Our Partners

The Blackmore Vale is delighted to work closely with an array of local businesses across the area.
Below are some of those we have close partnerships with, who support us and enable us in turn to support the wider community.

The Blaxckmroe Vale Partners

Showcasing the best food & drink Dorset has to offer, with Dorset’s largest directory of independent food & drink businesses, restaurant reviews & recipes.

Heather’s interactive & searchable Food & Drink producer map of Dorset is a thing of useful beauty:

The perfect inspiration-finder: collecting a wide range of handmade products, drinks and food, lovingly made by small businesses across Dorset. You might find the perfect Christmas present for a loved one here or just a treat for yourself. With over 600 products ranging from Greeting cards through to a handmade Kitchen Table, you’ll find what you didn’t know you were looking for…

We’re proud to be the official media partners for the Sherborne Business Awards: Celebrating & promoting the vibrant, thriving mixture of culture, shopping & hospitality in Sherborne where independents rule!
Free to enter, launched Nov 2020


Ward Goodman sponsor our charities page, allowing us to provide the space for small local charities to have a voice. We’re also incredibly grateful they they stepped in and covered the costs with the production of the Lockdown Supplement of local businesses still operating through November.

Your success is our business. We identify your financial issues and our team of highly trained Chartered Accountants and Financial Planners will provide you with bespoke solutions.
Your financial plans could start our conversation…let’s talk.

Thorngrove Garden Centre sponsor our gardening pages naturally!

Thorngrove Garden Centre is a traditional garden centre in the heart of Gillingham for over 50 years. One of the very few garden centres who have the pleasure of growing the vast majority of their plants on site, meaning the very best quality at the very best prices. As well as a fantastic selection of home grown plants, pots and large gardening selection they also have The Secret Garden Café offering yummy snack and drinks and of course their fab Garden Shop stocked full of gifts.