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Aish Technologies Limited, based in Poole, is a systems design and manufacturing company that specialises in the protection of electronic equipment in harsh environments.  The company has a history that extends back over 100 years. Their employees voted to raise funds for Dorset Mind as their Charity of the year for 2018/2019.

Bournemouth and District Law Society provide support to 500 solicitors and trainee solicitors locally.  As an organisation and as individuals we recognise the vital work carried out by Dorset Mind in raising awareness of mental ill educating people about recovery.  We are delighted to support Dorset Mind as the chosen charity of Mark Kiteley as President 2019-2020.

Bournemouth 7s Festival is the UK’s favourite sport and music festival welcoming 30,000 people over the late May Bank Holiday each year. By day 400 rugby, netball, dodgeball, hockey and volleyball teams compete in a range of sports tournaments. By night a host of local DJs and live acts perform in 12 themed festival arenas.

Established in 1984 David Upshall Insurance Service‘s aim has always been to provide their valued clients with an insurance service that exceeds expectations. They arrange policies with quality insurers that provide support to themselves and their clients. As a client of David Upshall Insurance Services, you would benefit from your own personal account manager and you have to make a claim you would be allotted your own claims administrator who will work on your behalf. The team are proud of the personal service they provide.

Farnfields Solicitors LLP has four offices and employs over 100 staff providing personal and commercial legal advice across North Dorset and Wessex. This year Farnfields have chosen to support both Dorset and Wiltshire Mind; their annual Charity Golf Day raised over £2500 for Dorset Mind alone. Further events are planned together with other activities each supported by the team, including staff Dress Down Days held once a month at each office.

Health-on-Line are one of the fastest growing individual health insurance companies in the UK, looking after their customer’s health since their establishment in 2000. HOL pride themselves on being able to offer their customers health insurance that is not only affordable but is also tailored to suit them which has remained a part of their ethos to this day. Health-on-Line also provides reassurance by being part of the AXA Group, who have been around for nearly 75 years, and paid out £935m in healthcare benefits in 2015.

Health-on-line raised a massive £13,535 over 2 years for us and even though the partnership has ended we are still supporting them through our corporate   training scheme.

Marketing West is an award-winning marketing agency based in West Dorset, working with a range of businesses, both large and small. With experience working in national media and advertising agencies, they advise and help clients with their marketing strategy, design, social media, traditional media, PR and events.

Meyers Estate Agents are a family run business covering the whole of Dorset, and are very proud to be in partnership with Dorset Mind to launch The GAP Project in 2019. Making a positive  impact on the local community is extremely important at Meyers and part of their core values.

Morris Lane Chartered Accountants have been providing accountancy, tax and business advice for over 30 years. They have selected Dorset Mind as their Charity of the year 2019 and will be undertaking various fundraising activities during the year.

Nationwide Building Society is a British mutual financial institution, the seventh largest cooperative financial institution and the largest building society in the world with over 15 million members. It has its headquarters in Swindon, with an office in Threadneedle Street, London, and administration centres based in Bournemouth, Northampton and Glasgow.

New Body Fitness Gyms are based in Bridport and Weymouth, they will work together with Dorset Mind to promote the benefits of fitness for improving mental health and creating a positive mindset. New Body Fitness know that gyms and/or fitness communities has a huge benefit in helping people manage difficult times, improve daily structure and offers a positive environment to go to when times are hard. Fitness is developing into not just being physical strength but mental strength as well and it’s great to be able to support these changes and offer a service that accommodates everyone.

One of the UK’s leading independent digital agencies, Redweb blends strategy, marketing, and technology to help ambitious brands connect with their audiences and drive lasting engagement. The agency has worked with Cancer Research UK, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, Organix, Crest Nicholson, City and Guilds, and The Home Office.

Christchurch Rotary was formed in 1950 and today consists of 49 men and women who meet socially and regularly fundraise as a club to benefit local worthy causes. Members are part of the international Rotary network of over 1.2 million people and help support international causes such as WaterAid and ending polio. Christchurch Rotary helps support Dorset Mind’s youth programme – they were instrumental in creating its strategy and helped fund the initial pilot project.

The Rotary Club of Westbourne is a vibrant and welcoming club that meets for breakfast every Thursday morning. The Rotary Club of Westbourne is not only about raising money and supporting the local community. It is also about meeting new people, developing friendships and having fun. During the year, our club members enjoy many social and sporting occasions with fellow Rotarians and their partners, which develop long-term friendships with like-minded people.

Poole Bay Rotary is one of nine Rotary Clubs in the BCP conurbation.  Poole Bay Rotarians have supported Dorset Mind over the last three years and helped establish their ‘Dorset Mind Your Head’ programme for young people. Other activities have included the Christmas Santa Train, Canford Cliffs Zig Zag path upgrade, Pirates, Castaways & Codfish Poole history project and working with local schools.  New members always welcome!

Many moons ago, in the market town of Bridport, Dorset someone had the bright idea to renovate an old run-down stable tucked away off the High Street. It had spirit, it had soul and it was the perfect place to open a cider bar. They put a call out to all the local cider makers in the area, who arrived in droves with their weird and wonderful brews. The Stable was born.

To soften the effects [hiccup] of the cider, a pizza oven was unveiled and The Stable began serving up pizzas with a Dorset twist. They created a sourdough starter and Christened him ‘Jerry’ (after an old chef), and added it to their base dough. Topped with homemade tomato sauce (no shortcuts around here) and loaded with toppings sourced from amazing local producers, the divine combination of cider and pizza was a big hit with folk far and wide.

Such a big hit in fact, that now, ten years later The Stable has spread near and far; all the while staying true to its Dorset roots and never forgetting the importance of real, local goodness.

Stewarts is a family run group of three garden centres, here to help people enjoy their garden, home and workplaces. With centres in Christchurch and Wimborne, their fun, happy and helpful staff are always on hand to answer your gardening questions. Stewarts history dates back to 1742, where they grew millions of plants up in Scotland and continue to grow their own plants to this day, never losing sight of their horticultural roots.

Star Tech is a fully equipped independent service centre based in Poole, Dorset.  The technicians at Star Tech specialise in offering top level services for BMW, Mercedes Benz, Mini and Smart vehicles at a cost effective price.

Established in 1858, Symonds & Sampson is a multi-faceted firm of Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents, able to assist with all manner of residential, agricultural and commercial property matters. As a firm, we pride ourselves on our property knowledge, attention to detail and professionalism, and a desire to achieve the best results for our clients throughout the region.


Ultra-Electronics Energy is an established leader in the design, manufacture, supply, support, lifetime extension and decommissioning of Instrumentation and Control systems for the worldwide nuclear industry. We have been involved in nuclear research and development since the early 1950’s. With monitoring and control installations across the globe, our systems have been protecting personnel, the environment and major company infrastructure for more than 60 years.

Vantage Sporting Group regularly host Bournemouth’s ‘Premier Boxing Events.’ These special nights have been going since 2015 and in 2017 took the form of ‘VCBC Charity Boxing Challenge.’ Recent events have been in support of Dorset Mind and have raised thousands of pounds for the charity. The Challenge involves all genders competing and fundraising in front of a crowd following eight weeks of dedicated and structured training at Fit2Box Gym, Bournemouth. Not only this, Vantage’s Founder and MD, Ty Temel is an influential campaigner for mental health.

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