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BV Dairy sells to farmer-owned co-op First Milk as MD Jim hopes to keep family spirit alive

BV Dairy has been acquired by farmer-owned cooperative First Milk following a bidding process overseen by PKF Francis Clark. Based in Shaftesbury, BV Dairy was... READ MORE »

Sweet chamber music: Bournemouth and Dorset Chambers formalise long-standing association

Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce has become the ninth town chamber to join Dorset Chamber, an umbrella organisation representing the county’s businesses. The... READ MORE »

BCP Council look to the skies – and local biz – as dates revealed for Bournemouth Air Festival 2024

The date is set for this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival, promising another packed programme of aerobatic displays and on-the-ground entertainment. Returning from... READ MORE »

Promotion for Kelly as Southern Contracts sees the biggest growth since its formation 60 years ago

A new director has been appointed by Southern Contracts, the Bournemouth-based commercial laundry and kitchen appliance provider. Kelly Young joined the team in 2021 and... 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 »

Angel investors & businesses across the region to gather for Tech South West’s first summit

Tech South West has announced a new summit to highlight funding opportunities for businesses in partnership with the SW of England Access to Finance Platform. The SW... READ MORE »

ClickASnap signs with Merchr to help users sell their snaps, with 1,800 signing up in first month

Picture-sharing platform ClickASnap has agreed a new partnership with international print-on-demand business Merchr. The deal connects the Dorset firm to Merchr’s... READ MORE »

‘Warm welcome’ to town planning consultant Ethan as KPPC eyes growth across the South

Ken Parke Planning Consultants have taken on a new town planning consultant, Ethan Townsend. Ethan, 24, joins from the New Forest National Park Authority, where he’s... 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 »

Greendale Construction welcomes new surveyor Paul while Ben moves up to contract manager

Greendale Construction in Poole have kicked off 2024 with a new appointment and internal promotion. Paul Adam has joined the firm as a Quantity Surveyor, while Ben Briggs... READ MORE »