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Monday, 01 June 2015

In 2009, while on patrol in Afghanistan, Royal Marine Toby Gutteridge was struck by a bullet to his neck, resulting in him being flown back to the UK badly wounded and on the brink of death.

Although Toby’s injuries have left him paralysed from the neck down, he considers himself lucky to be alive as his chances of survival were slim. Doctors felt that if Toby did survive he would be left with permanent brain damage as a result.

Thursday, 28 May 2015


The sparkling futures of a group of aspiring young chefs were toasted with English sparkling wine last week at the National Final of the Teflon® Diamond Standards Awards 2015.

Wilbert Broeksmit, Teflon® non-stick coatings Business Manager EMEA comments;

Thursday, 28 May 2015

The search is on again for Dorset’s best artists with the launch of the 2015 Dorset Arts Prize.

With £8,000 worth of prize money on offer this unique competition, created by The Bournemouth & Poole College, is one of the most prestigious art events outside London.

The prize has been established to support and encourage engagement in the visual arts by people of all ages across the Dorset region. Now in its second year, it aims to promote and reward the talent and creative spirit in entrants of all ages.

Friday, 22 May 2015


Luxury manufacturer to recruit ten further apprentices in Portland

Sunseeker International is delighted to announce that it is hiring a record intake of apprentices in 2015, with a further ten currently being recruited to join the brand’s Osprey Quay team. These new hires will bring the total number of apprentices to 38 – the highest number in one year to date.

Friday, 22 May 2015


The College and three NHS trusts are working together on a unique apprenticeship programme to improve the skills of hospital support workers and key care workers.

Dorchester County Hospital, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Dorset Health University Foundation Trust are now working with the college to create training and learning programmes that last 15 -18 months.