Worldwide Veterinary Service is a unique charity who provide veterinary support to animals in need in places where no one else can.  They are organising 2 fundraising challenge walks, one on the Jurassic Coast and the other in Thailand.  Further information is available on their website.


Archaeology news  CBA Wessex, the regional organisation of the Council for British Archaelogy is organising a conference in November, “From Bones to Drones - Science in Archaeology” in association with Wessex Archaeology and the University of Winchester, where the event will take place. There is a programme of speakers, stalls, interactive displays and retail opportunities.  Further information about the organisation and this conference is on their website.

Dippy on Tour  You may have heard that Dippy the Diplodocus from the Natural History Museum is going on tour and that the first of its five stops in England is at Dorset County Museum in Dorchester. It will be there from 10th February to 8th May 2018. They are expecting a huge amount of interest in Dippy and so are looking for volunteers to help make the visit a big success.
There are volunteering opportunities varying from stewarding in the galleries to Front of House and the Tea Shop to educational sessions. All volunteers will receive training and lots of information about Dippy, etc.  For more information, visit their website.

Help the RSPB  The RSPB is looking for volunteers to place and look after pin badge boxes (the type you see on shop counters at the till).  If any members who support the RSPB’s principles would be interested in helping in this way, please contact Sheila Frazer:

Information about forthcoming events that may be of interest to members.  The details have been provided by outside organisations.

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