Featured, News

Interactive ‘skills for life’ charity Safewise looks for new talent during its 20th birthday year

Following a strategic review, Dorset and Wiltshire based safety charity SafeWise is advertising four new roles to start in 2018. SafeWise run safety centres in Weymouth and Bournemouth, with a third opening in Swindon and Wiltshire in 2019. These centres deliver interactive ‘skills for life’ education in full size realistic settings including streets, working pedestrian […]


Dorset Driver Gold to become IAM Mature Driver Review

Following a Safewise business strategy review, IAM RoadSmart will be taking over the successful Dorset Driver Gold (DDG) scheme from SafeWise on April 1st, 2018. It is expected that most DDG Instructors will transfer to the new scheme. Rob Hattersley, SafeWise CEO said: “Dorset Driver Gold is a great scheme, and a much needed support […]

Funding, News, Volunteers

Unclaimed money to help SafeWise grow volunteer capacity

SafeWise is to benefit from part of an unclaimed £90,000. The money, found at an abandoned care complex in Strete Mount, Christchurch, will help to grow the numbers of volunteers who deliver practical safety and life skills education at centres in Bournemouth and Weymouth. An 18 month long investigation was conducted, but after officers were unable […]


National Citizenship Service students put their artistic talents to good use at SafeWise Weymouth

During August SafeWise Weymouth were pleased to welcome students participating in the National Citizen Service (NCS). The scheme is part of a national Government funded program designed for 15 to 17 years-olds and provides a chance for students to take on new challenges, engage with their communities and develop key life skills that can be transferable and […]


MSP Business Services helping SafeWise

SafeWise is pleased to announce the start of a great partnership working with Malcolm Pitcher of MSP Business Services to deliver health and safety consultancy services to SafeWise. MSP Business Services will be supporting SafeWise in the capacity of Health & Safety advisors, providing practical, pragmatic and realistic help and support to both centres in […]


Reduced Travel Costs for Schools to SafeWise

Damory provides significantly discounted rates to local schools travelling to the SafeWise interactive safety centres in Bournemouth and Weymouth. The centres are designed to prevent accidents among children on the roads, in the home and at play. “SafeWise is a multi-agency partnership involving councils, emergency services, local businesses and other voluntary organisations – and it […]


Highlighting our latest road safety initiatives – new drivers, experienced drivers, mobility scooter users & young cyclists

The team at SafeWise are running and supporting various road themed initiatives so, whether you are a new driver, a more mature driver, mobility scooter user or a young cyclist we can support you. If you are interested in attending yourself or if you are interested to find out more for a family member then please […]