appeal for more Old Hardyeans

    By W_Boot at 10:16 on 18/02/11
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    Old Hardyeans are preparing for their annual reunion at Dorchester, in the Sixth Form Centre of the modern Thomas Hardye School on the evening of Saturday 19 March. The popular get-together takes the form of a dinner to which Old Hardyeans and Old Grammarians come from all over the country. "We want to encourage more Old Hardyeans to come from Dorset itself," said President Michel Hooper-Immins. "We know there...
  • Ed lands top mark in physics challenge

    By Dorchester People at 11:00 on 03/02/11
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    ED Godfrey, a Year 13 student at the Thomas Hardye School in Dorchester, has been judged top young physicist in the country. Fellow students also achieved exceptional results in the British Physics Olympiad competition which was entered by 1,700 talented young physicists. The examination-based competition has run for 25 years with the dual purpose of challenging and rewarding the best young physicists in British schools and of...

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