To understand the impact of COVID-19 on Dorset’s business community, Dorset LEP has launched a Business Impact Survey, which is open to businesses of all sizes, the self-employed, and charities in the county.
Dorset Police has issued a warning after receiving reports that criminals are posing as council officials or NHS staff to either gain entry to private residences, or to make monetary gain by charging householders for errands.
The Dorset Local Resilience Forum has approved two sites in Dorset as specialist mortality support units for body storage as part of the effort to respond to a possible worst-case scenario during the current Covid-19 emergency.
In response to government calls for businesses to support the production and supply of ventilators, medical provisions and equipment, a family-owned manufacturer and supplier of o-rings and seals has rapidly ramped up production of its essential components in order to join the fight against coronavirus (Covid-19).
Today (16 April 2020) is the day when families in Dorset will find out which school their children will be joining in September.
Dorset residents are being urged to keep any waste to one side that they would usually take to the household recycling centre – and not to fly tip it.
There can’t be a better way to keep youngsters occupied during the lockdown.
Sick crooks are using the coronavirus crisis to target people online, playing on their health fears, a cyber-security company based in Poole has warned.
Popular tourist attraction Monkey World has been forced to lay off 35 staff, but The Watercress Company has announced it is planning to recruit up to 25 of these workers to help during the UK watercress season.
Golfers from Ferndown Golf Club are helping build a defence against the coronavirus by sourcing face masks for NHS workers.