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Dee H

Female Lives in Parkstone address verified

http://twiggers-relaxwithtwigs.blogspot.com/

5 yrs ago I started a voluntary garden club called Twigs.This is under the Charity of Volunteering Matters formerly CSV .

Twigs have 2 garden clubs running at present in Rossmore & Oakdale Library, meetings are held in the respective libraries. More are groups requested in other areas, if you would like to to Organise a meeting in your area please drop me a message.

Should anyone be interested in Poole Volunteering Matters please get in touch.
We are always looking to get new groups set up, so if you have an idea to help the community

Get in touch .

Joined: 15 February 2015

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Upton Country Park Car Parking Charges

Nikki J
in Alderney
Have you seen the public notice for the parking charges for Upton Country Park. I thought they would perhaps be a nominal £1 short stay & £2 longer stay which I would happily pay.  But NO! There are different charges for Summer & Winter AND ... [ more ]
Dee H
We have been asked to move in the past because of events however the last time I flately refused due to no signs being displayed. Due to all the disruptions in the summer I now avoid this area.however due to extra other circumstances now cannot. ... [ more ]
Dee H
Where ever you go whatever you do there will be a charge . It seems we as a society today are going backwards, not forwards as much as technology dictates otherwise. Take a look into your history books, go back 100 yrs and start working forward you ... [ more ]

My vine is loaded with grapes...

Sue C
in Rossmore
Anyone interested in making wine or jam with all my black grapes otherwise they will go to waste - such a shame. Last year I picked about 8 kg and made grape jelly (jam) - its delicious but I still have some of last years! They are ready literally NOW ... [ more ]
Dee H
HI Finn Its dee I will be making my usual jam if you want to drop them round. Or I shall be at the Fun Palace event on Saturday 1st at Rossmore library where you can drop them off. Dee

Cake decoration

Marlene A
in Newtown
I am going to buy a plain iced cake from supermarket and need some writing, simple decoration put on it please.  Would anyone be able to do this.  Nothing complicated and not too expensive.  The cake would be required for 28th September, so plenty of ... [ more ]
Dee H
If you let me know what you want I could do this for you one evening. I will private message you my number and address.

Poole Council Bin Collection Changes October 2016

Jean G
in Westbourne
Poole Council Information Item: “In October we will be introducing an alternate weekly waste collection service to all properties in Poole, with black bins emptied one week followed by blue bins the next week. This means the day or week of your ... [ more ]
Dee H
All my waste is in plastic bin liners which tie tight at the top. Not sure if this helps all but during a hot day I have a reflective cover used for windscreens which I place over the top of the bins this helps reduce the heat. My green bin seems to ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hi Wendy I would like to know why this country cannot implement sanitary conditions like those in France and Holland, in case no one is aware; a machine which is the same as a road sweeper has two suction pipes. One sucks up grit purposely laid like ... [ more ]

wheelchair

Jean B
in Kinson
I have a wheelchair that is no longer required, if anyone needs it. Offers. In good order hardly used. Small wheels.
Dee H
Hi Jean Poole Day Centre, for the elderly in Commercial road Poole would love to have your wheelchair. One has mysteriously disappeared from there, needed in emergencies of course. Dee

Whitecliff - Planning Application

Babs P
in Poole Town Centre
A planning application has been submitted to the Council  APP/16/01126/F "Proposed development at Whitecliff Recreation Ground, Sandbanks Road - Creation of interactive leisure facility at land adjacent Whitecliff Car Park" If you are interested in ... [ more ]
Dee H
The council seem to be updating all parks with new childrens leisure facilties, with many action and functional apparatus. Could it be this type of thing? I admit I have not read the application so please ignore me if I am wrong. .

Bogus Meter Reader Lower Parkstone

Jack
inactive
in Poole Town Centre
Look out for a man in a high visibility jacket complete with British Gas badge. He is quite a small man with an East European accent. Going up and down a road in Lower Parkstone calling at addresses to read the meter. After his calls he gets into a ... [ more ]

Feet on bus seats

Marlene A
in Newtown
I got on M2 bus yesterday, I have reported this to More Bus and awaiting a reply, but wondered how many others had experienced this. A young guy got on the bus and immediately put his feet on the chair. I asked him quietly to take them off and he ... [ more ]
Dee H
It is not just busses, this applies to our trains as well. A work colleague last week had to ask a young person to move her legs off the vacant seat, to which she received a barrage of abuse. After reading this post I am beginning to think it must be ... [ more ]
Dee H
For all who has reported on this posting do complain as it is a legal right. Some of us are from a generation where complaining was not necessary as we were brought up to respect each other. Sadly this tradition has been killed off, however thanks to ... [ more ]

