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Dorset's WALX steps up European walking pole innovation

Dorset-based outdoor fitness organisation WALX is transforming the European walking pole market with its innovative ergonomic handles and is now eyeing an expansion into... READ MORE »

Economic growth on the horizon: Weymouth and Portland leaders unveil plans at 'Building Tomorrow' seminar

Business collaboration and considered development were the focal points at the successful 'Building Tomorrow' seminar hosted by the Weymouth and Portland Chamber of... READ MORE »

Newly-elected MP praises “impressive” recycling company after a tour of its 32-acre site in Parley

Newly re-elected MP Sir Christopher Chope has gone behind the scenes at one of the UK’s most successful recycling companies. Sir Christopher, who was returned as the MP... READ MORE »

Dorset LEP highlights ‘One Health’ innovation at annual conference

Dorset is paving the way for responsible innovation through the ‘One Health’ approach, connecting businesses and entrepreneurs to its principles. The Dorset Local... READ MORE »

Poole revs up for Emblem Sports Cars' 20th anniversary celebration

One of the UK's leading specialists in Italian sports cars has celebrated its 20th anniversary with an open day at its Poole premises. Emblem Sports Cars, known for its... READ MORE »

Biz Roundtable: Meeting the challenges of Dorset's tourism sector

The region's tourism industry has many positives but challenges, particularly around funding, remain Dorset's natural assets and rich hospitality sector have made it one... READ MORE »

Jurassic Coast charity walk: Bournemouth’s McCarthy Stone steps up for seniors

A fundraising walk along Dorset's Jurassic Coast is set to raise vital funds for grassroots charities that support older people. Ninety-five participants will trek the... READ MORE »

Howden Bournemouth celebrates Broker of the Decade award

Howden Insurance has been awarded the title of Broker of the Decade at the British Insurance Awards 2024. This accolade recognizes the company's commitment to its clients... READ MORE »

Grassroots groups in Dorset benefit from £200k cost of living crisis grants

Dorset Community Foundation has awarded £200,000 in grants to grassroots groups and charities, thanks to a partnership with BCP Council. This initiative aims to support... READ MORE »

Wimborne's Holt United Celebrates New Stand with Harry Redknapp

On Saturday, 13th July, Holt United Football Club in Wimborne celebrated the opening of its new supporters' stand, sponsored by Pennyfarthing Homes. Local football legend... READ MORE »

Persimmon South West Donates £1,000 to Sherborne Food Bank

Persimmon South West has generously contributed £1,000 to the Sherborne Food Bank as part of its Community Champions initiative. The donation was officially handed over... READ MORE »

"Dream come true" says John after sinking £80,000 of his own money into performance sports centre

It’s been the fulfilment of a ten-year dream. Wessex Taekwondo Association’s new home in Poole not only offers the best taekwondo facilities outside of Manchester... READ MORE »