Successful Sturbiz Job Fair

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The first SturBiz Job Fair was held last month and declared a great success. SturBiz,the Sturminster Newton Chamber of Commerce, swiftly reacted when its members raised concerns over local recruitment. Within five weeks a Job Fair event was launched to attract potential employees and also volunteers at The Exchange. Over 30 exhibitors jumped at the […]

Hockathon in aid of CJD Campaign | Bruton School For Girls

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Two 6th fomers at Bruton School for Girls have organised a ‘Hockathon’ for next Thursday 25th November 5pm to 8:30pm to raise money for the Cure CJD Campaign in memory of a teacher at BSG who developed this disease and died very suddenly last year. They will play hockey for 12 hours non-stop to fundraise in […]

Citizens Advice Central – Various Role Required

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Citizens advice central Dorset are seeking to fulfill the following roles : Coordinator – Sherborne 21 hours per week – Salary: £14.56 per hour (£15,900 per annum) Debt Unit Supervisor – Dorset Council Area 29 Hours per week – Salary: £13.57 per hour (£20,464 Actual / £26,109 FTE) Advice Session Supervisors – Dorchester and Weymouth […]

UK’s first fully electric hearse now available for eco-friendly Dorset funerals

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The emission-free electric vehicle will be recharged by the co-op using renewable electricity. Called the Wisper, the black Tesla- based hearse will enable families to say goodbye to their loved ones in a more environmentally responsible way. The entirely silent hearse is zero- emission 19ft long, and has a 220-mile single-charge range.It will operate across […]

New England IPA is first beer in new Small Batch Series from Hall & Woodhouse

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Independent family brewer Hall & Woodhouse is launching a New England IPA (NEIPA) as the first beer in its new ‘Small Batch Series’ of limited edition bottled beers. The new Small Batch Series NEIPA is an unfiltered 5.5% ABV beer with notes of pineapple, mango and a hint of tangerine. It is Hall & Woodhouse’s […]

Shaftesbury Bell Street Supermarket to become a Morrisons Daily

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The owners of the former Co-op and Budgens supermarket building Elite Garages have signed a franchise arrangement with Morrisons, the national supermarket chain; the building has been empty since its closure in 2017.Richard Whittemore’s family business purchased the store in 2021, and his daughter Kelsie, who represents thethird generation of the family business, is excited […]

Local optician brings new independent practice to Sherborne

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Grace Haine Eyecare is set to open this month on Cheap Street. Grace Haine Eyecare 2 is the second practice for much-loved local optician Grace Haine, who currently runs a successful practice in Stalbridge. The Sherborne practice is due to officially open on Friday 26th November 2021. Taking over a vacant property next to the […]