The chief executive of the Brewhouse & Kitchen pub chain has said it will be vital to have a free flow of migrant workers into the UK after Brexit.

Kris Gumbrell, the Bournemouth man who co-founded the fast-expanding independent business, is concerned about the effect a “no deal” exit from the EU would have on the trade.

Join Sorted in Dorset event at Hamworthy Park on 21st & ‪22nd July, for a celebration of local produce & talent.

 They will be showcasing resident musicians whilst you enjoy sampling locally produced food & drink, browsing arts, crafts & fashion, admiring sports skills, and children’s activities & more.

 The whole family entertained?

 You'll be Sorted.


Leading luxury boat builder Sunseeker International welcomed HRH The Earl of Wessex to their base in Poole.

His Royal Highness was in Poole as part of his commitments to promote The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), the world’s leading youth achievement programme.

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One of the significant benefits of being a member of the Poole Chamber is that we can connect you with some amazing local events and secure you discounts.

We’ve recently joined up with the British Beach Polo Championships and for our members you are entitled to a 10% discount on tickets.


Poole Harbour’s £10 million South Quay should be officially opened by Local Growth Minister Jake Berry on Thursday 17 May 2018.

Then, just a few weeks afterwards the port will welcome the largest cruise ship to have ever docked in its history.

It is hoped South Quay’s completion, part of Poole Harbour Commissioner’s (PHC) ambitious seven year expansion plan, will facilitate millions of pounds of new business, by bringing bigger cruise ships, bigger commercial vessels, and establishing the port as the UK’s luxury yacht import and export base.