Some tender loving care for Avocet

MVS Poole workhorse Avocet received a dose of tender loving care on the 6th December after being lifted out of the water for the first time in a year. The lifting operation was carried on Thursday morning at Saltern’s Marina under the watchful eye of Avocet‘s boatswain, Martin Hale. Once in the air Avocet was … Read more

Facelift for MVS Poole

Members of staff from Liverpool Victoria chose to spend a Community Day to give MVS Poole’s shoreside facilities a facelift by redecorating the Unit’s cabins on Tuesday 11thSeptember 2018. Eight volunteers from Liverpool Victoria’s Bournemouth office gave up their time to prepare and externally paint the three cabins as well as completely redecorate Cabin 1, … Read more

Funding boost for MVS Poole Unit

The Talbot Village Trust has supported MVS Poole with a £20,000 grant to purchase and update its RIB and teaching equipment. The Trust is the legacy of two sisters who founded Talbot Village in the mid-19th century as a reaction to rural poverty. Head of Unit Nigel Barrow said “We are so thankful to Talbot Village Trust … Read more