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The Rise of AI: Dorset businesses share hopes and fears

Artificial intelligence (AI) is advancing rapidly, bringing opportunities as well as risks. How are businesses in Dorset navigating this new technology? What benefits are... READ MORE »

Dorset Community Foundation SWEF enterprise grants are helping young people’s businesses take off

Enterprise grants from Dorset Community Foundation are helping young people turn dreams into thriving businesses, and they've now put a call out for more applications... READ MORE »

Social enterprise prepares to open 12th pet food bank in just 12 months

A social enterprise is preparing to open its 12th Merlin’s Pet Food Bank in just 12 months in response to community demand. Dorset Dogs CIC launched its first pet food... READ MORE »

Dorset LEP conference to probe homes and the economy

The Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership will probe the relationship between the housing market and productivity at their Homes & The Economy Conference. Duncan... READ MORE »

Beachhead Tabletop Gaming Show returns to the BIC with its biggest event to date

Thousands of fans and gamers will be heading to Bournemouth next month for the highly anticipated return of the Beachhead Tabletop Gaming Show. The annual event, now in... READ MORE »

“Living with chronic pain myself has perfectly positioned me to help and inspire others”

Few can speak with more authority than Ben Mitchell on the subject of pain. The 42-year-old has just launched out on his own as a pain coach under the name Your Life... READ MORE »

Wimborne funeral business donates more than £1k to Dorset breast cancer unit

Staff from Wimborne-based Douch & Small funeral directors have raised more than £1,000 for University Hospitals Dorset NHS Charity. Every penny of the donation... READ MORE »

Gallery: Peer2Peer Boards kick off 2024 sessions with ‘excitement and energy’

The two Captain’s Club Peer2Peer Boards have kicked off their 2024 sessions with the fitting theme ‘Prepare For Your Best Year Yet’. The sessions aimed to help... READ MORE »

Dorset Business Angels ring in 2024 with a diverse range of pitches for their event on 5th February

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) come together on February 5th at the Bournemouth Carlton Hotel for their first pitch event of 2024. Five companies have been carefully... READ MORE »

Barker Laundry & Dry Cleaning raises £6,000 and shares with 3 youth charities

Dorset based Barker Laundry & Dry Cleaning has successfully raised £6,000 for 3 local charities from a series of fundraising initiatives. During January MD Matthew... READ MORE »