ON AIR DAVE GOULDEN

Carly Rae Jepsen: Call Me MaybeiTunes

Wessex FM News

Charitable Trust Hands Out £95,000 To Local Good Causes

Digging deep with  Radipole Primary School pupils

Published at 7:39am 8th January 2015.

2014 was a record-breaking year for a Dorset law firm who donated a personal best of over £95,000 to good causes.

Young sportsmen and women as well art lovers were some of the people who benefited from Battens Solicitors' Charitable Trust.

Ray Edwards, Battens Director and one of the trustees, told Wessex FM: "The trust has become very well established and a much respected part of the community.

"We were delighted to be able to give our highest ever amount to worthy charities and good causes over the past year.

"Actively supporting them helps create a better community for us all."

The firm is celebrating the 30th year of its charitable trust which has donated around £500,000 during that time.

The beneficiaries include Radipole Primary School in Weymouth who were given £400 through the Dorset Gardens Trust for a new orchard and Julia's House children's hospice, which was presented with £1,000.

Email Icon

Sign up for exclusive news, competitions and offers.
Proper Local News updates from Wessex FM

dorset business directory

West Dorset MPU
Book A Wessex FM Big Night Out Here

Book A Wessex FM Big Night Out Here

Wessex fm Disco, Quiz & Race Nights!

New Car Stickers

New Car Stickers

Grab your new localised stickers today!

Dorset Webcams

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Advertising

Advertising

Find out how to grow your business with us

island community action

Trending in Dorset

Man loses tooth in unprovoked assault in Weymouth

Police release a CCTV image of a man they'd like to speak to.

New Wellness Eco-Garden offers help in Dorchester

The Gap Project will provide a safe place for vulnerable people experiencing isolation or recovering from mental health problems.

Rise in people diagnosed with diabetes in Dorset

4,600 now known to have the condition.

Daughter of the man who saved the 'Flying Scotsman' is in Dorset

Penny Vaudoyer will wave the green guard's flag when the steam locomotive hauls its first train on the Swanage Railway this morning.

Portland Community Venue to hold Family Fun Day

Its a chance to look around the new facilities.

More news...