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Young Bridport jewellery designer sparkles with Dorset Community Foundation SWEF grant

Beatrix Tilley, a 19-year-old jewellery designer from Bridport, has been able to add a sparkle to her new business thanks to an SWEF enterprise grant from Dorset... READ MORE »

Making children’s animation cool - Smoothe Mixx Music Media & Powerkids Entertainment team up

He's known as 'Mr Cool' and now Bournemouth's Roy Smoothe has joined forces with Powerkids Entertainment (Singapore) Ltd in one very cool deal. His international music... READ MORE »

Insolvency firm strengthens service as key member of its team obtains licensed practitioner status

A Bournemouth-based firm says its insolvency service has been strengthened by the success of a key member of its team. Andrew Rumsey, who joined Even Keel Solutions five... READ MORE »

Former Bryanston School student secures £50,000 investment from Dragons' Den star Sara Davies

A former sixth form student at Bryanston School in Dorset received a £50,000 investment after appearing on the BBC Dragons' Den. Entrepreneur Flinty Bane created tech... READ MORE »

Former Dorset Mind CEO to stand in May election for Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner

A former charity boss is to stand as an Independent candidate in May’s election for the new Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner. Marianne Storey, who was Chief... READ MORE »

Wheel achievement as determined Jakob, 11, hits his £2,700 fundraising target in under two months

A determined youngster with cerebral palsy has succeeded in raising enough money to turn his wheelchair into a power chair. Eleven-year-old Jakob Sales, who lives in... READ MORE »

Kings Park Care Home celebrate Valentine’s their own way with lots of love for local rescue animals

This Valentine’s season, residents and staff at Kings Park Care Home in Ferndown have been busy collecting donations from friends, family and locals for animals at a... READ MORE »

AUB’s next generation of architects seek inspiration from firms leading works at Bobby’s Bournemouth

Just shy of 60 lucky third year Architecture students at Arts University Bournemouth descended on Bobby & Co recently to hear from those leading the renovation works... READ MORE »

Amanda & Nick launch digital platform for users to share life stories & funeral wishes with loved ones

Amanda and Nick Eames from Bournemouth have launched an innovative new website to help keep legacies alive. BeyondMe allows users to create a private online profile where... 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 »