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

Eco’s Bryony Hammond, centre, with, from left, Laura Maidment and Charlie Squires (Julia’s House), Nicki Cluley (Lewis-Manning) and Fran Potton (Diverse Abilities). Picture: Andy Diprose/Eco Sustainable Solutions

Christmas tree collections raise £57,000 for Dorset charities

A DORSET recycling company helped raise a record £57,000 for county charities over Christmas. Eco Sustainable Solutions received collected

Prices for the Sandbanks ferry are set to rise

Prices set to rise for Sandbanks ferry amid “heavy financial strain”

PRICES for the Sandbanks Ferry are set to rise amid “heavy financial strain”. The Sandbanks Ferry Company said rising costs…

The winners of the 2024 Purbeck Business Awards

Wareham restaurant scoops top gong at Purbeck Business Awards

A RESTAURANT and bakery chain scooped a number of titles at the Purbeck Business Awards. The event, at The Mowlem…

The Dorset Tourism Business Awards took place at Weymouth Pavilion. Picture: Nick Williams

Purbeck firms named as regional tourism awards finalists

THE best of tourism businesses in Wiltshire, Dorset, Somerset and beyond have been recognised as finalists in the 2023/24…

Photo: Selina Kerley.

New Swanage florist to open for Valentine’s Day

A NEW florist will open in Swanage – just in time for Valentine’s Day. TIED,…

Six new units are being built at the Dorset Innovation Park. Picture: Dorset Council

£4.4m investment aims to bring new firms to Dorset Innovation Park

WORK is underway on a £4.4 million project to build six new industrial units in the heart of Purbeck. Dorset…

The Dorset Apprenticeship Awards winners from 2023

Entries open for Dorset Apprenticeship Awards to recognise rising stars

ENTRIES will open on Monday (February 5) for awards celebrating apprentices in Dorset. The Dorset Apprenticeship Awards, run by the…

2023/24 Dorset Tourism Business Awards: Winners revealed – full list

THE best of Dorset tourism was celebrated at an awards night on Thursday (February 1). The 11th Dorset Tourism Awards…

Stewarts Garden Centres in Dorset will back Lewis-Manning Hospice Care in 2024

Dorset garden centres to support Lewis-Manning Hospice Care in 2024

A DORSET hospice is set to benefit from a year of fundraising at county garden centres. Stewarts Garden Centres, which…

Royal Mail deliveries could be cut to three times a week to save money: Ofcom

MAIL deliveries could drop to five – or even three – times a week in a bid to save…