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June 2017

'Deal & Donate' cheque presentation

30th June 2017

deal and donate cheque handover


Back in late May, we celebrated Local Radio Day, and one of the things we did was a 'Deal and Donate' campaign.

We buddied up with Dowsetts Motors in Weymouth, and for every used car they sold during the week, 1% would be donated to Rethink Mental Illness services in Dorset.

Wessex FM then matched this to double the total.

I'm delighted to say that we handed over £506.90 to Michelle Dunnings at Rethink Mental Illness this week!

She told me how the money would be spent:


Posted by James at 6:37am

Follow The Bear ... to Weymouth!

27th June 2017

Here's a memory from the 1980s ... Weymouth beach playing a starring role in a Hofmeister's beer advert!

They were famous for their series 'follow the bear' commercials.

Do you remember them making this?  Were you there?  Or even in it?



Posted by James at 6:37am


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