I had charity money stolen from my Vehicle at Farmer Palmers Car Boot sale today

Paul E in Parkstone
While doing a car boot sale for Marley's Dog Rescue at Farmer Palmers Car Boot sale today Someone decided to help themselves to the takings.. Reported it to the Police. Feel so Angry and Stupid with myself
Dee H
Let this be a lesson to all charity workers, you are not alone and I daresay will not be the last. We would like to think that it will prick their conscious but in reality it will not as these people have no morals! Don,t be angry with yourself, we ... [ more ]

oakdale best garden comp

Paul and louise J
in Oakdale
we have lived in oakdale now for 3 years , and wanted to know if there was a local best garden comp. only took up gardening when we moved in , but would love to know?
Dee H
Hi I run Twigs Garden Club, as far as I am aware I have never come across such a comp, There is the NGS which is the National Garden Scheme where you can apply to put your garden open to the public for charity, however the gardens do have to meet ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hello Paul and Louise Twigs is a garden club set up 6yrs ago. We hold our meetings at Rossmore Library, however there are times when if there is an event we are attending we have a quick get together at the event. As is the case on the 25th June we ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hi We will be getting there around 12oclock.  I will let you know later in the week,whereabouts to locate us.I think we will be near the car parking area. Look forward to meeting you both. Dee
Dee H
Hello Jerome, Great Idea, however I am already organising and overseeing a community garden, a garden club and a knitting group. I just do not have the time and or any available volunteers to organise anything like this. If you would like to become a ... [ more ]
Dee H
Morning Parkstone Gardeners have been going since 1858 they hold two plant sales a year, they also do a show where you can show exhibits.Generally they try to get involved in the carnival and put up displays. They also have periodic talks from various ... [ more ]
Dee H
HI Just a reminder anyone with a dog come along to Recreation park at 1pm and give your loveable friend, enter your pooch into the dog show. It is not Crufts but loads of fun, with refreshments and craft tables. See you there. Dee

Having a party?

Janet R
in Parkstone
I have  a bag of items useful for a party that I didnt use, plastic cutlery, serving bowls and small bowlsand platters. free to good home if collected.
Dee H
HI Janet I am having a garden party on Aug 6th weather permitting of course.I was going to buy some but your offer would save me using valuable funds. When could I pick up? Dee

Bedside cabinets

Electrician required

Dee H
in Parkstone
Is there an electrician out there who can supply a cert and wants to do some work. So far 4 have been contacted and not returned my calls.

Nuffield House and Waste Recycling Centre

Krystina A
in Parkstone
We took some rubbish to Nuffield this afternoon and we followed a car which had about 10 sheets of asbestos on the roof of their car ! They were allowed to drive in and dump it without it being dampened down and bagged , which when one enguiries about ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hi Bob, I understand your situation as I lost a dear family member to the same many years ago now and I was a child,but I have never forgotten what it can do. However you are so right so many fail to understand or see reason of safety with this. I ... [ more ]

dog poo

Stephanie L
in Canford Heath
can anyone let me know whats best to put out my front wall were everyone lets there dogs go for a poo they never clean up and i dont think its funny anymore its not just little bits now its big lots as well 
Dee H
If you can catch the perpertrator take a picture and forward it to the council. I think there is a fine which can be imposed as it comes under health and safety. Also I have tried the detol on my shingle front and it has deterred the foxes. However ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hi We have had them for years, they do work for cats and foxes. We found that the machine became faulty due to a power break, this caused the alarm to shriek on the presence of the first animal and would not go off. Much to our neighbours disdain. ... [ more ]

Volunteer Drivers Urgently Needed

Dee H
in Parkstone
Poole Volunteering Matters We have an urgent need for voluntary drivers, Anyone interested in this,  please private message me, and leave me with your contact details.

Free Picnic Bench

Maureen F
in Canford Heath
Free picnic bench, in need of some TLC but still very sturdy.  Ready for collection in Broadstone area, if interested, please message me, Thanks
Dee H
HI This would be useful for our community garden for the children as someone stole our childrens seats. Any time element on collection as we do not have a van so would this come apart? dee
Dee H
HI Maureen I have put out a message asking for a man and van as no one has a vehicle big enough to take it. I will be in touch. Thank you for your details. Dee
Dee H
HI Maureen Sorry not been in touch, however the picnic bench has now been rubbed down, and weather proofed and today has had its first coat of paint. You will pleased to know that my husband found a gentleman with his newspaper reading at the picnic ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hello Neighbours, The community garden is for everyone, young and elderly alike, on Saturday we have found some very nasty waste put in amongst the shrubs, If you want to have better areas to socialise in and be proud of please do not abuse it. Just ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hi Jayne The community garden is at the side of Rossmore Library Thank you for your comment on the bench. I will pass the comment on to the volunteer who worked on it. Dee

BURGLARYS

Michael S
in Turbary Common
Just heads up to all this sunday at 05:30 four kids stealing garden furniture out of gardens, at least three bungalows targeted in Corbiere Avenue this morning and my neighbour has them on CCTV ,quite few items stolen and police told me that somehow ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hi Colette, I have family in the force and quite frankly not enough boots on the ground. One wonders who is doing the policing these days.

