BCTC News



Skills Support for the Workforce

Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) is a programme developed to upskill employees within small and medium-sized businesses in Dorset. We provide recognised accredited qualifications and bespoke training courses to enhance your employees’ skills, increase the competitiveness of your business and boost the local economy. We can work with you to develop a bespoke training […]

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A338 ‘come and view the plans’.

During March we have been holding a series of public exhibitions regarding works on the A338. With just 2 events remaining, this is an invite to pop along if you haven’t already. Exhibitions will be open for viewing between 2-8pm with Council Officers available between 4-7pm. Wednesday 15th March Hurn Sports Club, Avon Causeway, Hurn […]

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Bournemouth Airport Independent Consultative Committee March 2017 Update

The Airport is on the up once again with passenger numbers rising and costs tightly controlled; this year they may break even or make a very small profit! Passenger numbers from April to Jan 31st are up 13.2%, Actual numbers were 606,000 against a budget of 535,000 with the year out turn predicted to be […]

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More than 4500 jobs and an estimated £200m worth of investment for Lansdowne, Bournemouth

Bournemouth has been awarded £8.5million to create a world class business district at the Lansdowne. Following today’s (Thursday 23 February) Growth Deal Fund announcement, the Lansdowne area will be completely revolutionised to become one of the South West’s leading commercial districts. Secured via the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership, the funding will see major investment in […]

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Become a Bournemouth Chamber Executive Director

Have you ever considered becoming part of the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce?  Would you like to help make Bournemouth a great place to do business? We are currently accepting applications to join the BCTC Executive Board for 2017.  If you are a member of the Chamber, and can commit your time on a […]

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A338: Updated information

Bournemouth Roadworks Sign

Site investigation works, including boreholes, will be carried out from 16th January to 17 February.  A majority of these works are off of the A338 in the neighbouring verges and fields. Some sites can only be done safely by reducing the speed limit to 40mph and closing a lane.  To minimise disruption the lane closures […]

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Invitation for BCTC Members to Tender for “Website Support”

ISSUE DATE: MONDAY 16th JANUARY 2017 CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 6th FEBRUARY 2017 BCTC members are invited to submit tender applications for the technical support of the new Bournemouth Chamber website. NB – If you are not currently a member of the Bournemouth Chamber, you will need to become one in order to submit a tender […]

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Work returns to A338 starting 16th January 2017

Work will return to the A338 between Ashley Heath Roundabout and Blackwater Junction following the final assessment of the reconstruction scheme. Five days of work are planned for the southbound carriageway – with one lane closed – while a section of barrier between Hurn Road bridge and the pumping station is extended and part of […]

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Preliminary work planned for the New Year ahead of A338 improvements

Bournemouth Roadworks Sign

Ahead of Bournemouth International Growth (BIG) Programme’s plans, funded by Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership*, to carry out improvements on the A338 and Blackwater Junction, various preliminary works will be undertaken in the area in January.  Site clearance of vegetation will take place at Blackwater West junction starting on January 9 for two weeks ahead of […]

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