Business

All the latest business news, events and gatherings featuring the area’s most exciting and innovative companies.

Charity urges disadvantaged women to E.A.T. with them

A Christchurch-based charity for women has launched a new initiative to help disadvantaged women get back into education or…

Community Kitchen donation

After hearing about the work of Sherborne’s Community Kitchen, residents and staff at Barchester’s Trinity Manor care home in…

Sherborne Rotary know the value of money

When Sherborne Rotarian Mike Balfour found an old-style large 50p piece in the collecting box for the club’s annual…

Fern Brook Solar Farm falls flat

Proposals for a 33.06 hectare solar farm east of the Gillingham Southern Extension with access off the B3081 at…

Recycle for Dorset a great success

New figures show that the covid pandemic has had one silver lining – recycling rates have shot up in…

Dorset local plan “unjustifiable”

A countryside campaign group has claimed that building a proposed 39,000 houses across rural areas of Dorset ‘will lead…

Local charity helps young people gain valuable skills

Retired residents from Lynch Close, Mere, recently celebrated Christmas with a meal at The Walnut Tree Inn. Transport was…

Walkers’ guide nets £1,000 for charities

An Ansty business has raised thousands for charity. During the first lockdown last year Carol Wallis and Immy Robinson…

Print firm in £1.5m ‘green’ investment

Shaftesbury-based and award-winning Blackmore, printers of the New Blackmore Vale, has invested £1.5m on the latest, greenest, technology as…

Work starts on £16m battery storage plant

Work has started on constructing a £16m new-build battery storage facility at Motcombe. Global clean energy producer TagEnergy is building…