Man & Van req Urgently

Dee H
in Parkstone
Could anyone help me pick up a picnic bench for the New Community Garden at Rossmore. The picnic bench is at Broadstone and cannot be dismantled. Dee
Dee H
A very polite kind person has been and collected the bench and delivered it to the community Garden. Thank you Steve for your community spirit and your kindness. Dee

Help to find a person in Poole

caring for the elderly

Gwendoline L in Longfleet
i was walking up at broadstone rec this morning and came across a really elderly lady clearly struggling with her shopping bless her so i offered to walk her to her house which she was grateful for and i noticed she had her purse clearly on display ... [ more ]
Dee H
HI Maureen H Are you thinking of Faithworks? they are still in operation. I have been volunteering for many years, however there are so many other ways that you can help senior persons. Plus have a social life and be respected. I am sorry to read that ... [ more ]
Dee H
HI Maureen Pleased to be of help. As we have just finished Rossmore Community Garden if you use the Library take a seat and enjoy a cuppa. You never know I might be there I,ll join you. Take care Dee

Looking for some rockery stones

Val S
in Newtown
Hi if anyone has any stones suitable for a rockery or large planters they want to get rid off I am making a rockery in the communal garden for elderly residents I would be grateful for any even one or two anyone has to get rid of, just let me know ... [ more ]

Community Garden Opening

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Rossmore Library Herbert Ave
Dee H
in Parkstone
Twigs Garden Club Rossmore Sensory Community Garden Please come along and support your local Library and Garden Club, the community garden has been designed for all ages. Gardening advisors on hand for any questions, along with lots of gardening ... [ more ]
Dee H
Update, Work has been full on and volunteers working flat out every day,even in the rain and hail and snow, for hours. A donation was made for the childrens corner with some wooden seats made out of tree trunk cuts, some unscrupulous person/s have ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hello Harriet, Thank you for your note, it looks promising for Saturday with the weather. We have produced a special edition Newsletter on the project so if you pop into the Library pick up a copy from reception. Regards Dee
Dee H
Hello Jane, 8.30 and just finished the garden two of us have done a twelve hour gardening day we can hardly move. Hope to see in the morning if I can move. Take care dee
Dee H
Hello Viki, My apologies for not getting back to you, but somehow missed you mail. Viki did you find us, and in what way do you want to help.? If you did, I am afraid I was tied up with reporters,due to the opening. Please get in touch if you want to ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hi Shell I am over the shock and now looking toward finding a solution. Please do pay the garden a visit. It has shocked many this morning. regards Dee
Dee H
Hello Shell, I will keep in posting , there should be loads of pictures taken today and plenty taken by the echo so keep an eye out as they have no idea when this will be printed. As for the childrens corner when this has been completed we will have a ... [ more ]
Dee H
Hello Everyone, I have attached a picture of the garden as it is as of today, however as the seasons change so the garden will change. The opening as commented by Andrew was a success, the garden is now officially open to the public. Thank you Andrew ... [ more ]
Dee H
Goodmorning to all readers, Diane we did have a reporter attend so watch out for the report and pictures as I am not sure when the article will go to print.Many were taking pictures yesterday so there should be quite an array of mixed pictures.I was ... [ more ]

Work

Trish C inactive in Parkstone
please tell me if there's any places that a 61 yr old woman could work around park stone area just part time something in the line of caring or cooking

Jigsaw Swap

Zandra W
in Branksome Park
I believe I have seen on here that people swap jigsaws? If so we have Mike Jupp's I love 'The Country' it's a great jigsaw and we would love to swap with a similar Mike Jupp if anyone has one. It is complete and is 1000 pieces. It measures 19 x 27 ... [ more ]
Dee H
HI Zandra I have loads of Jigsaws which I save up and take to my elderly aunt but if you would like to have a look at what I have and swap I would be happy to do this. I have never looked at names! sorry Dee
Dee H
I have Wysiwyg number 19 still here. Will ask auntie if she has the one I bought her still. Dee
Dee H
HI Zandra, Auntie has another but has to find it , so will let you know on that. I have number 19 if you are still want to swap that. If not it is not a problem i shall be taking them to auntie next week. Dee
Dee H
Hi Gayle, I only have the one in the house at present but if you want to swap it is number 19, Dee
Dee H
Hi need to know if anyone interested in swapping no 19 which is called Cone -gestion As these will be going to a relative at the weekend if not Thanks Dee