Business

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Churchill Shaftesbury

Moving house during your retirement years can be a daunting prospect; that’s why Churchill Retirement Living says it is offering to pay stamp duty and help towards moving costs for people in Shaftesbury …

Dorset-based housebuilder, CG Fry & Son, has raised over £1,500 by hosting events as part of Macmillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The events were recently held across their housing developments in …
Probus Gillingham

A vision for the future of Gillingham was outlined by Mike Gould, a town councillor, in a talk to the members of the Gillingham Probus Club on Tuesday, 29 October. Councillor Gould told …
Business mentors

Attention all owners of small or medium sized businesses in the Gillingham area. If you want your business to grow and develop with the help of private, affordable support that is proven to …
mortgage advice bureau

Mortgage Advice Bureau has opened its 30th UK mortgage shop, located in Queen’s Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorchester. The new shop is designed to help home movers and owners receive mortgage and protection advice from …

There is good news for Shaftesbury residents who want to keep fit with a new gym opening this month. Hawkers Hill Gym at Wessex House on Longmead Industrial Estate is getting ready to …
fuel station gillingham

Plans are being drawn up for a Shell petrol station at land at Fern Brook Lane, adjacent to Kingsmead Business Park, in the south of Gillingham. A new Shell petrol station in this …
business start-ups Gillingham

Nearly half of young people in the South West have ambitions to set up their own business during their working life Young people from the region identify financial management skills (43%) as the …

Textile designer Georgie Faulkner-Bryant has left her shop Decor by Georgie in Salisbury Street, Shaftesbury, to ‘go mobile’ – but not because of any rent increase. It’s because she says she’s become too …