The Rex, Dorset’s king of cinemas, has reopened!

Wareham’s Rex Cinema has finally reopened its doors to the public! Following an enforced absence of 9 long months Wareham’s historic cinema, The Rex, opened its doors again for business on the 17th December. In the photo above taken by Jean Dixon, the Mayor, Counsellor Lucia Kirk, is shown reopening the Rex, and with her […]

29029 Restaurant helping locals from start of lockdown

Our turn to help… With the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in the whole world, and the decision of UK Government to lockdown the country to save people’s lives, we were really worried about our business and our loyal customers. We thought that it would be a good decision to help our valued customers during […]

Norden Farm adapting to serve the local community

Norden Farm Delivering to Purbeck

Norden Farm, near Corfe Castle has developed from a family run working farm into a business offering holiday accommodation, camp site and farm shop. We asked them how they have managed to adapt to the ‘new normal’… Worst winter in decades! Like so many other businesses in the area, we very much rely on the […]

Going the extra mile with Creative Studios

Family-owned and run Creative Studios is coming up to 45 years in business… Many companies will go the extra mile for their clients. But in the case of one of region’s longest-established design and advertising agencies, that has meant going around the world many times, metaphorically speaking at least. The family-owned and run Creative Studios, […]

Meyers Estate Agents staying ahead of the changes

Ahead of change now and for the future Meyers Estate Agents covering Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck are a family run business that led the way in expanding Meyers from its highly successful Dorchester Poundbury office, now to within Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck. Both Claire and Richard are proud and delighted to […]

Monsoon Restaurant thanks Wareham’s great local community

Time to adapt, innovate and change, or collapse… Just over a month ago, our whole world felt like it was about to fall apart. Restaurants like ours were forced to close their doors. Like many small businesses across the country, we were faced with almost certain extinction. A restaurant we built over 15 years ago […]

Purbeck Property maintains a lockdoor policy

Staying open to assist both landlords and tenants Since opening in 1984, Purbeck Property have been assisting the residents of Wareham with moving house seeing a number of different markets in the process. With the current Covid-19 pandemic we are seeing an unprecedented dip in the sales and lettings market, with a number of estate […]

Harrys Bar continues the community spirit

Harrys Bar has now been open in Wareham’s main street for over 20 years.  Harrys has always delivered a friendly welcoming service to locals as, well as visitors and has seen many changes over those years.  Harrys has always adapted to trends and changing  economic climates and happily put restrictions in place at the beginning […]

5a is looking forward to restoring our Wellbeing

Terra Organics, Capella Hair, Health and Wellbeing Needless to say lockdown and shutting of small businesses in Wareham has had a severe impact upon all of us.  The heart and soul of the town has been suspended.  But I’m glad to report that Terra Organics and Capella at 5a South Street have no intention of […]

Curtis Butchers Free Delivery Service

Serving Wareham for nearly 70 years B. Curtis Butchers has been an integral part of Wareham’s community for nearly 70 years, providing quality meat ever since Basil Curtis started the business back in 1951, insisting on selling only the finest quality produce he could buy. So, when the order came from the government that many […]