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Lorraine’s ‘lockdown baby’ and how Robert Baden-Powell took over her life for 9 months

Lorraine Gibson jokingly calls it her ‘lockdown baby’. Extensive research and then 90,000 words on a man who, among his many... READ MORE »

Vicki’s life-changing event ten years ago which was to lead to the launch of her yoga business

It was ten years ago this month – August 2012 – when Vicki Baumann’s life changed in a matter of seconds. The then... READ MORE »

Now this is some challenge as Dorset trio join team seeking new sled-pushing world record

Jemma Harding has done some physical challenges in her time but nothing on the scale planned for this weekend. The 42-year-old... READ MORE »

World record holder Rob so loved the product, he invests a seven-figure sum in the company

Rob Wylie remembers exactly where his future investment first flashed before him. It was while he was relaxing on his boat... READ MORE »

How art proved a saviour for ex-teacher Andy and his trademark boiler suit and pith helmet

Andy Knill believes that art should be fun. The 58-year-old artist, known around Swanage for his distinctive boiler suit... READ MORE »

Emma’s sustainable sleep company is set for further growth with Women in Business grant

It was her husband’s eczema – and subsequent cure – that led Emma Morgan to launch her organic bamboo bedding... READ MORE »

Ben’s boutique fitness venture mixes nightclub sights and sounds with very intense workouts

It’s like no other gym you’ve been to. A boutique fitness business which mixes the sights – and sounds – of a nightclub... READ MORE »

Megan’s mission to teach first aid skills after the sudden death of her dad at work, aged 51

First aid training is not just Megan Austwick’s passion, it’s also very personal. Five years ago this November her dad,... READ MORE »

Paul so liked what he saw he decided to join chamber team after 30+ years in motor sector

An experienced business development professional was so impressed with seeing Dorset Chamber’s team in action that he decided... READ MORE »

What an achievement as Cliff completes ten parkruns while blindfolded & tethered to guide

What an achievement. On Saturday Cliffe Tribe ran his final parkrun – out of ten – entirely blindfolded. Accompanied,... READ MORE »