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New 'Town Watch' radios prove their worth within a week of being issued to businesses in Wimborne

New security radios for Wimborne businesses proved effective within days of being issued. Wimborne BID (Business Improvement District) was awarded a £5,000 grant to fund... READ MORE »

Bournemouth's newest school celebrates first OFSTED inspection

Staff and students at Livingstone Academy, Bournemouth, are celebrating following a recent Ofsted inspection which judged the quality of education at the school to be... READ MORE »

Christchurch start-up with green ambitions boosted by SWIG Finance loan

A Dorset-based company, which has developed ground-breaking technology to recycle plastic waste and turn it into low-carbon building materials, has received a £21,000... READ MORE »

Dorset Chamber receives premier support as it celebrates its 75th anniversary

As Dorset Chamber reaches its 75th year in operation, law firm Lester Aldridge has renewed its support. The firm has signed up for another year as a Premier Business... READ MORE »

Dorset Business Angels reveal details of its next Bournemouth pitch event

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) has announced the details of its next pitch event, which will take place in Bournemouth's Carlton Hotel on June 3rd, from 17.30. The event... READ MORE »

Sixth formers at Autism Unlimited’s Portfield School put an enterprising foot forward

Students at Portfield School Sixth Form in Christchurch left their stamp on this year’s Young Enterprise Dorset competition with their innovative range of ‘Spectrum... READ MORE »

Launch of the 2024 Destination Management Board Tourism Awards celebrated in style

The launch for this year’s Destination Management Board (DMB) Tourism Awards took place on Tuesday at Nusara Thai Poole. Partners, sponsors, previous winners and... READ MORE »

Merlin Entertainments appoints its first chief marketing officer

Merlin Entertainments, which oversees 140 global attractions across 23 countries from its base in Poole, has appointed Craig Inglis as its inaugural chief marketing... READ MORE »

Mark Osgood joins Trethowans as a Partner to further strengthen Dorset offering

Trethowans, a leading law firm with offices across the central south of England, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Osgood as a Partner. Mark brings more than... READ MORE »

New hire to lead Evelyn Partners’ financial planning team in Bournemouth

Wealth management and professional services group Evelyn Partners has appointed Danielle Pearce as a financial planner and leader of its Bournemouth financial planning... READ MORE »

Aspirations Academies Trust update: Listening Ear six months, Oxford Uni Professor visits and staff spotlight

Welcome to the May news roundup from the Aspirations Academies Trust, a group of 16 academies in the South of England, including seven in Dorset. This month, staff and... READ MORE »

BCP accommodation providers vote 'Yes' to first of its kind Business Improvement District

Major accommodation providers in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have voted yes on a first of its kind scheme to strengthen and grow tourism in the coastal area. The... READ MORE »