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Dorchester Favourite Business Awards

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Winners of the Dorchester Favourite Business Awards were presented at the Dorchester Business Improvement District AGM held at the Wessex Royale Hotel. The Winners Are…. In a hotly contested competition, 111 Dorchester business were voted for by the public. Coming out top of the pile was The Fridge delicatessen based in Tudor Acade run by… Read more »

Free ‘Try This…’ Workshops Return To Dorchester

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Following last year’s successful set of free workshops in Dorchester the ‘Try This…’ festival is set to return to the County Town in October. ‘Try This…’ offers residents of Dorchester and the surrounding area the chance to participate in free workshops and taster sessions led by members of the community and local groups. This year’s festival is taking… Read more »

Dorchester’s Independent Restaurants are a Winner on TripAdvisor

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Independent restaurants in and around Dorchester are definitely the flavour of the month as they are currently dominating the local listings on the travel review site TripAdvisor. Nearly all of the top 25 restaurants currently listed for the town are independently run, plus an incredible 18 of these are based in the town centre, making the… Read more »

Interview with Myra from Sushi + More

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

If you’ve had the opportunity to try out the food at Sushi + More, then the chances are you’ve experienced the striking flavours of Chef Myra’s sushi, tempura and gyoza — widely regarded amongst the finest in the region. What’s the secret behind these delicate creations? Where does Sushi + More’s mastermind find her culinary… Read more »

Vote for your Favourite Shops and Businesses in Dorchester

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Have you ever wanted to shout about your favourite shop/business in town? The Dorchester BID is running a competition to help give recognition to the businesses that you most enjoy visiting in Dorchester. Most people recognise the importance of having a healthy high street on their doorstep and in a world of on-line purchasing, what… Read more »

Take part in The Great Dinosaur Hunt at Wise Owl Toys!

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

In a year where dinosaurs are high on the agenda with the release of a highly anticipated film, dinosaur fans will be delighted to hear that they can enjoy more jurassic fun with The Great Schleich Dinosaur Hunt at Wise Owl Toys toy store. Running until 11th July (or until the dinosaurs eat all the… Read more »

Seasalt Celebrates 1st Birthday Since Opening in Dorchester

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Ahoy there! Would you believe that it’s been a whole year since Seasalt’s Dorchester Shop opened their doors for the first time? Their shop team has been busy over the past 12 months with new product launches, fantastic competitions and getting out and about in town throughout the year with special promotions. Chris, the Dorchester Shop… Read more »

Ten Question Interview with Shirley from Mirari Lingerie Boutique

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

The lingerie and swimwear specialist Mirari based in Antelope Walk has now been trading in Dorchester for over 12 years and since 2004 Shirley Ryan has owned and run the business. We took the opportunity to catch up with Shirley at her busy boutique to try and find out the secret of her success and… Read more »

Masterchef semi-finalist Marcus Wilcox to take over Sienna

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

  Sienna, the Dorchester restaurant which won a Michelin star in 2010, is to be taken over by a Marcus Wilcox who was a 2013 semi-finalist on Masterchef. Currently head chef at the Rose & Crown in Trent, near Sherborne, Wilcox has acquired a lease on Sienna which Russell and Eléna Brown have run for… Read more »

Ten Question Interview with Meg from COOK

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The frozen food specialist COOK has now been based in Tudor Arcade for over two years. Having recently taken over the COOK franchise we took the opportunity to catch up with the new franchisee owner Meg Gibbons to find out how it’s all going. 1.       What is your history working with COOK and how did… Read more »