‘King of the Jungle’ Harry Redknapp swung into action to officially open new entry gates at one of Dorset’s top golf clubs. The former soccer manager, who won the hearts – and votes – of millions in the hit ITV programme ‘I’m a Celebrity’ took to the wheel of a buggy at Ferndown Golf Club. The club’s new entrance was … Read More
A formerly homeless teenager who lost her hair to alopecia as a young child, has been gifted a wig by a Plymouth hairdresser. Courtney Warne, now 18, started to lose her hair at the age of six. She explained: “I had a stressful childhood due to family issues and was very young when all my hair started to fall out. … Read More
Special forces’ TV star Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox and fellow military veteran Sean Johnson are to take on a unique challenge for charity – thanks to sponsorship from a leading cyber-security business. C3IA Solutions, based in Poole, Dorset, has got behind the daring duo who hope to raise more than £100,000 for three military charities.
Yellow Buses has appointed Jay Thornton as the new sales executive of its wholly-owned subsidiary Yellow Coaches. The Bournemouth-based operator launched the new endeavour last year and due to its success required full time expertise.
Bournemouth’s Marsham Court Hotel offers dog-friendly accommodation from the first time this month (January) and making sure it’s all up to scratch and bona fide is Treacle the Labrador. Sixteen-month-old Treacle was the first to test the hotel’s new dog beds, blankets and even special doggy menu, which has been created by Head Chef Emil Donchev. Rosie Wallace, Treacle’s owner … Read More
The recruitment business London Staff Bureau (LSB) has been acquired by Berry Recruitment Group (BRG) for an undisclosed fee.
Charitable housing association BCHA is celebrating the success of its second cohort of 23 graduates following the completion of the 12-week New Directions programme designed to identify routes into employment or further education. A graduation ceremony, also attended by employers and trainers, was held at The Factory, BCHA’s premises in Alder Hills, Poole, where the course was predominantly delivered. Already, … Read More
Two Verwood schools have joined Wimborne Academy Trust (WAT), making it one of the biggest multi-academy trusts in Dorset. In what has been described as a ‘powerful partnership of schools’ the additions of Verwood and Hillside first schools has seen the Trust grow to 11 schools. It also means three of Verwood’s four first and middle schools, including Verwood Nursery, … Read More
A Dorset steel construction company has provided expertise for the construction of a £7.3m Jaguar Land Rover showroom in the Midlands
AFC Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begović has told the region’s business leaders how his charity foundation and academy helps strengthen links between football and business. The giant Bosnian, capped 62 times by his country, was one of the keynote speakers at January’s popular AFC Business Breakfast event at the club’s Vitality Stadium. More than 100 people attended the first business … Read More
A Dorset fertility lawyer has welcomed a change in the surrogacy law which will allow single people to apply for parental orders. Suzi Denton, who heads up Ellis Jones’ fertility and surrogacy legal team, said she was “thrilled” at the reform. She added: “This puts single parents who are growing their families through surrogacy on the same legal footing as … Read More
Berry Recruitment in Northampton has promoted Regine Coulter to run its new catering and hospitality division. Manager Rachel Murphy saw an opportunity to develop the branch that already recruits workers for the office and industrial sectors.