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Local business news and services

Yapp Brothers

After 50 years of operating out of Mere, wine merchant Yapp Brothers is moving lock, stock and barrel 15 miles west along the A303 to modern premises in Sparkford, Somerset. One of the …
Child Okeford Wessex Internet

Two businesses located fewer than three miles from each other in North Dorset have won their categories for the South West region of the 2024 Countryside Alliance Awards. The Child Okeford Village Shop …
Bublshop

Gillingham-based air source heat pump distributor Bublshop has become the first UK distributor to sell products from Hisense HVAC, the heating and air conditioning arm of international electronics giant, the Hisense Group from …
cyber security

Charities and small businesses offering legal-aid services are among organisations that can secure 20 hours of free cyber security through Dorset-headquartered C3IA Solutions. It can enable them to gain the Cyber Essentials and …

  The popular Cafe Corsa in the Wyke area of Gillingham has been rebranded as The Old Brewery Cafe and Kitchen and now has ambitious plans for the future. The cafe, housed in …
Shaftesbury Business Awards

The Shaftesbury Business Awards, which launched in late September, have now seen the number of entries and nominations break the one hundred mark with two weeks still to go before entries close on …
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 …