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Information Links Newsletter No. 30

The latest links to news, activities, information and support for families [Kelly Rolfe: 26th Mar 2021 08:35:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 29

Links to family activities, information and signposting for support [Kelly Rolfe: 15th Mar 2021 08:34:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 28

Links to family activities, information and signposting for support [Kelly Rolfe: 25th Feb 2021 11:45:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 27

Links to family activities, information and signposting for support [Kelly Rolfe: 11th Feb 2021 10:24:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 26

Links to family activities, information and signposting for support [Kelly Rolfe: 26th Jan 2021 16:36:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 25

[Kelly Rolfe: 8th Jan 2021 08:32:00]


Winter 2020 Newsletter

[Kelly Rolfe: 15th Dec 2020 15:07:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 24

Links to family activities, information and signposting for support [Kelly Rolfe: 15th Dec 2020 15:05:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 23

Links to family activities, information and signposting for support [Kelly Rolfe: 25th Nov 2020 08:53:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 22

Links to family activities, information and signposting for support [Kelly Rolfe: 15th Oct 2020 15:27:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 21

Links to information and activities for families [Kelly Rolfe: 30th Sep 2020 12:25:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 20

Links to information and activities for families [Kelly Rolfe: 7th Sep 2020 09:46:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 19

Links to information and activities for families [Kelly Rolfe: 21st Aug 2020 09:57:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 18

Links to information and activities for families [Kelly Rolfe: 13th Aug 2020 08:29:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 17

Links to information and activities for families [Kelly Rolfe: 29th Jul 2020 11:58:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 16

Links to information and activities for families [Kelly Rolfe: 23rd Jul 2020 16:45:00]


Information Links Newsletter No. 15

Links to information and activities for families during Covid-19 [Kelly Rolfe: 16th Jul 2020 10:40:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 14

Useful links to information, fun and activities for families and volunteers. [Andrew Bailey: 9th Jul 2020 10:33:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 13

Useful links to information, fun and activities for families and volunteers. [Andrew Bailey: 2nd Jul 2020 09:04:00]


Home-Start West Dorset's First Virtual Quiz

[Andrew Bailey: 25th Jun 2020 12:22:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 12

Useful links to information, fun and activities for families and volunteers. [Andrew Bailey: 25th Jun 2020 12:12:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 11

Useful links to information for families and volunteers during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 18th Jun 2020 16:36:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 10

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 11th Jun 2020 11:20:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 9

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 4th Jun 2020 10:42:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 8

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 28th May 2020 10:49:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 7

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 21st May 2020 13:25:00]


Home-Start's Pivotal Parent Survey

In the midst of COVID-19, we need local Home-Starts to promote a new survey that will play a pivotal role in understanding the needs and experiences of parents and babies, to inform action now and in the future. Home-Start is working with Best Beginnings, the Parent Infant Foundation and the Maternal Mental Health Alliance to create a survey to achieve this. [Andrew Bailey: 18th May 2020 10:59:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 6

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 14th May 2020 12:38:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 5

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 7th May 2020 13:05:00]


Pyjamarama Book Reading Fun

Home-Start West Dorset takes part in the Booktrust's Pyjamarama festival [Andrew Bailey: 4th May 2020 15:02:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 4

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 30th Apr 2020 10:28:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 3

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 23rd Apr 2020 10:25:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 2

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 21st Apr 2020 16:41:00]


Covid-19 Information Update 1

Useful links to information during the Covid-19 situation [Andrew Bailey: 21st Apr 2020 16:38:00]


January 2020 E-Newsletter

All the latest news and updates for our supporters, volunteers and families [Kelly Rolfe: 2nd Jan 2020 16:20:00]


October 2019 E-Newsletter

All the news from Home-Start West Dorset for Families, Volunteers and Supporters [Kelly Rolfe: 29th Oct 2019 16:16:00]


New Home-Visiting Volunteer Preparation Course

To start in January [Kelly Rolfe: 15th Oct 2019 11:34:00]


Recruitment - Part Time Administrator

Job description, person specification and application form for PART-TIME ADMINISTRATOR [Kelly Rolfe: 15th Oct 2019 09:56:00]


February 2019 E-Newsletter

All the news from Home-Start West Dorset for volunteers, families and supporters [Kelly Rolfe: 7th Feb 2019 14:46:00]


