Codeclub needs more volunteers

For as long as I can remember, I was playing with a ball.  Football, rugby ball, tennis ball, cricket ball, it didn’t matter to me, I had a passion to learn and compete.  It took me quite far and its still a big part of my life now.  Then when I was about 10, my […]

Join the team – Become our Communications Officer

Silicon South Placemaker (Communications Officer) Location: Dorset with travel required Contract: 6 month contract – advertised as part-time and full-time Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum plus expenses This is a genuine opportunity to be instrumental in supporting and shaping the burgeoning technology start up scene on the South Coast. Silicon South wishes to appoint […]

Silicon South appoints new director

Silicon South Limited, the body responsible for driving the growth of the creative and digital sector in Dorset, has appointed Anthony Story as its new director. Previously, Anthony founded the communications agency Junction K, and was director of innovation at Creative England. He has worked across the creative sector including digital, film and marketing. As […]

Bournemouth a ‘city’ driving UK economy

Bournemouth is one of the ‘cities’ driving UK economic growth according to the Centre for Cities 2015 report.  The report defines a city as ‘a primary urban area’ with Bournemouth encompassing Poole and Christchurch. The report states that the gap between the best and worst performing cities has dramatically widened, with most economic growth being […]

Join the team – Researchers Required!

Position: 2 full-time freelance contracts available for 3 months each Day rate: £100 plus travel expenses Location: Dorset Silicon South is working on behalf of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership to develop a strategy for boosting the digital creative economy in Dorset. Silicon South has committed to undertake a series of research and feasibility studies […]

Talent Call – Rural Artist Residencies Programme

Are you a female artist (under 35) working in the South West? Do you want to engage with the topics of food security, organic farming, sustainability and land? Then you need to apply to be part of the Cape Farewell Rural Artist Residencies programme. Launched in 2013, the Rural Artist Residencies, is a programme in […]