MUCKHATON 2014: It’s going to be bigger, better, and muckier than ever before!

After 12 years of mucky fundraising in support of the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, this year’s Kingston Maurward College agriculture students have taken on the challenge of spreading muck, ploughing and cultivating 55 acres (just over 30 football pitches!!) … Continue reading

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New Business Rate instalment regime

Did you know you can now request to pay your Business Rates in 12 instalments, rather than 10? Letter sent to Chief Finance Officers can be found here To do this you need to request the option by April 15th … Continue reading

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French Market 2014 – Fri 22nd August – Sun 24th August

The 2014 French Market will be held in South Walks from lower end of South Street towards the WDDC offices. Friday 22 August to Sunday 24 August.

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Farmers’ Market dates January – December 2014

Here are the dates of the next Dorset Farmers’ Market held in Dorchester, between New Road and the centre, on 4th Saturday except in December when it is the 3rd. 25 January 22 February 22 March 26 April 24 May … Continue reading

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Wessex FM celebrates Best Company award for fourth year.

Wessex FM part of the privately owned radio operator UKRD is celebrating after the group claimed the number 1 slot on the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For, for the fourth year in a row. The announcement … Continue reading

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Dorchester Renewable Energy Exhibition and Forum to be held on Saturday 8th March at the Corn Exchange. Opening is from 9.30 am until 2.30pm and admission is free.

Dorset Energized the website that informs the County about all things renewable is hosting its first Exhibition in Dorchester.   There is a strong line up of exhibitors who can advise on Solar PV, Biomass Heating, Thermal Heating, Energy Savings, … Continue reading

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GROVES NURSERIES AND UNIVERSAL MARQUEES APPOINT MARKETING WEST

Marketing West, the West Dorset based marketing agency have announced two new client wins. The agency has been appointed to work with Bridport and Beaminster based Groves Nurseries plus Taunton based Universal Marquees.   Nigel Reeve of Marketing West commented: … Continue reading

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Battens reports rising property demand as housing market improves

A Dorset law firm says the government’s extended Help to Buy scheme is prompting a dramatic rise in residential property instructions. Battens Solicitors, which has offices in Weymouth, Dorchester and Sherborne, says new instructions over the past six months are … Continue reading

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BUSINESS NEWS-The ticking Time Bomb

You will all be aware, as employers, that Auto Enrolment of pensions is approaching.  For some the Staging Date is in 2018, which seems a long time ahead.   Don’t be mislead, these dates are set in stone with fine … Continue reading

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Chamber Breakfast – 11/03/14 – The Engine Room

Event Chamber Breakfast When Tuesday, March 11, 2014 7:45am – All Ages Where The Engine Room (map) Poundbury Gardens Peverell Avenue East Dorchester, Dorset, United Kingdom DT1 3RT « Back to the calendar

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