Recruitment - Part Time Administrator

Recruitment for part-time administrator for 22.5 hours a week (Mon, Wed, Thu) [Kelly Rolfe: 10th Jan 2019 14:55:00]


December 2018 E-Newsletter

Click HERE to view our latest e-newsletter for supporters, volunteers, families and fundraisers [Kelly Rolfe: 20th Dec 2018 12:32:00]


Alleluia! Sing Out For Christmas

Christmas songs, carols and readings at the Dorford Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester [: 29th Nov 2018 15:58:00]


Recruitment - Part Time Organiser (Family Support)

We are looking to recruit a new part time organiser [Kelly Rolfe: 19th Nov 2018 11:54:00]


We Have Moved!!!

Home-Start West Dorset has moved premises [Kelly Rolfe: 19th Nov 2018 11:49:00]


November 2018 E-Newsletter

All the latest news for our supporters, volunteers and families [Kelly Rolfe: 19th Nov 2018 11:45:00]


October 2018 E-Newsletter

All the latest news for our supporters, families, volunteers and fundraisers in October 2018 [Kelly Rolfe: 18th Oct 2018 11:29:00]


September 2018 E-Newsletter

All the latest news for supporters, families, volunteers and fundraisers in September 2018 [Kelly Rolfe: 18th Oct 2018 11:26:00]


August 2018 E-Newlsetter

All the latest news for supporters, volunteers, families and fundraisers in August 2018 [Kelly Rolfe: 18th Oct 2018 11:23:00]


July 2018 E-Newsletter

All the latest news at Home-Start West Dorset for supporters, volunteers, families and fundraisers in July 21018 [Kelly Rolfe: 18th Oct 2018 11:15:00]


Referrals up to 555 for families with child under 5!

We are delighted to report that we have just received our 555th referral to provide support to a local family in Bridport in West Dorset. [Kelly Rolfe: 18th Jan 2018 15:11:00]


Great Boost for Weymouth and Portland

Great News... We have been successful with 2 grants from the Woodward Trust and Portland Harbour Authority to increase volunteer numbers in Weymouth and Portland [Kelly Rolfe: 18th Jan 2018 14:02:00]


Thank you to the Three Choirs

A huge thank you to the Three Choirs who raised £879.82 for Home-Start West Dorset at their Christmas concert [Nicola Stickland: 8th Jan 2018 16:59:00]


Thank you

A big thank you to Jon and James at Alacrify for re-launching our website. We are thrilled with the end result! [Nicola Stickland: 4th Dec 2017 21:30:00]


Festive Christmas excitement - Santa and his sleigh in Crossways and a concert in Dorchester

Lots of activities going on at Home-Start West Dorset in Dorchester and Crossways this year. Please come along and join us - we look forward to seeing you! [Nicola Stickland: 30th Nov 2017 21:38:00]


Free Preparation Courses 2018

Are you interested in using your parenting skills to help families in West Dorset, Weymouth and Portland? We are running free preparation courses for people who are interested in becoming home visiting volunteers. [Nicola Stickland: 26th Nov 2017 20:36:00]


Annual General Meeting 2017

On 6 July HSWD held their AGM at the Weymouth Avenue Pavilion and summaried the high and lows experienced during the financial year 2016-2017. Mayor of Dorchester Susie Hosford kindly chaired the meeting along with presenting length of service awards to volunteers. [Gemma Vasey: 7th Jul 2017 09:00:00]


Dorchester Mayoress raises £320

THE MAYORESS of Dorchester put her ‘backside in the beans’ to raise money for a good cause. Anita Harries gathered a hoard of attention as she braved the wet weather to dress as a hot dog and sit in a paddling pool of baked beans on Saturday. [Gemma Vasey: 26th May 2017 15:48:00]


Barn Dance a success

Helen, Nicola and Camilla organised a fantastic evening of classic, rural, country dancing, with a ploughman's supper, last saturday at the stunning gerogian barn on Ashton Farm, Martinstown near Dorchester. [Gemma Vasey: 26th May 2017 15:44:00]


Kelly and family were FANTASTIC

HSWD employee Kelly, her 6 year old daughter and members of their family braved the elements and glowed in the dark at the recent Bournemouth 5K Glow Run. [Gemma Vasey: 10th Feb 2017 15:49:00]


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