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Roman Business centre Gillingham

Councillors in Gillingham have voted to move ahead with the purchase of the Roman Business Centre in Peacemarsh after the government approved a £345,000 public loan to finance it. The premises, which are …
Shaftesbury town hall council

Temporary high street measures introduced because of the Covid epidemic are starting to wind down in most of Dorset but will stay in place in Shaftesbury. The X2 bus service will also start …
Fitness by Design, Udder Farm Shop

The Fitness by Design gym and The Toning Suite in Gillingham are both moving to a new location at the Udder Farm Shop in East Stour. The popular fitness club and toning tables …
White and Bright laundry

White and Bright, the bespoke laundry services company, has opened a ‘super’ launderette in its new premises in the Wincombe Business Park, Shaftesbury. It is ‘super’ because it has large machines for dealing …
Gillingham High Street

Gillingham’s Town Team is hoping that a new street market will be up and running this August. The aim is to have the market on the High Street, between Barnaby Mead and School …
Dorset business self employed help viris

Around 5,500 businesses in Dorset have now registered for either a small business grant or a retail, hospitality and leisure grant, Dorset Council says. It is urging anyone who has already applied to …
Dextra NHS Gillingham

Gillingham’s major manufacturer Dextra has been playing an important role supporting the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic. Working within Government guidelines and implementing social distancing measures at its manufacturing site in Dorset, Dextra …
Dorset mentors

The support provided by volunteer business mentors through Dorset Business Mentors is proving ‘invaluable’ in the fight against business closures in Dorse during the coronavirus lockdown, the service says. Charlotte Bowater, the service’s …
business support

The Government has announced a package of measures to support businesses through the period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Details of the support available can be found on the gov.uk website. Follow the …