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Littledown’s food and music festival returns for third year

Littledown’s popular food and music festival returns later this month and the lineup promises to be tastier than ever. The event is set to take place in Littledown Park on Sunday 23 June 2019 between 11am-5pm. Back for its third year the programme is packed with home-grown culinary delights, a wide choice of stalls selling […]

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AFC Business hails Rupert the Conkerer

AFC Business

The rise of Bournemouth’s award-winning Conker Spirit has been celebrated at the first Gin Evening to be staged by AFC Business. The brand’s founder Rupert Holloway was guest speaker at the event staged in the Bubbles Champagne Lounge at AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium. Bournemouth Town Centre BID hosted the evening and Chief Operating Officer Paul […]

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Signs Express Bournemouth assisting Veteran’s Mental Health Support

Signs Express Bournemouth assisting Veteran’s Mental Health Support

Signs Express Bournemouth are supporting a fundraising challenge in aid of Icarus online who raise funds for Veteran Mental Health Support. They are helping former Royal Marine, John Easlick’s Jurassathon. John has set himself the monumental challenge of running 100 miles non-stop along the Jurassic coast in the South of England. He is running from […]

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Hill Osborne helps Josie Cox get another step closer to her dream career

Accounts Assistant, Josie Cox, of Dorset based Independent Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, Hill Osborne, has started studying for her ACA Professional Level as part of her training to qualify as a Chartered Accountant, after successfully completing her Certificate Level with flying colours. Josie, who attended The Purbeck School in Wareham before studying history and […]

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Poole Harbour Boat Show draws record crowds

Poole Harbour Boat Show

The 5th annual Poole Harbour Boat Show (PHBS), in association with Sunseeker, which took place from 7th – 9th June, welcomed a record number of visitors from across the south and beyond. Event organisers are delighted with the continued success and growth of the event and reported thousands heading to the quayside and marina to […]

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KTPR Celebrates 5 Years in Business!

“Kate Shaw of KTPR in Bournemouth has recently marked and celebrated the 5th anniversary of her business. Kate enthused, “I’m thrilled that Nathan Ake joined me in marking the 5th birthday of KTPR.  Nathan is of course AFC Bournemouth’s iconic number 5 and what better person to high five the business on this special celebration! […]

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The Destination Awards

The Destination Awards have been created by the Destination Management Board to celebrate true excellence in businesses that help to make Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole a great place to visit, live and work. Through a clear and transparent process, our judges will search for the businesses showing true innovation and creating unique and exceptional experiences […]

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Nominations Open For BHStar Awards 2020

Nominations are open for the BHStar Awards 2020, following the success of this year’s inaugural event throughout the BH postcode area. The official launch will take place at Drgnfly restaurant and bar in Poole, which won the New Business Award 2019 (sponsored by A-One Insurance Group). Jackie Phillipson from the BHStar Awards, said: “We’ve seen […]

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What’s on the agenda – BCTC May 2019

We always get asked the question “what does the Chamber do?” so we thought we would share some of the items that have been on our agenda over the last month to give our members an idea of the discussions that the BCTC are currently involved in as most of the work our volunteer Directors […]

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