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The Sugar Shack: NEW Sweet Shop

Friday, November 3rd, 2023

With a passion for sweets and a mission to bring back the nostalgic joy of traditional sweet shops, The Sugar Shack is a must-visit for anyone looking for a sweet treat in Dorchester.   Traditional Sweet Shop in Dorchester The Sugar Shack first opened its doors in September, which was a dream come true for… Read more »


Victory for Dorchester BID: Businesses Overwhelmingly Vote YES!

Wednesday, July 5th, 2023

Dorchester BID gains an overwhelming YES vote from the town’s businesses The Dorchester BID (Business Improvement District) has been supporting the town’s businesses and local community with a range of projects and initiatives since its inauguration in 2008. Back then, it was the 39th BID in the UK. There are now hundreds of BID’s all… Read more »


Dorchester BID Funds Further Four Defibrillators for Town Centre

Friday, June 16th, 2023

The Dorchester BID (Business Improvement District) has been funding the provision of the latest technology defibrillators in town for over 10 years now. Improvements in technology mean that units become much easier to use. The latest Zol defibrillators that the DBID has purchased talk the user through how to use them, which means anyone should… Read more »


Silverware Scooped at the Dorchester Business Awards 2023

Friday, June 2nd, 2023

Dorchester Business Awards took place on the 30th March 2023, celebrating the successes of local companies and encouraging young entrepreneurs to make their mark on the town’s independent business scene. Overall Business of the Year – Honey Asset Finance Cameron Small, 23-year-old co-owner of Honey Asset Finance was the big winner of the ceremony – bagging… Read more »


Small Business Spotlight: Kooky Bloom | May 2023

Thursday, May 4th, 2023

We’re pleased to kickstart our new initiative, ‘Small Business Spotlight’, with a feature on one of Dorchester’s newest, most exciting businesses – Kooky Bloom. This campaign celebrates the hard work and successes of the small, independent businesses that give the town its heart. The eclectic mix of local, family-run businesses is what makes Dorchester such… Read more »


Big Plans for The Great Big Escape Owners in Brewery Square

Wednesday, March 15th, 2023

Just over a year on from opening the first ever escape room in Dorchester in February 2022, it is fair to say that The Great Big Escape has had quite the impact on the community. The exhilarating attraction quickly settled into its new home at Brewery Square, with many visitors leaving with rave reviews after… Read more »


Mother’s Day in Dorchester

Monday, March 6th, 2023

Are you looking to make to make plans for Mother’s Day in Dorchester? If you don’t have anything in the diary yet, we’re here to give you our recommendations for things to do on Mothers Day in Dorset’s county town. Whether you’re treating your mum, Nan, friend or friend there are a range of lovely… Read more »


Success for Dorchester at Dorset Tourism Awards 2022/2023

Tuesday, February 14th, 2023

The untraditional, yet perfectly-suited venue of the Dorset Tank Museum recently played host to this year’s Dorset Tourism Awards. Despite the frosty, sub-zero temperatures outside – Dorset’s tourism businesses filled the museum with an all-round warmth by celebrating the fantastic accolades the sector has achieved at the annual black tie event. We are pleased to… Read more »


Date Night Ideas in Dorchester

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

Planning a date night in Dorchester? The town is a fantastic place to enjoy some quality time with your significant other. Whether you’d prefer a more upbeat, fun-filled evening, or a quaint, classy meal, you’ll have the perfect romantic night in the town centre! Here, we share just a few date night recommendations in Dorchester,… Read more »


Doggie Wash Opens In Dorchester

Thursday, January 5th, 2023

A new dog washing and grooming business has opened in Napper’s Mite, Dorchester! Pooches and their owners rejoice as Doggie Wash run the first facility of its kind in the area!   Located in Napper’s Court, just off South Street, Doggie Wash offers full grooming services, and a self service doggie wash! The self service functionality… Read more »


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