Final countdown begins to 2018 Swanage Carnival
July 19, 2018

Final countdown begins to 2018 Swanage Carnival


The final countdown has started to this year’s Swanage Carnival with more than 100 events lined up for the week-long celebration. Organisers are describing this year’s event, from Saturday July 28 to Saturday August 4, as bigger and better than ever. The attractions include music, sport, fireworks, fun events and the carnival procession which has the theme ‘Swanage Goes Safari’ … Read More

Recruiters sack single use plastic from their coffee runs
July 18, 2018

Recruiters sack single use plastic from their coffee runs


Recruiters at TeamJobs in Poole were so shocked by the number of plastic cups they amassed during their daily coffee runs that they teamed up with their local cafe to buy their own bio-degradable coffee cups. The former Dorset Company of the Year worked with neighbouring Butterfingers in Parkstone Road, to make their twice daily, coffee fixes kinder to the … Read More

Sherborne rallies to chamber banner
July 18, 2018

Sherborne rallies to chamber banner


Businesses from the Sherborne Chamber of Commerce have thrown their weight behind a countywide campaign to fight Dorset’s corner

Hamworthy CC are team of the month
July 17, 2018

Hamworthy CC are team of the month


Hamworthy Cricket Club won the Dorset Funeral Plan team of the month award for June after five straight wins.

FAC gives business a buzz
July 17, 2018

FAC gives business a buzz


Government Minister Greg Clark said there was a ‘buzz about business’ after visiting the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) at the Hampshire town’s air show. The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy spoke to members of the consortium including Barnbrook Systems, the Fareham-based family-owned manufacturing firm.

Bournemouth Airport takes off with global business jet company
July 17, 2018

Bournemouth Airport takes off with global business jet company


In a major landmark announcement Regional & City Airports (RCA) has unveiled a deal that will create further employment at Bournemouth Airport following Gama Aviation’s decision to relocate its UK King Air and private jet maintenance capability to the expanding facility. The news, which comes just seven months after the airports management division of Rigby Group plc acquired Bournemouth Airport … Read More

Nursery judged ‘Good’ with outstanding qualities
July 16, 2018

Nursery judged ‘Good’ with outstanding qualities


Staff and children at a Waterside nursery are celebrating a glowing report from Ofsted. Blackfield Nursery, part of Inspire Learning Partnership, has been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted with the children’s personal development, welfare and behaviour declared as ‘Outstanding.’ In her report, inspector Loraine Wardlaw, said: “The Inspire management team and staff place high emphasis on children’s personal development, safeguarding and … Read More

Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones joins forces with Avonbourne
July 16, 2018

Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones joins forces with Avonbourne


Britain’s most enterprising college is joining forces with Dragon’s Den star Peter Jones CBE to find the business leaders of tomorrow. Bournemouth’s Avonbourne Sixth Form, once dubbed Britain’s most enterprising college, is among the first in the country to become a Peter Jones Enterprise Academy and applications are now open for new students. The Academy, the only one of its … Read More

School farm visit was a mooving experience
July 16, 2018

School farm visit was a mooving experience


Children and staff from a Dorset school enjoyed a day out mucking in on a local farm. One of Dorset’s smallest schools, Witchampton CE First School, took every single member of staff and every pupil to enjoy a day out at Launceston Farm, Tarrant Launceston. The event, which gave the youngsters a real insight into the countryside and environment, was … Read More

Warm welcome for Sean at REIDsteel
July 13, 2018

Warm welcome for Sean at REIDsteel


Structural steel firm REIDsteel has appointed experienced industry professional Sean Burchell in the newly created role of business relationship director