Barker laundry wins £25,000 low carbon grant funding

Dorset based Barker, the largest domestic laundry in the UK and a leading specialists Dry Cleaner, has received a low carbon grant funding award of £25,000, allocated by Dorset Council’s ‘Low Carbon Dorset’ programme. ‘Low Carbon Dorset’ is a 3-year programme of...

20 Questions: Matthew Barker takes the hot seat

Each week Dorset Business News features a member of Dorset’s business community and asks them for answers to our part fun/part serious questionnaire. This week they featured our very own Managing Director, Matthew Barker. His first record was a ‘rubbish’ single by...

A Splash of Spring Colour

After a long winter, there’s nothing more cheering than when the daffodils start to emerge. A sure sign that Spring has at last arrived. It is this association of flowers with the arrival of warmer, better weather that is just one of the reasons why flowers can make...

10 year support by Barker for Bournemouth Rugby Club

Dorset based Barker, the largest domestic laundry in the UK and a leading specialists Dry Cleaner, is showing its continued commitment to Bournemouth Rugby Club and has renewed its sponsorship of the club for the 10th consecutive year.  MD Matthew Barker advised, “We...

Barker supports Vendee Globe competitor Pip Hare

Barker in Dorset has offered its support to the 2020 Vendee Globe competitor, Pip Hare, by signing up as an official partner. The successful sailor and marine journalist, who hails from Poole, will be lining up in November 2020, along with 30 international skippers to...

Why you should choose cotton bedding

  If you’ve had a great night’s sleep, everything just feels so much better and you have more energy to do the things that are important to you. So, to avoid a night of tossing and turning, it’s important to make your bed as comfortable as possible. When it comes...

Mags 4 Dorset: Barker’s laundry is fit for a prince

A Bournemouth-based firm has become one of only 160 companies in the world to receive royal approval, for supplying a high quality laundry service to the family home of the Prince of Wales. Local laundry and dry cleaning service, Anthony A Barker Ltd, better known as...

LCN: barker sees big rise in demand for stiff collars

The Barker Group in Bournemouth, Dorset, is reporting a huge increase in demand for its traditional starched-collar service. The laundry now processes around 80,000 stiff collars a year for clients all over the world, who include royalty, the judiciary and the...