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DBID’s Plans for 2014 and Beyond

Friday, January 10th, 2014

Happy 2014 everyone! For our first blog of the year, we’d like to look ahead to the projects we will be working on over the year and throughout the rest of the Dorchester BID’s term. Here’s a couple of the things we have in store – Pay on Exit Parking You may have already heard… Read more »

Christmas Shopping in Dorchester 2013

Friday, December 20th, 2013

We’ve reached the last weekend before Christmas – only a couple of shopping days left now until the big day. Fortunately if you’ve got a bit of last minute shopping for gifts and supplies left to do in Dorchester, we’ve got a couple of suggestions to help you out… Shop Finder If you haven’t seen… Read more »

One World Festival 2013 – This Weekend!

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

DBID has always been a big supporter of the annual One World Festival, and so we’re delighted that it is returning to Dorchester in 2013. It’s a wonderful opportunity to be part of a day that celebrates multiculturalism and see the richness of diversity in Dorset. As in previous years, the festivities will take place… Read more »

Dorchester Super Sleuth Competition for Kids

Monday, August 5th, 2013

Last summer the Dorchester BID (in association with the Chamber of Commerce and the Town Council) ran the highly successful ‘Flags of the World’ competition. The feedback from mums, dads, and grandparents and of course, the kids was so positive that we thought we should try something again this year, but with a twist! This… Read more »

Top Things to Do in Summer in Dorchester

Friday, July 19th, 2013

1. Watch a live music performance in the Borough Gardens Dorchester’s main public gardens are just a few minutes’ walk from the town centre, a colourful showcase of beautiful flowerbeds, park benches, and manicured lawns – perfect for picnics, leisurely walks or peaceful afternoons sat in the sun with a book. But in summer, Dorchester… Read more »

Introducing the New Restaurants at Brewery Square

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Dorchester’s newest restaurants have been open now for several weeks, and many of you will already have been out to try them. Pizza Express, Zizzi and Wagamama are the latest additions to open their doors at the fast growing Brewery Square project. So what do these shiny new restaurants have to offer? Let’s take a… Read more »

Dorchester Mongol Rally Bio-Fuel Experiment

Friday, May 10th, 2013

You may remember back in January we brought you news of the Dorchester Mongol Rally Team and their fundraising efforts ahead of their attempt to drive from here to Central Asia in July. Following the success of their Charity Ball at Athelhampton House, which raised over £3,500 pounds for The Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance… Read more »

Skatepark Jam 2013

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

One of the most successful and popular annual events in Dorchester, the Skatepark Jam, is back again next weekend for its fifth outing, and the signs are it could be the best one so far. Once again the venue is the Skate Park on Weymouth Avenue, opposite the entrance to Dorchester South station. The date… Read more »

South Street Benches Get a Spruce-Up Thanks to Dorchester BID

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Recently, the Dorchester Town Council contacted DBID to see if we could help in a project to replace or refurbish the public seats in South Street, as they had the man power to do the work but had no budget for materials. DBID were delighted to partner the Town Council in this project which neatly… Read more »

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