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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 »

Gallery: Former AFC Bournemouth Chairman Jeff Mostyn takes audience on a journey through his life for Lewis-Manning

Parkstone Yacht Club in Poole played host to Lewis-Manning Hospice Care’s ‘An Audience With… Jeff Mostyn’. The former AFC Bournemouth Chairman took his audience... READ MORE »

‘Over the moon’ says Erin as she lands a spot among Britain’s most inspiring female founders

Back in 2016, Erin Thomas Wong launched Life-Friendly Business in Bournemouth with an aim to ‘help female solopreneurs create success on their own terms’. Eight years... READ MORE »

‘We want to be a real town club’ says David as Christchurch Saxons launch Vice Presidents’ Club

It was only five years ago that Christchurch Saxons made their triumphant return to competitive rugby, but already they’ve been making waves in the local leagues. Last... READ MORE »

One year in business, 100 years of history: Victory Wooden Puzzles are back and better than ever

Victory Wooden Puzzles celebrates its first anniversary this year – but fans will know that its history goes back much further. Andrew Knowles, former CEO of Dorset... READ MORE »

‘We’re keeping it local’ says Tom as his pizza oven biz Gozney moves HQ to Bobby’s Bournemouth

Gozney are cooking up big things after their move to much larger offices on the third floor of Bobby’s Bournemouth this November. Founded in 2010 by Dorset man Tom... READ MORE »

CBD oil helped army veteran Farard cope with his injury - now it’s at the centre of his £5m business

From boyband starlet to Green Beret Commando, 45-year-old Farard Darver’s journey into business has been an unlikely one. Farard was serving in Afghanistan when his... READ MORE »