Bournemouth Chamber comment on sad news of historic Bournemouth Department Store

Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce’s (BCTC) have been deeply saddened by the news that The Beales chain of department stores has gone into administration.   With its 139 years of history, Beales was established in 1881 by John Elmes Beale, who was an English politician and merchant when he opened its flagship store in Bournemouth, which today still stands on […]

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BCTC President’s Dinner

Come and celebrate our new President with a three-course dinner and entertainment Following on from the AGM at 6pm, come join us for the Black Tie celebration of our new President of the Bournemouth Chamber of Commerce at the Collingwoood Hotel. At the same time, say goodbye to our outgoing President, Roger Smith. The evening […]

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Bournemouth Chamber Window Display Competition – Winner Announcement!

After another fantastic year of entries to our Christmas Window display competition, we are pleased to announce our final winner…..drum roll please….Scape Interiors, Westbourne who have won a year’s BCTC membership worth £75! Well done to Scape Interiors for their beautiful design – a truly magical Christmas display.  The winning photo of their stunning window was taken […]

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Smartcards just the ticket for homeless initiative

JUST THE TICKET: Alistair Doxat-Purser, left, Chief Executive of Faithworks Wessex, with Fiona Harwood, Yellow Buses Marketing Manager, and David Chidwick, of Faithworks Wessex, with the Yellow Buses Smartcards which are being provided to rough sleepers to enable them to travel to interviews and appointments, the result of a partnership initiative between the two organisations.

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Happy Christmas from the BCTC President

The Executive Directors of Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce would like to wish you and your teams a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year. Thank you for all your support in 2019 and we look forward to continuing to work with you to make Bournemouth the place to do Business. Happy Christmas! Roger SmithBCTC President

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AFC Business celebrates first decade

AFC Business, the commercial arm of AFC Bournemouth, has celebrated its tenth anniversary with a Christmas lunch for 180 businesspeople at the Premier League club’s Vitality Stadium. Launched in 2009 when the Cherries were bottom of League 2 and had just come out of administration, AFC Business has flourished alongside the football club’s rise to […]

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New Operations Director for Bournemouth Airport

Bournemouth Airport owner Regional & City Airports (RCA) has made a strategic appointment to strengthen investment and growth plans at the fast-expanding south coast regional base. Aviation and logistics professional Tim Etches is the airport’s new Operations Director, responsible for directing all aspects of safety, security, infrastructure, service capability and regulatory compliance.  His appointment is […]

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Cherry Tree Nursery Christmas Fayre Thursday 5th December 2019

We would like to invite you to our Christmas Fayre to be held in our Volunteers Tea Room & Function Room. All funds raised will go towards our Volunteers Christmas fund. There will be festive refreshments, local produce and craft stalls, Christmas tombola and special offers.  Amongst the craft stalls will be Volunteer made craft gifts, […]

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Fly Bournemouth

Stephen Gill, Managing Director, Bournemouth Airport. The airport has published its Fly Bournemouth 2020 preview, detailing flights for 2020. Holidaymakers looking to fly from Bournemouth Airport for travel convenience have two new sunshine destinations for Summer 2020. The stunning Greek islands of Skiathos, in the Aegean Sea, and Zante, in the Ionian Sea, are now […]

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