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Balanced Budget

End of year figures reported to Bournemouth’s Cabinet (24 May) show an overall underspend of £227,000 for 2017/18. This means the council has achieved a balanced or better budget for eleven consecutive years. Cllr John Beesley, Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Resources said, “It is not without significant effort on the part of Members […]

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Funding for rough sleepers

Targeted work to support rough sleepers in the town has been given a boost with almost £400,000 awarded to the Council. A total of £387,500 has been awarded following a successful bid for a share of government’s national £30M pot that was identified for 2018/19 to help Councils further support vulnerable rough sleepers. This funding […]

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Funding boost to support and prevent rough sleepers in Bournemouth

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Targeted work to support rough sleepers in the town has been given a boost with almost £400,000 awarded to the Council. A total of £387,500 has been awarded following a successful bid for a share of government’s national £30M pot that was identified for 2018/19 to help Councils further support vulnerable rough sleepers. This funding […]

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WHAT HAS TOURISM EVER DONE FOR BOURNEMOUTH & POOLE?

New campaign & infographic highlights value of tourism to local economy In the afterglow of the busiest bank holiday yet, statistics released by Bournemouth & Poole Tourism Management Board have revealed the staggering numbers behind the industry’s value to the local economy – with total visitor numbers for the year estimated at 11.2m and a […]

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Chambers unite for town conference

Business leaders debated issues facing firms in Dorset when they attended a Town Chambers Conference near Dorchester. Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry held the event at Kingston Maurward College with subjects including the Government’s industrial strategy and new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules. It was the second conference of its kind to unite […]

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Bournemouth Airport Minutes and Noise Action Plan

2 – Minutes of Meeting held on 8th March 2018 Attachment to Minutes – Noise Action Plan Review 2018    

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Tuckton Roundabout Prposed Works

Please find below the details for the work at Tuckton Roundabout. Tuckton Roundabout Proposed works  

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Small businesses in Dorset urged to take advantage of free training before the July 2018 deadline

Small and medium sized enterprises across Dorset are being urged to take advantage of fully funded skills training for their workforce before the deadline to utilise the funds in July 2018. The training is available as part of a programme named Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW), which Serco’s Employment, Skills & Enterprise business manages […]

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Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce are proud to announce the launch of our Corporate Social Responsibility Accreditation Scheme.

The purpose of the scheme is encourage businesses to Support Charities Support Employees Support Local Businesses To demonstrate support businesses are asked to complete our Scorecard (estimates are acceptable, new businesses can provide forecasts, if you don’t have a policy – simply say no policy). Initially, we will make a judgement on the award to […]

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