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Micro-businesses on the rise in Bournemouth and Poole

SMALL businesses appear to be doing well in Bournemouth and Poole, against the national trend. Source: Dorset Local

Koh Thai founder wants African restaurant to be first in a...

THE co-founder of the successful Koh Thai chain aims to open five restaurants in five years after launching a new business with his own...

Blasting leaves from the rail lines

High pressure water and sand are applied to the tracks to remove "slippery" leaves. Source: BBC Dorset

Swimming 'helped me overcome depression and anxiety'

Maria became depressed when she was unable to fall pregnant but found swimming helped her recover. Source: BBC Dorset

Lush set to open a hair salon in Bournemouth (but boss...

LUSH is entering the hairdressing business and is looking to Bournemouth as the site of its first salon. Source: Dorset Local

Man admits murdering Stela Domador-Kuzma in Bournemouth

Stela Domador-Kuzma, from Venezuela, was found dead at a flat in Bournemouth in July. Source: BBC Dorset

Alistair Collier: Kayaker's family raise funds for the RNLI

Nearly £5,000 is raised for the RNLI by the family of a kayaker who died during a race. Source: BBC Dorset

It's emotional: marketing and tech event focuses on feelings

A TEAM from Dorset visited London’s Technology for Marketing Show to help firms stay in touch with the latest trends in reaching customers. Source: Dorset...

Restaurants using chatbot that can book a table and answer your...

A CHATBOT built in Bournemouth is being used to book restaurant tables and answer customers’ queries. Source: Dorset Local

Bournemouth Airport has a new boss

A NEW boss has touched down at Bournemouth Airport. Source: Dorset Local

Car park plan for £1m Dorchester church approved

A council spent nearly £1m on the church to make way for a planned retail development. Source: BBC Dorset

Three arrested over shot fired at Christchurch bus

A pellet went through the window of a bus in Dorset, shattering glass on the other side. Source: BBC Dorset

Poole Pirates: Speedway owner puts team up for sale after 10th...

Poole Pirates owner Matt Ford puts the team up for sale despite them winning their eighth British title in 15 years. Source: BBC Dorset

Calls for extradition of Catholic priest over South Africa abuse claims

Fr William MacCurtain, now 84 and living in Bournemouth, says he "deeply regretted" his actions Source: BBC Dorset

Travelodge wants to open a hotel near the BIC

TRAVELODGE intends to open a hotel near the BIC after identifying Bournemouth as one of 10 key locations for investment. Source: Dorset Local

Divers explore Studland Bay's sunken D-Day tanks

It is thought seven tanks sank in Studland Bay, Dorset, during Exercise Smash in April 1944, killing six men. Source: BBC Dorset