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Community

How fortunate we are to call this place home!

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Local Areas

Our View

Our community is as important for us as it is for you. Dorset is a friendly, welcoming, beautiful part of the country and we want the world to know!

From Lyme Regis to Bournemouth, and Sherborne to Portland, and everywhere in between community is the lifeblood of Dorset and we want to share that with you.

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Our Partners

With 42 Nature Reserves, wildlife events every month & great volunteering opportunities, we are Dorset’s biggest conservation charity.

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Kitty Oakshott set up Upstairs Downstairs having had a lifetime of experience in interiors, and can use her expert knowledge to help you choose the best fabrics and designs for your home. Our shop is often described as a treasure trove or Aladdin’s Cave, full of ever changing pieces of furniture and home-wares. Visit our website

We are thrilled to have Kitty as one of our DOMVS Enterprise Club members. Polly Greenway, Director DOMVS, had a lovely time chatting with Kitty, watch the video here.

An exciting vibrant Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery in Dorchester, Dorset. Exhibiting original works, limited editions and sculptures including some of the worlds leading artists.

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Dorset based seafood hamper deliveries, local next day delivery available. Offering locally caught seafood hampers, wine & soft drinks. Select your catch!

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“Pure Milk VodkaTM is the invention of West Dorset dairy farmer Jason Barber. Black Cow is the world’s first pure milk vodka, made from the milk of grass grazed cows and nothing else.”  Visit our website

We are thrilled to have Black Cow one of our DOMVS Enterprise Club members. Polly Greenway, Director DOMVS, had a lovely time chatting with Jason, watch the video here.

 

“Fordington Gin is a new and contemporary Gin, locally handmade and created in Dorchester, in the heart of Dorset.  We use a London Dry Gin base adding a special and uniquely magical twist inspired by the Absinthe botanicals. Fordington Gin which has a very light yet refreshing taste that is gentle and distinctive in flavour”. Visit our website

We are thrilled to have Fordington Gin as one of our DOMVS Enterprise Club members. Polly Greenway, Director DOMVS, had a lovely time chatting with Ros, watch the video here.

Primrose’s Kitchen makes 100% Natural whole-food Products in the heart of Dorset following Naturopathic Principles. We offer a range of products that are gluten free and vegan friendly with ranges that are organic and paleo as well. They are all handmade in small batches by our passionate and energetic team. Visit our website

Polly Greenway, Director DOMVS,  met Primrose, founder of Primrose’s Kitchen, producer of the yummiest 100% natural superfoods including the most delicious muesli. Watch the video here.

All of our candles and reed diffusers are packed full of wonderful natural ingredients and fragranced using 100% pure essential oils, nothing else is added.
Every product is blended and hand poured in beautiful Dorset to be enjoyed everywhere.

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Do you ever wish you could always look effortlessly well groomed, making the most of your natural beauty?  Louisa Franzen, Sarah Dale and their teams at The Highbrow Clinic are here to introduce you to the latest in Permanent Cosmetic, Aesthetic and High Definition treatments. Visit our website

Polly Greenway, Director DOMVS, met Louisa Franzen, founder of The Highbrow Clinic Aesthetics. It is definitely the place to treat yourself and Louisa takes so much care to make you feel special. Watch the video here.

Polly had a lovely time chatting to Sarah founder of Sarah Dale IPL and Aesthetics. A trained nurse herself, Sarah and her team have a really refreshing approach – definitely worth a visit! Watch the video here.

Creating beautiful garden spaces to complement your new home. Visit our website

Polly Greenway met with Sarah, founder of Sarah Talbot Garden Design . She creates amazing spaces: sometimes big, sometimes small but all of which seem to result in incredibly happy clients! Watch the video here.

Groves Nurseries are a family run business established in 1866 so they know a thing or two about gardening!

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Lesley Waters Cookery School in the heart of the West Dorset countryside. It’s about fresh, simple ingredients and creating great food. Visit our website

Polly Greenway, Director DOMVS met Lesley Waters at her home and also the location for the Lesley Waters Cookery School. Member of the DOMVS Enterprise Club, Lesley has so many ideas for how you can enjoy gorgeous food be it attending one of her cookery courses or holding fully catered special events. Watch the video here.

We combine the best quality Kenyan tea with bright and flavoursome Rwandan leaves and a touch of malty Assam, creating a tea so delicious it tastes like Dorset sunshine in a cup!

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Exclusively designed kitchen and giftware for people who love simple food, good friends and fresh country air.  The Circus Farm Collection was created by illustrator Yvonne Lee after being inspired by the antics of the farm animals seen from her studio in rural Dorset.

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Polly Greenway, Director DOMVS meets Yvonne, founder of Allegoric Designs by Yvonne Lee. Her designs have that wonderful touch of humour and are just the thing to add a touch of gorgeousness to your kitchen! Watch the video here.

 

A Dorset based boutique specialising in beautiful and unique handmade children’s clothes.

Using distinctive, playful and vibrant fabrics I design and handmake children’s clothing from newborn to 6 years, including dresses, skirts and other matching items. My clothes are designed to be worn whenever children are having fun – whether that be at home, weekends or at parties!

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The original British specialists in award-winning Olives, Sauces, Dressings, Nuts, Snacks & Sauces. Still Original, Still Genuine, Still Making a Difference. Visit our website

Polly Greenway, Director DOMVS, shared a great breakfast with Giles Henshell, founder of Olives Et Al in their really atmospheric cafe The Potting Shed on Poundbury. Definitely worth a visit! Watch the video here.

DOMVS Enterprise Club

We are proud to introduce the DOMVS Enterprise Club, which we believe represents the best Dorset has to offer! From the most scrumptiously tasty treats, to the most talented designers, decorators and stylists; we are all independent businesses who are incredibly passionate about where we’re from and what we do!

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