Need someone to hold the fort? Call Deep South Media
October 11, 2019

Need someone to hold the fort? Call Deep South Media


Deep South Media has been extremely busy since the end of August with major new instructions and some extremely successful media campaigns

Post Brexit supply chain cyber warning
October 11, 2019

Post Brexit supply chain cyber warning


Businesses making changes to their supply chains post Brexit must ensure new arrangements are secure, a leading expert has warned. Matt Horan from C3IA Solutions said new arrangements must be secure.

Trust provides all-through education for local children
September 24, 2019

Trust provides all-through education for local children


A multi-academy trust in Wimborne now provides an all-through education for children in the community after welcoming an upper school to its family of academies. Queen Elizabeth’s (QE) School is the latest to join the growing and successful Wimborne Academy Trust (WAT) that now teaches children from aged two to 18. Since it was formed in 2015 WAT has rapidly … Read More

Hundreds of young people celebrate NCS graduation
September 24, 2019

Hundreds of young people celebrate NCS graduation


Around 350 young people and their families filled the Citygate Centre in Bournemouth for two nights of NCS (National Citizen Service) graduations, led by BCHA. The 15-17 year olds all successfully completed the government’s youth empowerment programme this summer, coming together to try new things, meet new people and challenge themselves to make a difference to their community – and … Read More

Giving business a helping Shand
September 24, 2019

Giving business a helping Shand


The chief executive of Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry has hailed the investment and innovation made by a growing family business. Ian Girling had a tour of the new Lesley Shand funeral directors’ branch in Corfe Mullen that has artfully combined tradition and modernity. It is part of the Douch Family Funeral Directors group and the new facility replaced an old inadequate building.

Allotment project grows healthier minds and bodies
September 23, 2019

Allotment project grows healthier minds and bodies


Growing well-being to help people face life’s challenges is the aim of a free course on offer in October. The Growth Project is organised by New Leaf Allotment, part of charitable housing association BCHA, and will be run at their allotment in Throop. The project is open to anyone aged 19 or over who is unemployed or facing issues with … Read More

Firm helps Cherries keep children safe online
September 23, 2019

Firm helps Cherries keep children safe online


An expanding Dorset-based IT service provider, helping children to stay safe online, has signed up to support an AFC Bournemouth initiative for a fourth consecutive season. ITSB (IT Support Business) is an official partner of AFC Bournemouth’s self-funding, non-profit Community Sports Trust and sponsors a schools’ educational project called Connect with Care. This project, whose Cherries ambassador is midfielder Andrew … Read More

Promotion for Katy at Ellis Jones Solicitors
September 23, 2019

Promotion for Katy at Ellis Jones Solicitors


Regional law firm Ellis Jones has promoted Katy Sewell to Associate Solicitor. Katy joined the firm, which has six offices across the south coast in Bournemouth, Canford Cliffs (Poole), Christchurch, Ringwood, Swanage and Wimborne as well as London, in 2017. A member of the Wills, Trusts and Probate team, Katy studied law and did her Law Practice Course (LPC) at … Read More

Bearwood community gets to its feet for Lynzie
September 23, 2019

Bearwood community gets to its feet for Lynzie


Three years after her death at the age of just 38, friends and neighbours of Bearwood care worker Lynzie Holloway continue to celebrate her life by raising money for other cancer patients – this time with a sponsored walk. Lynzie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014 and underwent surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiotherapy, before receiving the all-clear in … Read More

A scramble for charity at Parley Golf Centre
September 23, 2019

A scramble for charity at Parley Golf Centre


Golfers from Parley Court Golf Club hit the spot when they raised almost £1,500 for Macmillan Caring Locally.

McAndrew Martin surveying team expands
September 23, 2019

McAndrew Martin surveying team expands


A growing south coast firm has seen its surveying team go from strength to strength in recent weeks. Director Ian Lee from leading multi-disciplinary practice McAndrew Martin explained he was doubly delighted over recent changes. Firstly the business, which is based at the Acorn Business Centre in Portsmouth with offices in London, has celebrated Richard Hookway attaining AssocRICS status. And … Read More

Yellows in the pink for Arts by the Sea
September 23, 2019

Yellows in the pink for Arts by the Sea


Yellow Buses is adding some colour to this year’s Arts by the Sea Festival in Bournemouth by giving a free ride to the legion of volunteers.