BCTC News



New BH Coastal Lottery

BH Coastal Lottery

Bournemouth charities and voluntary organisations can now sign up to a new BH Coastal Lottery, which encourages people to support local good causes. Lottery tickets will be available to buy online from 29 January, with the chance to win prizes of up to £25,000 for just £1 per week. A percentage of ticket sales will go […]

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Winter Gardens plan approved

Bournemouth Winter Gardens

Plans by Bournemouth Development Company LLP for the iconic Winter Gardens site have now been approved. This £150 million scheme is one of the biggest that Bournemouth has ever seen. It will create more than 350 new homes, nearly 600 car parking spaces, high-quality restaurants along Exeter Road, a new food store, a dedicated family […]

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A338 reopens on Saturday

A338 reopens

All four lanes on the A338/Blackwater Junction will be reopened on Saturday 8 December, in time for the Christmas period. The road will be closed southbound Thursday and Friday night between 8pm and 6am, to remove the lane closure. All lanes will then be open from 6am on Saturday 8 December. Work will still continue […]

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THINK! before you drive

THINK! before you drive

According to the national THINK! road safety campaign, approximately 5,500 people fail a breath test in the morning each year. As we approach the festive period and the Christmas party season, we advise you to tell your family, friends and co-workers to remain extra vigilant the morning after.

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Ice alerts: gritting season

Ice alerts: gritting season

As we head into the winter season, we would like to remind you of the increased risk of ice on our roadway surfaces. We’re well prepared with plenty of grit in stock and we’ll be carefully monitoring temperatures and ensuring roads are gritted ahead of icy spells. Find out more about when and where we grit. […]

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FREE Festive Parking

Bournemouth Festive Parking

Heading into Bournemouth to explore the magical Christmas Tree Wonderland spectacle or the popular festive market? Take advantage of the FREE parking being offered in selected town centre car parks! All day free parking is available on Sundays: 25 November and 2, 9, 16 & 23 December. Free parking is also available on Thursdays from […]

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Phase Two A338 works

A338

The second phase of the A338 improvement works has begun. Over the next couple of month and at any one time there are six groups of workers on site. This week lane two southbound and lane two northbound will be closed from 8pm to 6am on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 November. For the latest A338 travel updates, […]

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Bournemouth Chamber Interest Free Business Loans

Bournemouth Chamber Interest Free loans

Bournemouth Chamber of Trade Benevolent Fund have announced a new support package for members of the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce. Members will be able to apply for an interest and security free business loan to support: • A new business in need of financial support in order to establish their venture • An […]

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New Bournemouth Chamber CSR website now live

Bournemouth Chambers new CSR website

We are delighted to announce that the team at e-nexus has just launched the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce’s (BCTC) new CSR website which can be found at www.csr-online.org The Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce scheme has developed the CSR accreditation scheme to enable more businesses to be corporately socially responsible by: Supporting […]

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