Support for you and your business

How we can help you

Sturminster Newton has a unique environment to incubate new businesses, support businesses to grow and to help businesses locate to the town.  We have a Councillor who is very experienced in business, has contacts with key support networks and has been nominated by the Council as the Town’s Economic Development representative.

Chris will help businesses with the following:

  • Information about the town, its facilities, resources and opportunities
  • Information about local education, amenities and housing to help businesses locate staff into the area
  • Helping businesses to find appropriate premises
  • Facilitating contacts with North Dorset District Council Economic Regeneration officers to explore grants and funding sources
  • Mentoring businesses through the process of creating a business case and exploring the risks and opportunities for their business proposition
  • Assisting with Planning issues
  • Gaining Town Council support for funding applications where appropriate
  • Introducing businesses to the local business community and business network

Please contact Councillor Chris Spackman on 07771517913 or [email protected]