Chamber welcomes newly formed Dorchester Town Council

Over 80 people attended this month’s networking breakfast as members met the new Mayor Councillor Richard Briggs and newly elected councillors for Dorchester Town Council. Dorchester Chamber President Steve Farnham thanked all the councillors for their public service to the town that helps to make Dorchester great. Newly elected Mayor […]

The Chamber hears how to get involved in charities

The Chamber’s May breakfast focused on how businesses can support and get involved in local charities. Held at Carluccios in Dorchester, members and visitors heard from Rachel Cole, fundraising and communications manager at the Dorset County Hospital Charity and her colleague fundraising officer Kitz Gulliford. “We work closely with businesses […]

Sturbiz makes its debut at our biggest breakfast

More than 100 members attended our spring extended networking business breakfast at Milton Abbey School, hosted by the school’s head, Judith Fremont-Barnes. The event, which included members from the recently formed Sturminster Newton Chamber of Commerce, was one of our biggest breakfasts to date. Chris Spackman, chair of SturBiz (Sturminster Newton’s Chamber) […]

The President’s breakfast . . . in pictures

To celebrate the holidays and to round up the year, the annual President’s Breakfast was at Athelhampton House – providing a picturesque Tudor venue and beautiful setting for the Christmas celebrations. Our Christmas breakfast featured a performance by the New Hardy Players who sang Victorian carols in the great hall. Thank you to Porter Dodson, who sponsored the event. […]

Christmas off to a cracking start

There was festive cheer aplenty at the President’s Breakfast hosted by Athelhampton House – with the splendid Tudor venue setting the scene for a truly memorable start to the festive season. Our Christmas breakfast featured a performance by the New Hardy Players who sang Victorian carols in the great hall. […]