BCTC News



Region’s economic powerhouse growing

Region’s economic powerhouse growing

The Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area is an economic powerhouse which is only going to get stronger, the latest AFC Business event was told. More than 80 directors, business leaders, decision-makers and business people were at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium for the May networking breakfast. They heard newly-elect BCP Council member Nigel Hedges talk about […]

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The Curry Queen Rules

The Curry Queen Rules

In less than two weeks the third edition of The Small Awards will recognise the UK’s best small businesses. Included in the evening’s categories is the award for ‘New Kid on the Block’, for the best small business start-up under 18-months-old. Sarah Ali Choudhury – who won the award in 2017 for her gourmet Indian […]

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Overnight closures on A338 to run throughout May

As part of the final phase of the A338 / Blackwater Junction Improvements scheme, a series of overnight lane closures will be in place until the end of May 2019. The closures will run between Ashley Heath roundabout to the Cooper Dean roundabout from 8pm to 6am. To ensure that residents and visitors can get […]

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Business Start Up Fair

Everything you need to set your business up for success! This event will give you the opportunity to talk to Outset’s own team of Enterprise Advisors as well as specialists in accountancy, banking, law, commercial property, Licensing, GDPR, insurance, design, and websites to answer any and all questions you may have on launching your new […]

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BCTC Forum – Bringing Businesses and Charities Together

Local businesses are invited to this Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce Forum in conjunction with Bournemouth and Poole CVS on June 27th. Taking place at St Francis of Assisi Church, this is a chance for Businesses and Charities to meet to discuss how they can work together. By you answering the registration questions on […]

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Yellow Buses has marked the 50th anniversary of the last trolley bus in Bournemouth.

Yellow Buses has marked the 50th anniversary of the last trolley bus in Bournemouth.

Still regarded with affection by many, the electric trolleybuses replaced Bournemouth’s former tramway system in 1933 and ran for 36 years. They followed a network of electrically-charged overhead lines suspended above the road. The silent and emission-free trolleybuses were popular with holidaymakers and residents alike. At their height, the trolleybus network extended to 29 miles […]

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Penny Slade

It is with such sadness that we have learnt of the sudden death of Penny Slade who peacefully passed away during the night of April 3rd. Penny’s Funeral will take place at Bournemouth Crematorium on Friday 3rd May at 2.00 p.m. when her life will be celebrated, especially as a member of the Bournemouth in […]

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BCTC President Dinner – celebrating the life of Bill Riddle

Come and join Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce at our President’s Dinner and celebrate with us the life of Bill Riddle. Taking place at the Cumberland Hotel on Thursday 25th April from 6.30pm the dinner encompasses a three-course set menu dinner and entertainment provided by the local comedian and Piano Man, Matt Black. Presidents […]

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Dorset Business Focus Magazine

The latest edition of Dorset Business Focus Magazine from Dorset Chamber is now available to read.

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