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The Cattistock that got the cream

Cattistock, sheltering in the pavilion due to torrential rain outside

Cattistock, sheltering in the pavilion due to torrential rain outside

Cattistock Cricket Club won the Dorset Funeral Plan Cricket League Team of the Month award for June after scoring vast quantities of runs.

They beat their club record when they posted 348 against Bournemouth IIIs, then the following week topped that with

Knit and Natter sessions are a great success

Charlie Loveday with just some of the little clothes knitted by volunteers.

Charlie Loveday with just some of the little clothes knitted by volunteers.

Knit and Natter sessions organised by Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors have become so popular they are continuing throughout the summer.

Volunteers have been attending the Ives & Shand branch in Parkstone, Poole, since January to make tiny clothes for premature babies.

The funeral directors

Dorset funeral directors driving forward

Dorset funeral directors driving forward

Douch Family Funeral Directors have invested in a brand new fleet of elegant vehicles as they continue to improve their service.

The company that runs seven branches in Dorset has acquired six, state-of-the-art Mercedes Benz cars; three hearses and three limousines.

Regular renewal of the fleet is important for

Dorset Funeral Plan offers discount – but hurry!

Dorset Funeral Plan offers discount – but hurry!

The Award winning Dorset Funeral Plan is currently offering a £95 discount if you purchase a funeral plan before 14th May 2014.

The Dorset Funeral Plan is locally owned and managed by the Douch Family Funeral Directors, which have seven independent branches across the county.

The plan puts you in control and you can choose the kind

Douch & Small bowled over

(l-r) John Welch, senior vice president, Andy Hampton, town mayor, Amelia Hampton, Christine King, President, Nick Douch from sponsors Douch & Small, Glen Holswell, groundsman, Denis King.

Douch & Small Funeral Directors are continuing their sponsorship of Wimborne Bowls Club – for the fourth consecutive year.

(l-r) John Welch, senior vice president, Andy Hampton, town mayor, Amelia Hampton, Christine King, President, Nick Douch from sponsors Douch & Small, Glen Holswell, groundsman, Denis King.

Managing Director Nick Douch was at the club’s start-of-season dinner

Dorset Funeral Plan to remain cricket sponsor

Nick Douch, left, and John Ridout.

The Dorset Funeral Plan has announced it is to continue sponsoring the county’s cricket league in 2014 – for the eighth year in a row.

The plan, run by Douch Family Funeral Directors, has become synonymous with the eight Saturday leagues played in by nearly 50 clubs across Dorset, many of which have more than one

Dorset Funeral Plan to star at show

Nick Douch

The award-winning Dorset Funeral Plan will be part of the upcoming Life Begins 50+ Show in Bournemouth – where celebrity chef James Martin will give cooking demonstrations.

The major event, to be held at the BIC, is designed for those in their 50s, 60s and older – who still feel

Funeral directors supporting premature babies

Funeral directors supporting premature babies

Dorset’s Douch Family Funeral Directors have become the local co-ordinator for Preemies UK, which supplies hospitals with tiny clothes for premature babies.

Each of the company’s seven branches will collect the knitted items from volunteers and supply materials and patterns to those who want to take part.

Preemies UK is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to keep

How’s that? Broadstone CC win the Jack Douch Memorial Trophy

The inaugural Jack Douch Memorial Trophy for cricket in the community was won by Broadstone CC.

(l-r) Shane Watson, from sponsors The Dorset Funeral Plan, Jack Morgan from Broadstone CC, Peter Douch, Nick Douch and his daughter Tamika, all family of Jack Douch after whom the trophy is named.

The club’s vice chairman Jack Morgan was

The Dorset Funeral Plan Cricket League – Presentation evening

The Dorset Funeral Plan Cricket League - Presentation evening

After a fine summer of weather, cricketers from across the county congregated at Wimborne and Colehill Cricket Club for the annual presentation evening.

League Chairman John Ridout hailed the season a triumph, especially after last year’s incessant rain.

He said: “It was lovely to see so many completed fixtures compared with last season. We only had one